Reiwa News



Perth market snapshot for the week ending 10 November 2019
Mon, 11 - 11 - 2019
Sales activity increased five per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 664 transactions. Find out more about how the market performed, including latest rental stats.

Perth's rental market continues to stabilise
Fri, 08 - 11 - 2019
For the second quarter in a row, Perth’s rental market has continued to improve with the vacancy rate lowering to 2.5 per cent. Find out how the rest of the rental market fared in the September 2019 quarter.

Stamp duty concession for seniors a no brainer
Fri, 08 - 11 - 2019
In a struggling economy, many are finding it hard to enter or move within the property market. REIWA together with other property associations, has asked the Western Australian Government to take action in order to stimulate WA's economy.

Perth market snapshot for the week ending 3 November 2019
Mon, 04 - 11 - 2019
Sales activity decreased slightly by 0.7 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 639 transactions compared to 649 last week. Find out which suburbs performed well last week.

Perth sales and rental activity on the rise
Fri, 01 - 11 - 2019
Activity has improved across Perth’s sales and rental markets, with October reiwa.com data revealing an increase of two per cent in sales transactions and 16 per cent in leasing transactions.

CPI continues to be good news for home buyers and renters
Thu, 31 - 10 - 2019
The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) figure continues to be good news for home buyers and renters, according to REIA. Find out how this has improved during the September quarter.

Start your career in real estate from as little as $450!
Wed, 30 - 10 - 2019
If you’ve been thinking about a career in real estate, now is the time to get started thanks to REIWA Training’s limited time offer which can have you saving up to 50 per cent off training.

Perth reinstated as a regional city in a bid to boost population
Tue, 29 - 10 - 2019
As of the 16 November, the Federal Government will reinstate Perth’s status as a regional city. Find out what this means and how it will potentially help our state's economy.

Five regional centres record sales activity growth in September quarter
Mon, 28 - 10 - 2019
Sales activity has improved in the September 2019 quarter, with five regional centres recording an increase of more than 19 per cent. Find out which regional areas showed the biggest growth.

Perth market snapshot for the week ending 27 October 2019
Mon, 28 - 10 - 2019
Sales activity increased 10 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 649 transactions compared to 597 last week. Find out how the property market fared last week.

First home buyer threshold needs to be increased
Sat, 26 - 10 - 2019
Housing affordability ensures that first home buyers, downsizers, lifestyle seekers or any household can make the right housing decision. Find out what REIWA are asking the WA Government to do to make housing affordability a priority.

Stamp duty rebate gains traction with off-the-plan purchases
Wed, 23 - 10 - 2019
REIWA congratulates the McGowan Government for listening to the advice from industry bodies to look at the unfair stamp duty penalty from off-the-plan purchases. Find out what this might mean for you.

What does the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme mean for WA?
Tue, 22 - 10 - 2019
Last week the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation Act 2018 was passed which will establish the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme. Find out what this means for WA first home buyers.

Perth market snapshot for the week ending 20 October 2019
Mon, 21 - 10 - 2019
Sales activity increased 18 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 586 transactions compared to 502 last week. Find out how the property market fared last week.

September quarter reveals improvement in affordability
Fri, 18 - 10 - 2019
Affordability in Perth’s residential sales market has improved during the September 2019 quarter, with reiwa.com data showing that house and unit prices have softened marginally. Find out how the property market fared during the quarter.

WA property industry stands together seeking government support
Thu, 17 - 10 - 2019
Unprecedented alliance of property industry bodies call for market support. Find out what we are asking the WA Government to take leadership on in order to help boost WA's economy.

REIWA welcomes changes to protect children from toppling furniture
Wed, 16 - 10 - 2019
REIWA and its members are delighted that the Consumer Protection Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 has been formally passed which allows renters to fix furniture to walls. Find out more on what this might mean for you.

Energy-saving hacks when you’re on the move
Tue, 15 - 10 - 2019
Whether you’re moving because you need more room for your growing family, downsizing or decided to rent your own place for the first time, it’s worth thinking about how you will be using energy in your new home.

Perth market snapshot for the week ending 13 October 2019
Mon, 14 - 10 - 2019
Sales activity increased 18 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 586 transactions compared to 502 last week. Find out how the property market fared last week.

Auctioneers ready for annual show down
Wed, 09 - 10 - 2019
Australian state and territory Real Estate Institutes and the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand will compete in annual Australasian Auctioneering Championships at the end of this month. Find out more on the national event.