Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Decor items that instantly cheapen a home for sale
Few real estate agents (and house hunters) can argue the impact a well-styled home has on boosting a propertys value.
While not every seller has the budget to hire a professional stylist, removing just a few dated items can sometimes make all the difference.
Director of The Real Estate Stylist Sara Chamberlain reveals common home items to ditch when styling for sale.
- Iconic Straddie property for sale for the first time in more than 30 years
Calling all sea changersaStraddieicon that has been in the same family for nearly 50 years isup for sale.
After 31 years running the well known and much-loved localstore at North Stradbroke Island, Jennie and John Truman are selling theproperty that has given them a lifetime of memories in a world renowned location.
Listed for sale at$3,495,000, the Trumans home boasts unobstructed views overlooking Fren…
- Extreme commuting: Taking two hours or more to get to work
In 1492, after an arduous voyage aboard Columbuss vessel the Santa Mara, Rodrigo de Triana, a lookout, bellowed, Tierra!
This is pretty much how Corey Ferrell, a commuter, sometimes feels upon docking at his Manhattan office following a heroic three-and-a-half-hour, one-way commute by bicycle, two trains, and on foot from Oxford, Connecticut.
About 180 miles to the west, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Scott Ubert, a corporate chef in Man…
- Australia's capital cities – rising or declining?
Domain Group have released their Domain Metro State of the Market Report, which reveals that median house prices mostly rose over the June…
- Macleod woman to pay off house, travel, after winning TattsLotto
A MACLEOD woman will pay off her mortgage and jump on a plane to Hawaii after winning $329,266 in Saturday’s division one TattsLotto draw.
- Q+A with Peter Switzer
A mortgage offset account can be a saving or transaction account linked to a home loan. The balance in your account is offset daily against your loan…
- Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998: Approval of Netting Arrangement
At its 19 August 2016 meeting, the Payments System Board determined that each multilateral netting arrangement contained in the eftpos Scheme Rules and the eftpos Technical, Operational and Security Rules is to be ‘approved multilateral netting arrangements’ under the Payment Systems and Netting Act 1998.
- Australian house prices have steadied, and auction clearance rates are climbing back
Australian capital city house prices steadied last week after strong gains earlier in the month, according to data released by CoreLogic today.
- AFP arrests director linked to $2.5m loan scandal
The individual ran a scheme used by a former Westpac home loan manager who encouraged unsuitable investor loans
- Former property consultant facing pay allegations
The ex-director of an advisory firm aimed at first home buyers has been accused of failing to pay commissions to his staff
- PM bets on compassionate banks as rates rise
The Prime Minister has also urged consumers to be more prudent and avoid over-committing themselves with excessive loans