This research is a comprehensive analysis of the private rental sector (PRS) and explores the interplay between regulation, organisations and structures, and social norms and practices of prevailing policies. It also explores the impact of innovation and digital technology on the sector.
This research models several politically acceptable pathways to reform negative gearing and CGT so as to reduce impacts on less sophisticated property investors. Two reform models— a rental deduction cap of $5,000 and a progressive rental deduction based on income—could lead to savings of over $1.7 billion each.
Private Rental Housing
Estate Baron, an Australian real estate crowdfunding platform, now has no limit on the number of investors that can participate, which has allowed the company to bring the minimum investment down to $2,000.
Like many modern success stories, the First National Real Estate network traces its roots to humble beginnings.
The private rental sector has grown significantly and is now home to more than 1.8 million Australian households.
Examines the renting situation for low income households in Melbourne. The report looked at all private rental properties advertised on June 23rd to give a snapshot into the rental market for low income households.
TUV’s Melbourne Rental Affordability Bulletin illustrates the...
A tax rule whereby losses on a rental property are deductible against personal taxable income (commonly known as ‘negative gearing’) is an almost uniquely Australian practice.
‘THE Uber of real estate’ could break the industry by saving you tens of thousands where agents pocketed an extra $68 million in commissions just last month.
It’s almost impossible to go a day in Sydney without having at least one conversation about property prices. The city is consumed with property prices, with news of record sales figures on our screens and in the newspapers almost every night. But even though we’re...
Australia’s crowdfunding scene recently took the spotlight with the news that CoAssets, a Singapore-based real estate crowdfunding platform, would publicly trade shares on NSX, an Australian stock exchange.
The Australian Payments Clearing Association (APCA) is seeking submissions on, amongst other things, the use of cheques in an evolving payments system where the use of cheques, in general, is declining with electronic payments being preferred for many, but not all, transactions. The REIA notes...
DFA has just released the latest analysis of survey results which shows that nationally 35% of all First Time Buyers are going direct to the Investment sector.
The research sought to measure whether lower income households are able to access housing which is ‘affordable’ based on weekly rent of no more than 30 per cent of gross household income and ‘available’ referring to the extent to which affordable dwellings are in fact...
This research study investigates the effectiveness of residential investment vehicles in enhancing the supply of private rental properties in Australia and elsewhere.
Out of 37,000 enterprises operating within the Australian real estate industry, well over 50% of those are franchised outlets suggesting franchising popularity.
In the USA under the JOBS legislation equity crowd funding of real estate is “on a roll” and a home unit development on Sydney’s North Shore has been crowd funded in Singapore. What are the regulatory models in Australia and how does ASIC view compliance?...
This report reviews the National Rental Affordability Scheme experience and other emerging developments around the institutional financing of rental housing.
The Commission’s Issue Paper deals with the review of the Mutual Recognition Agreement (the MRA) and the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Arrangement (the TTMRA).
REIA’s response focusses on real estate professionals and addresses the Commission’s terms of reference to recommend ways to further improve the...
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