Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 19, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Rose Bay beachfront estate that could topple Australia’s $71 million record Just months after Australias national housing record was set at $71 million by the Point Piper trophy Elaine, a Rose Bay estate has emerged as a contender to sell for even more.... Case study: Good bones the perfect canvas for Lyons renovation A home with the right bones for a renovation drove Brad and Amy Pedley towards a tired Lyons property la...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 18, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The best open homes to see in Melbourne this weekend 472 Wellington Street, Clifton Hill $2 million-$2.2 million 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 car space Tucked between Edinburgh and Darling Gardens and 100 metres from a hip latte strip, semi-detached Clifton Villa will have broad appeal. Its single-level and double-fronted, in a wide street with a centre plantation, on 300 square metres of land. Period style gives way to thought...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 17, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Majority of investors make sacrifices to buy property ... order to afford property, according to Mortgage Choice's latest Investor Survey. ... in order to buy property, said John Flavell, CEO of Mortgage Choice. ... your current financial circumstances and source the best home loan for your... The long-suffering Qld towns that could be the next property hotspots Some of Queenslands worst performing regional towns could be ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 16, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. High costs of construction threaten Queensland’s industry, developer claims Construction costs in Queensland are rising as building approvals plummet, whicheconomists and property industry experts say is a recipe for disaster for the states struggling economy and has almost scared off developers completely. Economist Michael Matusik recently published research which showed a 5 per cent rise in construction costs for the sunsh...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 15, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Five signs you have a bad property manager Smart landlords know the value of professional property managers but even the most experienced investors can wind up with a bad operator. From irregular inspection reports to rental arrears and payment discrepancies, there are a number of signs that youve been lumped with a bad property manager. Hot Property Management co-owner and office manager Maddyson Solano said one of the most ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 13, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Get your personal finances in order before you start a business The former deputy principal has got it all going on: husband; two children, aged 7 and 4; the mortgage; and now a five-month-old business. Inspiration... Melbourne newlyweds’ dreams crushed by apartment developer’s sunset clause Day one of their Italian honeymoon and Edward Roberts and Jade Walkerreceived the email that would crush their long-held dreams of movi...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 12, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Car dealer Anthony Warren renting James Packer’s pad for $7000 a week Car dealer Anthony Warren and his wifeBrionyhave joined the Bondi Beach set, renting the beachside complex of casino mogul James Packer. Sources say the four-storey residence with its panoramic views of the beach, four bedrooms, six bathrooms, gym, home cinema, space for eight cars and lift access throughout comes with a hefty $7000 a week rent for the Warr...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 11, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why South Korea’s property tax bombshell would backfire in Australia Soaring property prices, feverish investor speculation, skyrocketinghousehold debt and an increasingly risky banking sector. Bet you think were talking about Australia, right? In fact, this is happening in South Korea right now. The big difference is their new government is making bold policy moves to address these issues and that... Brisbane buyers are tur...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 10, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why Brisbane's property market is no hotspot In Melbourne, house prices have jumped $100,000 in a year with the median now sitting at a record $865,712. Melbourne house prices have risen... What do agents have to reveal about a home’s history? If your walls could talk, what would they say? If youve bought a house from a real estate agent, you should already know the answer. Under Australian common law, vendors and real ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 9, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ‘Australia still looks cheap to them’: China’s well-heeled cop extra stamp duty The cost of buying property in Sydney has never been higher, but forforeign buyers the sums involved are even more exorbitantwith a recently introducedextra 4 per cent stamp duty surcharge and additional land tax. Adding insult to the mounting costs is the the 1 per cent Foreign Investment Review Board application fee introduced in July 2016 that ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 8, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Landmark hilltop Mount Ommaney mansion tipped to fetch $6 million A $6 million property owned by the family behind one of the most successful earthmoving dynasties in Australia is tipped to smash a residential property record.... Cheap two-bedroom home in trendy Prahran up for sale, but there’s a catch It is the cheapest two-bedroom houseon the market in Prahran by a long shot. But, you guessed it theres a catch. Or two. A q...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 7, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The part of the rental equation we are missing: a landlord bond A third of thepopulation now rent andmany Australianswill rent for their entire adult lives. Thats why its crucial we start taking meaningful steps to improve theexperience for tenants.... National News You're watching National News True cost The staggering price of childcare... costing many Australian families more than their mortgage. Childcare now costing fa...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 6, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Money Man: Put gear in negative or rev to full speed? I want to pay out my son's mortgage of $100,000 when I access my super, and then have an income stream of $1000 per week until I reach age 67. Sydney’s Inner West Council program deterring graffiti with street art 0 0 1 539 3075 nfrost@domain.com.au 25 7 3607 14.0 <![endif]... Australian families spend twice as much for childcare as t...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 5, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. City of Sydney council area emerges the clear winner at UDIA awards The City of Sydney council area has emerged as the clear winner at the UDIA NSW | Crown Group Awards, the urban development industrys night of nights. The awards, which are organised by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) and judged by a panel of industry heavyweights, were presented at a glitzy dinner in Sydney last night. Big winners include...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 4, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Inside the 1970s-style family home that functioned as a school in a past life Originally designed by renowned Australian architect Alistair Knox in the early 1970s, the Warrandyte home of Stace Burt and Kenny Pomare is a house that has led many lives.... North Melbourne: A homage to history with a focus on saving the future North Melbournes growing density contrasts its settlement, described as an accidental scattering of bu...
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