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May 9, 2019

Region’s outperform metro Melbourne

Regional Victoria continues to outperform the Metropolitan Melbourne property market with substantial gains of almost 10 per cent recorded in some towns in the...

May 2, 2019

New tool in real estate game

THE Real Estate Institute of Victoria has revealed its latest tool to measure property price trends: the Residential Market Index (RMX), which will give...

April 25, 2019

Keeping an eye on policy

Now that the Federal Election has been called for Saturday May 18, the Real Estate Institute of Victoria of Victoria (REIV) will be keeping...

April 18, 2019

Clearance rates spike

Victorian auction clearance rates have been at their highest levels in months in recent weeks, suggesting confidence in the property market is picking up. A...

April 11, 2019

REIV market snapshot – April 11, 2019

A clearance rate of 58 per cent was recorded over the weekend compared to 54 per cent last week and 69 per cent the...

April 11, 2019

Budget ticks most boxes

The Federal Government’s 2019/2020 Budget ticks many items on the Real Estate Institute of Victoria’s wish list and will set Victoria on a strong...

April 4, 2019

REIV market snapshot – April 04, 2019

A clearance rate of 53 per cent was recorded over the weekend compared to 58 per cent last week and 67 per cent this...

April 4, 2019

Traditional homes still sought after

An REIV analysis shows that the traditional three- and fourbedroom home is still sought after by country buyers. Taking a closer look at the nature...

March 28, 2019

REIV market snapshot – March 28, 2019

A clearance rate of 58 per cent was recorded over the weekend compared to 62 per cent last week and 67 per cent the...

March 28, 2019

Rental changes coming soon

The Victorian government has fasttracked several components of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018 to come into effect over the next few months. From April...

March 21, 2019

REIV market snapshot – March 21, 2019

A clearance rate of 57 per cent was recorded over the weekend, compared to 52 per cent the week before and 68 per cent...

March 21, 2019

Pockets of success

The REIV’s latest analysis of sales volumes shows that Gippsland’s property market recorded the largest increases in the state last year. While the volume of...

March 13, 2019

Rental market health

A recent research report commissioned by the Property Council of Australia has reinforced concerns that proposed changes to negative gearing will reduce the appeal...

February 28, 2019

REIV market snapshot – February 28, 2019

A CLEARANCE rate of 53 per cent was recorded over the weekend compared to 60 per cent the week before and 70 per cent...

February 28, 2019

Regional auctions

The central Victorian town of Broadford was the surprise star of last year’s Regional Victorian auction market, the only postcode to record a perfect...

February 21, 2019

Strong days-on-market performers

THE Real Estate Institute of Victoria’s (REIV) latest days-on-market data reveals that properties in some pockets of Regional Victoria are being snapped up in...

February 7, 2019

REIV market snapshot – February 7, 2019

A CLEARANCE rate of 65 per cent was recorded over the weekend compared 43 per cent the same week last year. There were 283 auctions...

February 7, 2019

The white picket fence dream

THERE is a reason why the term “white picket fence” conjures up images of and aspirations for dream homes and enviable lifestyles. A fence is...

January 31, 2019

December quarter update

The Real Estate Institute of Victoria’s (REIV) latest December quarter data release has reinforced that Regional Victoria was the star of the 2018 property...

January 23, 2019

Holiday havens snapped up

The holiday havens of Apollo Bay and Lakes Entrance recorded the largest decrease in the number of days properties are listed before being snapped...

January 17, 2019

Pool requires resources

Having a pool in the backyard is one of the quintessential great Australian dreams and adding a pool to your property undoubtably increases its...

January 10, 2019

A clear matter of supply and demand

Rental vacancy rates are a clear matter of supply and demand: Victoria needs a secure pipeline of rental housing stock to accommodate the increasing...

January 3, 2019

Positive local picture

THE Real Estate Institute of Victoria’s latest Days on Market report for November 2018 reinforces the positive picture of the Geelong and Ballarat property...

December 20, 2018

Regional property the star of 2018

Regional Victoria has been the star of the Victorian property market in 2018 with a healthy increase in the median house price as well...

December 19, 2018

REIV market snapshot – December 20, 2018

A clearance rate of 53 percent was recorded over the weekend compared to 47 percent last week and 69 per cent the same week...

December 13, 2018

REIV market snapshot – December 13, 2018

A clearance rate of 48 per cent was recorded over the weekend compared to 48 per cent last week and 67 per cent the...

December 13, 2018

Tips for a summer property change

Planning on selling your home, purchasing an apartment or moving rental properties in Regional Victoria this summer? The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV)...

December 5, 2018

REIV market snapshot – December 6, 2018

A clearance rate of 49 per cent was recorded over the weekend compared to 47 per cent last week and 67 per cent the...