Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 28, 2016

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

  • An executive’s dream home office
    Today the workplace stretches way beyond the limit of the city office walls, particularly for executives.
    I think in the world we live in today, a study/retreat is a crucial element of an executive home, Kay Burton agent Michael Gibson says. Particularly with international time differences, people need to be able tomove to an area of the house where they can have privacy and go about their business.
    Gibsons colleague Monique De…
  • Dog poo causes stink between neighbours in New Zealand
    A neighbourly stink erupted in Cambridge, New Zealand after a disgruntled resident gathered up dog poo fromtheir lawn and deposited it on the pet owners doorstep.
    Officers attended the stink job on Monday and details of the incident wereposted on the Cambridge Police Facebookpage.
    After neighbour #1s dog did its business on neighbour #2s lawn, Cambridge police said, Neighbour #2 decided it would be a good …
  • First-home buying woes: The debt holding Gen Y back $100000
    High house prices top the list as the reason first-home buyers struggle to … While Generation X and baby boomers have more non-mortgage debt than … providing them fewer home loan options to choose from and tighter lending…
  • Westpac shuts out foreign property buyers
    … they would no longer accept mortgage applications from non-residents. … Meanwhile home loan interest rates remain at record lows analysis by…
  • Help Buying A Property
    That’s why it’s important to not only check the right rates, but make sure that you’re getting the right features in your home loan. Get help choosing the…
  • Help Buying A Property
    For prospective buyers, it is easy to think that real estate agents are your friends. Agents always have a wide smile on their face, a friendly handshake to offer and are prompt at initiating regular communication. However, too many people fall into the trap of thinking a selling agent is on their side and helping them secure the best property for the lowest price, when they should be seen as the opponent.
  • Westpac puts foreign property buyers on the chopping block
    ANZ recently began refusing applicants with completely foreign income sources, while CBA stopped accepting home loan applications from temporary…
  • Hashching well-placed thanks to Chinese investment
    Online mortgage broker marketplace Hashching is set to become a more influential player as a result of a $1 million investment.
  • IMF predicts Australia to have world's second-highest inflation rate
    Australia will have the second-highest rate of inflation in the world in the coming year, with the home loan industry playing its part in Australia’s growth.