Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Retail therapy or luxury overnight stay? Both, in this Fitzroy Airbnb
It is absolutely in character that Melbourne architect Ben Edwards would create a shop so different youll wonder if you are experiencing retail therapy or a luxurious overnight stay in a naff little rental in the funkiest part of gritty-interesting Fitzroy.
The reality is that you will experience both simultaneously.
Having bought a tiny one bedroom flat down the road from the Edwards Moore studio he shares with design partner Juliette Moore,Edwards did his usual la…
- The suburbs where almost every home is an investment property: report
In some suburbs across Australia almost all the homes are investment properties, including some of Sydney and Melbournes inner-most property hotspots,new research shows.
Across the countrysome 2.6 million homes are owned by investors,CoreLogicsProfile of the Australian residential property investorreport found.
When cross-referencing property records for indicators, including rental advertisements and the owners address…
- Your weight influences where you choose to live, researchers claim
A study has found overweight women move out of skinny suburbs.
The scales tip towards choosing a neighbourhood that is less walkable if you are obese, according to US academics.
The controversial study, published in the International Journal of Obesity, points to body size influencing where you choose to live.
Researchers found food and exercise preferences were a key driver in selecting a shift to a suburb, and less pedestrian-friendly neighbourhoo…
- Some electorates have seen house prices boom while others have seen them fizzle
Before Australia heads to the polls in less than two weeks time, let’s look at the country’s best and worst performing electorates. Picture: Kristi Miller.
- Pre-plan your finances before you go house shopping
Home loan interest rates are at historically low levels, with a number of … By using a mortgage planner or finance broker you get a range of options,…
- Why Labor's negative gearing policy might be bad for everyone: Part 1
In the lead-up to the federal election, now is a good time to explore the effects that Labor’s stated policies could have on property investors and beyond…
- Here's where HSBC sees Australian house prices heading in 2016-17
Prudential oversight of bank lending has stepped up significantly since late 2014, when the authority asked banks to slow growth in their mortgage…
- Beware of 'sensationalised' commentary surrounding ASIC review
One mortgage industry veteran has labelled recent comparisons with the UK mortgage market incredibly misleading