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ALP needs to come clean before everyone loses: REIA

January 23rd, 2019

Responding to the recent announcement by the Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, that there would be no decisions made regarding changes to existing negative gearing and capital gains taxation arrangements until after the federal election, the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) asks whether this is because the ALP doesn’t want any voter backlash […]

Little good news in housing finance numbers: REIA

January 17th, 2019

The November 2018 housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the number of loans for housing continues to decline, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “Overall the figures for November 2018 show, in trend terms that the number of owner-occupied finance commitments decreased by 0.2 per […]

REIA News - December 2018

December 18th, 2018

REIA News – December 2018. In this issue: New Directors REIA Board 2019. Finalists for the REIA National Awards for Excellence 2019. Market Snapshot.

REIA elects new president

December 14th, 2018

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has welcomed the election of a new President, Adrian Kelly from Tasmania. Mr Kelly was elected as the 45thPresident of REIA, the national professional association for Australia’s real estate sector at the Annual General Meeting held in Canberra yesterday (13 December), effective immediately.  Hayden Groves from Western Australia was […]

House price drop largest in 7 years: REIA

December 12th, 2018

House prices have seen the largest decrease since December 2011, according to the latest research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia. REIA Real Estate Market Facts for the September quarter 2018 shows weighted average median prices fell by 1.6 per cent for houses, the most in almost seven years and by 0.8 per cent for […]

Housing finance numbers on slippery slope: REIA

December 10th, 2018

The October 2018 housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the number of loans for housing continues to decline, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “Overall the figures for October 2018 show, in trend terms that the number of owner-occupied finance commitments decreased by 0.1 per cent […]

Housing and rental affordability improves across Australia: report

December 5th, 2018

Housing affordability has shown improvement across Australia, except for Queensland where it has remained stable, according to research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia and Adelaide Bank. REIA President Malcolm Gunning said the September quarter 2018 edition of the Adelaide Bank/REIA Housing Affordability Report found rental affordability improved in all states and territories except for Victoria […]

REIA News - November 2018

November 21st, 2018

REIA News – November 2018. Feature article: State and Territory REI’s Awards for Excellence 2018 winners. Also in this issue: Economic Outlook – Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Group. Leadership Development Scholarships now available.

Housing finance numbers tumble

November 9th, 2018

The September 2018 housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the number of loans for housing continues to decline, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “Overall the figures for September 2018 show, in trend terms that the number of owner-occupied finance commitments decreased by 0.5 per cent […]

REIA calls for holistic approach to property taxation

November 1st, 2018

The Real Estate Institute of Australia welcomes the recent contribution by the Master Builders Association and the Housing Industry Association to the understanding of the economic impacts of changes to current arrangements for negative gearing and capital gains tax on property. “The commissioned research highlights the significant contribution that the property sector makes to growth […]