Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 7, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Artist David Bromley to sell eclectic Hepburn Springs retreat An important piece of advice agents give vendors about presenting their house for open for inspections is, remove all autobiographical and personality pieces (photographs etc) and minimise clutter. Yet this is exactly what you hope artist David Bromley and his wife Yuge havent done in marketing their rambling Hepburn Springs country home near Daylesford. You want t...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 6, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Buyers left confused as auction reserves are set higher than advertised price guides It is the question on everybodys mind at an auction: what is the reserve price? Or, inother words, isthe property on the market yet? And the answer may come as a surprise to some. The reserve can be whatever the vendor decides on the morning of the auction regardless of the indicative price range that prospective buyers have been given. Hope...
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Get The Best Deal: 4 Smart Ways to Prepare the House for Appraisal

When you’re getting ready to sell an investment as large as your home, it’s only natural to want to get the best deal possible. Before you get your home appraised, there are a few things you can do to improve your potential outcome. It’s easy to undervalue a home with a lot of potential if that potential hasn’t been realized. If you have a list of things you’ve been meaning to do around your property, now might be the right time to get that list out and start checking some stuff off. 1. Revi...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 5, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Key life-events are occurring much later in life Whereas a decade ago more Australians aged 30-34 had a home loan than were renting, now 42% of 30-34yr olds are renting, up significantly since... 'Risks magnified' when investors use equity loans to buy multiple properties More than half of all property investors are using equity in their homes or other ... these investor loans are interest-only and when house price...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 4, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Bank crackdown keeps house prices in check as Sydney slows However, this approach still leaves mortgage rates at their lowest level since the 1960s and highly stimulatory. The major banks suspect that the gap... Two full-time jobs now needed to service a mortgage on a typical Sydney home Sydney's housing crisis has reached an alarming new threshold with a key measure revealing it now takes more than two average full-time wag...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 3, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Sunset clawback: Families push for better protection against developers cancelling contracts Seven months pregnant, Kate OSullivanwas getting ready to take maternity leave to give birth to her first child. The 28-year-old was also getting ready to move into a three-bedroom house in Lilydale she and her husband, Liam,had bought off-the-plan. It was their first home, and where they planned to start their family. So it came as a...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 2, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Hotelier Rod Salmon sells Drummoyne mansion for $12 million Inner West record Hotelier andrace car driver Rod Salmon has sold his waterfront mansion in Drummoyne for more than $12 million, setting an all-time new high for the inner west. The three-level residence set at the end of Wrights Point was expected to hit the market in time for the start of the spring this weekend, but after being quietly shopped around in recent wee...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 1, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Design Files: A ‘way out idea’ becomes a distinctive architectural landmark Who: The McCraith House Where: Dromana, Vic. What: Mid-century marvel The McCraith House on Victorias Mornington Peninsula is one of the areas most distinctive architectural landmarks, affectionately known by locals as the Butterfly House. It was commissioned by Gerald and Nell McCraith and designed by modernist masters Chancellor and Patrick in 1...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 31, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Can home loans be approved in 22 minutes? South Australia-based fintech firm Tic:Toc recently launched the world's first complete online home loan platform. It will be the first online home loan... Microhouse in rooftop air duct posed as solution to housing unaffordability in London In the worlds most unaffordable cities, architects are coming up with creative ideas for cheaper housing, but has the situation become so dire t...
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5 Ways to Make Some Additional Money to Pay off The Mortgage Faster

When you’re ready to knock down that mortgage debt (or at least pay off enough to make refinancing worthwhile), you’re going to need a little extra money to accomplish your goal. Unless you’re in line for a big promotion or a more lucrative career change, you might need to be a little creative in how you come up with that money. If you don’t have time to take up a second job, try some novel moneymaking methods that require a little less commitment. 1. Become a Freelancer Can you write, p...
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The Advantages Of Using Mortgage Brokers

Obtaining the services from home loan specialists is undoubtedly a great choice. There are lots of first-time home buyers who would like to hire Home Loan Brokers Sydney as well as their services so they can obtain the best loan rates as well as terms. It is important behind this thought is the fact that people used to have a shorter period to invest for inquiring regarding different home loans provided by various banks and finance institutions. The loan terms and also the costs can differ in on...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 30, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. US consumer confidence hits five-month high; house prices rise "Tight market conditions will drive house prices higher over the remainder of the year, although cautious appraisals and tougher mortgage lending... Homeowner's lawsuit says Wells Fargo charged improper mortgage fees NEW YORK (Reuters) - A homeowner has filed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing Wells Fargo Co WFC.N of improperly charging... Don’t spen...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 29, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. A nice spot for a ‘Lemonade’ stand: Jay-Z and Beyonce buy a $110 million LA mansion The will they or wont they debate is over: Jay-Z and Beyonce have finally bought a home in L.A. The rapper/hip-hop magnate and his superstar wife have bought a modern mansion in Bel-Air, according to sources not authorised to comment publicly on the deal. The purchase price was $US88 million ($110 million), public records show, among the most ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 28, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Doctor Doctor star Nicole da Silva waited until the last minute to bid on her first home The actor spent a year looking before entering the property market. What is your strongest memory of your childhood home? We lived in a townhouse growing up and the communal driveway became the playground for all the local kids. Handball, bike riding, adventuring and playing soccer; wed all stay out until we were called back in at dusk f...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 27, 2017

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Organise finance early this spring property season Approval times for home loan applications could blow out from four weeks to six weeks, says Vincent Turner, the chief executive of mortgage broker,... Financial abuse of elderly parents on the rise as housing becomes more unaffordable Parents are increasingly being bullied into downsizing prematurely and even threatened with not being able to see their grandchildren if they ...
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