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Housing Finance Numbers Confirm Market Feedback: REIA

July 11th, 2018

The May 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 eight months, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “Overall the figures for May 2018 show, in trend terms that the number of owner-occupied […]

Property market rationalisation underway: REIA

July 9th, 2018

The Australian property market is experiencing a rationalisation of agents due to tighter lending criteria which is seeing longer listing times and stagnant prices particularly on the east coast, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. “The credit squeeze is seeing less money and properties on the market for longer, particularly in Sydney,” REIA […]

REIA News - June 2018

June 19th, 2018

REIA News – June 2018 In this issue: Market Snapshot. Australian Real Estate Profession Aims and Objectives. Real Estate Industry Gender Pay Gap.

Real Estate Industry on Pathway to Professionalism

June 18th, 2018

Real estate agents across Australia are taking steps to be recognised as a profession which will see benefits to the consumer, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA).   “On behalf of its member Real Estate Institutes, REIA has applied to the Professional Standards Authority for admission as a profession,” REIA President Malcolm […]

Australian Capital Cities Median House Price Falls: REIA

June 13th, 2018

The median house price across Australian capital cities has declined in the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia. The REIA Real Estate Market Facts for the March quarter 2018 saw the weighted average median prices fall by 0.1 per cent at $770,086 for houses and […]

Housing Affordability Improves Across Australia: Report

June 6th, 2018

Housing affordability has improved across the country despite falls in Victoria, South Australia and ACT during the first quarter of 2018, according to research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia and Adelaide Bank. REIA President Malcolm Gunning said the March quarter 2018 edition of the Adelaide Bank/REIA Housing Affordability Report found the proportion of […]

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 […]