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  • Regional Market Update: Second Quarter 2015

    Regional Market Update: Second Quarter 2015

    7 Aug 15

    Following the release of the Valuer General’s median house prices for the June 2015 quarter, the regional housing market recorded a decrease of 4.25% in the median house price over the last quarter but only 0.49% over the same period last year.  The median price leveled out at $253, 750– down from the previous high of $265,000 but still at an impressive level.

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  • Metro Market Update: Second Quarter 2015

    Metro Market Update: Second Quarter 2015

    7 Aug 15

    South Australia’s real estate market continues to break records with a new median price recorded of $428, 250 said the Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA).

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  • REISA Auctioneering Champion crowned

    REISA Auctioneering Champion crowned

    20 Jul 15

    REISA’s first ever Auctioneering Championships concluded last night with a Gala Presentation Dinner and concert after 2 fantastic days of heats and finals.

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  • Seeing is believing

    Seeing is believing

    13 Jul 15

    If you ever wanted to sell your home by auction but you still are not sure - then head down to the Grand and see why you should....

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  • Let the race begin

    Let the race begin

    19 Jun 15

    The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) congratulates the State Government on its reform of business taxes in yesterday’s Budget.

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  • Regional Market Update: First quarter 2015

    Regional Market Update: First quarter 2015

    6 May 15

    Following the release of the Valuer General’s median house prices for the March 2015 quarter, the regional housing market recorded a 1.48% increase in the median house price over the last quarter and the same result as the same period last year.  

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  • Metro Market Update: First quarter 2015

    Metro Market Update: First quarter 2015

    6 May 15

    The first quarter of 2015 has ushered in a stable real estate market and a continuation of the last quarter’s record median house price of $425,000 said the Real Estate Institute of South Australia.

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  • Talk, Talk, Talk

    Talk, Talk, Talk

    31 Mar 15

    The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) is drowning in tax discussion papers.

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  • SACAT and The Residential Tenancies Tribunal

    SACAT and The Residential Tenancies Tribunal

    23 Mar 15

    On 30 March 2015 the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (SACAT) will commence operations. At the outset SACAT will deal with matters which previously have been dealt with by the Residential Tenancies Tribunal, Guardianship Board and the Housing Appeals Panel.

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  • From the CEO's desk...

    From the CEO's desk...

    20 Mar 15

    From time to time I am asked what responsibilities an Agent has with regard to Form 1 preparation when that preparation is actually outsourced to a third party provider.  My short answer is EVERYTHING – you might have outsourced the task but you remain at law responsible for the Form 1 (see section 9 of the Act).

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  • On the way up

    On the way up

    20 Mar 15

    REISA’s Mentoring Program is flying.

    And applications are now open.  It’s a rolling intake so you can apply at any time.

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  • 11 years and counting...

    11 years and counting...

    20 Mar 15

    Most businesses now acknowledge that they ‘should’ be on social media but for many business owners, just the mention of the ‘F’ word conjures up all of the bad stories that the media reports.

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  • Winners of excellence announced

    Winners of excellence announced

    13 Mar 15

    The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA)’s National Awards for Excellence soared to new heights last night with 16 winners selected from a highly competitive pool of 116 finalists. 

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  • Brand performance - are you checking yours?

    Brand performance - are you checking yours?

    27 Feb 15

    When I mention 'branding' most people think 'that's just my logo' – well no, it's not and it's not just a tagline, it's not an advertisement either. It is certainly not something that can be bought overnight.

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  • Proposed foreign investment fees on the high side

    Proposed foreign investment fees on the high side

    26 Feb 15

    In setting the fee level for Australia, REIA encourages the Government to consider the equivalent global rates and not discourage foreign investment that has been proven to increase the supply of new housing at a time of a severe shortage.

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  • First home buyers switch off

    First home buyers switch off

    13 Feb 15

    Adjusted figures do little to ease industry concerns that first home buyers are dropping out of the market.

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  • 3 techniques to nail your listing presentation you haven't considered

    3 techniques to nail your listing presentation you haven't considered

    13 Feb 15

    Dating and being a realtor are surprisingly similar, something that's clearest in the process of giving a listing presentation. In both cases, you're courting someone who has a number of suitors, and you're seeking to form a more long-term relationship with them.

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  • Vendor funnelling-  REISA CEO says no

    Vendor funnelling- REISA CEO says no

    12 Feb 15

    There is a proliferation of online companies at the moment either presenting information to vendors to assist them in choosing an agent or actually selecting agents and then facilitating contact between the agent and vendor.

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  • Good news for Owners and Buyers

    Good news for Owners and Buyers

    3 Feb 15

    The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) has welcomed the decision of the Reserve Bank of Australia to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to a low of 2.25%.

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  • Interest rate cut justified

    Interest rate cut justified

    30 Jan 15

    The Real Estate Institute of Australia is calling on the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut current interest rate levels following the release today of the latest Consumer Price Index figures. 

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