Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 25, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Brisbane’s best buys: The best properties for sale right now under $800k Weve scoured the best buys on the market in Brisbane right now, and they start at just $360,000. 9 Musgrave Terrace, Alderley 9 Musgrave Terrace, Alderley. Photo: Ray White Alde... Financial Markets Foundation for Children Provides Funding for New Chair in Neonatal Paediatrics Media Release Number 2019-10: The Financial Markets Foundation for Children (...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 24, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Falling demand for fixed rates Despite industry-wide reductions, consumers wary of locking in rates amidst unstable lending environment Falling demand for fixed rates The CEO of a mortgage broking firm has linked new data showing a decline in demand ... The home loan market is fiercely competitive at the moment. House price falls are slowing — what could this mean? Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane recorded no change in house...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 23, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Remaining majors respond to recent rate cuts ... home ownership dreams without having to compromise on their lifestyles. ... flyer points on eligible new applications for the Reward Me home loan. 5 Ways to Lower the Cost of Retirement Many seniors enter retirement on the hook for the same mortgage payments they were responsible for during their working years. But if you manage to... Properties in Melbourne’s inner city, out...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 22, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Escape to Stanley, Tasmania: ‘It’s just special. It’s not like anywhere else’ Its home to a selection of nationally recognised heritage buildings, such as the Stanley Museum and Joe Lyons Cottage, and it was once the base of theVan Diemens Land Company, but a spectacular natural feature dominates Stanleys skyline.... The ex-Melburnians aiming for self-sufficiency at their farm near Hanging Rock Bryans got through the fence a...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 20, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Queensland man's foolproof hack to saving $55K house deposit In the market? Find the right home loan to suit your lifestyle. After speaking with a mortgage broker, he was told the first step was to eliminate that debt,... Couple purchase home in repurposed Alexander and Albemarle buildings where they first met in the ’70s They met more than 40 years ago, now Jan and Rob Oldham are coming full circle and returning to whe...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 19, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The best homes for sale right now: seven Sydney properties to see this Saturday, April 20 Whether youre after a low key beach house or a classic inner city terrace, weve put together a property shortlist that is sure to suit. From inner west to east and along the coastline, here are seven of our favourite homes for sale right now. Annandale 270 Annandale Stree... Mountain surrounds and Tuscan villas: Five country homes perfe...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 18, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. How this building went from electrical substation to sleek urban bolthole This historical electrical substation may have been transformed into a sleek urban bolthole but it still plays a role in illuminating the surrounding streets, just as it did when it was first constructed. The brown brick building, located in a character-filled lane crammed with old factories and terrace houses in Darlinghurst in Sydneys inner east, glow...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 17, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home-loan activity slows, hits 5-year low The home-loan market is starting to feel the sting from the stricter lending ... "The value mortgage brokers deliver by facilitating a competitive lending... Housing downturn could send real estate agents to the brink: Jirsch Sutherland We've heard from industry insiders saying that the drop in house prices is being exacerbated by longer marketing periods, lower-commission... Mermai...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 16, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Two lenders cut home-loan fixed rates Two more lenders are joining the industry-wide trend of cutting home-loan ... Bluestone announced rate cuts for their fixed-rate mortgage products. Which suburbs are currently the most sought-after in Australia? The latest property outlook from Realestate.com.au revealed the 10 most desirable suburbs right now for Australians. The list comprises suburbs... Majority of Sydney homeowners ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 15, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Neobank partners with leading aggregator Digital bank's home loan products soon to be distributed by network of more than 1,200 brokers Fixed rates falling as predicted Smaller lenders move to stay competitive following last week's rate cuts at two majors Rents up in almost every regional town across the eastern seaboard: Domain data Capital city rents may be in the doldrums, but their regional counterparts across the easte...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 14, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why more families than ever are quitting Sydney and leaving for Brisbane Sydneysiders are looking to buy property in southeast Queensland more than anywhere else in Australia, new data shows. Exclusive research from Domain into out-of-area inquiries made by people living in Sydney has revealed that, last year, more than 50 per cent were looking at buying property in Queensland. Thats up 5 per cent on 2017 inquiries and, so fa...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 13, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Sydney suburbs where tenants are getting the best deal Sydney suburbs have seen rents fall by up to 15 per cent over the past year as the number of available rental properties hit an all-time high.... Labor’s Matt Thistlethwaite trades $1.6 million Matraville duplex for knock-down rebuild As federal MPs gear up for the looming May 18 election, Labors Matt Thistlethwaite has spent recent months reshuffling his own home ow...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 12, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Westpac Joins CBA With Cut To Fixed-Rate Mortgages There were no cuts to variable rate mortgages which make up the overwhelming bulk of home mortgage lending. In fact fixed rate principal and... Job growth gives silver lining to Australia's housing downturn — expert Presley believes economic influences are the most significant factors property investors take into consideration when looking at the market. He said... Sou...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 11, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Tool aids property regulation compliance Solution to benefit lenders and customers alike, despite changing property market Consumer CCR knowledge extremely low ... of brokers believe that comprehensive credit reporting (CCR) will have a significant influence on the mortgage decision process, an alarming 83% of... Major cuts rates A big four bank has announced changes across its fixed home loan rates for new customers. The c...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 10, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Marginal recovery in household lending February figures up following 2.3% fall in January, but overall market remains subdued Five optional upgrades to think twice about when renovating or building a new home If youre building a new home, it can be tempting to follow all the latest trends so that your house is a showcase for current colours, materials and technology. But before you splash cash on optional upgrades, think abo...
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