Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 17, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Buying versus renting in Melbourne ... attractive to purchase a property and pay a mortgage than it was a decade ago, Teplin said. While everyone is talking about rising house prices,... What to see this weekend: The best properties on show in Melbourne 166 Church Street, Brighton $3 million-$3.3 million 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car spaces This Victorian residence has been sensitively modernised. Embraced by lush landscap...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 16, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Queens Park: the slice of Sydney suburbia that broke away from the big smoke When author and cultural commentator Mark Roeder moved in to a run-down Federation house on Bondi Junctions southern border in the mid 1980s, he was immediately struck by how secluded the area felt. The centrepiece of the neighbourhood was Queens Park: a handsome collection of trees and playing fields that seemed to exert a calming influence on the ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 15, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ANZ: Higher interest rates could be nine months from now Australia, meanwhile, is also seeing house prices soften and investors retreat ... These are likely to have a material impact on mortgage originations,... Westpac's Reinventure buys in to Brickx ... of a new "rent-to-own" model in Australia's $1.6 trillion mortgage market. ... its products including providing renters with a path to home ownership. Newport: In a s...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 14, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Aussie fintech launches first auction-style platform for loans According to Michael Phillipou and Bill Kalpouzanis, co-founders and co-CEOs of Lodex, this platform enables consumers to tender their home loan... Australia’s best holiday homes revealed in Stayz 2017 Holiday Rental Awards Holiday home rental site Stayz, have just announced nine properties as the winners of the annualStayz 2017 Holiday Rental Awards (HRA). More ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 13, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why the RBA's benchmark interest rate won't rise any time soon He also told MPs earlier this year that more rate cuts would probably push up house prices a bit more, because most of the borrowing would be... Five Brisbane homes near parkland for the kids to play in A great value add for a home is a park within walking distance, or better yet within sight. For families, having the extra space to play can be handy an...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 12, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Gaping loophole in new NSW strata rules exposed after resident ripped up her carpet Apartment-living could descend into chaos if a gaping loophole just revealed in the new strata legislation isnt plugged as a matter of urgency, its been claimed.... Northwood home and studio of acclaimed artist Lloyd Rees for sale for first time For almost 30 years after the death of the late great Australian artist Lloyd Rees his studio belo...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 11, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Pokie heir Mark Ainsworth sells Birchgrove’s Clifton Villa for $9.5 million The sons of Sydneys billionaire pokie king Len Ainsworth and luxury car dealer Ian Pagent have done a $9.5 million deal on the historic Birchgrove residence, Clifton Villa. Mark Ainsworth,one of seven sons of the Aristocrat Game Technology chairman, set a Birchgrove record when he bought Gothic-style residence on the Birchgrove clifftop with his then ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 10, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Top three: Domain’s pick of open homes to see this weekend in Sydney A European-inspired residence, a funky warehouse conversion and a coastal bolthole have caught Domains eye this week. Head to Turramurra, Newtown or Maroubra this Saturday to catch a viewing. Turramurra $5 ... What to see this weekend: The best properties on show in Melbourne 47 The Grove, Coburg $3 million-$3.3 million 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car spaces...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 9, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Searching for Australia's best buyer's agents ... decision easier for Australia's property investors by showcasing the nation's best buyer's agents of the year ... Get help from a local mortgage broker. Capital One exits mortgage loans business, cuts 1100 jobs (Reuters) - Capital One Financial COF.N will stop issuing mortgage and home equity loans and cut some 1,100 jobs amid rising interest rates that... Your own...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 8, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Middle Park v Albert Park: How the neighbouring suburbs compare Usually, being in the middle of anything isnt a great place to be. Middle of the road driving is lame. Urbandictionary.com calls middle of the road people fence sitters. But theyre unlikely to be sitting on a fence in Middle Park. Or if they are, theyll have done the impossible: actually found a fence to buy that they can sit on.... Sydney’s trophy market feels ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 7, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Developers failing to build apartments for Australian families, leading architect claims Families and children are being excluded from apartment-living, or are having to suffer in grossly unsuitable units, because developers have failed to take notice of their needs, a leading international architect has claimed. Across the world, developers continue to design, and build, apartments with Millennials, singles, childless couple...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 6, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Queensland Business Monthly: Qld's population to hit 5 million For Brisbane property investors weighing up a potential glut of unit supply, it is something that could help put a floor under otherwise weak property... Government's new credit reporting system should be closely monitored ... it would need to ensure that effective regulatory systems are in place to protect consumer data and avoid exacerbating mortgage ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 5, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home lifts on the rise as demand shifts from mansions to normal houses in Sydney When Sathia Kumar and his wife Chelvi bought their single-level Strathfield house in 1999, they had big plans to rebuild it. But to make sure Sathias 90-year-old mother Maheswary would be able to access the whole house, they had to rethink the design.... Hope for first home buyers, says Treasurer Morrison Moderating house prices offer hope to fi...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 4, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Wells Fargo says it faces lawsuits over mortgage and auto loans (Reuters) - Wells Fargo Co WFC.N disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday that it is facing litigation over previously disclosed sales problems... Steven Lowy expands beachfront holding with $14.2 million buy of semi next door Westfields co-chief executive Steven Lowy has long had a penchant for Camp Cove. He first bought on the Watsons Bay beachfront in 1991...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 3, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Getting into the zone: The emerging Melbourne school zone hotspots Director of Hodges in Beaumaris Michael Cooney says the school has been instrumental in elevating the suburb's house prices and overall prestige... Total charmer: The key to restoring and renovating an old home Character is hard to reproduce. Character in property is generally something hard earned with years of use through generations of interaction. The bes...
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