Real Estate Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Real Estate Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC L6720 | May 2015

Changing focus: Industry turns to property management as demand for rental properties grows

IBISWorld’s Real Estate Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Real estate agents have not had much time to catch a breath over the past five years, as the residential property market continued to perform. Despite turbulent economic conditions, housing prices rose, supported by government incentives at the beginning of the period and then fuelled by decreasing interest rates. This has been more than enough to offset pressures on sales commissions. In contrast, the commercial property market has been flat due to volatile business confidence and subdued economic conditions. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised 1.2% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $9.9 billion. In 2014-15, industry revenue is forecast to grow by 3.0%.

Competition within the industry remains fierce... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry has low barriers to entry. Initial capital outlays are low and there is no need to hire staff for a small business. The largest barrier to entry is lack of reputation and presence. There is significant competition in the industry, and it is imperative to develop a referral base and centres of influence in order to build a critical mass of customers and sales.

Geographical boundaries may also represent a barrier to entry. Prospective buyers of properties tend to concentrate their search within a localised area. Established firms can have expertise within defined areas. These local markets are generally catered for by a small number of firms and it can be difficult for a new entrant to penetrate... purchase to read more


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What is the Real Estate Services Industry?

Industry operators value, purchase, sell (by auction or private treaty), manage or rent real estate properties.

Industry Products
Property salesProperty managementProperty leasingOther services
Industry Activities
Conveyancing (other than by qualified legal practitioners)Real estate agency, auctioning, body corporate management and brokeringReal estate managementReal estate title transfers (other than by qualified legal practitioners)Timeshare apartment managingTitle searchingValuing of real estate

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