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FAQ's

We have a rapidly growing list of frequently asked questions, so feel free to browse through. If you can't find an answer to your question, simply click here to to ask us your question.

 Buying or Selling Property - Currently 11 FAQs
Common questions relating to buying or selling property
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 Fees - Currently 1 FAQ
Can REIWA recommend a suitable fee.
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 First Home Owners Grants - Currently 15 FAQs
The Western Australian and Federal Governments are aiming to help people purchase or build their first home through a First Home Owners Grant (FHOG).

An eligible first home buyer can get $3,000 for an existing ESTABLISHED home or $10,000 if they build a BRAND NEW home.
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 Goods and Services Tax - Currently 27 FAQs
Commonly asked questions from buyers, owners, and tenants
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 Joint Form of General Conditions for the sale of Land - Currently 1 FAQ
Explanation of the documents that forms part of the standard contract used in Western Australia.
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 RCD safety switches and smoke alarms - Currently 1 FAQ
New laws come into place in the latter half of 2009, requiring many owners to install RCDs and hard-wired smoke alarms in rental properties and properties for sale. Learn more here.
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 Real Estate Agents - Currently 11 FAQs
Commonly asked questions about the responsibilities and services provided by real estate agents
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 Renting Residential Property - Currently 30 FAQs
Common questions relating to renting residential property
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 Selling Property or a Business - Currently 3 FAQs
All about selling your property
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 Statistical Concepts - Currently 8 FAQs

REIWA has prepared the following explanations and examples to answer many of the typical questions that are asked about property price measurements and statistical concepts. Reference is made to data presented both on www.reiwa.com.au and also in the Property Report released quarterly by The West Australian using data provided by REIWA.

REIWA along with the Real Estate Institute of Australia www.reiaustralia.com.au also produce more detailed quarterly reports; Market Update and Market Facts which are available by subscription.

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 Statistics - Currently 2 FAQs
Information on the prices of properties sold.
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 Strata Title - Currently 9 FAQs
Common questions relating to strata titles
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