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REIQ launches blistering attack on ‘bullying, sordid’ national industry body

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland has launched a withering attack on the credibility, value and behaviour of the national Real Estate Institute of Australia, while a "baffled" REIA has defended its position and described the REIQ's comments as disappointing.

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Queensland's REIQ has made a string of serious accusations against the national industry body, the REIA.

A bitter war of words has erupted between the real estate industry’s peak representative body, the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA), and its estranged non-member state body, the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ).

In response to a publicly issued plea from the REIA for the REIQ to rejoin the national body that it parted from in 2015, the REIQ on Thursday (7 July) accused the REIA of resorting to “bullying and calculated, underha…