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June quarter stats see bottom of the market: REIA

September 11th, 2019

The decline in property prices continued in the June quarter and will most likely mark the bottom of the cycle, according to the latest research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia. REIA President Adrian Kelly said REIA Real Estate Market Facts for the June 2019 quarter show weighted average median prices decreased by 1.0 per cent for houses and […]

Rental affordability hits 11 year high: report

September 4th, 2019

Rental affordability improved during the June 2019 quarter to the lowest proportion of income required to meet rent payments since June 2008, according to research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia. REIA President Adrian Kelly said the June quarter 2019 edition of the REIA Housing Affordability Report found the proportion of income required to meet rent payments decreased […]

REIA News - August 2019

August 22nd, 2019

REIA News – August 2019. Feature Article: Australasian Real Estate Institutes’ Auctioneering Championships 2019 – Meet the Finalists. Also in this issue: Your questions answered on Landlord Insurance. ATO’s advice on GST at Settlement. Final call for Women in Real Estate to Register for Scholarship Funding.

Housing finance figures show green shoots

August 7th, 2019

The June 2019 Lending to Households and Business Figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show rises in new lending commitments for both owner occupier and investor dwellings for the first time in over a year, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. REIA President Adrian Kelly said overall the figures for […]

REIA News - July 2019

July 25th, 2019

REIA News – July 2019. In this Issue: REIA Board Director takes out top gong. Helpful tax advice from the ATO and CPA Australia. Top four cyber insurance myths debunked.

Housing Finance numbers show cautious optimism

July 11th, 2019

The May 2019 Lending to Households and Business figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the number of loans for housing, excluding refinancing, continues to decline, but at a slower rate, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “Overall the figures for May 2019 show, in trend terms that the […]

REIA says rate cut to help affordability for home buyers

July 2nd, 2019

The RBA’s decision to cut interest rates will help affordability for home buyers, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “The second cut in as many months is a major boost to housing affordability,”REIA President Adrian Kelly, said.

Leanne Pilkington recognised as best of the best

June 28th, 2019

Real Estate Institute of Australia board member Leanne Pilkington has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the real estate profession in taking out the top gong at the inaugural REB Women in Real Estate Awards. Australia’s top female real estate professionals vied for awards in 20 individual categories and seven company awards. REIA President […]

REIA News - June 2019

June 19th, 2019

REIA News – June 2019. In this issue: Negative Gearing. Landlord Pet Insurance. ATO work related expenses & tax time tips for small business. Market snapshot.

Research shows March housing decline, market to stabilise: REIA

June 12th, 2019

Property prices fell across Australia at the start of the year with the weighted average median prices decreasing by with houses declining 2.2 per cent and other dwellings 1.4 per cent, according to the latest research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia. REIA President Adrian Kelly said while REIA Real Estate Market Facts for […]