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  • A Year and Change

    A Year and Change

    22nd Jan 15

    Following the release of the Valuer General’s median house prices for the December 2014 quarter, the regional housing market recorded a 2.64% increase in the median house price over the last quarter and a 1.87% rise when compared to the same period last year.  

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  • A Good Year

    A Good Year

    22nd Jan 15

    The last quarter of 2014 has recorded a significant upswing from the traditionally flat results experienced in the previous three months. 

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  • Moderating lending activity may point to a rate cut

    Moderating lending activity may point to a rate cut

    15th Jan 15

    The latest housing finance figures released on Monday 12 January by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reflect moderating activity in the housing market.

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  • New Car Allowances From 1 Jan 2015

    New Car Allowances From 1 Jan 2015

    9th Jan 15

    The Real Estate Industry is put on alert regarding new vehicle allowances for salespersons, property managers, sales associates and property management associates (including employees in strata) in accordance with the Real Estate Industry Award 2010.

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  • REIA and Tax Coalition

    REIA and Tax Coalition

    15th Dec 14

    REIA has joined representatives from business and community sectors in an on-going dialogue about the very topical issues of tax reform – ahead of the Government’s tax review next year.

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  • New Franchising Code

    New Franchising Code

    15th Dec 14

    From 1 January 2015, the current Franchising Code of Conduct will be repealed and replaced with a new Code. This will apply to all franchise systems operating in Australia.

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  • A Profile of Australian Property Investors

    A Profile of Australian Property Investors

    15th Dec 14

    The Real Estate Institute of Australia has long argued that the majority of investors in residential real estate are ordinary mums and dads who have only one investment property, and it often forms an important part of a self funded retirement plan.

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  • Cooling housing market has a silver lining

    Cooling housing market has a silver lining

    10th Dec 14

    A new report released today shows a cooling housing market across Australia with strong growth in Sydney the exception.

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  • APRA and ASIC takes a sledgehammer to the market

    APRA and ASIC takes a sledgehammer to the market

    10th Dec 14

    The Real Estate Institute of Australia has slammed moves by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to clamp down on home lending and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission’s review of interest-only loans.

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  • The consequences of not addressing housing supply

  • Aspiring Australians turning to debt to fund their first home deposit

    Aspiring Australians turning to debt to fund their first home deposit

    2nd Dec 14

    The latest housing finance figures showed first home buyers as a proportion of all owner occupier housing finance commitments fell to historically low levels – only 11.8%. 

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  • New Presidents elected in Tasmania, SA and Victoria

    New Presidents elected in Tasmania, SA and Victoria

    2nd Dec 14

    The Real Estate Institutes of Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria have all recently elected new presidents.

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  • Price Representations

    Price Representations

    27th Nov 14

    It is timely to remind Members of their obligations under section 24A of the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994.

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  • REISA Lauches Underquoting Advisory Panel

    REISA Lauches Underquoting Advisory Panel

    25th Nov 14

    The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) will establish an Underquoting Advisory Panel to assist the Chief Executive Officer and the Professional Standards Committee in determining whether sufficient information and evidence exists to progress a formal complaint of underquoting through the official REISA grievance channels.

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  • The Pitfalls of Short Courses and SMSF's

    The Pitfalls of Short Courses and SMSF's

    18th Nov 14

    REIA recently spoke before the Parliamentary Joint Committee Inquiry into the Financial Services Industry, which is considering proposals to lift the industry’s professional, ethical and education standards. Our involvement with this inquiry was at the request of the committee, although REIA has been pro-actively working to address community and industry concerns about the blurring of lines between real estate agents and the provision of financial advice.

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  • Real Estate Employers’ Federation SA/NT - Article 1

    Real Estate Employers’ Federation SA/NT - Article 1

    10th Nov 14

    The Real Estate Employers’ Federation SA/NT (REEF) is an industrial relations organisation registered with the Fair Work Commission. We are a membership organisation for real estate employers and our charter is to look after the industrial relations and human resources management interests of our members. We lease an office in the REISA building on Greenhill road and there is a large degree of cooperation between REEF and REISA.

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  • REIA Media Release - Moderating lending activity

    REIA Media Release - Moderating lending activity

    10th Nov 14

    Despite the continued media reports of a housing boom in Melbourne and Sydney, the latest housing finance figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reflect moderating activity in the housing market.

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  • Media Release: A New President and Vice-President for REISA

    Media Release: A New President and Vice-President for REISA

    28th Oct 14

    The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) welcomed a returning President last night after 
    Mr Greg Moulton was elected at the 2014 Annual General Meeting at REI House.

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  • September Quarter Median House Prices Released

    September Quarter Median House Prices Released

    28th Oct 14

    REISA has released the Median House Prices for the 2014 September quarter.

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  • NZ beats Oz to be crowned the king of auctioneering

    NZ beats Oz to be crowned the king of auctioneering

    24th Oct 14

    After a week of tight competition in Auckland, the Australasian Auctioneering Champion has been declared for 2014.
     

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