Media Releases

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...