Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Home Capital investors spurn Buffett's plan to boost stake
Concerns over the potential dilution were alleviated by the vote, but analysts remain concerned about what impact tougher rules on mortgage lending…
- Another giant leap for small-scale living: Tiny house village mooted for Melbourne
A display site of tiny houses is set to open in Melbourneas interest in small-scale living continues to sweepthe country.
The Tiny House Village is slated for a vacant block of land on Punt Road, South Yarra.
It aims to be Australias firstone-stop shop for people interesting in micro-sized dwellings, and will feature eight sites for manufacturers to display their products.
A planning permit has been lodged with Stonnington Counci…
- Murder accused Lizzie Borden’s Massachusetts house for sale
It was the murder that sparked one of the most grotesque skipping-rope rhymes in history:
Lizzie Borden took an axe, and gave her mother 40 whacks.
When she saw what she had done, she gave her father 41.
The rhyme, set to music, is believed to have been coined by an anonymous writer looking to sell newspapers of the 1892 murder and subsequent trial.
Lizzie was accused of murdering her mother in her bedand then killing her father, who was sleepin…
- "Liar loans" on the rise
A survey of more than 900 home loan borrowers conducted by investment … occurrence of self-reported false information on their mortgage applications, … “While household debt levels, elevated house prices and subdued income…
- Wells Fargo CEO sees progress on expenses in second half
Third-quarter lending will be slowed by reduced activity in autos, commercial real estate and the runoff of its junior lien mortgage portfolio, Sloan said.