Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 11, 2016

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

  • Australia’s best holiday homes of 2016 revealed
    Ten holiday homes have been named Australias finest at the Stayz 2016 Holiday Rental Awards.
    The winners were picked from 40,000 registered holiday homes, spanning luxury estates, value deals, romantic escapes and family getaways.
    Each category was judged on photographs, guest reviews, descriptions and overall suitability for its chosen group.
    Stayz regional director Anton Stanish said the awards aimed to insp…
  • A guide to the people you see at every auction
    If youre walking down a suburban street on a weekend, you may spot a large group of people standing outside a property, with another person standing in front of them yelling out stuff in which case, youve probably stumbled across a domestic hostage situation, there are terrified homeowners trapped inside, and the yelly person is a deranged maniac, possibly armed. But if the deranged yelly maniac is wearing a nice suit or quality blazer, then theres a chance that…
  • ASIC warns non-bank lenders over misleading offset accounts
    The corporate regulator has warned non-bank lenders about their marketing of mortgage offset products, saying consumers could be misled in…
  • You must own a home by this age: study
    Another reason to buy before the age of 45 is that it becomes harder to continue to service a mortgage into retirement, Dr Sharam said.
  • Property investors snub Sydney for Brisbane real estate
    Property investors snub Sydney for Brisbane real estate … a mortgage with a low interest rate, or to refinance to a cheaper home loan, visit Mozo’s hub…
  • Eight tips for investing in property
    For those who know the pecking order when things go wrong with a development, senior debt is arguably the safest if it is a first-ranking mortgage and…
  • Colour blocking can make a splash
    As the flowers continue to bloom, so too should your property’s walls, highlighting features and creating an impact in a room.
  • READER Q&A: John Lindeman Vs Ben Kingsley
    In the November 2016 issue of Australian Property Investor magazine we asked Property Investment Professionals of Australia chairman Ben Kingsley, and researcher and property educator John Lindeman to share their views on which offers the better advantages.
  • Mortgage fraud rampant among broker clients
    A new study has unveiled some disturbing trends for mortgage holders especially amongst those using brokers
  • Report warns of “dangerous” black market housing schemes
    Vendor finance and rent-to-buy schemes are preying on vulnerable Australians locked out of the mortgage market