Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 12, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Knox grazier family score $9.2m Southern Highlands trophy sale The Southern Highlands trophy market has proven it remains immune to Sydneys market doldrums by clocking up another trophy sale, this time for the Knox familys property, Scotsburn, for more than $9.2 million. Sources say the buyer is the Lai family, who are behind property giant Zone Q Investments, the Australian arm of Chinas JiaHe JianAn Group. The sale result c...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 11, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Snowy Monaro: The NSW region where house prices have jumped House price movement inCooma, Jindabyne, the Snowies, Bombala and Berridale are holding up as some of the best performing in NSW. House prices in the Snowy Monaro Regional local government area were up 11.9 per cent in the 12 months to March 2019, according to theDomain House Price Report.This is the third strongest growth in regional NSW. The median house price for ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 10, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Which Canberra suburbs have the most negatively geared properties? Postcodes in Canberras north have the highest number of negatively geared investment properties, Australian Tax Office data has revealed. More than 46,000 Canberrans own an investment property, and a large proportion of those are negatively geared. During 2016-17 32,922 investors claimed rental losses on their tax in the ACT. An analysis of the top 10 postcod...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 9, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. How to buy your first investment property You can have the lenders mortgage insurance capitalised on the loan. What that means is you don't have to come up with that extra $5000 or... Southern Highlands house prices dip but interest remains high in one of NSW's most popular regions It's one of the state's most popular and picturesque regions, but the Southern Highlands has not been immune from the softening property mar...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 8, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Federal Election 2019: Negative gearing changes may hit Labor heartland We have many young families that purchased their home during the boom (and) since then house prices have decreased substantially, he said. Non-major partners with broker group CEO says mortgage brokers integral to fully realising banks core purpose Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli lists Queens Park house for $2.5m Radio star Michael Wippa Wipfli is a name well kn...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 7, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Lender creates ‘head of broker’ role New appointment to help usher mortgage brokers into market ripe for growth Landlords who allow pets could boost their rental return by up to 30 per cent Investors are always looking for ways to increase their rental return, but theres one strategy that can boost rents by up to 30 per cent and it doesnt involve renovating. In almost every capital city, median asking rents for pet-friendly...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 6, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Figures show property investors are in the green RESIDENTIAL property investors are rejoicing as new research shows Darwin is leading the way in investment value. Recent CoreLogic data showed... House prices in outer Melbourne suburbs soar over past five years House prices have jumped in a string of Melbourne's outer suburbs over the past five years even as the property market has come off the boil more... House prices in o...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 5, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Ready reckoner: Fast formula for determining your net worth Though only a small number of households are in negative equity defined as owing a mortgage debt more than the property is worth that number... Don't take a punt on property price appreciation Rental income is $4000 a month and mortgage repayments are $5950 a month. I have $350,000 in an offset account and $520,000 in super, which... 'Extraordinary grow...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 4, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Development on Yamba Sports Club site, The Oaks, launches sales The Oaks, Amalgamated Property Groups new developmenton the former site of the Yamba Sports Club,has launched. The 16-storey development opened its display suite to the public for the first time on Saturday, and sales were also launched on the day. Named after two heritage-listed oak trees on the site, there are 156 apartments offered in the first stage. Of those...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 3, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Paying off a mortgage has become easier in most capital cities Combined capital city median house prices have increased by 40 per cent since 2010, and unit prices have increased by 30 per cent. In Sydney and... Property group launches digital tool The online resource is free to any investor considering the purchase of a property Paying off a mortgage has become easier in most capital cities Paying off a mortgage on an entry...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 2, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. ANZ's share price gain baffles markets The result from its Australian mortgage business - which lost market share- was compounded by ANZ's decision to become more risk-averse and retreat ... And as for the fall in the value of house prices, Elliott seems pretty relaxed. House sales tumble to levels not seen since Keating as prices fall Every capital city except Canberra suffered a fall in house prices last month with Ho...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 1, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Non-majors add $1.5bn to mortgage books However, APRA figures show stagnation in major banks investment lending State revenues under threat from Labor policies, says Morrison ... in the March quarter, the Prime Minister sought to pile pressure on the Labor states over Bill Shorten's changes to taxes affecting property investors. ‘Quite a sophisticated crowd’: How Leura is luring Francophiles to the Blue Mountains Where do y...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 30, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Group demands City Deal for Perth to boost infrastructure Since having its City Deal and federal funding commitment, Hobart's economy has improved significantly. The city has seen house prices increase and... Decreasing number of home loans One territory down 32% as compared to past decade average Equipment spending on the rise Amidst the ongoing discussion in the mortgage broking space regarding diversifying into equipment...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 28, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. The NSW federal electorates where sellers are discounting property prices most Home owners in some of Sydneys most pivotal electorates have been hardest hit by the property price downturn, with sellers forced to slashasking prices by hundreds of thousands of dollars. Vendors in several federal electorates discounted their properties by an average of more than 10 per cent in the six months to February, new Domain data shows. W...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 27, 2019

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Scott Morrison addresses mortgage brokers Prime Minister says unlike Labor, we support you and your industry Savvy Sydney trophy home owners get the jump on property holiday hiatus As the holiday hiatus in the property market ends next week, a few savvy vendors have jumped the gun to hit the market while the competition is still in vacation mode. The timing of sales campaigns have been stymied in recent weeks by the unusuall...
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