PHOTO: State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) 

A Port Hedland real estate agency and its director have been fined a total of $4,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) for misconduct relating to its property management services.

Real Estate Property Shop Network Pty Ltd was reprimanded and fined $3,000 for misconduct in relation to property management services, including making incorrect withdrawals from its trust account. The agency was found to have failed to exercise due skill, care and diligence in breach of the Real Estate and Business Agents Act and Codes of Conduct.

The agency’s director-licensee, James Samuel Henneberry, was reprimanded and fined $1,000 for not properly supervising the property management services provided by the agency.