Office Membership

Whether you are a family-run business, a large franchise group or an independent sole trader, the REIV is here to assist you. 

REIV Office Membership benefits focus on tools and resources that help Members run compliant, responsible and profitable businesses.

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Membership Benefits

Office Members have exclusive access to REIV Forms (print and online). Developed with input from Members, external legal advisors, and government, REIV forms are the most reliable way to conduct a compliant business.

  • Custom built for the Victorian real estate sector
  • Cost effective: Members only pay for usage, no set up or subscription fees
  • Digital signatures: Fully integerated with VicForms (the REIV online forms portal) at no extra charge
  • Seemless integration with your CRM: Office Members can access the VicForms API at no extra charge 

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  • Preferential pricing for Members on Victoria's most credible data platform, PropertyData
  • High quality, reliabile sales and rental data, reported directly by the agents.
  • Member office can access the PropertyData API to integrate into their CRM, website and even their social media marketing tools.
  • REIV data and insights are regularly used by government to understand the Victorian real estate market

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  • Have a question about legislation or need some general guidance on any aspect of your business, our experienced Information Officers are here to help.
  • A free service for all REIV Members.
  • Members have the opportunity to participate in REIV Awards and competitions, helping build recognition and differentiation in the industry.
  • Sales data reported by Members is showcased on the REIV Choose a Member platform, giving all Member offices another avenue to build their market profile.
  • REIV Membership is recognized as a validation of a business's professionalism and expertise
  • Each Member has a profile page on the REIV website that brings together their reported results, staff who are also REIV members, creating a source for new leads
  • Members receive a range of tools to promote their membership:
  • Employees of a Member office can apply for individual membership as to further build their profile.
        

Your commitment to the Institute

  • All REIV Office Members must hold current professional indemnity insurance to help protect the interest of their clients and all other stakeholders.
  • The REIV has negotiated partnerships with some providers to assist Members if required.
  • All Members agree to comply with REIV guidelines to always act ethically, honestly and fairly.

  • Agencies : Each Director, Officer, OIEC, CEO, Partner  as appropriate to the business, who holds an estate agents licence or who is registered as an agents representative must be a Member of the Institute.
  • Valuation business: Every person who forms part of the business leadership who is eligible to be an REIV Licensed Member, must be a Licensed Member.
  • Owners Corporation Management Business: Every person who forms part of the business leadership who is eligible to be an REIV Licensed Member, must be a Licensed Member.
         

Joining The REIV

 

​The following real estate businesses may apply for Office Membership under the REIV Constitution and By-Laws.

1. Businesses holding an Estate Agency License

The applicant business holding a current Estate Agents licence and registered with the Business Licensing Authority of Victoria. The business can be:

  • A franchise office

  • Branch office

  • Independent agency

  • Sole trader
     

Those people who are part of the Business Leadership team and who are Licensed Agents or Agents Representatives must also hold an individual membership

  • Directors

  • Officers

  • Officer in Effective Control

  • Chief Executive Officer

  • Partners
  • Sole Trader
 

2. Valuation or Owners Corporation Manager Businesses that DO NOT hold an Estate Agency License

  • A business registered with the Business Licensing Authority as an Owners Corporation Manager
  • A business providing Property Valuation services


Those people who are part of the Business Leadership team who are eligible for Licensed Membership, must be Licensed Members, including:

  • Directors
  • Officers
  • Officer in Effective Control
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Partners
  • Sole Trader


All other businesses should refer to the Affiliate of the Institute.
 

Membership Fee

  1. Membership fee for an office membership is determined by number of employees in the business. Please refer to the application form below for details.

  2. REIV membership renewal date is 1 July. Applicants will be charged a pro-rata amount for the current financial year on approval of your application

  3. Fees may be paid monthly (direct debit only) or annually.

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