The New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB) isn’t happy about real estate agents using the term “architect-designed” when marketing homes for sale. In response, the Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) says it is enquiring into the complaints, with the REAA's independent Complaints Assessment Committee (CAC) directing the authority to investigate the practice following 23 complaints from the NZRAB. One of the 23 complaints was dismissed.
The NZRAB will report the results of the investigation to the CAC who will then make determinations in respect to the complaints.
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