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All real estate agents, restricted letting agents, property developers, auctioneers and pastoral house agents must be licensed to work in Queensland.

Licence types
Details of licence types, eligibility criteria and how to apply for a licence in the property industry.

Licence changes
The process to change your licence details, renew or surrender your licence, or apply for mutual recognition of your interstate or New Zealand licence.

Licence checks
Search our free online licensing register to check that your property agent is properly licensed.

Legal requirements
Information on employment registers, statutory warranties, information you need to disclose, substitute licensees, trust accounts, cooling-off periods and the claim fund.

Breaches and penalties
There are severe penalties for breaking the law and operating unlicensed in the property industry.

Property agent forms
Licence application, agency appointment, property transaction and trust account forms.

Everyone who works in the property industry must comply with both the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 and the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Regulation 2001. This legislation regulates for the protection of customers and promotes freedom of enterprise in the marketplace. All licensees and salespeople must comply with the Act. Principal licence holders must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Act and their code of conduct.

 

Property industry:

Property Agents and Motor Dealers (Real Estate Agency Practice Code of Conduct) Regulation 2001

Property Agents and Motor Dealers (Property Developer Practice Code of Conduct) Regulation 2001

Property Agents and Motor Dealers (Restricted Letting Agency Practice Code of Conduct) Regulation 2001

Property Agents and Motor Dealers (Auctioneering Practice Code of Conduct) Regulation 2001

Motor industry:

Property Agents and Motor Dealers (Motor Dealing Practice Code of Conduct) Regulation 2001

Commerical agents:

Property Agents and Motor Dealers (Commercial Agency Practice Code of Conduct) Regulation 2001.

Last reviewed 19/09/2013

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