REIWA NEWS


Tue, 26 Oct 2021

All price sectors joining in on Perth market recovery
Prices have grown 18 per cent in Perth in the last year. Find out more about the top 50 performing suburbs.

Mon, 25 Oct 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 24 October 2021
Sales activity remained stable in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,010 transactions.

Tue, 19 Oct 2021

Widespread price growth across regional WA during September quarter
There was widespread price growth across regional WA during the September 2021 quarter, with eight of the state’s nine regional centres recording an increase in median house sale price.

Mon, 18 Oct 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 17 October 2021
Sales activity was stable in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,017 transactions.

Wed, 13 Oct 2021

The 19 Perth suburbs where unit prices are growing faster than house prices
Unit price growth is outperforming house price growth in 19 Perth suburbs. Did your suburb make the list?

Mon, 11 Oct 2021

A return to housing fundamentals needed to address housing affordability and supply
REIA has delivered three key urgent and actionable recommendations to help address housing affordability and supply.

Mon, 11 Oct 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 10 October 2021
Sales activity increased 25 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,024 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 04 Oct 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 3 October 2021
Sales activity decreased 22 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 828 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 04 Oct 2021

States bolstering coffers at expense of housing affordability
The Real Estate Institute of Australia and SQM Research have released a market analysis titled Stamp duty: The relationship to Australian housing affordability and supply.

Fri, 01 Oct 2021

Perth house prices soar 18 per cent in last 12 months
Perth price growth has accelerated over the last year, with CoreLogic data confirming the Perth home value index has increased 18.1 per cent in the last 12 months.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 26 September 2021
Sales activity increased 19 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,074 transactions.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021

Perth’s inner-city suburbs are a bargain compared to Sydney and Melbourne
Find out how Perth's most affordable suburbs within 10 kilometres of the Perth CBD compare to the equivalent suburbs in Sydney and Melbourne.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 19 September 2021
Sales activity increased one per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 911 transactions. Find out more.

Tue, 14 Sep 2021

West Aussies encouraged to ‘Look West’ in new reiwa.com campaign
reiwa.com has launched a new brand campaign encouraging West Australians to ‘Look West’ for all their property needs. Find out more.

Mon, 13 Sep 2021

More than 60 Perth suburbs record median price growth in August
New reiwa.com data shows 62 Perth suburbs recorded median house sale price growth during August. Find out more.

Mon, 13 Sep 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 12 September 2021
Sales activity decreased seven per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 902 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 13 Sep 2021

REIWA Team cycle 260km in Ride Against Domestic Violence
REIWA’s team of participants in the 2021 Ride Against Domestic Violence successfully completed the 260 kilometre cycle from Busselton to Perth. Find out more.

Thu, 09 Sep 2021

WA Budget misses opportunity for bold housing reform
The 2021 22 WA Budget lacks bold housing reform, despite the state boasting a record budget surplus of $5.6 billion. Find out more.

Wed, 08 Sep 2021

House price growth heats up in 233 Perth suburbs during winter
Median house sale price growth occurred in 233 suburbs during Perth’s very wet winter this year. Did your suburb make the top 10?

Wed, 08 Sep 2021

WA remains cheapest state for housing and rentals
Western Australia is once again the most affordable state in Australia for housing and rentals. Find out more.

Mon, 06 Sep 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 5 September 2021
Sales activity increased six per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 978 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 29 August 2021
Sales activity increased eight per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 931 transactions.

Mon, 30 Aug 2021

WA real estate’s best celebrated at 2021 reiwa.com Awards Ball
Find out which WA real estate professionals were the top performing in their area at the reiwa.com Awards for the 2020-21 financial year.

Wed, 25 Aug 2021

REIWA launches Accreditation Program to help West Aussies easily identify agents who are specialists in their field
REIWA has launched its Accreditation Program to help West Australians easily identify agents who are specialists in their field. Find out more.

Mon, 23 Aug 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 22 August 2021
Sales activity increased two per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 869 transactions. Find out more.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021

REIA welcomes inquiry into housing affordability and supply
REIA has welcomed the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Tax and Revenue inquiry into housing affordability and supply in Australia. Find out more.

Tue, 17 Aug 2021

The top 10 Perth suburbs where it's cheaper to buy than rent
It is cheaper to buy than rent in 112 Perth suburbs. Did your suburb make the top 10 list of Perth suburbs where it is cheaper to buy than rent?

Mon, 16 Aug 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 15 August 2021
Sales activity increased three per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 860 transactions. Find out more.

Wed, 11 Aug 2021

Stamp duty reform key to relieving housing affordability pressures for West Aussies
Find out why REIWA is calling for the WA Government to reform stamp duty in its 2021-22 State Budget.

Tue, 10 Aug 2021

Perth's current property growth tracking almost twice as high as previous cycle
The Perth market recovery is tracking at an average growth rate of 0.9 per cent per month, which is almost double the average growth rate recorded during the 2011-14 growth cycle

Mon, 09 Aug 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 8 August 2021
Sales activity decreased 11 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 841 transactions. Find out more.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021

First home buyers driving WA market recovery as HBAA grants exceed $6 million in 2020-21 financial year
Find out why first home buyers are leading the market recovery in WA.

Tue, 03 Aug 2021

WA buyers can now access FREE CoreLogic property reports on reiwa.com
WA property seekers can now access free CoreLogic history reports on reiwa.com residential sales listings. Find out more.

Tue, 03 Aug 2021

WA real estate agents raise $1 million to help fight homelessness
REIWA is proud to announce it has now raised $1 million for The Salvation Army to help those experiencing homelessness in our community. Find out more.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021

Perth buyers soak up listings despite wet conditions in July
Perth’s wettest July in many years hasn’t dampened buyer appetite, with reiwa.com data revealing listings for sale declined in July. Find out more.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 1 August 2021
Sales activity increased seven per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 947 transactions. Find out more.

Wed, 28 Jul 2021

reiwa.com launches Off-Market properties to help WA buyers stay ahead of the pack
reiwa.com has launched Off-Market properties to help West Australian buyers get access to properties before they have even been advertised for sale. Find out more.

Tue, 27 Jul 2021

House prices up in eight regional centres during June quarter
Eight of WA’s nine regional centres experienced median house sale price growth in the June 2021 quarter. Find out which was the top performing regional centre.

Mon, 26 Jul 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 25 July 2021
Sales activity increased three per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 894 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 26 Jul 2021

Real estate industry welcomes bi-partisan support and clarity for home owners and investors
REIA has welcomed the Leader of the Opposition’s announcement that the Federal Labor Party will support the status quo for negative gearing and CGT should they form government.

Mon, 19 Jul 2021

Moving house – it’s a big deal!
Whether you’re a first home buyer, upsizing, downsizing or renting, moving home is a big deal. To help you keep moving home manageable, here are our top five tips!

Mon, 19 Jul 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 18 July 2021
Sales activity increased eight per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 875 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 19 Jul 2021

Perth vacancy rate increases to 10 month high in June
The Perth vacancy rate increased to 1.2 per cent in June 2021, the highest-level Perth has seen since August 2020. Find out what this means for the WA rental market.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021

REIA urges government to improve supply planning around housing development
REIA is urging the Federal and State Governments to improve planning approval times in a bid to address the diminishing housing supply.

Thu, 15 Jul 2021

Sea change: Buyer interest shines on Denmark
The small country town of Denmark is making waves with more interest from people looking to call the popular tourist destination their next home. Find out why.

Wed, 14 Jul 2021

The 10 Perth suburbs to record the biggest improvement in sales volumes in the 2020-21 financial year revealed
Ridgewood, Madora Bay and Two Rocks are amongst the 10 Perth suburbs that have seen the biggest percentage increase in sales activity during the 2020-21 financial year. Find out more.

Mon, 12 Jul 2021

Perth market snapshot for the week ending 11 July 2021
Sales activity decreased 12 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 813 transactions. Find out more.

Fri, 09 Jul 2021

The 10 Perth suburbs to experience the biggest growth in median house sale price in the 2020-21 financial year revealed
Find out the top 10 Perth suburbs to have seen the biggest growth to their median house sale price in the last financial year. Did you suburb make the list?

Mon, 05 Jul 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 4 July 2021
Sales activity increased five per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 932 transactions. Find out more.

Thu, 01 Jul 2021

Intergenerational report shows it is time to reform housing taxes
The fifth Intergenerational report just released by the Treasurer has caught the headlines for all the wrong reasons, according to REIA. Find out more.

Thu, 01 Jul 2021

Perth home values increase seven per cent in first half of 2021
Perth home values increased seven per cent in the first half of 2021, according to the latest CoreLogic figures. Find out more.

Mon, 28 Jun 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 27 June 2021
Sales activity increased three per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 896 transactions.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021

REIWA’s annual Auctioneering Championships showcase WA’s best talent
Tom Esze from TomEsze.com has taken out first place in the senior category at REIWA’s annual Gift of the Gavel Auctioneering Championships. Find out more.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021

Thinking about a career in the real estate industry?
Interested in a career in real estate? Find out more about this exciting and rewarding industry.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021

What you need to know about the new Community Scheme legislation
With community schemes about to be introduced via the Community Titles Act 2018, we want to answer some of the questions you may have about the new legislation.

Tue, 22 Jun 2021

REIA calls for Australian governments to urgently tackle housing issues
REIA is calling on the Federal Government to urgently address issues surrounding home ownership as supply continues to diminish. Find out more.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021

235 Perth suburbs have median rents below their peaks
The Perth rental market is significantly more affordable than it used to be, with reiwa.com analysis showing 235 suburbs had median house rents below their peak prices in May 2021.

Mon, 21 Jun 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 20 June 2021
Sales activity increased 14 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 882 transactions. Find out more.

Wed, 16 Jun 2021

REIWA implements formal diversity policy
REIWA has implemented a formal diversity policy to reflect and acknowledge the Institute’s very diverse membership base. Find out more.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 13 June 2021
Sales activity decreased 17 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 783 transactions. Find out more.

Fri, 11 Jun 2021

Western Australian real estate professionals recognised at National Awards for Excellence
The winners of the 2021 Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) National Awards for Excellence were announced were announced on Thursday 10 June, with Western Australia taking out three of the evening's awards.

Thu, 10 Jun 2021

Sales activity more than doubles in 10 Perth suburbs as first home buyer activity ramps up 105 per cent
reiwa.com settled sales data for the March 2021 quarter has revealed that 10 Perth suburbs have more than doubled their sales volumes when compared to the March 2020 quarter. Did your suburb make the list?

Tue, 08 Jun 2021

Light at the end of the tunnel for WA rental market as investor finance levels increase 164 per cent
Investor finance in Western Australia increased 164 per cent in April 2021 compared to April 2020, according to the ABS. Find out what this means for the WA rental market.

Mon, 07 Jun 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 6 June 2021
Sales activity decreased two per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 952 transactions. Find out more.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021

WA still the most affordable state for housing and rentals
WA is still the most affordable state for housing and rentals, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s latest Housing Affordability Report. Find out more.

Wed, 02 Jun 2021

Why the private rental sector is crucial to a healthy rental market
The importance of individual property investors in a healthy, thriving rental market is frequently overlooked. Find out why investors are so important for a balanced and fair rental market.

Tue, 01 Jun 2021

Perth home values up 10 per cent in last 10 months
The Perth residential sales market continued its growth trajectory for a tenth consecutive month in May. Find out which were the top performing suburbs.

Mon, 31 May 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 30 May 2021
Sales activity increased seven per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 976 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 31 May 2021

Tips for moving house from the professionals: Alinta Energy and Adlam Transport
To help keep your stress levels at a minimum, check out these helpful tips for moving house from professional removalists.

Thu, 27 May 2021

The Perth suburbs that have reached their highest median house sale price on record
reiwa.com data reveals 20 Perth suburbs have now reached their highest median house sale price on record. Did you suburb make the list?

Mon, 24 May 2021

2021 REIWA Awards for Excellence winners announced
More than 400 WA real estate professionals attended the REIWA Awards for Excellence at Crown Perth on Friday 21 May to celebrate and acknowledge the industry’s best and brightest. Find out who the winners were.

Mon, 24 May 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 23 May 2021
Sales activity increased five per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 922 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 17 May 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 16 May 2021
Sales activity decreased 14 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 889 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 17 May 2021

Social housing commitment welcomed for the most vulnerable
The Real Estate Institute of Australia has welcomed the Leader of the Opposition’s Budget-in-Reply commitment for a $10 billion social and affordable housing fund for those that need it most.

Thu, 13 May 2021

The 20 Perth suburbs that have experienced price growth of 10 per cent or more in 2021
Twenty Perth suburbs have recorded median house sale price growth of 10 per cent or more in 2021. Did your suburb make the list?

Wed, 12 May 2021

Federal Budget 2021-22: What does it mean for real estate?
The Federal Budget was handed down on Tuesday 11 May. Hear from REIA and find out what it means for real estate.

Tue, 11 May 2021

REIWA assists Salvos to knock on digital doors for Red Shield Appeal
The Salvation Army has launched a ‘Digital Doorknock’ for its annual Red Shield Appeal. Find out how you can help.

Mon, 10 May 2021

Budget a win for first home buyers and women
REIA has welcomed the 2021 Federal Government’s budget saying it’s a win for women and first home buyers closing in on their deposit gap.

Mon, 10 May 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 9 May 2021
Sales activity increased 62 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,042 transactions. Find out more.

Mon, 03 May 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 2 May 2021
Sales activity decreased 34 per cent in Perth last week, due to the COVID-19 lockdown and subsequent restrictions. Find out more.

Mon, 03 May 2021

Perth median house price above $500,000 for first time since 2018
Perth’s median house price is above $500,000 for the first time since December 2018. Find out more about how the Perth sales and rental markets performed in April.

Mon, 03 May 2021

Top five things you should know about moving to a house with gas
Whether you’re moving to a house with gas or just thinking about it, here are five basic things you should know.

Wed, 28 Apr 2021

National rents continue recovery from COVID-19 impact
The March 2021 quarter CPI figures show that the national rental market continued its recovery from the impact of the COVID pandemic in most capital cities. Find out more.

Wed, 28 Apr 2021

Seven regional centres record price growth in March quarter
House prices continue to increase across regional WA, with seven regional centres recording price growth during the March 2021 quarter.

Tue, 27 Apr 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 25 April 2021
Sales activity increased seven per cent in Perth last week. Find out more about how the Perth sales and rental markets performed.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021

West Australian finalists for REIA 2021 Awards for Excellence announced
REIA have announced the finalists for the 2021 REIA National Awards for Excellence, with Western Australian nominees up for 10 of the 20 Awards.

Tue, 20 Apr 2021

Unit sales up 58 per cent in Perth
Unit sales increased 58 per cent in Perth in the March 2021 quarter compared to the March 2020 quarter. Find out more.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 18 April 2021
Sales activity increased 18 per cent in Perth last week. Find out how the Perth sales and rental markets performed.

Thu, 15 Apr 2021

WA leading the charge in national new build craze
New house construction in Western Australia doubled in the final quarter of 2020, according to the latest HIA findings.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 11 April 2021
Sales activity decreased 22.2 per cent in Perth last week due to the Easter long weekend. Find out more.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021

WA house prices tipped to increase 15 per cent in 2021
WA property prices are expected to grow by 15 per cent this year, according to REIWA’s revised 2021 forecast. Find out more.

Tue, 06 Apr 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 4 April 2021
Sales activity increased 7.8 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,024 transactions. Find out more about how the Perth sales and rental market performed.

Thu, 01 Apr 2021

Perth properties selling the fastest they have in 15 years
The median time to sell a property in Perth in March was 17 days, the lowest it has been since 2006. Find out which were Perth suburbs saw the biggest price growth during the month.

Mon, 29 Mar 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 28 March 2021
Sales activity decreased 3.2 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 965 transactions. Find out more about how the Perth sales and rental markets performed.

Mon, 22 Mar 2021

End of rental moratorium a necessary step for WA rental market
REIWA believes the end of the rental moratorium is a necessary step to help fix Western Australia’s rental shortage.

Mon, 22 Mar 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for week ending 21 March 2021
Sales activity remained stable in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,010 transactions. Find out more about how the sales and rental markets performed.

Mon, 15 Mar 2021

Busselton is WA's fastest leasing regional centre
Busselton is the fastest leasing regional centre in WA. Find out which other regional centres experienced fast median leasing times.

Mon, 15 Mar 2021

Ensure you avoid these moving house fails
Moving house is stressful enough at the best of times. With some organisation, you can ensure that you avoid these common moving house fails.

Mon, 15 Mar 2021

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 14 March 2021
Sales activity increased 10 per cent in Perth last week, with REIWA members reporting 1,020 transactions. Find out more about how the sales and rental markets performed.

Sat, 13 Mar 2021

Addressing housing issues should be a priority for re-elected McGowan Government
REIWA congratulates Mark McGowan and the WA Labor Party on their election victory but calls for more to be done to address the housing issues facing the state.