Overview

Hot property: Rising house prices have supported industry demand and revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Residential Property Operators 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$44bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
3.7%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
80,058
Business
52,548

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising house prices have priced many potential buyers out of the market, supporting the industry
  • First-home buyers have fallen as a share of total financing of residential property
  • Rising disposable incomes are expected to allow more Australians to buy, rather than rent

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Residential property operators play an important role in society, providing an estimated 2.7 million rental households to the Australian population. Although becoming a homeowner is a priority for many Australians, record housing price growth has made it harder for consumers to save a deposit, and made homeownership an unattainable objective for many. This has resulted in solid demand for rental properties and benefited the Residential Property Operators Industry.

    Demand for rental property has risen over the past five years. Rapidly rising house prices have priced many potential buyers out of the market, while creating additional equity for existing property owners to purchase more assets...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Residential Property Operators industry is highly capital-intensive. For every dollar spent on labour in 2016-17, the average industry operator is expected to spend $4.97 on capital. This is not surprising, given that the typical house is a significant initial financial investment that requires relatively little ongoing maintenance. In addition, investors often seek to maximise depreciation to use as an income deduction, thereby minimising taxable income. The industry does not directly employ many staff, as much of the maintenance is outsourced to real estate agencies or contractors.

    The actual level of capital investment required to operate a property varies depending on the size, location, type and quantity of properties owned by an investor or company. Whi..

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    Additional Insights for the Residential Property Operators Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Residential Property Operators Industry are

  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • Good project management skills
  • Carrying out all necessary maintenance to keep facilities in good condition
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Residential housing loan rates and Mortgage affordability in the Residential Property Operators industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Residential Property Operators Industry?

    Industry operators rent or lease out residential properties. This includes owner-lessors and those that sublease. The industry excludes owner-occupiers that rent or lease their own dwellings to themselves (imputed rents).

    Industry Products
    Leasing of detached houses
    Leasing of semi-detached houses
    Leasing of flats, units and apartments
    Leasing of other dwellings
    Industry Activities
    Apartment renting or leasing
    Residential caravan park operation
    Flat renting or leasing
    Residential house renting or leasing
    Residential property body corporate operation
    Residential property strata corporation operation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Residential housing loan rates
  • Mortgage affordability
  • Real household disposable income
  • Residential property yields
  • Number of households

  • Current Performance
  • Housing affordability and government intervention
  • The rental market
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Housing demand
  • Supply factors
  • Table: Residential Property Operators Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Residential Property Operators Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • State Government Administration
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Services
  • Gardening Services
  • House Construction
  • Land Development and Subdivision
  • Mortgages
  • Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction
  • Plumbing Services
  • Real Estate Services

  • Products & Services
  • Leasing of detached houses
  • Leasing of flats, units and apartments
  • Leasing of semi-detached houses
  • Leasing of other dwellings
  • Chart: Residential Property Operators Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Singles
  • Couples with dependants
  • Couples
  • Singles with dependants
  • Group households
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Residential Property Operators Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Residential Property Operators

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Residential Property Operators Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Residential Property Operators Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Residential Property Operators Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Capital Gain
  • A profit from a sale of real estate, which exceeds its purchase price. It is the difference between a higher selling price and a lower purchase price.
  • Owner-Occupier
  • A household owner who lives in the property that they own, in contrast to an investor, who typically rents out the property to a tenant.
  • Vacancy Rate
  • Measures the number of unoccupied properties as a percentage of total available properties. Conversely, occupancy rate is the equivalent for the percentage of occupied properties.
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    This report on Residential Property Operators:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Residential Property Operators market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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