Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership June 24, 2017

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

  • Sydney prices to jump ‘overnight’ as first-home incentives kick in: experts
    Property prices in affordable areas are expected to jump overnight on the back of changes to first-home buyer stamp duty concessions starting in July, experts say.
    Strategic vendors in these locations are holding off accepting offers until next month to take advantage of the expected surge in demand.
    First-home buyers in NSW are set to save up to $24,740 with<a href="…
  • Not in their interest: The home loan borrowers that have been left out to dry
    There is a hidden and worrying risk lurking for a particular set of mortgage … Hitting the heartland: The overall effect of the latest round of home loan … those that have interest-only loans as wealthy property investors, the fact is that…
  • Olympian Matt Shirvington makes a speedy $7.5 million purchase of a Mosman house
    Sprinter-turned-Fox Sports presenter Matt Shirvington and his author wife Jessica have made a handsome up-grade in Mosman, buying a seven-bedroom mansion for about $7.5 million….
  • Title Deeds: siren sounding for ex-Tiger in Yarraville
    Former Tigers ruckman Angus Graham is taking a punt on a new life on the surf coast.
    Graham played 48 games with the Richmond team between 2007 and 2012, before bouncing on to Adelaide and leaving the AFL for the Essendon District Football League in 2015.
    However with his carpentry business booming because of work commitments in and around Torquay, Graham has decided to lob his Yarraville townhouse at <a href="…
  • Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway rescues Canada's Home Capital
    Warren Buffett’s rescue of struggling Canadian mortgage lender Home Capital is his latest move to secure generous returns in exchange for backing…
  • Lower interest rates reducing mortgage stress
    New results from Roy Morgan’s mortgage stress data show that in the three months to April 2017, 16.8% or 666,000 mortgage holders can be…
  • NAB the third major bank to move on home loan rates
    NAB has raised the standard variable interest rates attached to its interest only mortgages by 35 basis points, a move that will kick in for affected…