Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 1, 2016

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

  • Lower north shore in uncharted territory as auction clearance rates soar
    Buyers desperate to get their hands on the few homes available this spring have pushed auction clearance rates higher across the city in October, but there is one particular part of Sydney where competition is fiercer than ever.
    Staggeringly, a near 9 out of 10 properties (88.7 per cent) on the lower north shore sold at auction over the month.
    Thats significantly higher than the citywide average clearance rate of 77.4 per cent, and 8 per cent higher than the neighbouring …
  • RBA tipped to hold as property investors load up on debt
    The Reserve Bank has disputed findings by housing research firm Corelogic that Sydney house prices leapt following the May rate move, but rival…
  • Online broker FindBroker aims to demolish housing bias
    Home loan comparison start-up FindBroker is looking to cater to … of the mortgage broker community: 2300 workers have signed up to the platform.
  • Overhaul of Red Hill home creates luxe living
    This lovely Red Hill property has just been treated to a luxe makeover. Though it was only rebuilt in 1999, every aspect of the home has been given the overhaul.
    The house features an attractive, yet understated facade with a wide pivot door entry opening up to warm hickory floors that flow throughout the open-plan living spaces.
    A stunning chefs kitchen is ideally positioned for entertaining, set between the indoor and outdoor living spaces.
    Top-of-the-line AEG ap…
  • Canberra property: light rail will be further boost for fast-growing Harrison
    Buyer activity may have slowed in Harrison but detached house prices forge ahead.
    The median house price sits just over $50,000 above the current median house price of $609,000 for Canberra and Greater Queanbeyan region. Prices rose by 5.8 per cent annually to reach a median sale price of $661,500 based on sales over the first nine months of the year.
    Prices are rising but demand took a slide of 7.6 per cent to 85 properties sold from January to the end of September. Houses acco…