Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 21, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Australian agents gear up for influx of interest during Chinese New Year Sydney real estate agents are preparing for an influx of overseas interest in property next week as Chinese visitors fly in for Chinese New Year. Industry experts say the bonanza weekend for Chinese property buyers willlikelykick the 2017 market in the Year of the Rooster off to a strong start. I think it will be a very busy time and it means that the year will be just as robust with Chinese buyers as previous years, says JamesPratt, director of a... ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 20, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Bright times on the Sunshine Coast There were plenty of happy vendors come Christmas Day on the Sunshine Coast, with the December quarter rounding out a strong year of growth. In December buyers were found for a Noosa River home in Mossman Court, which sold for close to the $5.95 million asking price, and for 29 The Peninsula Noosa Waters, which sold for more than $4.7 million.... When gentrification lacks empathy: a case study When we parachute into a city, whether for work or leisure, we are more sensitive to contrasts b...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 19, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Scathing social media reviews a game-changer for holiday lets 0 0 1 621 3544 nfrost@domain.com.au 29 8 4157 14.0 <![endif]... We'll make sure housing dream is realistic, says Michael Sukkar But he hit out at Labor's policy proposal to curb negative gearing concessions used by property investors, saying the opposition was attempting to... SoFi targets mortgage lending in Australia In recent days, the San Francisco-based SoFi has used LinkedIn to advertise for a manager of mortgage ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 18, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Sydney suburbs set to see big changes in 2017 This year, well be keeping an eye on these five locations, all of which are set to be redefined by significant property development or ambitious infrastructure projects. Will these neighbourhoods become Sydneys newest property hot spots? You be the judge. Tempe Sydenham Young professionals and creative types have already begun moving west to Marrickville and the surrounding suburbs in response to rising rents in centrally located spots... Row over $2.5bn investor home loan...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 17, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. “I wish I hadn’t done it”: Is renting to family or friends ever a good idea? Home owner Lisa wishes she had never agreed to rent out her Sydney investment property to a friend. The decision to offer her two-bedroom flat to a friend who was looking for a pet-friendly place to stay after splitting from her husbandhas taken its toll on their relationship and left the pair barely speaking. I always said I wouldnt rent to friends and I wish I hadnt, the Sydneysider told Domain. It makes everything a lot mor... Millennials are m...
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Debt Negotiation Website Launched to Reduce and Consolidate Monthly Repayments for Property Owners in the New Year

Debt-Negotiation.com.au is launched to give a little breathing room to those that are over committed on unsecured debt. Adept debt negotiators, the site provides information on consolidating unsecured debts into a mortgage refinance reducing monthly repayments. Sydney, NSW, Australia - January 15, 2017 - Just in time for the new year, Debt-Negotiation.com.au launches to give homeowners a new lease on their financial lives. Standing between creditors and those who find themselves with a bevy of unsecured debt, the new website is the personification of just what its name implies. It gives c...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 16, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. How Sydney house prices cost Rennae Stubbs her first home at the last minute Who won the most? Who was the youngest? The oldest? Get your Australian Open stats here. facebook twitter pinterest linkedin. email. print. How Sydney house prices cost Rennae Stubbs her first home at the last minute Shes a tennis champ and the voice of Sevens Australian Open coverage, but her endeavour to buy a first house in Sydney didnt go so well What is your strongest memory of your childhood home? The biggest memory for me is my Dad prett...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 15, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Apartment owner powerless after discovering tenant was illegally renting home on Airbnb A Sydney apartment-owner who discovered her tenant was illegally subletting the one-bedroom apartment out on Airbnb to four guests at a time, and making triple the rent, has warned other investors that this is a cancerthats spreading fast throughout the city.... Big crowds coming to Kyneton as town’s food and property scene grows Perhaps a decade ago, unless you knew it, you probably would not have stopped in Kyneton. But these days the...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 14, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Raid Studio creates a unique Myrtleford property subservient to natural grandeur Its slightly surprising to hear an architect claim that one of the best achievements of a new build in country Victoria is that when you see it from miles away, the house is just a speck on the landscape; just another farm-type structure. In a landscape like the surrounds of Myrtleford, in the states north-east, competing with the natural visuals of the broad, productive valley and the dramatic mountainscapes would be ludicrous anyway. So inste...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 13, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Apartment buying: spend a little more and the gain will be larger Looking to buy a new apartment or townhouse this summer? Then its smart to think hard about upping the budget and putting your money into something that offers extra space and a clear point of difference. The scarcity factor is more important than ever in Australias crowded east coast capital-city apartment markets. Several of these areas have been red-flagged by the Reserve Bank, which is concerned about unit oversupply in 2017 and beyond. But by targeting ....
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 12, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Cate Blanchett scores another buyer for her $20m mansion in Sydney’s Hunters Hill Hollywood star Cate Blanchett and her playwright husband Andrew Upton have sold their Hunters Hill trophy home Bulwarra, again.... Underquoting: Hocking Stuart Yarraville, Professionals Croydon admit breaches Real estate agents in Melbournes west and east have been caught deliberately underquoting properties for sale, in some cases by hundreds of thousands of dollars. In one case L L Dardha Real Estate, which operates as a franchisee of Hoc...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 11, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. All at once or bit-by-bit? How to tackle your home renovation Normal 0 false false false ... Passive buyers becoming more common in Melbourne’s property market Real estate agents call them passive buyers. They dont actively attend open for inspections, they arent on agencies databases, nor do they want to be emailed about the latest property listings. But these stealthy buyers are cashed up and ready to bid or purchase. Nelson Alexander sales director Arch Staver says passive buyers ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 10, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. FHA to reduce annual insurance premiums, saving homeowners about $500 this year The FHA is reducing its annual mortgage insurance premium by 25 basis points for most new mortgages with a closing or disbursement date on or... How households will react to interest rate rises We have updated our analysis of how sensitive households with an owner occupied mortgage are to an interest rate rise, using data from our... Take advantage of low house prices HOMEBUYERS are being urged to take advantage of Perth's low house prices aft...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 9, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. On the move: a stress-free guide to moving house I have moved times in the past13 years. Of those moves, two were international and one was interstate. Over the years, my husband and I have refined our approach and now tackle a move with nothing short of military precision. We have, however, made plenty of mistakes along the way. To lose is to learn, apparently, so in the interests of education, here are some of our more noteworthy blunders. Consider your moving dates carefully <p... Rent or buy? The evidence is in But...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 7, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Mortgage rate rises add to household cost pressures Millions of Australians are bracing for further mortgage rate hikes this year after banks ... So unless house prices collapse, the banks will likely be OK. The most affordable towns close to the coast within a three-hour drive of Sydney Six of the most impressive beach houses around Australia Wollongongs affordable housing draws Sydneysiders <a href="http://www.domain.com.au/news/highend-holiday-homes-that-are-a-good-investm... Exclusive Hamilton apartment give...
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