Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 17, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. International mortgage broker group launches Brokers will now be able to refer clients to other brokers overseas Who needs financial planning? Many people also believe the right thing to do is pay off their mortgage to get rid of any outstanding debt. But on hearing his client's situation, Ben... Are you better off selling your home and going back to renting? If you are currently experiencing mortgage stress, selling your h...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 16, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Credit crunch to hit housing, Fitch warns ... comes as regulators target lending to property investors and riskier borrowers. Banks and other lenders have hiked mortgage rates in recent months... Buddy Franklin puts Donvale property on the market for $1.5 million AFL superstar Lance Buddy Franklin has put his Melbourne home on the market. The four bedroom, three bathroom manse at 14 Woodhall Wynd, Donvale was listed on Monda...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 15, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ‘It’s a strange market’: Middle ring faces price pressure at weekend auctions Dozens of properties in Melbournes middle-ring suburbs are under downward price pressure because of flat levels of buyer demand, real estate agents say. The price-sensitive middle ring, 10-20 kilometres from the city, underperformed at the weekend a trend reflected in the lacklustre weekend auction clearance rate of 49.1 per cent from 609 auctions ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 14, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Sydney’s bridesmaid suburbs, where record prices are no longer a one-off While property values in Sydneys prestige housing market have soared in recent years, the surge has had a ripple effect along theoceanfront,creating emerging prestige enclaves. These bridesmaid suburbs longovershadowed by their more expensive eastern and lower north shoreneighbours have scored a spate of record prices in the past 12 months anda greater ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 13, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Bellevue Hill’s Rona estate sold for $60m from one property tycoon to another The historic Bellevue Hill estate Rona has sold for just the third time since it was built in the 1880s, fetching about $60 million for property tycoon Terry Agnew and his estranged wife, Kyril, and settinga non-waterfront housing record in the process. It was bought by long-time Bellevue Hill localsJacquiand RichardScheinberg, of the wealthy cattle...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 12, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Today host host Georgie Gardner pockets $4.2 million for Artarmon house Its a matter of new job, new house for Today Show host Georgie Gardner and husband Tim Baker, who have ditched their Artarmon home for $4.2 million amid talk of an upgrade to Mosman. The couple have been based at their Federation bungalow in Artarmon three doors from her Nine Network boss Hugh Marks since 2010 when they bought it for $1.95 million. Gard...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 11, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Canberra renters continue to be slogged with highest house rents in nation: Domain report House renters in Canberra continue to pay the equal highest rentin the nation. Domains latest State of the Market Rental Report for September quarter shows the median weekly asking rents for houses remains unchanged in Canberra over the quarter at $550. Canberra weekly asking rent for houses is on par withthose in Sydney, with both citie...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 10, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Banks’ cross-selling “overstated” Research group Roy Morgan has looked at customer figures Fixed rate home loan demand grows One mortgage group saw a 6% rise in fixed rate products last month Brisbane’s best rooftops: Live the NYC apartment life on any budget After the recent boom in boutique apartment blocks, its no wonder developers are competing for the most opulent rooftops. From teppanyaki bars to seemingly endless in...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 9, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Victorian state election 2018: Calls for affordable housing targets in legislation being ignored Melbournes population growth has not only added a huge amount of pressure to the suburbs, its also put just as much financial pressure on those who can least afford it. The result? A housing affordability crisis with more than 100,000 Victorians desperately needing an affordable home. The problem is now so dire that local councils...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 8, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ALP's policy 'would threaten property rebound' Yesterday, the opposition confirmed it had no intention of scrapping its negative gearing policies, despite acknowledging a recent fall in house prices... Banks facing rates hike downside But they also can hit the banks' mortgage businesses, since the higher interest payments could make some consumers think twice about buying a... Falling prices allowing first-ho...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 7, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Lady Mary Fairfax’s daughter trades down from $100m Fairwater to $3.8m digs in Rose Bay Anna Cleary grew up at the Point Piper estate Fairwater, becoming the third generation of the publishing dynasty to call it home. Butfollowing its recent sale for about $100 million,she has taken possession of a home in Rose Bay for $3.8 million.... ‘Like winning the lotto without buying the ticket’: Owners around Badgerys Creek cash in O...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 6, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Is Airbnb changing the housing market? A property research group says it is putting pressure on affordability Collette Dinnigan flips Southern Highlands homestead for $7.25m after 18 months ColletteDinniganmade her name as an international fashion designer, but shes making a fortune by flipping high-end property. In the two years sinceDinniganturned her designer eye to interiors, she has bought and sold more than $33 million...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 5, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Higher mortgage rates to dent Aussies' budgets Despite the Reserve Bank of Australia holding the official cash rate steady at 1.5%, debt servicing costs continue to rise, prompting lending institutions... What are the risks of buying off-the-plan units? ... riddled with declining house prices. In a report on ABC News, mortgage broker Luke Camilleri said banks often undervalue off-the-plan properties... Brace for anothe...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 4, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Banks might still be taking advantage of borrowers Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) CEO Janek Ratnatunga said the biggest bank misconduct involves how they calculate mortgage... New tool to make home loans easier Its research said borrowers would rather visit the dentist than complete an application Spring selling season fails to fire up Melbourne has had its worst start to the traditionally busy spring ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 3, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Calls for mortgage interest rate audit A professor said the Royal Commission had missed the biggest fraudulent act Digital bank offers digital signing A new partnership will allow borrowers to sign home loan documents digitally The Brisbane suburbs where the population is shrinking Queenslands population may be booming, but the population in some Brisbane neighbourhoods is in free fall, according to figures released by the ...
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