Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 16, 2016

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

  • Why some Southbank residents say Melbourne has the wrong impression of their suburb
    When Chriss Mannix fell pregnant with her first child in 2009, she and her husband looked at their St Kilda apartment and decided they needed something more family-friendly.
    So, naturally, they moved to Southbank.
    Known as one of the densest and tallest concrete pockets of Melbourne, Mrs Mannix says people recoil when she reveals she raises a family in the suburb.
    That happens all time, but its kind of funny, she says. But I like to joke with m…
  • Reserve Bank of Australia home rate a misnomer
    Demanding that the banks lock their mortgage rate into lock-step with the RBA’s official cash rate would make as much sense as tying it to AFL…
  • Brisbane suburbs where house prices have doubled
    If you bought in these suburbs 10 years ago youd be laughing all the way to the bank.
    In a decade, median house prices in South Brisbane, Newmarket and Wishart have more than doubled in value, according to Domain Group data.
    Others includingMacgregor, Cannon Hill, Northgate and Sunnybank fell just short of doubling in price.
    However, Propertyology managing director Simon Pressley said there was more to it than raw price growth.
    These are…
  • Brisbane suburbs where house prices have doubled
    A run down 1901 colonial Queenslander at Woolloongabba sells for almost $1 million but should “come back beautifully” with plenty of money and…