Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 21, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Grand Terara estate with celebrity links on the market for $7 million-plus When Australian cricketer David Warner and athlete Candice Falzon were planning their wedding, they came across Terrara House and knew theyd found their location. Warner called and booked it without even visiting.... Apartment of the week: Take the floor in a 19th-century ballroom conversion This charming sandstone home in Hunters Hilloffers the oppor...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 20, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Sydney house prices jump again, but 'days of double-digit growth are over' Sydney's property market has soared to new heights, with the median house price now $1.18 million, data released on Thursday shows. Brisbane rental yields are sliding and oversupply is to blame A high concentration of inner-city apartments has caused a chain reaction in the Brisbane rental market, leading to rental yields for detached houses...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 19, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home loan demand eases, prices to follow Data from credit information provider Equifax has found mortgage ... movements in Equifax data have led movements in house prices by about six to... From chandeliers to toile: The French designs home lovers adore If youve ever admired a well-turned cabriole leg, sipped a glass of champagne or donned a little black dress, you have enjoyed the fruits of a French mind. The list of French...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 18, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. If Sydney was a city of 100 homes, here’s what it would look like Sydney is a sprawling city, with 4.82 million people living in1.86 million properties, according to the latest officialcount for the 2016 census. With so many properties across the city, it can be difficult to grasp just quite what the harbour citylooks like, wherethe average home is and who isliving in them. But if we shrunk Sydney to a city of 100 homes,keepi...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 17, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home building set to shrink: Deloitte Gravity may well have caught up with the "stupidity" surrounding house prices, prominent economist Chris Richardson says. But Mr Richardson warns... Iconic Queensland winery on the market for the first time in nearly 20 years In the weeks before hed even begun as a wine producer, Robert Channon was sued by a famous champagne brand and the vines hed ordered got sold to a bigger player. Bu...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 16, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ‘There’s no way I could rent alone’: Growing number of Sydneysiders turn to sharehouses When Jackson Rainbird, 20, moved to Sydney three months ago he started looking for a studio or one-bedroom apartmentto rent. Previously living inWagga Wagga for work with an airline,he had been living alone comfortably in aone-bedroom apartment for $275 a week. But when he looked for something similar in Sydney he found it impossible and ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 15, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Bassike designer Deborah Sams to make a move in Avalon Bassike fashion designer Deborah Samsis on the move. Roughly two kilometres, as the crow flies.... Paper trail points to coal boss as buyer of a Balgowlah Heights record-setter Coalindustry supremo Malcolm MacLennan and his partner Kim Turners names have appeared on the paper trail for a record-setting sale of a trophy home at Forty Baskets Beach in Balgowlah Heights. Th...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 14, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. What’s in the box? Grand Designs’ Clovelly house is for sale in Sydney If youre a fan of the television series Grand Designs, 53 Knox Street in Clovellymay look familiar. It featured on the program in 2010, and was aptly described as a unique, impeccably put together contemporary space.... Price growth expectations for east coast markets decline After five years of skyrocketing house prices in Sydney and Melbourne, ... which...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 13, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Scrapping commissions would push up interest rates, brokers claim Mortgage brokers arrange more than half of all home loans, and on Wednesday the industry argued this model had transformed the home loan market... What if you regret selling your home? Meet the woman who bought her home twice It wasnt until I closed the front door on myhouse for the last time that I feared Id made a big mistake. I tried to reassure myself that...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 12, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. VIDEO: Claimed 'world-first' online home loan from South Australian fintech firm A South Australian fintech firm given a $900,000 govt grant says its 'world-first' online home loan brings the approval process down from 22 days to 22... Australians borrowing from bank to make their homes greener An increasing number of Australians are so intent on cutting their power bills, theyre taking out personal loans of around...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 11, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Real estate director in hot water over renting 21 properties to drug trafficker A real estate agency director is in hot water after renting out 21 houses in Melbournes south east to a man who used the properties as marijuana crop houses. Five of the houses were damaged in police raids and the tenant was later convicted with cultivating and trafficking a commercial quantity of cannabis with a street value of $3 million. The sc...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 10, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. House sitting will save you money but be prepared for awkward situations Theres a lot that appeals about house sitting. Youll live rent-free, most likely with no bills and, more often than not, there will be a cute pet to snuggle up with on that nice couch you didnt pay for. Recently I gave up my own place for an extended period to care for other peoples homes so I could save my rent and bill money and go overseas for a year....
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 9, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. New teachers among those struggling to secure housing near schools ... local auctions, Mr Pace doesn't feel much closer to home ownership. ... facing at least five years of scrimping and saving to secure a home loan. How single parents can succeed in all things finance Compared to some other single parents, I know I am very fortunate to be in a financial position where I own my own home (mortgage of $160,000... New teachers...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 8, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Melbourne property prices: 12,000 families now live in Melbourne high-rises Twelve-year-old Caden Beck grew up in a big house in the English countryside. But his mother opted for a very different lifestyle when they moved to Melbourne two years ago: a two-bedroom apartment. I didnt know if we were going to be on top of each other because we did have quite a big house in the UK, Cadens mother, Nadine Bygotte, said. But its wor...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 7, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Should I renovate before I sell? What you need to know before you start I get this question all the time, and my definitive answer is maybe. The truth is, its not as black and white as it seems, and it all depends on several factors.... NAB extends crackdown on interest-only home loans ... their income and only pay interest on their home loan, amid concerns over the growing risks created by rising household indebtedness. ......
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