Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 26, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Drummoyne house defies market trends, rocketing $650,000 above reserve A contemporary Drummoyne house has defied general market trends, rocketing $650,000 above reserve on Saturday before selling at auction for $5.8 million.... Stay-at-home 20-somethings could be to blame for keeping big family homes off the market, experts claim Stay-at-home 20-somethings are keeping big family homes off the market for almost twice as long ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 24, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Coalition's greatest enemy lies within ... we want new free stuff but hate new taxes, love green power but choke on our electricity bills, complain when house prices go up but despair when... 'Unprecedented': Banking royal commission to spur widespread change Radical reforms to mortgage broker commissions, bank executive pay and boardroom conduct appear likely after this week's sensational grilling of... Hous...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 23, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Victorian state election 2018: Shadow treasurer Michael O’Brien warns on government housing outlook The Victorian opposition has warned that the Treasurers optimistic outlook on the property market could harm the state budget if the current housing downturn worsens.... Brisbane auctions: Buyers driven by Christmas deadline out in force this weekend Brisbane property buyers will be out in force this weekend, driven by the nee...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 22, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. New home loans: How to pay for a house-and-land package or off-the-plan apartment Paying for a house-and-land package or an off-the-plan apartment is a little more complicated than for an existing home. Depending on the property, lenders have different requirements and loans to suit the home youre considering. Getting approved for a mortgage is harder today than it was a few years ago, according to Home Loan Experts managing ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 21, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. A lightbulb moment: Historic Ballarat buildings up for sale Buyers looking for a tree change now have not one, but two opportunities to own a rare piece of Australian history. Two historic buildings are up for sale in Ballarat, a city whose architecture reflects the areas boom during Victorias gold rush. The auction of109 Bridge Mall, Bakery Hill, built in the mid... We still live here: Sydney’s public housing tenants fight...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 20, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home loan intentions drop Research looks at the number of people intending to take out a mortgage in next 12 months How a home design of the New York elite has captivated Australians Walk the streets of your neighbourhood and youre sure to find a Hamptons-style home somewhere. The iconic weatherboards, white trims and sash windows make these homes stand out from the rest. Such is the surging popularity of Hamptons-style home...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 19, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Emotional buyers with cash and equity on front foot at weekend auctions as finance hurdles bite Homebuyers with cash and major equity in existing properties were on the front foot at the weekend, bidding assertively at selected auctions in the inner-east and bayside suburbs. But most segments of Melbournes residential real estate market continued to tread water. Domain data revealed a 45 per cent auction clearance rate from 8...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 17, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Bank to offer "express" loans A digital home loan platform has joined with a bank to offer fast loans Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest buys $16m house in rich-list heartland of Point Piper Perth-based billionaire Andrew Twiggy Forrest already owns a crashpad in Sydney but has upgraded his local accommodation options by buying a modernist waterfront residence for more than $16 million in the rich-list heartland of Point Pipe...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 16, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. New app for property investors in WA hits the market A new app aimed towards Western Australian property buyers and sellers has been released, and it's powered by a real estate body. Property Crash Calls Overdone Lending criteria for home loan customers has been stiffened by Australia's third ... many economists it has a more optimistic outlook on Australian house prices. ... and widespread litigation against the banks for m...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 15, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Tesla engineer joins neobank In August the digital group partnered with a software firm to allow paperless home loans The downside of being on the up: How gentrification permanently changes a suburb It was with very little fanfare that an unobtrusive Greek social club on Melville Road in Brunswick West recently shut its doors. Months later, a new eatery stood in its stead, in what has become a familiar tale in Melbournes gen...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 14, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Auction rates continue trend below 50% One capital city saw a clearance rate of just 20% last week The Mosman trophy that’s two homes in one, plus five more stunning prestige listings Sprawling across two titles, this Michael Robilliard-designed home on Mosmans Kirkoswald Avenue has the best of Middle Harbour views. Complete with a pool, tennis court and a coveted northerly aspect, its interiors are by Sarah Davison. Theres ...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 13, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Brisbane’s most spectacular renovation: ‘Like nothing people will have seen before’ Brisbanes most spectacular renovation of 2018, described as something never seen before, has hit the market. When the heritage-listed 47 Hazelmere Parade, Sherwood,changed hands six years ago, it was already at dream home status. Purchased for $2.55 million,the 1930s residence was set on a landmark 2500 square metre estate featu... Seven ways...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 12, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Tamworth council sells laneway for $60,000, taking rear access away from five homeowners A country council in northern NSW has auctioned off a hidden laneway for $60,000, leaving five homeowners without rear access and devaluing their properties. For years, the Victorian-era brick homes on Darling Street in Tamworth had access to a narrow and unnamed laneway off Dowell Avenue and were given permission to build carports and ev...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 11, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. What downturn? Hotel mogul Jerry Schwartz scores $30m on Vaucluse trophy home Hotel mogul Jerry Schwartz sold his $30 million waterfront mansion in Vaucluse on Saturday, quelling fears thatprice falls across the broader Sydney marketmighthit Sydneys trophy home owners. The sale of the double block, known as Loch Maree, should prove awindfall for Dr Schwartz and his wife Debbie, even with the costs of a recent renovation, give...
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Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 10, 2018

Today's trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans. Home loans drop in September The number and value of home loans dropped across the board The deep connection to a sunburnt land: The mud brick home of landscaper Sam Cox Who: Sam Cox, his wife Lisa Hatfield, their son Tom, dogs Dot and Dash and alpacas Jose and Pedtro. Where: Wattle Glen, Victoria What: Mudbrick house <img alt="The open plan living space is the centre of the home, looking out to waterfall/pond built ...
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