Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 1, 2018

Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.

  • APRA data shows slight home loan increase
    APRA data shows slight home loan increase … Home loan balances expanded by 0.5% to $1.6 trillion, boosted by owner-occupation loan growth (up 0.59% to $1.045 trillion) and investment lending growth (0.32% to $533 … Either we will see home prices start to lift, or mortgage momentum will sag.
  • Hobart's house prices grow 17.3 per cent over the year to December: Domain Group
    Hobart has been declared the unlikely star of Australia’s 2017 property market, charting a stellar 17.3 per cent growth rate in house prices, putting the usual mainland glitterati into the shade. Even Melbourne, the next strongest performer for the year to the end of December 2017, could manage only 11.3…
  • Perth house prices start to show signs of growth, new Domain Group report shows
    Perth house prices have slightly increased, with new data showing the property market is finally showing signs of growth after consecutive quarters of decline. According to Domain Group’s latest State of the Market report, released on Thursday, Perth’s median house price grew 0.5 per cent to $557,567…
  • Hobart’s house prices grow 17.3 per cent over the year to December: Domain Group
    Hobart has been declared the unlikely star of Australias 2017 property market, charting a stellar 17.3 per cent growth rate in house prices, putting the usual mainland glitterati into the shade….
  • Unit prices rise across Melbourne despite oversupply concerns
    Melbournes median unit price has ticked over $500,000 as demand for apartments in middle to outer ring suburbs intensifies.
    Even in the CBD, a market many consider to be overheated, prices for apartments climbed 1.9 per cent over the December quarter, according to the Domain GroupsState of the Marketreport released on Thursday.
    It also showedthe south east region, which included Clayton, Oakleigh and Dandenong, had the highest unit price …
  • Melbourne median house price rises to $903,859 over December quarter: Domain Group report
    Melbourne house prices have hit another record high, with new figures showing the citys median has pushed past $900,000.
    Experts say thehousing market remains resilient and still has considerable momentumdespite warnings prices will cool in 2018.
    Melbournes median shot up3.2 per cent to $903,859 in the December quarter, according tothe Domain Groups latestState of the Marketreport, released on Thursday. Pric…
  • House prices fall in Sydney’s inner west, lower north shore and northern beaches
    Sydneys year-on-year house price growthhas stalledto a 15-month low as a triple whammy of lending restrictions, increased building supply and first-home buyer concessions sparked price falls in pockets of the city.
    The citys median house price increased by just half a per cent over the December quarter, to $1,179,519,according to the latest Domain Group House Price report.
    Meanwhile house prices in the inner west, lower north shore and northern be…
  • APRA data shows slight home loan increase
    The strong lending momentum may reflect the need to tighten lending standards
  • Major bank to tighten borrowing terms
    It will tighten appraisal of house values, borrowers’ ability to repay, and eligible visas for home loan applications

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