Policies, lockdowns, supply woes – How real estate weathered the pandemic

By Robyn Tongol 08 November 2021 | 1 minute read

The real estate market is no stranger to the impacts of COVID-19. But it seems even a pandemic won’t stop Australia’s obsession with property.

Smart Property Investment’s Phil Tarrant sits down with REIA President Adrian Kelly and takes a deep dive into the myriad of factors and issues that have affected the property market throughout the pandemic.

Adrian reveals the biggest challenges faced by the real estate industry during these unprecedented times, including federal policies, geopolitical issues and imbalanced market fundamentals.

As the pandemic reshaped the way people buy, sell and rent property, the industry veteran shares his insights about the future market and consumer behaviour trends.

The duo also analyses how owning a property continues to be Aussies’ blueprint for success and “the Australian way of life”.

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An estate refers to the assets a person owns at death that could be used to pay their debts, including all personal property, real property and other liquid assets.


An estate is the value of an individual’s net worth including assets, properties, financial securities and other valuable assets.

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