Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Wollongong records biggest jump in house prices
UNLIKE in previous years, Sydney did not record the biggest jump in house prices over the past 12 months, that title went instead to a neighbouring…
- New neighbours with $25 million sought for Malcolm Turnbull’s Point Piper digs
Among the many off-market listings rumoured to be on offer in Point Piper, one of the worst kept secrets doing the rounds is the home of Ben and Tiffany Tilley set next door to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy….
- Strong spring forecast for Canberra property market following a standout winter
The Canberra property market has entered the busy spring season off the back of one of the strongest winters on record.
In contrast to what is typically a period of hibernation for the property market, this years winter saw more auctions than the 2016 season, a rise in auction clearance rates and higher asking prices for private treaty sales.
Domain chief economist Andrew Wilson said spring was likely to bring more good news for sellers.
- Four Seasons House sales, leases opposite Tuggeranong Hyperdome a ‘rare’ offer
Investors will love the possibility of expanding their portfolios with commercial units opposite Tuggeranongs Hyperdome.
CBREs Mark Nicholls says the multiple opportunities inside Four Seasons House on Greenways Anketell Street are unlikely to be repeated.
Chances to buy into commercial spaces in the town centre are extremely rare, he says.
Everything inside the Hyperdome is lease-only and the o…
- I’m about to retire – should I sell my Canberra house? Nicola Powell discusses
The decisions leading to retirement are swayed depending upon your personal situation and preference.
For some, the mere thought of moving kilometres away from grandchildren would be too hard emotionally. For others, reaping the benefits of equity growth coupled with a move to a more affordable location could leave spare cash to begin tackling your bucket list.
In reality, we are a nation living longer than ever before, which requires more money to fund retirement. In 1975, an e…
- First-home buyers wade back in as property investors shut out
“Given the environment that we are in high house prices, high household debt, low interest rates and subdued income growth that scrutiny won’t…
- Developers profit from build-to-rent properties
… permanent renters because of the high cost of home ownership, longer leases appear to provide more security. … the developers are trying to find ways to lure in a less informed group of wannabe property investors investors,…
- 'Bank of Mum and Dad' a huge help for Wollongong buyer
At the beginning of the year I didn’t even think it would be possible, so I went with my parents to a mortgage broker. Then I worked out that I could…