Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 20, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. As Sydney’s spring selling season looms, vendors become willing to accept early offers Dozens of homes in Sydney are selling before their scheduled auctions as listings ramp up for the peak spring selling season. In Balmain, where prices for certain types of properties have been treading water, a contemporary three-bedroom house at 29 College Street was due to go under the hammer on Saturday. But the corner-sited home with a ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 19, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Shane Watson makes $6.8 million return to Sydney’s eastern suburbs Former Test cricketer Shane Watson and his wifeLee have made a glamorous return to the high-end eastern suburbs property market ,snapping up a Bellevue Hill house for $6,825,000.... Vaucluse clocks up for house sale of more than $20 million for 2018 Sydneys trophy-home market shrank by one on Friday when the Palm Beach-style residenceof former Goldman Sachs d...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 18, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Muse in St Kilda Road will have Melbourne’s most expensive apartment, comes with $33,000 toilet A $33,000 toilet with a gold-plated remote is among the uber luxuries at Melbournes most expensive apartment. The penthouse at the yet-to-be-constructed St Kilda Road complex, The Muse, has hit the market with a colossal price tag of $45 million. Its sale will smash the previous national record set by the penthouse at Southbank...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 17, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. A space in the sun: How to style your outdoor area for the warmer months With the glory days of spring just weeks away, its time to start preparing for the home-entertaining season ahead. Interconnected indoor-outdoor spaces designed for entertaining are a signature of Australian homes. Unlike most dense cities around the world where these are non-existent or merely a place to hang washing, indoor-outdoor spaces are an expect...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 16, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Chinese property investors return to the market Property investment from overseas Chinese nationals up 10.2% to July What The Block contestants got wrong in the style-to-sell challenge It was the first Blockteam challenge of the season and it was bound to cause quite a frenzy. Given little more than six hours and some inspiration from The Block judges, the contestants were asked to style aSt Kilda home for sale. How did they...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 15, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Idyllic private island with 10-bedroom mansion off Connecticut sells for almost $29.6 million An idyllic private island off the coast of Connecticut sold for about $29.6 million on Monday, falling about $5 million short of the asking price. Rogers Island is one of the main landmarks on the Long Island Sound, according to New York Times Real Estate. This 7.5-hectare oasis is located off the coast of Branford, Connecticut and ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 14, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. A new Australian dream: Why Melbourne and Sydney need to be more like New York With Melbourne and Sydney expected to grow to the size of New York City by 2050, urbanists have warned Australias rapidly-growing capital cities face catastrophic failure unless they densify and start looking a lot more like the Big Apple.... Brisbane needs bravery, big bucks and big-boy pants COMMENT As yet another year of underwhelming property ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 13, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Block 2018 bathroom week reveal recap: The drama comes out in the wash Who wouldve thought a simple room a toilet, a tub, a shower head, a vanity, tiles and maybe some heating could cause so much drama? So. Much. Drama.... Financing hurdles front of mind at volatile Sydney auctions House hunters zeroed in on trophy locations on Saturday after the Sydney housing market got a boost from the Reserve Bank of Australia. The ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 12, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Postcodes: Watson, 2602 Watson is truly a hidden gem of Canberras Inner North.While nearby Dickson andOConnorattract the most attention, Watson is often overlooked but theres a strong sense that could change. In recent years, new additions to the local shops have regenerated the area and delighted foodies across Canberra. With an array of new developments slated for the suburb, Watson is definitely one to... Spring comes ear...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 11, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Campbell family to sell piece of 1950s’ Australiana, Oxalis Cottage, for $2 million Buyers on the home hunting trail this weekend might view the fairly humble houseat the end of a cul-de-sac in Greenwich as an entry point to the localmarket or even as a potential redevelopment job, butfor thelegions of Australians who readtheAustralian Womens Weekly and Sunday Telegraph from the mid-1950s through to the 1970s it will be bette...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 10, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The Design Files: Inside the colourful and vibrant home of artist Rachel Castle Who: Designer and artist Rachel Castle, husband Daz, and children Cleo (18) and Lucas (16). Where: Northbridge, NSW What: Cheerful renovated home The suburban Sydney home of designer and artist Rachel Castle has a vibrancy that almost bounces off the printed page. The space, says Castle, has evolved from the days when she loved too many things to ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 9, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why I’m slightly terrified but have decided to moonlight as a property manager Obviously, when a pilot makes an abruptly bumpy landing, I dont offer to have a go or suggest I could do better. Nor am I foolish enough to attempt to cut my own hair, even if my barber insists on making me look like Justin Bieber. So its hard to explain why, after many years of using professional letting agents, I decided Id be better at the job o...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 8, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Australian capitals fall in prestige property rankings as markets cool: Knight Frank Australias prestige property market has continued to slide down international growthrankings as domestic and international pressures take hold.... Striking clifftop house smashes Queenscliff record at $12 million one week after it listed It took just four days on the market, one open inspection, and a$12 million offer to smash the Queensclif...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 7, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. In little-known Koroit, with big religious history for sale, a buyer is needed It used to be home to the Sisters of the Good Samaritan but now a former convent in Koroit, a small town between Port Fairy and Warrnambool, could become the idiosyncratic home of a saintly buyer.... ‘Taj on Swan’ Peppermint Grove site sells, billionaire owners set to lose more than $5m An anonymous buyer has found a bargain in the swanky WestAust...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 6, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. More Australians eating into their savings to make ends meet, ME Bank survey finds More Australians are dipping into their savings to make ends meet as living expenses increase, wages stagnateandmortgage and rental stress remainhigh, a new survey has found. ME Banks bi-annual Household Financial Comfort Measures report surveys 1500 households to gaugehow they feelabout their financial situation, including cost of living and h...
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