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REIA News - May 2018

May 17th, 2018

REIA News – May 2018 Feature article:  Federal Budget 2018 overview. Also in this issue: What the Politicians are saying. Industry Stakeholders View on Federal Budget.

Six Month Decline in Housing Finance Numbers

May 11th, 2018

The March 2018 housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the number of loans for housing has continued to decline over the last six months, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “Overall the figures for March 2018 show, in trend terms that the number of owner-occupied […]

Budget benign for housing: REIA

May 8th, 2018

The 2018 Budget had no measures that specifically address housing supply and affordability, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “Whereas housing affordability was a centre piece of the 2017 Budget there was nothing in this year’s Budget that directly addressed this,” REIA President Malcolm Gunning said. “It was however pleasing to see […]

CPI figures suggest interest rates to remain steady: REIA

April 24th, 2018

The March 2018 quarter CPI figures released today by the ABS continue to be good news for home buyers and renters with historically low interest rates set to continue, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “The All Groups CPI, increased by 0.4 per cent in the March quarter giving an annual increase […]

REIA News April 2018

April 19th, 2018

REIA News April 2018   Feature article:  REIA calls for funding transparency of agent selection services Also in this issue: Recap on 2017 Federal Budget REIA Hall of Fame inductee, Anthony Toop, relates team Toop’s winning formula Pathway to Professionalism in Australia’s capital

REIA calls for agent selection services funding transparency

April 17th, 2018

Real estate agent selection agencies should be treated the same as financial advisers and directly renumerated by the vendor, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). In a submission to the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking Industry REIA President Malcolm Gunning said there has been a proliferation of businesses established to […]

Housing Finance Numbers Continue to Fall

April 12th, 2018

The February 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 February 2018 show, in trend terms that the number of owner-occupied finance commitments decreased by 0.6 per cent […]

REIA News - March 2018

March 28th, 2018

Feature:    Highlights from the REIA National Awards for Excellence 2018   Also in this issue: Pathway to Professionalism : Entity Market Snapshot Winter Proofing Your Rental Property

2018 REIA National Awards for Excellence winners announced

March 23rd, 2018

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) announced the winners of the 13th National Awards for Excellence last night at a gala dinner at Doltone House, Sydney. REIA President Malcolm Gunning said the awards recognise the best of the best in Australian real estate. “Real estate professionals from across the country converged on Sydney last […]

Property Prices on the Rise: Report

March 14th, 2018

Property prices ended 2017 on a high with the weighted average median price of the eight capital cities up 1.0 per cent to $769,501, according to the latest research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia. REIA Real Estate Market Facts for the December quarter 2017 showed prices increasing in all capital cities except for […]