Media Releases

June Housing Finance Follows COVID Rollercoaster

August 5th, 2020

Following the historic fall in the value of loans in May, the June 2020 Lending to Households and Business figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, show the...

LOWEST QUARTERLY CPI EVER SHOWS IMPACT OF COVID

July 29th, 2020

The June 2020 quarter CPI figures show the impact the COVID pandemic is having on the economy as consumers restrict their spending and adjust their activities and way of life,...

REIA WELCOMES EXTENSION OF JOBKEEPER AND JOBSEEKER

July 22nd, 2020

The Real Estate Institute of Australia has welcomed the extension of the JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments beyond September. “Today’s announcement by the Prime Minister and Treasurer provides businesses and individuals...

Celebrating National Property Manager's Day

July 15th, 2020

The REIA is excited to support the launching of the inaugural National Property Manager’s Day, an initiative by the REINSW and supported by the state and territory Real Estate Institutes....

May Housing Finance Shows Historical Fall

July 9th, 2020

The May 2020 Lending to Households and Business figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the largest monthly fall in the history of the series with the...

REIA welcomes decision by banks to extend loan repayment deferral period

July 9th, 2020

The REIA welcomes the announcement by the Australian Banking Association to implement a new phase of support to assist customers, as the six month loan repayment deferral period draws to...

REIA WELCOMES DRAFT REPORT INTO REFORMING GST AND REDUCING INEFFICIENT TAXES

July 2nd, 2020

The Real Estate Institute of Australia has welcomed, Supporting the road to recovery, the Draft Report of the independent NSW Review of Federal Financial Relations. The report notes that ‘There...

Real Estate Agents Identify Assistance Measures

June 15th, 2020

Following a request by the Treasury’s Coronavirus Business Liaison Unit in regard to suggestions that will support the real estate industry, the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s member Real Estate...

April Housing Finance Respond to COVID Restrictions

June 10th, 2020

The April 2020 Lending to Households and Business figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the value of loans for housing fell by 5.0 per cent in...

REIA releases quarterly Real Estate Market Facts

June 10th, 2020

The latest edition of Real Estate Market Facts, published by the REIA, shows an increase in house prices. “During the March quarter 2020, the weighted average median price for houses...