Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 13, 2016

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

  • Melbourne’s fastest selling suburbs for houses and apartments
    Melbournes lower-profile suburbs are now high on buyers wish lists, selling three times faster than the rest of the city.
    Most houses sell privately in Frankston North, but local agents say properties there are generating so much interest that it is now ready to embrace the auction culture.
    Outer suburbs including Croydon South, Kilsyth and Bonbeach are also more in demand as buyers continue to be priced further out from the city.
    Houses in Frankston North t…
  • Townhouses in demand despite housing activity taking a tumble
    Housing market activity may have taken a slide but townhouses are becoming a popular choice. Buyers have snapped up 854 townhouses during the first ten months of the year, an increase of 4.4 per cent compared to the same period the year prior.
    Townhouse sales may have improved but the demand for detached houses dropped by 3.6 per cent over the comparable period. Houses are by far the largest sector of the sales market however buyer tendencies appear to be changing.
    A risin…
  • 'More significant than Brexit'
    … has a strong and broad Chinese client base and launched Australia’s first Chinese language mortgage comparison website,…
  • Shock election of Donald Trump could drive up demand for Aussie houses
    It is probably more significant than Brexit, Mr Oliver said. And it could push up house prices. The problem is that anything that adds to demand in an…
  • Geelong house prices ease – but Surf Coast up
    Geelong house prices eased marginally over the September quarter with results similar those recorded over the previous June quarter. Although…
  • Wall St home loan too costly
    When her real estate business failed in 2005, Ms James took on a loan with Pepper Financial Services to pay her debts and her mortgage. . She had…