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  • Get to know Bailee Ha - 2017 Schools Auctioneering Championship

    Get to know Bailee Ha - 2017 Schools Auctioneering Championship

    20 Sep 17

    When Bailee Ha came to Australia with her sister only four years ago, she spoke no English. At the REIA's recent Schools Auctioneering Championship, Ha was one of only five contestants to make it through to the national level, where she won the encouragement award.

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  • Communication key in tenant requests

    Communication key in tenant requests

    19 Sep 17

    Our resident expert in Property Management Paul Edwards discusses why communication is key when it comes to the requests of a tenant.

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  • All round back to backs

    All round back to backs

    8 Sep 17

    South Australia hosted a spectacular two days of auction heats and finals at the Australasian Auctioneering Championships which culminated last night in the crowning of Queensland’s Justin Nickerson as Australasia’s best auctioneer for the second year in a row.

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  • Can my tenant sublet my property?

    Can my tenant sublet my property?

    8 Sep 17

    Our resident expert in Property Management Paul Edwards discusses whether a tenant can sublet a property.

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  • Should I take out landlord's insurance?

    Should I take out landlord's insurance?

    25 Aug 17

    Our resident expert in Property Management Paul Edwards answers a question asked by many: Should I take out landlord's insurance?

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  • 2017 Australasian Auctioneering Championships

    2017 Australasian Auctioneering Championships

    24 Aug 17

    The Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) and the Real Estate Institute of Australia are proud to announce REI Forms Live as the major sponsor for the 2017 Australasian Auctioneering Championships in Adelaide in September 2017.

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  • Australasia’s best auctioneers vie for ultimate gavel

    Australasia’s best auctioneers vie for ultimate gavel

    18 Aug 17

    Adelaide will be the venue for the 2017 Australasian Auctioneering Championships from 6-7 September
    2017, hosted by the Real Estate Institute of South Australia.

    The annual competition showcases Australia and New Zealand’s best auctioneers who are ready to take
    up the challenge with a frenzy of calling, bidding and selling.

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  • When can my landlord increase my rent?

    When can my landlord increase my rent?

    9 Aug 17

    Our resident expert in Property Management Paul Edwards discusses when a landlord can increase the rent.

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  • How is your Suburb Faring?

    How is your Suburb Faring?

    2 Aug 17

    The Real Estate Institute provides a range of statistics to its members and the public, including South Australian median house prices.

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  • Do I have a right to enter my investment?

    Do I have a right to enter my investment?

    31 Jul 17

    Our resident expert in Property Management Paul Edwards discusses what rights you have when it comes to entering your investment property. 

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  • Regional Market Update - 2nd Quarter 2017

    Regional Market Update - 2nd Quarter 2017

    31 Jul 17

    Following the release of the Valuer-General’s median house prices for the June 2017 quarter, the regional housing market recorded a median house value of $264,500. This represents a slight decrease of 0.75% from the previous quarter but up from the same quarter last year.

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  • Metro Market Update - 2nd Quarter 2017

    Metro Market Update - 2nd Quarter 2017

    31 Jul 17

    Sales have significantly rebounded across metropolitan Adelaide and the whole of South Australia in the second quarter of 2017.

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  • THREE TIMES IN A ROW!

    THREE TIMES IN A ROW!

    14 Jul 17

    REISA’s third Auctioneering Championships concluded last night with a Gala Presentation Dinner at the Stamford Grand in Glenelg.

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  • What conditions can I put in my lease?

    What conditions can I put in my lease?

    5 Jul 17

    Our resident expert in Property Management Paul Edwards discusses what conditions you can put in your lease.

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  • BE WARNED

    BE WARNED

    30 Jun 17

    REMEMBER YOUR OBLIGATIONS

    Consumer and Business Services has just announced that a real estate agency has been charged with Australian Consumer Law breaches.

    Click here to read the statement.

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  • Capital gains withholding – for real estate agents

    Capital gains withholding – for real estate agents

    30 Jun 17

    From 1 July 2017 Australian residents selling real estate with a market value of $750,000 or more will need to apply for a clearance certificate from the ATO to ensure amounts are not withheld from the sale proceeds.

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  • Introduction of stamp duty for foreigners wanting to buy property

    Introduction of stamp duty for foreigners wanting to buy property

    23 Jun 17

    THE introduction of a hike in stamp duty for foreigners wanting to purchase property in South Australia is one of the most cynical moves I have seen in many a year.

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  • TOUCHDOWN!

    TOUCHDOWN!

    23 Jun 17

    REISA continues its unstoppable streak of touchdowns with the new residential tenancies reforms that are commencing on 3 July 2017.

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  • Who pays for water usage and supply?

    Who pays for water usage and supply?

    22 Jun 17

    Our resident expert in Property Management Paul Edwards discusses who should be paying for water usage and supply.

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  • For urgent attention - new Foreign Withholding Annexure

    For urgent attention - new Foreign Withholding Annexure

    20 Jun 17

    New Foreign Withholding Annexure - it captures more transactions now!

    This impacts every sale above $750k on or after 1 July 2017. As a result of the recent Federal Budget (and passed last week in the Senate despite REIA lobbying hard to get the threshold lifted to a higher amount), agents must now include the appropriate Annexure regarding Foreign Withholding Tax if the sale price on or after 1 July 2017 is $750k or above (reduced from the original higher threshold amount of $2M).

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