Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 28, 2016

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

  • Right royal city listing as developer Prince Bhalla offers Punch Lane apartment

    IT entrepreneurPrince Bhallais offloading a family-sized home in the fashionable laneway some say kick-started the concept of CBD living in the 1980s.
    Punch Lane didnt do this by offering flats. Most of its dwellings, such as No.21, which was listed this week by Kay Burtons Sarah Case, are private dwellingson individual land plots, with a driveway beside a front-door …

  • Getting attached to the semi-detached
    With little maintenance compared with a house,none of the levies that come with townhouses, and a greater feeling of openness than a terrace, semis are finally coming into their own.
    There was a time when a semi-detached house wasnt so much the bridesmaid at thewedding as the drunk old uncle in the corner everyone would avoid.
    But today, with freestanding houses beyond the budget of many, and others notwanting to live in terraces or strata-titled apartme…
  • Price your way into the housing market with a new home
    House prices are driven by supply and demand and both have worked together over … to push up the cost of land and subsequently, house prices, Peter says. … to avoid rent or mortgage payments double-ups, and deposit-saving initiatives, …. Compare home loan rates from as low as 3.74% p.a now…
  • Is now the time to refinance?
    MILLIONS of existing home loan customers looking to nab the best deals possible by … Refinancing a variable loan can be a significant money-saving exercise but it all depends on the size of your mortgage and the costs involved.
  • Is now the time to refinance?
    MILLIONS of existing home loan customers looking to nab the best deals possible by … refinance a variable rate loan fees do apply including mortgage discharge fees, application and legal fees and the deregistration of a mortgage.
  • The cost of refinancing your home loan
    Refinancing a variable loan can be a significant money-saving exercise but it all depends on the size of your mortgage and the costs involved.
  • 5 tips to pay off your mortgage sooner
    Every Australian family wants to pay off their mortgage sooner. Do they actually do it?
  • MFAA defends brokers against Fairfax, again
    The MFAA has called out the AFR after it claimed standards in the mortgage broking industry continue to lag behind other sectors
  • Non-major joins fixed rate cutting frenzy
    Another non-major lender has reduced its two-year fixed rate home loan below 4%

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