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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 […]

Housing affordability improves while rental affordability declines: report

June 5th, 2019

Housing affordability marginally improved across the country in the March quarter 2019 with the exception of the Northern Territory, according to research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia and Adelaide Bank. REIA President Adrian Kelly said the March quarter 2019 edition of the Adelaide Bank/REIA Housing Affordability Report found New South Wales had the largest improvement […]

Rate cut will help affordability: REIA

June 4th, 2019

In welcoming the cut in the official interest rate by the RBA, the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) says this will help affordability for home buyers and stabilise the housing market. “Subject to the banks passing on the full cut this means that for each $100k borrowed annual payments decrease by $250. For a […]

Real Estate Institute of Australia welcome’s PM’s Ministerial appointments

May 26th, 2019

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has welcomed the announcement of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Ministerial appointments. “Following last weekend’s election result, REIA congratulates the Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP on his win and welcomes the announcement of Ministerial responsibilities,” REIA President Adrian Kelly said.

REIA News - May 2019

May 23rd, 2019

REIA News – May 2019. In this issue: Federal Election 2019. Fact sheets for foreign investors of Australian residential real estate. Australian women’s leadership symposiums.

Housing finance numbers continue dive

May 13th, 2019

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