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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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 2, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. UBS: The housing boom is on its last legs ... requirements for property investors and the banks' out-of-cycle mortgage ... A combination of cooling house prices and a slowdown in demand for... How to create a low-maintenance backyard Have you ever heard someone say they wish their garden needed more maintenance? We thought not and theres a reason for that. Everyone seems to be time-poorand this follows through to their prop...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 1, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Industry needs to strike a balance with compliance When Anthony Knight, principal at Mortgage Choice in Erina, started as a mortgage broker 20 years ago, an average residential loan application took... First-home buyers in NSW are shopping around This was up from a recent NSW low of 7.5% in February 2017, when ballooning house prices had reduced affordability for first-home buyers. Home loans break billion dollar barrier Th...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 31, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Sunbury house prices booming The median Sunbury house price was $518,000 in September $65,500 higher than the previous quarter, according to new Real Estate Institute of... More first-home buyers are entering the market in NSW On average, the mortgage repayments on a median priced property consumed nearly half of a Sydney family's income, according to Kusher. Radio and TV star Andy Lee sells up in Seddon Saturday saw one c...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 30, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Gold Coaster Renee Tocco has built her finance business Loanezi around funding other businesses The Mermaid Beach woman is the founder of Loanezi, a niche finance and mortgage brokerage firm that lends money to businesses for information... Camping in your own backyard: Is the suburban caravan making a comeback? In the 1970s and 1980s, it was not uncommon to see caravans dotted around the backyards of suburban neighbourhoods...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 29, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Sydney home buyers flocking to last affordable enclave the Central Coast When DamianPasternakand Danielli Paivawere deciding where to buy their first home, they quickly realised theupper northshoresuburb of Roseville, where they arerenting, was not an option. Instead, they started looking a further 50 kilometres north along the Central Coast. [The decision was] mainly price-driven. Sydney is tooexpensive at the moment, MrPast...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 28, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Real estate price rises in regional NSW trump Sydney IT'S still Australia's most expensive city but growth in Sydney house prices is beginning to ... housing boom, but local and foreign property investors have been leaving the Harbour City for cheaper locations, pushing up prices there. Market View: What is discounting in real estate and can I really bag a bargain? For vendors, setting the right asking price is a hard task, ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 27, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. RBS to pay $44 million to settle US charges it defrauded customers RBS' improper activity was conducted mainly in Stamford, Connecticut, through the bank's U.S. asset-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities... Clare Wainwright ended up with $25 million in her NAB account after St George approved the funds When NAB accidentally pays out your entire mortgage, and gives you an ... if I was allowed to use it, I'd pay off m...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 26, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Treasury warns of housing dangers A lot of people forget that house prices have gone down, Mr Fraser said. ... The RBA also warned mortgage buffers where households were well... NZ plans to ban on foreign home buyers The rise in New Zealand house prices over recent years has been fuelled by strong immigration, low interest rates and limited housing supplies. Mystery multi million-dollar deal sets a new benchmark for Brisban...
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