REIQ Accreditation - Exceptional service

Why Accreditation is important for you?

Blocksidge & Ferguson Real Estate Agents, now called Blocksidge Real Estate, are accredited by the Real Estate Institute of Queensland. The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) accredits agencies who meet strict requirements. These requirements are that we, as a Brisbane real estate agency, must  – 

  • Hold professional indemnity insurance for at least $1 million;
  • Hold a current Queensland Real Estate Agent Licence;
  • Pay the six month membership fee and keep the account up-to-date;
  • The agency’s licensee in charge must be a current REIQ practising member;
  • The agency’s licensee in charge must complete Continuing Professional Development  annually; and
  • Comply with the REIQ Standards of Business PracticeConstitution and By-laws.

By taking part in the accredited agency program, Blocksidge Real Estate are ensuring that our clients and customers get the best of what the Brisbane Real Estate Industry can provide.

The benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Peace of mind to consumers,
  • Are committed to professional, moral and ethical Standards of Business Practice,
  • Carry professional indemnity insurance,
  • Have access to real estate contracts approved by the Queensland Law Society,
  • Can access the latest property research data, and
  • Adhere to industry best practice.




Consumers can choose the agency they deal with based on the knowledge that REIQ accredited agencies have undertaken and are committed to continuing professional development and ongoing training.

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) has been the state’s peak professional association for the real estate industry since 1918. With more than 95 years’ experience, few associations hold the reputation or brand recognition of the REIQ.

Blocksidge Real Estate brings you more than one hundred and thirty years of experience, knowledge and local expertise. Our Managing Director and Governing Director have both served on the REIQ Board of Directors and are passionate about the Brisbane real estate industry. They have helped shape the environment for trusted Agency compliance and customer satisfaction through standards and best practice in the modern day Real Estate industry.

Jonathan Blocksidge – Managing Director

Institute Membership: Admitted in 1986
Qualifications: Licensed Real Estate Agent, Licensed Auctioneer, FAICD
Service: Director 2012 – 2017


Bruce Blocksidge – Governing Director

Institute Membership: Admitted in 1960
Service: served on the Board for 27 years


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