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REIV calls on government to ease ban on inspections

Victoria’s peak real estate industry group has blasted the state government’s “onerous and unnecessary” property market restrictions, as a fresh round of support is rolled out for tenants affected by the latest lengthening lockdown.

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The REIV says the ability to conduct home inspections is a critical element in the property sales process. Photo: Shutterstock

Victoria’s peak real estate industry group has blasted the state government’s “onerous and unnecessary” property market restrictions, as a fresh round of support is rolled out for tenants affected by the latest lengthening lockdown.

Minister for Housing Richard Wynne this week announced a new grants program would be launched to help those battling to pay their rent because of the lockdown.

Renters experiencing hardship will be provided grants o…