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REIA reports - June Housing Finance Follows COVID Rollercoaster

MEDIA RELEASE: Following the historic fall in the value of loans in May, the June 2020 Lending to Households and Business figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, show the value of new loan commitments for housing has rebounded,

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Sydney’s vacancy rate soars as tenants continue exodus from inner city

MEDIA RELEASE: Continuing the trend of recent months, the REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for June 2020 show that COVID-19 continues to impact the residential rental market. View current vacancy rates.

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REINSW 2020 Awards for Excellence finalists announced

MEDIA RELEASE: The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) has announced the finalists for its annual Awards for Excellence.

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Important that agents remain vigilant and compliant with the current social distancing requirements

MEDIA RELEASE: There has been a return to stricter controls on Victoria’s property agents as a result of the re-emergence of COVID-19 in Melbourne over the past week.

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Housing finance numbers on slippery slope, says REIA

MEDIA RELEASE: REIA President says decline in housing finance is a reflection of the slowing market, Royal Commission into Banking and APRA restrictions.

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Real Estate Agents Identify Assistance Measures

Following a request by the Treasury’s Coronavirus Business Liaison Unit in regard to suggestions that will support the real estate industry, the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s member Real Estate Institutes surveyed their members.

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Inner Sydney vacancies hit historic 18-year high, as uncertainty continues to impact the market

MEDIA RELEASE: The REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey results for May 2020 reveal that vacancies continue to rise across much of New South Wales as COVID-19 disruption continues to impact the residential rental market.

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Banks’ interest rort for COVID-19 affected property owners

MEDIA RELEASE: Banks have been quick to show how they are helping property owners during the COVID-19 crisis, by offering loan repayment deferrals (also known as repayment ‘holidays’).

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Landlords are suffering too - it's time to make the $2500 subsidy available to those who need it

MEDIA RELEASE: On the 16th of May 2020, NSW Parliament gave the Government the power to assist landlords who are called upon to provide support to their tenants economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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