Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Shopping centre redevelopments are putting suburbs back on the map
Glen Waverley,Doncasterand Chadstoneall have one thing in common:their impressivehouse price growth wasfuelled by majorshopping centre renovations.
And now, homeowners inMaribyrnong could be set to enjoy the same fate, with apotential upgrade ofHighpoint shopping centre on the cards.
Initial plans highlight a possible expansion on the east side of Highpoint by about 30,000 square metres; to add a Coles super…
- Bendigo shrugs off loan fears
To assist growth, Bendigo last month snapped up a $1.4bn home loan … mortgage discounts they were offering and demand from farmers improved.
- Meet the Australians living in ‘intentional communities’
- will we get a health care card if we lose our part pension?
The money saved on mortgage payments could be paid to super instead once the home loan is paid off. I am strongly opposed to superannuation…
- Ending negative gearing is not housing cure-all
Since the global financial crisis, house prices in Sydney have jumped by … to put together a big enough down payment or afford the mortgage repayments. … The bigger worry may be that, as with the apartment boom, house prices…
- Truth about overseas buyers
Researchers from Swinburne University of Technology found that mortgage defaults were lower in societies where the culture was to save more and…
- Survey reveals lack of stock number one issue for buyers
A survey of Australias buyers agents has revealed a lack of good quality, established property is the number one issue facing todays homebuyers
- Asian home buyers less likely to default on their mortgage: study
People from cultural backgrounds where getting financial assistance from families is the norm are less likely to default on their mortgages, new research shows
- Mortgage default rates expected to rise
New financial analysis suggests that more residential mortgages are likely to go into arrears in the next year and a half
- Gen Y advised to hold off buying property
With the smashed avocado debate raging on, one analyst has suggested young buyers should wait before purchasing a home