The Australian Bureau of Statistics is Australia’s official statistical organisation. PRD Research uses ABS statistics daily, including rich demographic information, population data, dwelling approvals, and various other information.
The NSW Department of housing produces excellent statistics on median rental rates and housing sales reports throughout the state.
The PCA are one of the peak industry bodies for the property industry. The organisation produces a variety of property-related research (see their Cyberstats page) and also organise industry events.
Information, advice and advocacy.
RP Data are Australia’s largest online property information provider. RP Data provides instant access to any of 7 major real estate information databases and download various property-related information. An invaluable tool for both real estate agencies and those looking to purchase or sell a property.
The industry body for the residential construction industry, the HIA, has a respected economics unit that studies new home starts and construction costs.
Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors.
The UDIA promote the urban development industry in achieving sustainable urban development. The organisation constantly organises property seminars, forums, networking, and information presentations. These occasions are well worth attending and provide an excellent opportunity to become more informed about the property industry.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is the central bank for the nation. PRD Research uses RBA statistics daily, including information on monetary policy, exchange rates, commodity prices, inflation, and various other information.
The National Bank of Australia has a well-respected economics team that regularly produce reports concerning the Australian and foreign economies.
PriceFinder is an online property search application offering a range of tools to generate timely information for all residential, commercial and rural properties. Pricefinder is the critical tool used by one of Australia’s leading property data providers, PDS.