Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 18, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Where to live when you’ve sold your home and haven’t found a new home yet Selling and buying property is a juggling act. When the real estate market isnt booming and youre wishing to upsize, the choices can be few and far between. Many people sell their house before buying so they know how much money they have. Then they wonder where they should live while they look for a place to buy. They really do stress about that, says N...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 17, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Proposed Brunswick apartment tower could overshadow elderly neighbour’s solar panels, making them less effective An elderly Brunswick residents solar panels are set to be overshadowed by a proposed 10-storey apartment development next door, which she says will make them less effective. But the resident is left with little recourse to challenge the developer because the state planning tribunalearlier this year ruled the oversh...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 16, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Block: Two ground floor empty shell apartments for sale in The Gatwick, St Kilda For keen renovators searching for their own Block-style challenge without the television cameras two opportunities have popped up. Two empty shell apartments in the Gatwick Hotel,the site of the 2018 series of The Block, have hit the market. Both stripped two-bedroom units are on the ground floor and for sale with proposed floor plans. The ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 15, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Lake-side escapes and highlands chic: 5 spectacular homes for sale from the coast to the country Looking to make a break from the city? Weve tracked down some of the most enticing homes outside of Sydney, perfect for a weekend break or a permanent change of pace. Bowral 25-27 Merrigang Street, Bowral NSW. Photo: Supplied Its little w... Screen star: the terrace house from ABC’s Total Control has hit the market in Darlinghurs...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 14, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Check out these affordable suburbs for first-home buyers Low mortgage rates, more accessible access to credit, and the cheaper prices are making the housing market more accessible to first-home buyers. US household debt rises in the third quarter, boosted by mortgage borrowing and student loans Increased mortgage borrowing was likely driven by homeowners taking advantage of a low-interest rate environment, New York Fed resea...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 13, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Healthcare boss buys real estate kingpin John McGrath’s Walsh Bay pad for $8.65m Healthcare boss Jayne Shaw has emerged as the $8.65 million buyer of real estate kingpin John McGraths Walsh Bay penthouse. Shaws purchase of the split-level apartment at the northern end of the Pier comes just four months after she set an inner-west record when she sold her Birchgrove waterfront home for $14.25 million to property investor and d...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 12, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Smartbank launches first of its kind home loans Offered exclusively through brokers, the entirely digital offering gives consumers best of both worlds The Gold Coast suburbs posting double-digit price growth The Gold Coast property market has seen impressive sales booms in some suburbs while prices have fallen in Brisbane, new data has shown. House prices have grown 6.8 per cent in the Gold Coast hinterland over the past yea...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 11, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Building more roads won’t solve congestion in Australian cities: report City-dwelling Australians need to end their love affair with private cars and stop building new roads to beat congestion, a new report has found. It also downplays the idea of building new roads or expanding existing infrastructure, because new road construction signals to drivers that commuting will be easier so more road users fill the newly created spa...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 10, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Cate Blanchett set to sell secret Hawkesbury River hideaway for $1.6 million Three years after Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton farewelled Sydney and their landmark Hunters Hill home they are set to put their weekend retreat on the Hawkesbury River on the market. TheHollywood A-lister bought the boat-access-only property in 2014 for $1.495 million from Fortescue Metals chief executive Elizabeth Gaines as a seclude...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 9, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Major disruption facing Airbnb could change the platform as we know it Airbnb, the great global holiday rental disruptor, is itself facing major disruption as it moves towards a $50 billion international stock market float.... Banks' new customers reap 1.5pc home loan discounts New customers getting a home loan with a bank are reaping a massive ... Very few borrowers actually pay mortgage rates as high as the standard.....
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 8, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The sprawling family home that used to be a school house, plus five more country abodes for sale A historic estate with past lives, a secluded retreat with its own golf course, and a weatherboard cottage in the southern highlands that looks as though it was plucked from a storybook. Those are some of the coastal and country properties being featured this week as we highlight six of our favourite regional listings on the marke...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 7, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ‘It was crying out to be rescued’: Beautifully renovated historic Blue Mountains guesthouse for sale for $2 million When Matthew Brown bought a rundown heritage home in the Blue Mountains, he didnt expect to start running a guesthouse. With the experience of renovating a few older terrace-style homes in inner Sydney, he was looking for a renovation project. But soon he was running the eight-room boutique accommodation spot in...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 6, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. F45’s Rob Deutsch and Adam Gilchrist: a duo expanding their property empires Rob Deutsch was best known as an equities trader when at the age of 27 he bought his first home, a one-bedroom apartment set a block back from the beach at Bondi for $600,000.... ‘Bittersweet’: Leaving fast-gentrifying Redfern after 15 years as a local When Richard Graham bought a house in Redfern in 2004, John Howard was still prime minister, the R...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 5, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Australia’s cheapest and most expensive suburbs for buying a house Cashed-up home-buyers looking for the most expensive suburb in Australia should be heading to Vaucluse in Sydney, while those looking for the ultimate bargain should head to Elizabeth Downs near Adelaide. These are the suburbs with the most expensive and most affordable house price medians close to a capital city, new Domain data shows. Sydneys uber-exclusive ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 4, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Investors from interstate, overseas swoop on weak Perth property market While Perths property market remains weak, investors are swooping in to take advantage of the citys downward trend. Lower prices and record low interest rates are offering the perfect storm of opportunity for buyers, according toRealmark real estate agent Daniel Sharp. The Western Australian capital recorded a 2.4 per cent fall in median house prices over...
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