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  • Latest data shows no reprieve for first home buyers

    Latest data shows no reprieve for first home buyers

    4th Sep 14

    A new report released today shows Housing affordability levels remained relatively stable over the  June quarter but worryingly first home buyers continue to stay away in droves.

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  • REISA Media Release -  Never ending story

    REISA Media Release - Never ending story

    2nd Sep 14

    Last week, South Australians began receiving their annual payment notices for the Emergency Services Levy (ESL). And last week, South Australians realised how much more they now had to pay.

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  • Disclose, Disclose, Disclose

    Disclose, Disclose, Disclose

    22nd Aug 14

    REISA members are reminded about their obligations to disclose any benefit they receive in the course of their dealings with vendors and purchasers. Section 24C of the Land and Business (Sales and Conveyancing) Act essentially states that...

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  • Hottest contest ever for Real Estate’s Top Awards

    Hottest contest ever for Real Estate’s Top Awards

    17th Aug 14

    The REISA Awards for Excellence are the pinnacle of real estate achievement in South Australia and represent the commitment of an industry that continues to thrive in excellence and service to its clients and to the community.

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  • Warning on unlicensed real estate agent

    Warning on unlicensed real estate agent

    11th Aug 14

    The Commissioner for Consumer Affairs has issued a public warning about an unlicensed real estate agent - Shane Snellgrove.Commissioner Dini Soulio said South Australians looking to either buy or sell property should not have any dealings with Mr Snellgrove.

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  • All roads lead to stable interest rates

    All roads lead to stable interest rates

    8th Aug 14

    The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) says the latest housing finance figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reflect a stable market in which interest rates should remain on hold.

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  • Can employers benefit from professional development courses?

    Can employers benefit from professional development courses?

    8th Aug 14

    There are various advantages to persuading your staff to undertake a professional development course, so why not give them the option?

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  • Renovator roadblock for South Australian first homebuyers

    Renovator roadblock for South Australian first homebuyers

    8th Aug 14

    South Australia’s love affair with home renovation is causing a major stumbling block for first home buyers wanting to get into the property market, according to industry experts. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that more than $320 million worth of residential building alterations and additions were approved in South Australia the last 12 months. 

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  • Property sales soar in Adelaide

    Property sales soar in Adelaide

    7th Aug 14

    There has been a significant rise in property sales throughout Adelaide, especially for houses, RP Data reveals.

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  • REISA Media Release - Living the dream

    REISA Media Release - Living the dream

    1st Aug 14

    Click here to read REISA's media release on housing affordability. 

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  • 3 key qualities of a good real estate agent

    3 key qualities of a good real estate agent

    1st Aug 14

    To be a successful real estate agent, you must like people, be ready to sacrifice some free time and be trustworthy.

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  • REISA’s PM Submission goes to Government

    REISA’s PM Submission goes to Government

    1st Aug 14

    REISA has presented its formal submission to Government on the recent amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1995. REISA consulted its Members extensively on the new amendments to identify any operational problems out there at the property management coalface.  REISA was very pleased that it received over 70 verbal and written submissions in response.

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  •  Stemming the exodus of first home buyers from the market

    Stemming the exodus of first home buyers from the market

    1st Aug 14

    The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) says all levels of Government must work together on housing affordability and stemming the exodus of first home buyers from the Australian residential market.

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  • 2014 Property Management Conference

    2014 Property Management Conference

    1st Aug 14

    REISA’s 7th Property Management Conference held last Friday was its best and biggest yet. REISA smashed its attendance record with numbers up an impressive 30% from last year.  Over 170 property managers and real estate professionals descended upon the Stamford Grand to listen, network, interact, speak and most importantly, have fun.  

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  • REISA: housing affordability discussion always welcome

    REISA: housing affordability discussion always welcome

    31st Jul 14

    Senator Nick Xenophon’s plan to introduce legislative changes in the spring session of parliament to allow first home buyers to access their superannuation savings to pay a house deposit has been welcomed by the Real Estate Institute of South Australia. 

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  • 3 subtle secrets to make your open home dazzle

    3 subtle secrets to make your open home dazzle

    28th Jul 14

    Not every part of an open home's staging has to be big and showy. They could more subtly emphaise the quality of the property.

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  •  CPI remains within the RBA’s target zone

    CPI remains within the RBA’s target zone

    28th Jul 14

    The June 2014 quarter Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures show that the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) underlying trend series measures of inflation continue to be within its target zone.

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  • SA property market looks forward to brighter future

    SA property market looks forward to brighter future

    18th Jul 14

    There are plenty of signs that the Australian property market could soon be about to improve, with price growth in Adelaide among the strongest in the country.

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  • Adelaide makes plans for the future

    Adelaide makes plans for the future

    18th Jul 14

    Extensive redevelopment is set to get underway in the Adelaide CBD, which could open up new opportunities for those following a real estate career.

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  • Recruiting Gen Y: What real estate agencies need to know

    Recruiting Gen Y: What real estate agencies need to know

    18th Jul 14

    There are several features Generation Y are likely to be on the lookout for as they go in search of a real estate career, the latest Hays research shows.

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