Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 17, 2016

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

  • Perth house prices take a cut, but land sales surge
    House prices have taken a cut in Perth, with the March median falling 3.7 per cent to $520,000. The latest stats from the Real Estate Institute of WA…
  • Perth house prices take a cut, but land sales surge
    House prices have taken a cut in Perth, with the March median falling 3.7 per cent to $520,000.
    The latest stats from the Real Estate Institute of WA show Perths median house price fell $20,000 from the revised December 2015 median of $540,000.
    But land sales in Perth and house sales in regional WA are bucking the trend. There is a surge in demand for smaller lots in Perthand regional median house prices are up 3.8 per cent for the year.
    Domains chief …
  • Epping tops hot property list
    Epping has been named as one of Melbourne’s top growth suburbs after median house prices rose almost 11 per cent in the first three months of the…
  • Could interest rates drop to zero?
    Of course for most areas of Australia, since that higher rate, house prices have risen and the $500,000 loan doesn’t buy what it did, however this is part…
  • Brokerage develops 'smarter' mortgage calculator
    An ASX-listed mortgage brokerage has developed a smarter online mortgage calculator, which doubles as a comparison tool
  • Chinese interest in Aussie property up 87% in a year
    Property purchase enquiries from Chinese buyers increased by 87% in 2015
  • Industry must unite to combat fraud: FBAA
    Mortgage fraud involving foreign investors is not a systemic problem in the mortgage broking industry, but the industry must unite to combat fraudulent brokers

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