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Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) accredited real estate agencies benefit from continual education and training on best practice, risk management and legislation. REIQ accredited agencies are now displaying their 2010 accredited agency logos.

"The real estate industry is very heavily regulated and it is important that agents are across all new rules and regulations," REIQ managing director Dan Molloy said.

"Over the past 12 months alone we have had new laws around pool fencing, residential tenancies, and sustainability, with even more new legislation slated for later this year."

REIQ accredited agencies must complete compulsory professional development every year to retain their accreditation. For a list of REIQ accredited agencies in your local area visit

Source: REIQ