Reiwa News



Five signs you’re ready to stop renting and buy a home
Tue, 15 - 01 - 2019
Not sure if it’s the right time to spend your hard-earned money on a home deposit? Find out more about the signs which might indicate you’re ready to stop renting and take the plunge.

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 13 January
Tue, 15 - 01 - 2019
Sales activity increased 54 per cent in Perth this week, with 434 reported transactions, as activity returned to more normal levels following the traditional lull of the festive season.

Perth median house price up five per cent in December quarter
Tue, 15 - 01 - 2019
Perth’s median house price increased 5.2 per cent to $510,000 during the December 2018 quarter. Find out how the Perth residential sales market performed in the final quarter of 2018.

Perth’s 10 highest price growth suburbs for 2018 revealed
Wed, 09 - 01 - 2019
Brabham, Madora Bay and Mount Pleasant are among the 10 Perth suburbs to have achieved the largest increase in median house price in 2018, according to the latest reiwa.com data. Did your suburb make the list?

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 6 January
Mon, 07 - 01 - 2019
Sales increased in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 282 transactions, as activity began to pick up after the Christmas and New Year break.

Perth median house price stabilises in December
Wed, 02 - 01 - 2019
Perth’s median house price has stabilised, with reiwa.com data showing it held at $510,000 in December. Find out more about how Perth performed in the final month of 2018.

Budget boost calls for policy innovation to drive economy forward
Thu, 20 - 12 - 2018
The 2018-19 Mid-Year Budget review was handed down on 20 December 2018. Find out why REIWA is pleased with the outcome and is calling on the Government for policy innovation.

APRA decision a win for WA home buyers
Wed, 19 - 12 - 2018
REIWA has welcomed the decision by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to remove the cap on interest-only loans for residential property.

Perth buyers in driver’s seat of housing market
Tue, 18 - 12 - 2018
REIWA and Curtin University’s latest Buy-Rent Index shows Perth is the most favourable it has been for buyers in five years.

Federal Labor’s proposed new rental policy short-sighted
Mon, 17 - 12 - 2018
Federal Labor’s plan to introduce a new rental policy if elected, not only conflicts with their stance on negative gearing, but will be a drop in the ocean when it comes to tackling housing affordability.

Latest reiwa.com commercial market research reports out now
Thu, 13 - 12 - 2018
The latest reiwa.com commercial market research reports, proudly sponsored by Bankwest, have been released. Find out how the Perth commercial market is performing.

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 9 December
Mon, 10 - 12 - 2018
Sales activity decreased four per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 501 transactions. Find out more about how Perth's weekly sales activity has trended in 2018.

Boost to Keystart a win for WA home buyers
Fri, 07 - 12 - 2018
REIWA welcomes the McGowan Government’s decision to extend the Keystart scheme loan amount by $421 million as a means of improving housing affordability in WA.

Western Australia the most affordable state for housing in the country
Fri, 07 - 12 - 2018
Western Australia is the most affordable state in Australia, according to a new housing affordability study. Find out why WA buyers and tenants are in an excellent position to secure housing at an affordable price.

National rental report does not paint full picture of tenant experience
Wed, 05 - 12 - 2018
A new national rental report has found that Australian tenants are extremely dissatisfied with their rental experience. Find out why this report only represents a minority and discover why WA tenants are in a good position.

Winners of the reiwa.com Perth Scorchers prize draw announced!
Wed, 05 - 12 - 2018
Thank you to everyone who entered the reiwa.com and Perth Scorchers public prize draw. Find out who the lucky winners of our major prizes are.

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 2 December
Mon, 03 - 12 - 2018
Sales activity increased four per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 532 transactions. Find out which were Perth's top selling suburbs this week.

Perth median house price increases for second month in a row
Fri, 30 - 11 - 2018
Perth’s median house price increased 1.6 per cent to $518,000 during November, according to reiwa.com data. Find out which were the top selling suburbs and discover how the rental market performed.

Four tips to save money on your mortgage
Wed, 28 - 11 - 2018
Bankwest have put together four easy tips to help save money on your mortgage. Find out how you can save more money.

REIWA encourages West Aussies to dig deep for the homeless this holiday season
Tue, 27 - 11 - 2018
REIWA is encouraging West Australians to get behind the Salvos’ Annual Christmas Appeal to help bring holiday cheer to the homeless in WA this festive season. Find out how you can help.