Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 13, 2018

Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.

  • Brokers split on possible regulation change
    A survey has revealed just how many mortgage brokers are concerned about the public perception of their industry. More than … Seventeen percent said the focus on brokers was ‘unfortunate’ but also ‘self-inflicted as there were rogue mortgage brokers in the past that damaged the industry’s reputation’.
  • Home loan demand continues to fall
    Home loan demand continued to fall in February, despite experts saying it is usually a strong period. New data from the … the previous five years. Mortgage Choice spokesperson Jacqueline Dearle said February is traditionally the time when people start to put their property plans for the year into action.
  • “It’s seriously lagging”: How Dover Heights compares with its ultra-expensive neighbours
    Deep undercover in Sydneys prestigious eastern suburbs lies an unexpectedly affordable neighbourhood….
  • How the royal commission will knock the exuberance right out Australia’s property market
    This weekend, more than one in five home buyers will blow their self-imposed budget and probably regret how much they spent on their new property.
    Theyll fall in love with the place, get caught in a bidding war, underestimate the market, or perhaps lose their patience after a long hunt.
    But the ability of people to outspend their better judgment on a house is now directly at stake due to the questions raised by the banking royal commission.
    A growing chorus of big-…