Media Releases

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,...

Real Estate Institute of Australia endorses First Home Buyer initiative

May 13th, 2019

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has welcomed the announcement of support for first home buyers through a First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. REIA President Adrian Kelly said the...

Real Estate Institute property taxation campaign a resounding success

May 8th, 2019

The public awareness campaign against property taxation has succeeded in its objective, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). “The aim of the campaign, which commenced when the...

Real Estate Institute launches Federal Election campaign

April 11th, 2019

Coinciding with the calling of the 2019 Election the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has launched a campaign to give its members and the property sector a voice. “The...

Housing Finance numbers continue dive: REIA

April 9th, 2019

The February 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,...

Budget highlights importance of property to a healthy economy: REIA

April 2nd, 2019

The 2019/20 Budget provides a fiscal stimulus by increasing infrastructure spending and delivering higher disposable incomes to 10 million low to middle income earners, according to the Real Estate Institute...

REIA responds to oppositions start date for negative gearing and capital gains tax changes

March 29th, 2019

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has reiterated its strong opposition to the Labor Party’s negative gearing and capital gains tax policy following the announcment that the 1 January...

Winners of the REIA National Awards for Excellence 2019 announced

March 22nd, 2019

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) announced the winners of the 14thNational Awards for Excellence last night at a gala dinner held at Crown Perth. REIA President Adrian Kelly...

REIA welcomes SQM Labor Negative Gearing research report

March 21st, 2019

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) welcomes the release by SQM Reseach of the report Labor’s Negative Gearing Policy – A Market Update. “The report which models The Opposition’s proposal...

Hobart, Adelaide resist downward property price trend: REIA

March 13th, 2019

Property prices have fallen across Australia with houses declining 2.3 per cent and other dwellings 2.4 per cent, according to the latest research from the Real Estate Institute of Australia. REIA Real Estate...