Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 4, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ‘Vulture’ investors circle drought-stricken farming towns: agents City-based investors are lobbing lowball offers for properties in regional Australian towns that are running out of water. The bargain-basement bids add insult to injury for drought-stricken areas already struggling with weak economies. Dozens of towns across the country are at risk of running out of water or have run out already ami... First-home buyers splas...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 3, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Scanlan Theodore’s Gary Theodore splashes $7.6 million on South Yarra apartment Creative director of Australian fashion label Scanlan Theodore, Gary Theodore, has emerged as the buyer of a three-bedroom penthouse in the ritzy Melbourne suburb of South Yarra. The apartment in the Robin Boyd-designed Domain Park building on Domain Road sold for $7.6 million at a private auction last September, $2.6 million above the reserve. It...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 2, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Melbourne unit prices at record high despite construction woes: report Melbourne apartment prices have risen to record highs as buyers shrug off widespread concerns about building defects and flammable cladding. Relatively affordable options have been in demand as prices for detached houses soar, while low interest rates have also given the unit market a boost. Melbournes median unit price jumped 5.6 per cent to reach$549,701...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 1, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Much work left to clean up banking sector Unscrupulous financial advisers are still without a new disciplinary system and mortgage brokers have no legislated duty to act in the best interest of... Australia bushfires: How a Gippsland family defended their home from fire as bush burned metres away Parched brown earth lines the road to John Hermans home in East Gippsland. His home of 40 years is just a few kilometres inside th...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 31, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Confidential settlement reached after sexual harassment claims against Melbourne real estate agency A confidential settlement has been reached between Melbourne real estate agency Sweeney Estate Agents and a former director of the company, after a years-long case alleged sexual harassment in the workplace. Summer Salvato, who was a director of Sweeney Real Estates Yarraville office, had accused the agency and its male directo...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 30, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Melbourne’s most affordable and liveable suburbs have become more expensive House prices in some of Melbournes most affordable and liveable suburbs have increased by tens of thousands of dollars in just three months, new data shows. Frankston now takes the title as Melbournes most affordable liveable suburb with a median house price of $570,000, overtaking Dandenong where prices have jumped. Twenty-one suburbs were pinpointed...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 29, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ‘Star Wars’ home for sale in California with a $A39.2 million price tag In a galaxy far, far away or at least in California, a house all Star Wars fans would love has come onto the market for a whopping $US26.5 million ($A39.2 million). The six-bedroom, seven-and-a-half bathroom home in Los Angeles Hidden Hills not only features a tennis court, pool and theatre room, it also has a basement designed to house a collection of S...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 28, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Clay Advisors Reviews For Personal Loans Are Inconclusive For many Americans, debt has become an inevitable part of their everyday life. Whether you talk about mortgage loans, credit loans, automotive loans,... Bronte market given a kick-start to 2020 with record $5.4 million apartment sale The eastern suburbs prestige apartment market has been given a kick-start for 2020, with a Bronte penthouse believed to have set a subur...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 27, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. How to build a self-sustaining house in the middle of a country bull paddock For a new house build to be set in a bull paddock in country NSW and so remote from any services it needed to be completely self-sufficient, architect Alex Symes had a model of the structure he was proposing. On his first visit to the clients Tamworth-vicinity property, he borrowed an Akubra hat and placed it in the dust. He put it upside down becaus...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 26, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Sydney house prices jump by up to $300000 in suburbs leading the property rebound Sydney suburbs leading the property market rebound have seen median prices jump by up to $300,000 in the space of a year, new data shows, with... Melbourne's inner-city suburbs lead the property market recovery: Domain House Price Report House prices in some of Melbourne's most expensive, inner-city suburbs have moved even further out of r...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 25, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. How farmers can help to reforest Australia and suck carbon from the atmosphere Australias rural landowners can play a significant role in the climate crisis by rehabilitating cleared land and storing carbon dioxide in new trees and the soil, experts say. Farmers and not-for-profit groups are forging an unlikely alliance in a bid to trap carbon in the soil and trees, which not only helps the climate but also benefits landowner...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 24, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Surf Coast house price record smashed again with $7 million-plus Lorne sale The house price record for Victorias Surf Coast is believed to have been smashed, with the $7 million-plus sale of a stunning home in Lorne. The north-facing contemporary residence at 1 Roadknight Street offers sweeping water views and soaring ceilings in a sought-after spot. On an oversized land parcel of more than 1800 squa... This is why your Quee...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 23, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Brisbane’s best buys: Six must-see properties under $700,000 Heres our pick of the best buys in Brisbane at the moment and they start at just $285,000. 8/237 Wellington Road, East Brisbane <di... House prices inch up by 0.4 per cent in ‘sleepy but steady’ Brisbane The Brisbane property market remains mostly flat following another quarter of weak growth, while the city fringe suburbs pick up the slack, new analysis has sh...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 22, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Check out this month's lowest fixed rates According to Your Mortgage's database of fixed home loans, UBank ... NAB's Tailored Home Loan - Choice Package has a fixed rate of 2.88% for a... How to negotiate a lower interest rate with your lender in five simple steps If you think you're paying too much interest on your home loan, it's time to contact your lender and ask for a better deal. But there's more to it than that. ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 21, 2020

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. First-home buyer lending drops The government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme will also assist eligible ... Loans to property investors increased by 2.2% on a monthly basis. Gold Coast property: More owners risking default, shock new data shows Of the city's 89,161 borrowing households, 15,036 are deemed in mortgage stress. It means they are spending at least 30 per cent of their income on... Saving for a house deposit? Th...
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