Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 25, 2016

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

  • Melbourne prestige buyers stepping out with cash to splash at public auctions
    Prestige buyers tend to be discreet,but upcoming $5 million-plus public auctions will call for big money to be splashed onthe street.
    A low volume of listings this year, with buyers starved of options,has tempted upmarket vendorsto put their mansions to competitive bidding.
    Public auctions in the most expensive strata of the market are still rare, but thescarcity of top notch homes isencouragingownersto roll the dice.
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  • WA’s Telethon home makes its mark for 2016
    The 2016 Telethon home will throw open its doors to the public for the first time this Saturday.
    The two-storey In-Vogue home, which will be auctioned during Telethon weekend in October, is designed to take advantage of the ocean and parkland views at Eden Beach Estate, Jindalee.
    The contemporary four-bedroom, two-bathroom propertydraws the eye from the streetwith its skillion roof, cantilevered portico and feature blade wall. This blade wall not only affords privacy…
  • Home loan packages, the good and bad
    You might be considering a package home loan – which is usually a bundled mortgage with some additional products included, such as a credit card…
  • Home loan packages, the good and bad
    Home loans or a hot topic on everyone’s lips at the moment and it’s not hard to see why. The Reserve Bank of Australia recently cut the official cash rate to an all-time low and the major lenders have been offering some highly competitive interest rates on home loans across the board. Even in these competitive times, how do you know that the home loan you may be considering is right for you?
  • Commonwealth Bank slashes new home loan discounts
    Commonwealth Bank slashes new home loan discounts … The changes mean that current discounts on new mortgage advantage packages for owner…
  • State can reap benefits from ageing population
    We must address the housing needs of our elderly population with the same vigour we’ve addressed those of first homebuyers as house prices…
  • First-time home buyers in Canberra have bleak prospects
    By Your Mortgage | 23 Aug 2016 … has become more difficult for first-time buyers even if house prices have started to cool off since last month.
  • Major bank cuts rate discounts on new home loans
    Australias biggest home loan lender has scaled back the discounts offered on new home loans as it faces increased funding pressures
  • Australia home to two of world's strongest real estate markets
    Two of the worlds strongest residential real estate markets are located in Australia according to new research from global property consultancy firm