Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Frankston South: Once a suburb we tended to forget, today it’s come into its own
Not too long ago, greater Frankston was the bayside suburb that Melbourne tended to forget. An afterthought on the Nepean Highway as it snaked away from Mordialloc and Aspendale, this gateway to the Mornington Peninsula has now come into its own; no part more so than Frankston South….
- It’s a baby boom: Melbourne suburbs attracting thousands of new families
Young families in their thousands are flocking to a handful of suburbs in Melbourne, leading to an explosion in the under-18 population in some neighbourhoods.
Cranbourne East has seen the biggest influxof school-aged children in the past five years, recording a 250 per cent increase, according to most recentcensus data.
In 2011, the numberof residents aged between 5and 17 was fewer than 1500. Now, thathead count sits above5000.
- Why Kangaroo Valley is Australia’s inland answer to Byron Bay
- As Lady Mary Fairfax’s family mourns, Sydney’s agents circle Fairwater
Lady MaryFairfaxs death was still making headlines across the country this weekwhen prestige agents started toaskif it was too soon to doorknock the family home….
- Should you stay (and renovate) or sell and move?
AS median house prices continue to rise, Adelaide is emerging as a sellers’ market but is listing your less-than dream home necessarily the right…
- Why the next rate hike is such a big deal
Increasing the cash rate by 2 per cent would take mortgage service … what it might do to house prices and bank bad and doubtful debt provisions, and…
- Get ready for higher rates, warns Reserve Bank chief
This week global ratings agency Moody’s said late mortgage payments had hit a … Mike Felton, chief executive of the Mortgage Finance Association of … to be vigilant about house prices and borrowers’ capacity to repay loans.
- Property investment looking shaky amid rental income squeeze
RENT increases are failing to keep pace with rising house prices, piling extra pressure onto the nation’s two million-plus property investors.
- ASIC bans property spruiker
The banned director breached general credit licensee conduct obligations, made false statements to ASIC and more