Urban Residential
RENTALS FOR SALE APPRAISAL REQUEST AUCTIONEERING FINANCE TESTIMONIALS CONTACT US


REIWA NEWS


Wed, 23 Oct 2019

Read More
Stamp duty rebate gains traction with off-the-plan purchases
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.

Tue, 22 Oct 2019

Read More
What does the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme mean for WA?
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.

Mon, 21 Oct 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 20 October 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.

Fri, 18 Oct 2019

Read More
September quarter reveals improvement in affordability
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.

Thu, 17 Oct 2019

Read More
WA property industry stands together seeking government support
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.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Read More
REIWA welcomes changes to protect children from toppling furniture
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.

Tue, 15 Oct 2019

Read More
Energy-saving hacks when you’re on the move
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.

Mon, 14 Oct 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 13 October 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.

Wed, 09 Oct 2019

Read More
Auctioneers ready for annual show down
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.

Wed, 09 Oct 2019

Read More
REIWA launches six-point plan to boost WA’s economy
The decline in sales activity from 89,000 in 2005 to less than 39,000 in 2018 is a clear sign that the property industry needs a stimulus to attract buyers and investors back into the market. Find out more on REIWA's six-point plan.

Mon, 07 Oct 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 6 October 2019
Sales activity decreased in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 502 transactions compared to 675 last week. Find out how the property market fared this week.

Sat, 05 Oct 2019

Read More
REIWA supports changes to strata manager education
REIWA backs the proposed educational requirements put forward by Landgate for strata managers, due to come into effect as part of the reforms to the Strata Titles Act. Find out more about the proposed changes.

Tue, 01 Oct 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 29 September 2019
Sales activity increased 24 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 675 transactions compared to 551 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs this week.

Fri, 27 Sep 2019

Read More
How affordable is Australia’s most liveable region?
We have all heard someone complain that things are better on the east coast, yet a survey conducted by IPSOS has found that Perth’s inner suburbs are the most liveable metropolitan areas in Australia. Find out how affordable these suburbs are.

Mon, 23 Sep 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 22 September 2019
Sales activity decreased five per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 551 transactions compared to 583 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs this week.

Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Read More
2019 REIWA Awards for Excellence winners announced
The Western Australian real estate industry’s best were recognised this evening at the prestigious 2019 REIWA Awards for Excellence. Find out if your local agent or agency took out an award.

Tue, 17 Sep 2019

Read More
Perth’s top 10 most affordable coastal suburbs to rent
With coastal suburbs in high demand leading into warmer months, reiwa.com revealed the top 10 most affordable coastal suburbs. Find out which suburbs made the list.

Mon, 16 Sep 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 15 September 2019
Sales activity increased five per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 583 transactions compared to 560 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs this week.

Wed, 11 Sep 2019

Read More
June quarter stats from REIA see bottom of the market
The decline in property prices continued in the June quarter and will most likely mark the bottom of the cycle, according to the latest research from REIA.

Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 8 September 2019
Sales activity decreased five per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 560 transactions compared to 599 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs this week.

Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Read More
Property industry trio calls for umpire for developer contributions
REIWA, UDIA, and Property Council of Australia WA have joined forces to outline how developer contributions can be better managed in their response to the draft State Planning Policy 3.6: Infrastructure Contributions.

Wed, 04 Sep 2019

Read More
Rental affordability hits 11 year high
Rental affordability improved during the June 2019 quarter to the lowest proportion of income required to meet rent payments since June 2008. Find out more on how WA fared compared to other states.

Mon, 02 Sep 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 1 September 2019
Sales activity remained stable in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 599 transactions compared to 553 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs this week.

Mon, 02 Sep 2019

Read More
Sales and rental listings lowest since late 2014
The number of properties available for sale and rent have dropped to the lowest levels since late 2014. Find out how the property market fared in August.

Wed, 28 Aug 2019

Read More
Illicit drug use on the rise in Western Australia
Latest statistics reveal Western Australia has continued to report the highest average use of methamphetamine in the country. Found out how this impacts tenants, landlords and property managers.

Mon, 26 Aug 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 25 August 2019
Sales activity remained stable in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 553 transactions compared to 577 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs this week.

Mon, 26 Aug 2019

Read More
REIWA calls for less talk and more action around stamp duty
REIWA urges the WA Government and the Opposition to put stamp duty on the agenda at the next state election. Find out more on how stamp duty impacts property buyers.

Sun, 25 Aug 2019

Read More
Real estate professionals recognised at reiwa.com Awards
The Western Australian real estate industry’s top performers were recognised at the 2019 reiwa.com Awards Ball held at Crown Perth. Find out if your local agent or agency was a winner.

Wed, 21 Aug 2019

Read More
Keep up-to-date with the latest news on the reiwa.com app
It’s been one year since the launch of the new reiwa.com app and over that time nearly 43,000 West Aussies have downloaded the app to help with their real estate journey. Find out what the new features are.

Tue, 20 Aug 2019

Read More
The countdown is on until the prestigious reiwa.com Awards
The reiwa.com Awards Ball is an annual industry event which has been part of REIWA for over 30 years. Find out more about the awards and when the winners will be announced.

Mon, 19 Aug 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 18 August 2019
Sales activity increased by three per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 577 transactions compared to 547 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs for the week.

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

Read More
The latest reiwa.com commercial market research reports are out now
The latest reiwa.com commercial market research reports are now available to view online. Find out more on how showrooms, warehouses, offices and retail sales fared for the year to December 2018.

Wed, 14 Aug 2019

Read More
WA Government launch new planning reform action plan
REIWA commends the McGowan Government on its decision to release a 19 point plan to simplify and improve Western Australia’s planning system. Find out more on what these changes are.

Tue, 13 Aug 2019

Read More
WA's strata reforms are available for viewing
Lands Minister Ben Wyatt announced at a media conference with Landgate and REIWA that the new strata regulations will be available for public consultation from 1 September.. Find out what this means for you.

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 11 August 2019
Sales activity decreased by 12 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 547 transactions compared to 635 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs for the week.

Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Read More
Regional WA showing mixed results for June 2019 quarter
Preliminary data for the three months to June show Albany, Port Hedland and Karratha have experienced positive results. Find out more on how WA's regional centres performed for the June 2019 quarter.

Fri, 09 Aug 2019

Read More
WA another step closer to receiving its promised City Deal
REIWA welcomes the Federal Cities Minister Alan Tudge’s commitment to get Perth’s City Deal finalised over the next 12 months. Find out how this can help Western Australian in the future.

Mon, 05 Aug 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 4 August 2019
Sales activity increased 23 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 635 transactions compared to 521 last week. Find out which were the top suburbs for the week.

Sat, 03 Aug 2019

Read More
Ending homelessness is more than just providing shelter
Homelessness remains a problem in our state and there is much to be done to help our fellow West Australians affected by this. National Homelessness Week kicks this week, find out more information.

Thu, 01 Aug 2019

Read More
More than half of Perth’s suburbs increase leasing activity
reiwa.com. data has revealed 54 per cent of suburbs in Perth saw an increase in leasing activity during the month, with the top five suburbs each increasing more than 114 per cent. Find out which suburbs performed the best in July.

Wed, 31 Jul 2019

Read More
Bushfire review changes gives property owners more flexibility
REIWA welcomes the McGowan Government’s announcement for a new action plan to fix inconsistencies across Western Australia’s bushfire frameworks, standards and mapping. Find out more on what this means for Perth property owners.

Mon, 29 Jul 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 28 July 2019
Sales activity remained stable this week, with REIWA members reporting 521 transactions. Find out which were the top suburbs for the week.

Sat, 27 Jul 2019

Read More
Understanding what it means when your property rights change
Buying a property is the biggest investment that Australians make in a lifetime and for most of us, when we purchase a property, we also assume to have acquired certain rights.

Thu, 25 Jul 2019

Read More
June quarter reveals improvement to Perth’s rental market
Positive signs are starting to emerge in the rental market with reiwa.com data showing the market held onto its first increase in median weekly rent since December 2016. Find out more on Perth's rental market in the June 2019 quarter.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019

Read More
Perth market snapshot for the week ending 21 July 2019
Sales activity  increased seven per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 524 transactions. Find out which were the top suburbs for the week.

Mon, 22 Jul 2019

Read More
REIWA calls for WA to take action and abolish stamp duty
REIWA welcomes the Productivity Commission Chairman's recommendation for state governments to abolish stamp duty and strongly urges the Western Australian government to take action.

Wed, 17 Jul 2019

Read More
Perth unit prices increase by 3.9 per cent in June quarter
Perth’s unit median price has strengthened in the June 2019 quarter improving by 3.9 per cent to $385,000 and median house price stabilising since last quarter. Find out more on Perth's sales activity for the June 2019 quarter.

Mon, 15 Jul 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 14 July 2019
Sales activity decreased 15 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 495 transactions. Find out which were the top suburbs for the week.

Thu, 11 Jul 2019

Read More
DMIRS presents REIWA with special commemorative artwork
REIWA is pleased to be gifted with a copy of Freedom to Fly, a special artwork by Barbara Bynder which symbolises opportunities created by the Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Family Violence) Bill 2018.

Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Read More
Understanding the basics of property investment
Looking to buy an investment property? Here are some basic guidelines to help you make smarter decisions and achieve greater returns.

Mon, 08 Jul 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 7 July
Sales activity increased in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 589 transactions which is six per cent less than last week. Find out which were the top suburbs.

Wed, 03 Jul 2019

Read More
REIWA agents key in making Salvos’ Sleeping Bag Appeal a success
A generous amount of sleeping bags, blankets and swags were collected by REIWA agents, which have been handed over to The Salvation Army in support of its annual Winter Appeal to help the homeless.

Tue, 02 Jul 2019

Read More
REIA says rate cut to help affordability for home buyers
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to cut interest rates will help affordability for home buyers, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. Find out how this might help you.

Mon, 01 Jul 2019

Read More
Perth house sales down in June, but 10 suburbs buck the trend
reiwa.com data shows the volume of Perth house sales were down by eight per cent in June, yet a number suburbs defied this trend to demonstrate substantial growth in sales activity compared to May.

Mon, 01 Jul 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 30 June
Sales activity increased in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 628 transactions - 52 more than last week. Find out which were the top suburbs.

Thu, 27 Jun 2019

Read More
WA’s best talent on display at the annual REIWA Auctioneering Championships
Tom Esze from Tom Esze Auctions has taken out the Gift of the Gavel, at the annual REIWA Auctioneering Championships.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019

Read More
Finding your new home is now even easier with the reiwa.com app
REIWA is pleased to announce that a new update for the reiwa.com app is available to be downloaded. Find out more about the new features available.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 23 June
Sales activity remained steady in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 585 transactions - five more than last week. Find out more on which were the top suburbs.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 16 June
Sales activity increased 25 per cent in Perth this week, with  REIWA members reporting 587 transactions. Find out which were the top suburbs this week.

Mon, 17 Jun 2019

Read More
REIWA welcomes the state government’s small lots policy
REIWA supports the Western Australia Planning Commission position statement on lots of less than 100 square metres. Find out how more about the small lots policy.

Fri, 14 Jun 2019

Read More
Infrastructure WA Bill 2019 to boost state economy
REIWA is pleased the Infrastructure WA Bill 2019 has been formally passed and commends the WA Government for pushing the state’s long term infrastructure plan.

Tue, 11 Jun 2019

Read More
REIWA supports Salvos in helping WA homeless beat the winter chill
REIWA and its agents are proud to show their support by getting behind the annual Sleeping Bag Appeal. Find out how you can help.

Mon, 10 Jun 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 9 June
Sales activity decreased 16 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 478 transactions. Find out more rental and sales activity for the week.

Fri, 07 Jun 2019

Read More
Western Australia is still the most affordable state for housing in the country
REIWA welcomes the latest Adelaide Bank and Real Estate Institute of Australia’s Housing Affordability Report which reveals that Perth is one of the most affordable cities compared to other capital cities in Australia.

Tue, 04 Jun 2019

Read More
Leasing activity up 13 per cent in May
reiwa.com rental data has revealed Perth tenant activity increased 13 per cent in May. Find out which Perth suburbs performed well in May.

Tue, 04 Jun 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 2 June
Sales activity increased 14 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 577 transactions. Find out which were the top suburbs.

Tue, 04 Jun 2019

Read More
RBA decision a win for WA home buyers
REIWA welcomes the Reserve Bank of Australia’s announcement today to cut cash rates from 1.5 per cent to 1.25 per cent. Find out what these changes mean for you.

Tue, 28 May 2019

Read More
Home loan redraw facility explained
A home loan redraw facility can be difficult to understand. Find out the common reasons people redraw and how you can use a redraw facility.

Tue, 28 May 2019

Read More
Perth’s top suburbs defying the real estate downturn
reiwa.com analysis has revealed the top Perth suburbs that have successfully defied the real estate downturn. Find out which suburbs are included in the top 10.

Tue, 28 May 2019

Read More
Start your career in real estate before 30 June and save up to $480!
If you’ve been thinking about beginning a career in real estate, now is the time to get started thanks to REIWA Training’s limited time offer. Find out more.

Mon, 27 May 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 26 May
Sales activity increased two per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 512 transactions. Find out which suburbs have increased.

Mon, 27 May 2019

Read More
REIA welcomes PM’s Ministerial appointment
The Real Estate Institute of Australia has welcomed the announcement of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Ministerial appointments.

Tue, 21 May 2019

Read More
Changes to APRA’s mortgage servicing regulations a big win for home buyers
REIWA welcomes the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s plans to reduce the seven per cent floor on serviceability calculations for residential mortgages. Find out how this impacts home buyers.

Mon, 20 May 2019

Read More
Morrison Government election victory a win for housing market
REIWA congratulates Scott Morrison and the Liberal National Party on being re-elected to Government in the 2019 federal election. Find out why this is good for the housing market.

Mon, 20 May 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 19 May
Sales activity decreased four per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 505 transactions. Find out Perth's top selling suburbs.

Mon, 13 May 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 12 May
Sales activity increased eight per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 534 transactions. Find out which were Perth's top selling suburbs.

Mon, 13 May 2019

Read More
Where do Australia’s political parties stand on changing negative gearing?
REIWA has been very vocal in advocating for no changes to national property taxes. Find out where each political party sits on the issue.

Thu, 09 May 2019

Read More
Bold reforms lacking in WA Budget
REIWA is disappointed that once again there were few initiatives included in the WA Budget to help address housing affordability and aid the property sector in its recovery.

Tue, 07 May 2019

Read More
Rental hotspots: the 10 best suburbs for investment houses
Thinking about buying an investment property? To help you decide where to invest, we have looked at the 10 Perth suburbs which have experienced the biggest growth in leasing activity during the last year.

Mon, 06 May 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 5 May
Sales activity increased 47 per cent in Perth this week after the lull of the Easter and ANZAC holidays. Find out which were Perth's top selling suburbs this week.

Mon, 06 May 2019

Read More
Six regional centres record median house price increases in March quarter
Six of WA’s nine regional centres recorded an increase in median house sale price during the March 2019 quarter. Find out which regional centres were the stand out.

Wed, 01 May 2019

Read More
Positive signs emerging in subdued Perth property market
Perth’s housing market decline appears to be slowing, with CoreLogic’s latest home value index showing the rate of decline has eased. Find out which Perth suburbs performed well in April.

Wed, 01 May 2019

Read More
REIWA celebrates Japan’s new imperial era
REIWA has joined in celebrations for Japan’s new imperial era, coincidentally called ‘Reiwa’, by decorating its headquarters in Perth with the Japanese national colours and doing a social media takeover.

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

Read More
How much deposit will I need to buy a home?
Saving for a deposit can be a big hurdle when buying property. Find out more about home deposits and how much you'll need to be able to secure a home loan.

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

Read More
Perth City Deal must be a priority for next Federal Government
REIWA is calling on all parties contesting the federal election to commit to prioritising a City Deal for Perth, if elected.

Mon, 29 Apr 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 28 April
The Easter and ANZAC Day public holidays had an impact on the Perth property market, with sales declining 25 per cent this week.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 21 April
Sales activity decreased nine per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 464 transactions. Find out which were Perth's top selling suburbs.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019

Read More
reiwa.com’s latest commercial market research reports out now
The latest reiwa.com commercial market research reports, proudly sponsored by  Bankwest, have been released for the year to September 2018.

Tue, 23 Apr 2019

Read More
WA deserves 15 per cent of national infrastructure budget
REIWA is calling on all political parties contesting the federal election to commit to ensuring Western Australia has the funds it needs to keep the state moving forward by implementing a minimum infrastructure budget based on WA’s contribution to Australia’s GSP.

Tue, 16 Apr 2019

Read More
Leasing activity up nine per cent in March quarter
Perth tenants were active during the March 2019 quarter, with reiwa.com data showing leasing volumes surged nine per cent in the first three months of the year.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 14 April
Sales activity decreased nine per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 515 transactions. Find out which Perth suburbs bucked this trend.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

Read More
Rewarding and constantly challenging – why a career in real estate might be right for you
REIWA Training is hosting a free information night on Tuesday 30 April for anyone interested in starting a career in the WA real estate industry.

Mon, 15 Apr 2019

Read More
WA needs federal support to help make Perth a migration hotspot
REIWA is calling on all political parties contesting the federal election to commit to putting Perth back on the Regional Migration Scheme to attract skilled workers and fill the current oversupply of housing.

Wed, 10 Apr 2019

Read More
Median house and unit prices steady in March quarter
Sales activity in Perth was subdued during the March 2019 quarter, however reiwa.com data shows median prices held up well. Find out which suburbs saw the most price growth this quarter.

Mon, 08 Apr 2019

Read More
Can a family squeeze into an apartment?
Apartment living is becoming an increasingly popular option for West Australians, but are apartments practical for a family?

Mon, 08 Apr 2019

Read More
Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 7 April
Sales activity increased three per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 575 transactions. Find out which were Perth's top selling suburbs this week.

Mon, 08 Apr 2019

Read More
Plans to apply blanket change to national property taxes are reckless
REIWA is calling on all political parties contesting the federal election to commit to no blanket changes to national property tax policies, like negative gearing and capital gains tax, if elected.

Wed, 03 Apr 2019

Read More
Plenty of positives for WA in 2019-20 Federal Budget
REIWA welcomes the 2019-20 Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Wednesday 2 April, which predicts a budget surplus of $7.1 billion by the end of the 2019-20 financial year.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

Read More
Rate of Perth housing decline slows in March
Forty-five per cent of Perth suburbs with statistically significant activity* saw stable or increased median house price movement during March, according to the latest reiwa.com data.

Mon, 01 Apr 2019

Read More
REIWA is trending number one in Japan on Twitter
It’s not an April Fools' joke, but it could be a blessing in disguise for the WA property market as Japan welcomes the name of