Realestate.com.au 2016 Rates On Hold

It is around this time of year that the team at Realestate.com.au deliver their new rates for the upcoming period and then over coming weeks agents complain about those increases. Price rises announcements have always been announced either just before the financial year or just before the calendar year.   In the past we have been subjected to annual prices rises as high as 45%  but 2016 is going to be very different. Back in 2013 the price rise that year upset agents right around the country which had these sort of typical prices rises : Casual Feature Property – $360 from $254 – an increase of 41.7% Casual Highlight 30 day – $780 from $563 – an increase of 38.5% Casual Highlight 45 days- $900 from $648 – an increase of 38.8% Casual Premiere Property – $2790 from $2057 – an increase of 35.6% This resulted in agents venting their outrage on social media and forums and account reps returned home with battle scars after they visited agencies all day

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