Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 21, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. More than just the end of a train line: Wolli Creek emerges as one of Sydney’s densest areas Liveable Sydney: The unexpected suburbs to make the top 100 Wolli Creek goes for gold <a href="http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/business/property/cranes-reach-new-heights-with-record-numbers-across-australia-20161019-gs650j.... The Australian couple restoring an 18th century French chateau The renovation that comes with abeach Life in a convertedtrain carriage <a href="https://www.domain.com.au/advice/keeper-of-the-k...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 19, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Pauline Hanson’s Gold Coast apartment sale leaves ‘disappointed’ buyer with surprise legal bill Please explain: Pauline Hansons Gold Coast property fails to settle Pauline Hanson praises Vladimir Putin Wendy Carrafahas been left with ab... Property buyers pay millions for Melbourne vacant land and homes in need of a bulldozer Melbourne first-home buyers forced to the fringe Knock-down Kew house smashes reserve by $1.7m <a href="https://www.domain.com.au/news/demolition-properties-across-melbourne-selling-for-mill.....
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 18, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Malcolm Webster, man behind clothing brands Marcs and David Lawrence, set to sell $6 million in property as stores close John Szangolies pays more than $10 million to holiday in Palm Beach Russell Crowe sells Darlinghurst warehouse for more than $17 million <a href="https://www.domain.com.au/news/dubai-sheikh-sco... Market view: The outlook for first home buyers, beyond the smashed avocado Are first-home buyers active in the market these days or are they all just crying into their smashed avocados? Do we really ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 17, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Popular familiy suburb Avalon Beach offers a sea-change without leaving Sydney Avalon Now, Season 2 Surge in demand for northern beaches property The boom is over? No one told the northern beaches</li... The smallest pre-made tiny house opens to public at Federation Square Theteacher who built a tiny house The truth about tiny house living What is the tiny house movement? <... ‘No freakish bubble’: Canberra’s apartment boom here to stay Canberrans are embracing units in ever greater numbers. There is no better indic...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 16, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The most beautiful swimming pool locations in the world Normal 0 false false false</w:AlwaysShowPlacehold... When oldies aren’t goodies: Did IKEA kill the antiques industry? 10 tips for buying antiques Moving and storing antiques and valuables Where interior stylists shop ... CBA lifts provisions in WA as state struggles Total provisions for impairment losses rose 2 per cent to $3.8bn, including higher management overlays to cover potential home loan losses in... CBA's subsidi...
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7 Reasons You Should Invest in Real Estate

Real estate investment is a hot topic of conversation. So many people want to make wise decisions with their money, and real estate investment seems to be a top contender. There are a lot of benefits to real estate investment, and if you’re considering it, it’s worth looking into what those benefits could mean for you. 1. It’s Easy to Add Value to a Home Some home repairs and renovations offer a substantial return on investment. If you play your cards right, $5,000 worth of work can easily turn into a $10,000 payday. You don’t have to wait for value or interest to accumulate like you wo...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 15, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Aussie Home Loans chief John Symond pans 'misselling' talk Aussie Home Loans chief James Symond has dismissed concerns of systemic misselling in the mortgage broking industry, tipping brokers to expand... Forced sales may occur under proposed changes to Queensland body corporate laws Queensland unit owners could soon be forced to sell their homes against their will if 75 per cent of the neighbours in their block agree. And even if the forced sale vote threshold is not reached, individual owners and body corporate...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 14, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Take a bite of Australian history with the Arnotts family home for sale Its the original family home of the most-Aussie of biscuit brands Arnotts. Built for the king of the bikkie, William Arnott, Leslieville is a stately sandstone presence in the historic Cooks Hill, and its now on the market. Perfect for buyers looking in the Newcastle area with an interest in history and a fondness for afternoon tea.... Opinion | Government driving housing crisis | Sharon Claydon Month-by-month, year-by-year, the long-held dream of home...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 13, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Jane Hall’s early years in an ‘amazing house’ set tone for her interest in design The actor, known for her strong sense of style, also loves a good declutterto keep everything in order. What is your strongest memory of your childhood home? Well, I grew up in the Dandenong Ranges in a house that my Mum and Dad built. My Mum designed it and my Mum and Dad both built it;it was very, very cutting edge for the time, with lots of pine-lining boards and cathedral ceilings everything very late 70s, lots of exposed... How property...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 12, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. House prices rising across Melbourne doesn’t necessarily make a suburb trendy Linda Nguyensproperty journey started where it all began: Noble Park. And she says the suburb she grew up in is very different from the one where she now ownsan investment property. The south-eastern suburb was shedding its stigma, but was not exactly trendy yet, she said. House prices have shot up in the suburb, but Noble Park will most likelynever servecold-pressed juices to a hipster crowd.The suburbs price growth &mdash... Sydney’s summer...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 11, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The factor creating a new 'class system' in Australia Home ownership rates among younger Australians has fallen steadily in the past two decades, especially among those aged between 25 and 44 years. ... After years watching house prices in Sydney keep climbing, Anthea Wager,... Neighbourhoods: village-like character in Kensington Funny how what once worked against a suburb now works very much in its favour so it is with Kensington, a relatively small neighbourhood four kilometres northwest from town.... Rentves...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 10, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. What you don’t know about property auctions, and probably should After scrolling through hundreds of property listings and finding that dream home, you feel slightly uneasy because its going to auction. The auction process can be daunting especially the first time because its not enough just to know your budget and the ins and outs of the contract. Buyers have to trudge through a minefield of jargon and rules, and battle psychological strategies from their competition. Here are some common phrase... Write an essay to win a...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 9, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The votes are in! These are the best buildings in the world From a simple coffee shop in Thailand to a glittering opera house in Hamburg and the Palace of Versailles in France, these are the winners in the annual ArchDaily Building of the Year awards. More than 75,000 readers voted in the awards, filtering more than 3000 projects down to just 16 category winners. The winners are a diverse range of projects from across the world, but what they all have in common is an especially innovative design response. Winners of the Arc...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 8, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. If you're planning to buy a house this year, here's how the Trump administration could affect you Donald Trump in a meeting Pool/Getty ImagesBoth mortgage rates and housing prices are expected to rise this year. Within hours of being... English man raffling off his mansion for $3 a ticket Youve got to be in it to win it and at2 ($3.26) a ticket, this raffle for a Lancashire mansionis quite an affordable way to get into the property market, even if it is England.... Have your say on your mortgage broker The natio...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 7, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Canberra school catchment zones where house prices have skyrocketed A Belconnen school catchment zone has outpaced Canberra's annual house price growth at more than three times the rate. Domain's Annual School... Melbourne property prices: The top school zones for house price growth Schoolcatchmentzones have becomean increasingconcern forMelbourne buyersas the cityspopulation continues to balloon and placefurther pressureon enrolment limits. And it is now gettingeven tougher for Melbourne parents to afford to get their...
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