Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 17, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Block 2017: Six easy ways to update your house’s exterior A beautiful exterior can transform any property into a welcoming family home. A home will stop me in my tracks if it demonstrates a beautiful balance of materials, proportions and a complementary garden, says Sally Satriani from Beautiful Home Renovations.... BIS: Australia's 55-year housing bull market longest in the world The Bank for International Settleme...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 16, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Customers in different states rate their lenders Property investors borrowing from one of the Big Four rated their satisfaction with their investment mortgage (average of 7.1 out of 10) similar to... Can you consolidate debts by refinancing your home loan? Home loan refinancing in the simplest terms, is transferring your home loan from one bank or lender to ... The average mortgage rate is closer to 4%. CORY BANNISTER: A fa...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 15, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Kingsville set to host food truck park on site of new apartment development Is the west side the best side? Entrepreneur Ellie Marin certainly thinks so. The owner of food trucks Cornutopia and My Two Mums has turned her sights to an unused space in Kingsville and will next month launch West Side Best Side.... ‘Out of breath’: Newcastle, Wollongong join Sydney property price downturn Sydney hasnt beenthe only city to experi...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 14, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Wells Fargo profits miss estimates on $1 bn litigation costs Wells Fargo has disclosed a number of probes into its mortgage practices involving government agencies, including the Department of Justice and the... Print baron Michael Hannan scores second $13 million buyer on Woollahra trophy Printing magnate Michael Hannan has proved two times lucky on the sale of his Woollahra trophy home, securing a second buyer at $13 milli...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 13, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Women are better property investors Despite all the gains women have made in society and the workplace, they still generally earn less than men. Women are also more likely to retire with... Former TV executive Ian Holmes lists one of Palm Beach’s best trophies Former Network Seven chairman Ian Holmes and his wife Anne have listed one of Palm Beachs best trophy homes in recent years, following their recent downsize to a $5.8 ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 12, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why it's too early to call this a property crash Sydney's house prices fell 1.9 per cent over the September quarter - or ... on a graph, this can look decidedly unsettling for anyone with a mortgage. City and east emerges as the weakest property market in Sydney: Domain Group Sydney's eastern suburbs have emerged as the weakest market in the city with house prices falling 6 per cent in the three months to September, new...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 11, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Tic:Toc powers home loan approval system with MuleSoft Tic:Toc powers home loan approval system with MuleSoft ... selected MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform to power its real-time home loan approval system. Private lender launches foreign buyer mortgage BC Securities a Melbourne-based asset management, corporate advisory, and real estate finance platform has just launched one of Australia's first... Narellan: the sleepy, semi-...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 10, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home for a lifetime: The Brisbane suburbs where no one leaves If you live in Highgate Hill, Wilston or even Carindale, youre probably not moving anywhere anytime soon. Thats because residents in those, and other, Brisbane suburbs generally dont like to move out of their patch sometimes ever. And theyre not alone. There are dozens of other suburbs where people stay put for decades, perhaps moving from one street to another, b...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 9, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. What did Bloomie expose in its Crapstralia series? At other times, low interest rates and easy credit boost house prices, ... And home ownership among young Australians is the lowest on record as ... a lack of supply and a tax system that favors property investors, home prices have... Singer Colin Hay on how his family home inspired him The singer, best known from Men At Work, is happiest in his home basement studio. What is...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 8, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Australians lured overseas by exotic retirement and cheaper property When Alicia Young first travelled to Chile 10 years ago, she wasnt intending to buy a house. The Australian fertility author and speaker and her husband planned to spend just six months in the seaside town of Pilchilemu in 2007, but as they were looking for a house to rent they came across one that was for sale. So the couple bought the beachside home for $U...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 7, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Can’t afford Brunswick? Consider Pascoe Vale, you’ll like what you see Little known fact: Pascoe Vale takes its name from colourful early pioneer, businessman, newspaper founder and politician John Pascoe Fawkner. His cognomen commonly minus the middle part is littered around Melbourne, including the nearby suburb of Fawkner, but it was in 1839 that he purchased a 316-hectare property in the subdivision of the Coburg distri...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 6, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home lists in secret Seaforth pocket where locals guard ‘heirloom investments’ Seaforth Bluff is a well-kept local secret. Perched high above Sailors and Peach Tree Bay, many homes in this estate enjoy northerly Middle Harbour views, capturing the all-day sunshine that properties closer to The Spit often lack.... What to see at open homes this weekend: Three Sydney homes in enviable positions Three of our favourite homes ope...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 5, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. 'Liar loans' put financial system at risk ... about the prospect of customers dealing with rising interest rates and larger mortgage ... were not completely factual and accurate on their home loan application in the past year. ... A fire sale could send house prices plummeting. Naive borrowers pose risks Referring specifically to Australia, the IMF said homeowners increased consumption in response to higher local h...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 4, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Notting Hill: A slice of Hollywood in Melbourne, at least in name only Look up Notting Hill on Domain and youd think it was just student apartment block after student apartment block. Theres a stack of one-bedders on the market in Notting Hill. Drive along Blackburn Road, which splits the suburb in two, and its reinforced. Factories and company headquarters on one side (plenty of the big players, including Toyota, have a pres...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 3, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Melbourne and Hobart overtake Sydney We're still seeing more than half of mortgage demand in Sydney is investment based, whereas in every other state we are seeing investors... Mordialloc and Parkdale see their stocks rise as more Melburnians discover their potential Do we now need to a new phrase to brand a trend of reverse property aspiration? With an increasing push of residents of Brighton once the Baysides indicative ad...
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