Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 3, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The 19 Melbourne suburbs where it’s cheaper to buy than rent: new analysis Paying down a mortgage on a unit is now cheaper than renting in 19 suburbs across Melbourne as interest rates fall, new figures show. Apartments in inner-city locations offer the biggest opportunity, with CBD owners able to save about $104 a week on their unit repayments compared to renting, Domain figures show. The tiny suburb of Travancore is close b...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 2, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Exiled billionaire Huang Xiangmo’s daughter Carina sells Mosman house for $3 million Exiled Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo may not be able to liquidate his Sydney real estate given freeze orders granted by the Federal Court, but his daughter Carina Shanyu Huang has quietly sold one of her Mosman houses for $3.075 million. Records show the off-market buyer was none other than the Huang familys business associate and owner o...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 1, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Best homes for sale right now: 8 Sydney properties to see this Saturday, November 2 If you have your eye out for a stylish beach house with ocean views, or a waterfront apartment near the CBD? Weve scouted out some of the finest Sydney residences with opens this weekend, so your Saturday inspection plans are sorted. Whale Beach 22 Morella Road, Whale Beach. P... Stunning Los Angeles mansion sells for $US94 million, a $US156 ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 31, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Bank plans move away from home loans Group rethinking everything from product offerings to distribution channels Mid-week auctions: Block of Woollahra units sells for a cool $7.2 million to investors – proceeds donated to good causes A block of apartments in Woollahra has sold for a whopping $7.2 million with the entire proceeds of the deceased estate donated to hospital and aged-care provider St Lukes Care and the Garvan In...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 30, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Beaumaris House, a former zoo once home to Tasmanian Devils, for sale in Hobart for $4 million to $6 million A former zoo in Hobartonce home to Tasmanian devils and thylacineshas come up for sale and could be yours for a price of about $4 million to $6 million. The palatial housestill has its own staff quarters and boasts 11 bedrooms and nine bathrooms on a 750-square-metre floor plan dotted with period features. Known as Bea...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 29, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Wingate prepares investors for possible Ralan write-downs Non-bank lender Wingate has prepared investors in its $1 billion wholesale mortgage fund for possible writedowns due to its exposure to failed... The Block 2019: Mitch and Mark’s house the most viewed online As the five Blockhouses at the Oslo head towards auction, one is streets ahead of the competition when it comes to popularity.... The suburbs you need to target ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 27, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Melbourne house price rises ‘disheartening’ for first-home buyers, FOMO could rear its head again The Melbourne housing markets quickest price recovery ever is disheartening for first-home buyers who had hoped for prices to stay at lower levels seen during the recent downturn,economists say. And real estateagents warn that the fear of missing out, common during the property boom over the five years to 2017 when prices were so...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 26, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Melbourne house prices: Some sought-after inner suburbs, outer fringe areas more expensive than ... House prices in some of Melbourne's sought-after inner suburbs are already higher than they were a year ago as the property market recovers from... The 17 Sydney suburbs bucking the trend with rising unit prices Unit prices acrossSydney have increased 2.6 per cent in the past three months, new data shows, despitefears about co...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 25, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Better late than never: 2019 trophy market finally springs to life After a nine-month gestation with little to show for it, Sydneys trophy home market has finally produced a few bonnie sales to put a smile on the faces of even the most hardened high-end home owners.... ‘Financial fasting’: 7 simple and easy ways to slash spending and speed up saving for a home deposit If youre finally ready to settle down and purchase your f...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 24, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Perth unit prices rise for the first time in more than a year, but experts urge caution as house prices fall Perths property market has seen a rare glimmer of hope as unit prices increase for the first time since June 2018, new figures show. Unit prices rose 2.8 per cent to a medianof $344,672 in the September quarter, according to Domains latest House Price Report, released today. But experts were not convinced the market wa...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 23, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The best of the best: What elevates a high-end home to ‘trophy’ status There are many stunning and very expensive homes across Australia but only an elite selection of properties can claim the ultimate status of a trophy home. But what exactly is it that elevates a jaw-dropping property from high-end to that next level? Trophy homes may be different in architectural style, interior design, location and price tag, but what t...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 22, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Why you need to plan for your future home when buying an investment property Investing in property is a great way to build your path to financial flexibility and create your ideal lifestyle. For most people, buying property is not only the most expensive outlay in life, its also the greatest wealth creator and the largest debt. Combine this with it being the only asset we both live and invest in and you have a recipe for unpa...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 20, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Heritage-listed Victorian terraces in historic The Rocks precinct up for sale The NSW government is offloading a set of heritage-listed Victorian terraces in historic The Rocks that were once bought to clean up the area after a bubonic plague outbreak. The almost 2500-square-metre block in the historic Longs Lane precinct will see the renewal of a 99-year leasehold of land, which includes 17 residential terraces 14 heritage-...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 19, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. British government to sell historic Vaucluse house for $10 million The grand Vaucluse residence long held by the British Foreign Office as the official residence of its consul-general is for sale for $10 million to $11 million. The sale comes almost a decade after former British prime minister David Cameron issued a directive for the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office to sell its lavish Sydney and Melbourne residences a...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 18, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Former trade minister Andrew Robb sells Palm Beach house for $4 million Former Australian trade minister Andrew Robb and his wife Maureen have continued their run as busy property traders since his retirement from Federal Parliament, recently offloading their Palm Beach getaway for $4,075,000. Records show the off-market sale through LJ Hooker Palm Beachs Peter Robinson was made to the chief of Abacus Property Group, Steven...
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