Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership April 6, 2019

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

  • F45 gym boss Adam Gilchrist buys Byron Bay trophy home for $18.8m
    The boss of fast-growing gym franchise F45 Adam Gilchrist has splashed out on a Byron Bay trophy home for $18.85 million, just weeks after Hollywood heavyweight Mark Wahlberg bought into the company.
    The off-market purchase has smashed the luxury holiday spots long-standing record high set in 2006 by the same property when it last traded for a bullish $15.68 million.
    The Wategos Beach property was sold by Danny Goldberg, the Vaucluse-based contemporary art collector and e…
  • Lenders release the Kraken: when mortgages rise by $1000 a month
    Getting hit with a home loan interest rate rise feels like being slapped in the … I’ve just been hit by such a rise, and mortgage borrowers across the nation are … Falling house prices in a majority of capital cities but fortunately not … Property investors should make sure they’re getting every tax deduction…
  • Mortgage customers getting stung with rates around 6 per cent
    Mortgage customers are getting stuck on high interest rates as high as … Exclusive customer data revealed by mortgage broking firm Home Loan…
  • Young Northern Rivers dad ends the working week $200000 richer
    The young dad said the unexpected but welcomed windfall had come at the perfect time and he’d use his prize to pay off a huge slice of his home loan…
  • Younger investors succeeding despite not 'given a fair go'
    Generation Y and Millennial property investors are finding success in the property market, but are also faced with more challenges than their older…
  • Pacific central bankers prioritise capital flows and climate change
    Media Release Number 2019-08: At a meeting in Auckland yesterday, the Governors of the nine central banks agreed a vision for the group to “collaborate to promote the prosperity and economic wellbeing of our member nations.”
  • Former ANZ chairman John Gough’s Toorak house sells for about $7.5 million
    The Toorak mansion of former ANZ chairman the late John Gough has sold for about $7.5 million.
    With a main residence and freestanding studio on the same block, the family home of five decades was billed as an opportunity to either move in, renovate or rebuild.
    The home on Douglas Street had been listed with a price guide of $7.2 million to $7.9 million.
    It sold for more than $7.5 million, according to one person familiar with the deal but not authorised to speak publicly….