Media Releases

FIRST HOME LOAN SCHEME A WIN FOR BUYERS IN CITIES AND REGIONS

August 31st, 2020

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) today welcomed the release of the NHFIC First Home Loan Deposit Scheme Trend and Insight Report (the Report) as a win for first...

HOME OWNERSHIP FOR FIRST HOME BUYERS CRITICAL TO BUDGET 2020

August 28th, 2020

Five key recommendations to the Australian Government in the lead up to the 6 October 2020 Budget have been provided by the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) REIA President,...

INTRODUCING NEW CEO FOR REIA

August 18th, 2020

The REIA is excited to introduce its newest CEO, Anna Neelagama, who will replace and continue the good work done by Jock Kreitals. “Earlier in the year REIA embarked on...

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...