Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
realestatebusiness logo
Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA

News

11 August 2020 Cameron Micallef

Top property specialist joins LJ Hooker

News

11 August 2020 Malavika Santhebennur

Melbourne records strong auction success rate

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

news image

Top property specialist joins LJ Hooker

August 11, 2020Cameron Micallef

An industry heavyweight has announced that she will be joining the team at LJ Hooker Coomera/Ormeau as the new co-principal agent. ...

REB_top100agents
top 10 agents

1

Alexander Phillips

Year of Experience: 20

Support Staff: 3

Residential Properties Sold: 215

Total Value of Residential Properties Sold:

$ 522,477,791

VIEW COMPLETE REPORT

Have you experienced sexual harassment or bullying in the workplace?

Yes, I've been the victim of sexual harassment (15.8%)
Yes, I've been the victim of workplace bullying (21.1%)
No (63.2%)

Total votes: 19
The voting for this poll has ended on: April 30, 2020
TECH MARKETING SALES BETTER BUSINESS PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
agent using smartphone 3 reb Proptech to support property managers

An Australian proptech company has helped local property managers navigate the stressors felt during the COVID-19 pande ...

AshFarrugia 850x400 march2019 New feature ‘to take property matching to the ne ...

ActivePipe has launched a new feature which aims to clear the way for a near fully automated service. ...

sydney street cbd reb Prop-service provider closes strategic funding rou ...

An Australian property service and technology provider has closed a deal worth $3 million, further cementing its status ...

Openn Negotiation NZ reb Real estate platform broadens national scope

A local real estate sales platform has expanded its horizons to Australia’s easterly neighbour. ...

Tom Panos Live 060820 What’s Making Headlines – The week commencing ...

What’s Making Headlines is your new source for all the very latest in Australian real estate news. ...

Dr Nicola Powell WEB Property trends with Domain’s senior research an ...

In this episode of Secrets of the Top 100 Agents, Dr Nicola Powell unpacks the key trends she’s uncovered in Domain’ ...

Tom Panos 310720 What’s Making Headlines – The week commencing ...

What’s Making Headlines is your new source for all the very latest in Australian real estate news. ...

Kate Smith Web What competitive sport and real estate have in com ...

Kate Smith developed a love of real estate while working as a receptionist at her mother’s agency, Harcourt Smith, whi ...

Tom Panos Live 060820 What’s Making Headlines – The week commencing ...

What’s Making Headlines is your new source for all the very latest in Australian real estate news. ...

Dr Nicola Powell WEB Property trends with Domain’s senior research an ...

In this episode of Secrets of the Top 100 Agents, Dr Nicola Powell unpacks the key trends she’s uncovered in Domain’ ...

Tom Panos 310720 What’s Making Headlines – The week commencing ...

What’s Making Headlines is your new source for all the very latest in Australian real estate news. ...

Kate Smith Web What competitive sport and real estate have in com ...

Kate Smith developed a love of real estate while working as a receptionist at her mother’s agency, Harcourt Smith, whi ...

Positive Mindset in Business reb The impact of a positive mindset in the business o ...

Let’s be real: running a business or an office is stressful. Here’s a quick rundown of some insights on keeping yo ...

Cameron Black reb Lies and statistics: Has the property market actua ...

It seems like there has been a huge change of sentiment in the last month as a confluence of factors has come together t ...

short 850x400 june2019 How to get that big win

Getting a big win is more than just sales. It involves strategic planning and setting goals, according to real estate bu ...

MeganSmith 050719 cropped Ray White’s Megan Smith sells $14m property in B ...

Ray White Balmain sales dynamo Megan Smith has sold one of the most expensive houses in Australia this year, with the pr ...

rba reb 1 RBA bearish on investment outlook

The Reserve Bank of Australia has revised its outlook for dwelling investment, as the second lockdown in Victoria is lik ...

David Hancock reb Why concerns about the so-called economic ‘cliff ...

Many commentators have been pointing to the end of September as a danger zone for the economy, writes David Hancock. ...

Queensland aerial properties reb Housing approvals fall to eight-year low

The COVID-19 health pandemic has triggered the fourth consecutive decline in dwelling approvals, according to the latest ...

client agent buyer reb Australian property proves popular with British bu ...

COVID-19 hasn’t dampened international interest in Australian property, with the Brits proving Down Under is still in ...

EVENTS
REBAWARDS Listready
Real Estate Business Awards 2020

The REB Awards is the benchmark of success in the Australian real estate industry. It reflects not only the business astuteness of the country’s leading real estate operators and networks..

Learn more >
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network
Do you have an industry update?
rpm logo latest

Investor housing finance on downward curve, says REIA

13 July 2017 Tim Neary
downward

The latest figures released by the ABS show finance approvals for investor housing are on a downward trend, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia.

REIA president Malcolm Gunning says the data shows the value of investment housing commitments decreased by 1.5 per cent in May in trend terms, following a fall in the previous month, “well down” from its 2015 peak. 

“To put this in perspective, it needs to remembered that the May figures are the first to show the impact of the actions by the regulators and banks to limit bank lending to dampen investor demand for property,” Mr Gunning said.

“Overall, the figures for May 2017 show, in trend terms that the number of owner-occupied finance commitments decreased by 0.4 per cent. If refinancing is excluded, the number of owner-occupied finance commitments increased by 0.1 per cent and is the ninth consecutive month of increases.”

Advertisement
Advertisement

The figures also show decreases were recorded in all states except the ACT and Tasmania, with Queensland recording the largest decrease of 0.9 per cent. The ACT increased by 0.5 per cent and Tasmania remained flat.

The number of established dwellings purchase commitments decreased by 0.6 per cent. New dwelling construction increased by 1.0 per cent and the purchase of new dwellings increased by 0.4 per cent.

The proportion of first home buyers, as part of the total owner-occupied housing finance commitments, increased to 14.0 per cent, the highest since July 2015.

The number of first home buyer commitments increased by 28.9 per cent for the month and is the highest since October 2014.

“They [the data] show that the market is adjusting with owner-occupiers and first home buyers returning to the market as investor activity decreases,” Mr Gunning said.

“It is worth noting that this is before the recent concessions introduced for first home buyers.”

Investor housing finance on downward curve, says REIA
arrow down 850
lawyersweekly logo
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network
Do you have an industry update?
REAL ESTATE BUSINESS NEWSLETTER
Ensure you never miss an issue of the Real Estate Business Bulletin. Enter your email to receive the latest real estate advice and tools to help you sell.