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Case Studies

See below list of case studies involving property safety.

1 November 2018
Property Nerd
A family dispute over a property sale has allegedly resulted in a double murder and attempted suicide.
13 August 2018
Max McKinney
A couple who took a real estate agency to the state’s tenancy tribunal after being told
6 July 2018
SBS News
The NSW coroner has recommended changes to smoke alarm laws
21 September 2017
Paul Kozub and Catherine Hing
Australia: A case of a balcony collapse: who is to blame?
17 May 2017
By Nancy Rainbird
Australia is one of the most litigious societies in the world and real estate agents are not immune to claims.
22 December 2016
Tom Cowie
A tenant who suffered a severe electric shock when he touched a live light fitting is suing the landlords and real estate agent, accusing them of not undertaking a $90 repair job despite a visit from an electrician.
18 March 2014
Geraldine Cardozo and Richard Noone, Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate
Death of baby in Niagara Park balcony collapse prompts building safety warning
23 November 2015
Nassir Bechara
Sydney tenant sues real estate agent for negligence as a result of a slip and fall in rental unit
19 September 2012
Bridie Jabour
The death of a baby, who fell from her father's arms when his foot went through a rotten verandah, has prompted a coroner to recommend an overhaul of the rental industry.
22 September 2010
Chris Vedelago
Court ruling spells trouble for investors and rental agents. A recent NSW court decision will push investors and rental agents to take a closer look at safety in their properties after more than $840,000 was awarded to a tenant injured by broken glass.