Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 18, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. RBA data points to commercial property investment boom Commercial yields likely to outstrip residential in 2020 as unemployment rate is driven lower Lender crafts new loan for first home buyers With an LVR of 95%, the new offering caters to borrowers struggling to save a deposit Lender launches SME resource for brokers Initiative helps brokers who know why to diversify understand the how of thriving in the new sector Ready...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 17, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. New research into Sydney medians above and below $1 million reveals stark east-west divide A comparison of suburbs with house price medians above and below $1 million reveals a pronounced divide between Sydneys east and west.... Mapping the market: Which Sydney suburbs fall above or below the million-dollar price tag? Sydneys median house price hit the million-dollar mark back in 2015. And despite a two-year property market ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 16, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why it's time to take advantage of Western Australia's housing market Western Australia appears to hold countless opportunities for homebuyers and property investors due to the significant improvement in its home-loan... Aussies are borrowing with smaller mortgage deposits Borrowers typically need at least a 20% deposit to qualify for a mortgage. ... Porter said that the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme by the federa...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 15, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Canberra real estate agents recognised at 2019 REIACT awards for excellence Real estate agents from across Canberra were celebrated on Saturday night at the annual Real Estate Institute of the ACTs Awards For Excellence. Thirty awards were handed out on the night which recognised agents and property managers from across residential and commercial sales. Local franchise Independent took home the most awards, winning seven gong...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 14, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Regional Sales Activity Shows Annual Sales Activity Down Across All Regions Wide Bay in Queensland bucked the trend, with house prices increasing by 2.0 per cent and unit prices by 4.9 per cent to achieve a median value of... Melbourne upgraders warned to get in quick as housing market turns The window for Melbourne home owners to upgrade to a better property at a discounted price is closing fast as the once-weak market star...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 13, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Waterfront home hits the market in one of Manly’s most tightly-held streets with $8m guide In the past 10 years, only two houses have changed hands in exclusive Oyama Avenue and its little wonder. Oyama Avenue and its little wonder. Offering a quiet enclave, yet positioned only a few minutes walk from Manlys restaurant strip and ferry wharf, most of the properties claim harbour views, though perhaps none quite so impressive a...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 12, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The housing trend the RBA has on watch If acceleration in value growth holds, additional credit policy levers likely to be pulled Radio host Neil Mitchell and wife Selina sell Melbourne house for $2.76 million Veteran Melbourne broadcaster Neil Mitchell has sold his family home of four decades in leafy Malvern East. The long-time 3AW Morningshost and his wife Selina fetched $2.76 million for the home earlier this year, publi...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 11, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. New smartbank app officially launches The smartbank processed its first mortgage back in July for a staff member and launch an official mortgage product in the coming months. As a lender... Why investors shouldn't worry about Trump's mortgage reform plan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and HUD Secretary Ben Carson are facing questions from the Senate on Tuesday over the Trump administration's... Walk this way: W...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 10, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Five mortgage strategies that can grow your wealth Most borrowers would understand that getting a low interest rate can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars over your lifetime. What is not understood is how an effective mortgage strategy can actually makeyou hundreds of thousands of dollars over the same period. Borrowers dont need to consult an expert to find a low rate. The only skill required is being able to use a se...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 8, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. To buy or not to buy? Australian housing prices set to shift RELATED: Australian house prices increased by 0.8% in August ... If buyers are excited, numerous and ready to borrow, house prices will likely rise. ... The cuts have already translated into much lower mortgage interest rates. ... (By the way, if you already have a home loan, please ring the bank and get... Mortgage brokers need to lift their game and improve servi...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 7, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. F45 co-founder Adam Gilchrist circles Lennox Head pad to complete a $6.8m property play Endodontist Syd Bader has regarded his beachfront apartment at Lennox Head as a home away from home since he bought it in 2004 for $622,500 when his second of three sons was just a baby. It was more than just a holiday home given it soon became a regular base to stay when he attends his local dental clinic, visit his farm and see his fathe...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 6, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Kerryn Phelps sells Southern Highlands holiday home for $3.5m The former independent MP for Wentworth, Kerryn Phelps, and her partner, Jackie Stricker-Phelps, have sold their Southern Highlands getaway for what sources say is double the $1.525 million they paid for it just four years ago. The two-hectare property in Bowral at the foothills of Milton Park was listed in May for $4 million just days after the high-profile medico...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 5, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Paul Keating, Peta Credlin and Liberty Sanger among buyers in East Melbourne apartment ‘tower of power’ Former prime minister Paul Keating, political commentator Peta Credlin and high-profile lawyer Liberty Sanger have been revealed as buyers in a new East Melbourne luxury apartment building. Set to become a new tower of power, The Eastbourne on the edge of the Fitzroy Gardens will be home to a whos who of the city. As well a...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 4, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Your Domain: Co-host Chris Kohler talks home ownership, the market and smashed avocado Almost three years ago, smashed avocado and home ownership became inextricably linked. A piece inThe Australianby columnist Bernard Salt, in which he suggested young people could better save for a deposit if they stopped buying smashed avocado on toast for breakfast,kicked off a national debate around housing affordability, and the smashed ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 3, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Rate watch: Check out what's new with HSBC's home loans HSBC Australia announced its partnership with online home-loan platform Lendi, expanding its mortgage broking network as it launched its new... Lender unveils spring home loan campaign Lender unveils spring home loan campaign ... Virgin Money's loans are offered through over 3,500 mortgage brokers, as well as over the phone for... Lender unveils spring home l...
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