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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 […]

CPI continues to be good news for home buyers and renters

October 31st, 2018

The September 2018 quarter CPI figure released today continues to be good news for home buyers and renters, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “The All Groups CPI, increased by 0.4 per cent in the September quarter – the same as for the previous two quarters –   giving an annual increase of 1.9 […]

REIA News - October 2018

October 26th, 2018

REIA News – October 2018. Feature article: 2018 Australasian Real Estate Institutes’ Auctioneering Championships. In this issue: • GST and BAS Tips. • Women & Leadership Development Scholarships.

Kiwi claims Australasia’s best auctioneer title

October 17th, 2018

After a tight competition the Australasian Real Estate Institutes’ Auctioneering Championship for 2018 has been awarded to Andrew North of New Zealand at a gala dinner at the Maritime Room in Auckland last night (16 October). Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) President Malcolm Gunning said the event, hosted this year by the Real Estate […]

Finalists battle it out for the Australasian Auctioneering Crown

October 16th, 2018

Australia and New Zealand are battling it out again but this time the two countries are going head to head at the 2018 Australasian Real Estate Institutes’ Auctioneering Championships with the winner to be crowned Australasia’s best auctioneer at a gala dinner tonight. The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is playing host this […]

REIA News - September 2018

September 20th, 2018

REIA News – September 2018.   Feature article: Australasian Real Estate Institutes’ Auctioneering Championships – Australia and New Zealand to go head to head again. Also in this issue: Market Snapshot. Super Housing Measures.

Housing prices continue to fall: REIA

September 12th, 2018

Property prices across Australian capital cities fell in the June quarter 2018 with the weighted average median prices decreasing by 0.8 per cent for houses and 0.3 per cent for other dwellings, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. The Real Estate Market Facts report shows the weighted average median price for houses for the eight […]

Renters, first home buyers see more affordable market: Report

September 5th, 2018

Affordability has improved for renters and the number of first home buyers increased during the second quarter of 2018, according to research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia and Adelaide Bank. REIA President Malcolm Gunning said the June quarter 2018 edition of the Adelaide Bank/REIA Housing Affordability Report found rental affordability improved in all states and territories […]

REIA News - August 2018

August 21st, 2018

REIA News – August 2018 In This Issue: ATO updates. The Real Estate Industry in Victoria responds to Victorian Government Rental Reforms.