Media Releases

RENTAL EVICTION MORATORIUMS SHOULD BE REVISITED BY NATIONAL CABINET

January 22nd, 2021

Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) President, Adrian Kelly has said with rental evictions ending in some states and unemployment at 6.6% it is time for all the Covid-19 rental...

HOUSING CONTINUES ITS RECORD RUN

January 15th, 2021

The November 2020 Lending to Households and Business figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the value of new loan commitments for housing grew for the...

HOUSING MARKET READY TO BE PUT TO THE TEST IN 2021

January 12th, 2021

Australia’s housing market recorded respectable growth over 2020 and with limited stock and strong demand, 2021 should see further price increases, REIA President Adrian Kelly said. Mr Kelly said the...

OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY MUST SERVE PROPERTY CUSTOMERS: REIA SAYS

December 18th, 2020

REIA has called on the Australian Government to remove real estate agents from the proposed Automatic Mutual Recognition (AMR) Occupational Mobility Project, a policy objective intended for tradespeople. REIA President,...

MYEFO POINTS TO GAINS FOR THE PROPERTY MARKET PROMPTED BY QUICKER ECONOMIC RECOVERY

December 17th, 2020

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) says the Mid Year Economic Forecast Outlook (MYEFO) released today is positive news for both the economy and the property sector. REIA President,...

REIA WELCOMES STATE OF THE NATION’S HOUSING REPORT

December 15th, 2020

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has welcomed the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation’s (NHFIC) first State of the Nation’s Housing Report. REIA President, Mr Adrian Kelly said...

RE-ELECTED REIA PRESIDENT, ADRIAN KELLY SAYS MEMBERS ARE REPORTING STRONG RECOVERY AFTER CHALLENGING YEAR

December 11th, 2020

REIAs AGM sees President, Adrian Kelly and Deputy-President, Hayden Groves re-elected after providing strong leadership in a challenging year. In addressing the AGM, Mr Kelly said although it’s been a...

AUSTRALIA’S HOUSING MARKET PROVES RESILIENT OVER 2020 WITH PRICE RISES IN MOST STATES

December 9th, 2020

Australia’s weighted average capital city median price for both houses and other dwellings has increased over the September 2020 quarter, the latest Real Estate Market Facts report by REIA has...

VALUE OF HOME LOANS HIT PRE-GFC HIGH DESPITE COVID-19

December 3rd, 2020

The ABS October Lending and Business Figures have today revealed the value of new loan commitments for housing grew for the fifth consecutive month and the value of owner occupier...

FIRST HOME BUYERS DOMINATE AUSTRALIA’S PROPERTY MARKET FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A DECADE

December 2nd, 2020

Australia has recorded a ten-year high for first homes buyers in the last quarter, according to the latest REIA’s “The Housing Affordability Report (HAR)”. The report revealed a ten-year high...