Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Meditation puts Marshall Condon in tune with the market
Then six out seven days of the week, he hits the gym as part of a regimen he believes stands him in good stead to head his new mortgage broking…
- Boinga Bob’s treehouse home inspired by ‘the magic of life’
Tourists come from miles around to gaze at Robert Prudhoes three-storey treehouse. The self-built and highly unusual home just outside Warburton, Victoria, is carved from timber and painted in every colour of the rainbow. Inspired by Tibetan temples and cultures from around the world, Bob has built himself a magical and inspirational home that the whole community enjoys….
- IKEA’s 2017 catalogue is a bleak look at our future
If the 2017 IKEA catalogue is an accurate look into the future, then the future is bleak.
Not because the products arent nice they are but they reflect the tiny spaces were all stuck living in, as house prices continue to growat a higher rate than expectedaround the country.
In their 2017catalogue released this week, …
- House prices will continue to rise says Stockland's Steinert
Stockland chief executive Mark Steinert, expects house prices, at least in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, to keep rising for at least the next three…
- Two new mega-suburbs on Sunshine Coast in 12 months as population swells
A new master-planned $3 billion community for 12,000 to 15,000 Sunshine Coast residents was launchedon Wednesdayas the next step in coping with south-east Queenslands population growth.
Harmony will create 9000 jobs, both full-time and shorter-term contract jobs during its construction and afterwards as the centre is established.
Its not every day that a $3 billion project commences in the region, Sunshine Coast Mayor MarkJamieson sa…
- How much cash to hold
Of course if you have a mortgage that you can pay off with any money … the (long-term) mortgage rate becomes the benchmark, which is much higher.
- Infrastructure projects unlikely to trigger local capital growth
Often the assumed outcome for property investors is that public spending on … Despite median house prices exceeding the $1 million mark in.
- Virgin Money doubles frequent flyer points for new home loans
Virgin Money Australia has doubled the number of Velocity frequent flyer points earned on all new home loan settlements
- Trust in financial services: “We need to address those issues”
The Australian Bankers Association commissioned an independent review of the banking sector, which includes a review of bank commissions and incentives. The CEO of the Australian Bankers Association, Steven Mnchenberg, talks to Australian Broker about the review and how it will affect mortgage brokers
- Real estate and broking network tackles NZ market
The Australian branch of a global real estate network is expanding its home loans arm to include New Zealand
- MFAA launches campaign targeting SMEs
The MFAA has launched a LinkedIn campaign to encourage consumers to go to brokers for commercial and equipment finance, not just a home loan