New lease on life: Operators are expected to become increasingly specialised, boosting profit

Firms in the Residential Property Leasing and Management industry play a vital role in the residential property market by linking landlords with tenants. According to the 2016 ABS Census, approximately 30.9% Australians rent property. Property managers manage most of these rental households and tenants on behalf of landlords. Property managers charge a commission fee, taken as a percentage of the rental income. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $3.4 billion. This includes a decrease of 1.8% in the current year. This growth has largely been due to an overall decline in mortgage affordability and higher housing prices over the period...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
25,012
Businesses
9,656
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Low initial capital requirements allow many self-employed property managers to enter the industry
  • A higher number of people renting has driven demand for property management services
  • Higher property prices and stable residential property yields will boost industry revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The industry is segmented according to the types of dwellings leased and managed. These dwellings include separate houses, semi-detached houses, flats, and units and apartments. Separate houses are generally the most expensive form of property due to their size.Managing and leasing separate housesSeparate houses have been the most popular form of rented housing for the past 10 years, due to the existing supply of separate houses. Separate houses, or detached houses, are unattached in their own area and are separated from other dwellings by at least half a metre. Historically, this segment has been largely stable as a proportion of industry revenue. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry

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

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Carrying out all necessary maintenance to keep facilities in good condition
  • Understanding government policies and their implications
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from residential property operators and Residential housing prices in the Residential Property Leasing and Management industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry?

    Industry players lease and manage residential real estate, or other property that they do not own, on behalf of clients.

    Industry Products
  • Managing and leasing separate houses
  • Managing and leasing semi-detached houses
  • Managing and leasing flats, units and apartments
  • Industry Activities
  • Residential property management
  • Residential property leasing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from residential property operators
  • Residential housing prices
  • Residential property yields
  • Mortgage affordability

  • Current Performance
  • Industry structure
  • The property market
  • Independent enterprises
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Housing affordability
  • Technological developments
  • Critical mass
  • Participation

    and profit

  • Table: Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accounting Services
  • Electrical Services
  • Gardening Services
  • Legal Services
  • Plumbing Services

  • Products & Services
  • Managing and leasing separate houses
  • Managing and leasing flats, units and apartments
  • Managing and leasing semi-detached houses
  • Chart: Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • First income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    LJ Hooker Limited,
  • Table: LJ Hooker Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Residential Property Leasing and Management Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    First Home Owner Grant
  • A government grant designed to aid first homebuyers in buying a property.
  • Loan-To-Value Ratio
  • Also LVR. The ratio that measures the relative size of the loan compared with the overall value of the property.
  • Rental Yield
  • The rent that an investor is able to get from an investment property, expressed as a rate of return.
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