Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership August 5, 2018

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

  • Point Piper penthouse claims title to second-highest sale in eastern suburbs
    The Point Piper penthouse of property developer and businessmanPhillip George and his wife Jane has sold in an off-market deal for about $20 million, making it the second-highest apartment sale in the eastern suburbs….
  • North Melbourne resident almost drops $460k on neighbouring block to park his luxury cars
    A North Melbourne home owners plan to turn a small block across the road into a car park for his luxury vehicles,had his dream squashed at an auction on Saturday.
    Standing in the townhouse-lined street, auctioneer Richard Simpson struggled to get a bid from the small crowd for the 87-square-metre block.
    Well, ladies and gentlemen, let me tell yo…
  • One-bedroom Potts Point apartment without parking sells for $855,000
    Sydneys property boom may be overbut that didnt stop rapid-fire bidding for aPotts Point apartmenton Saturday.
    More than 30 people turned out for the auction of the one-bedroom property without parking, one of about 370 Sydney homesscheduled to go under the hammer.
    There were eight registered bidders among the crowd that gathered on the communal rooftop terrace of the boutique block of 12 apartments.
    Despite the numb…
  • Why equity can help you buy again
    “Borrowers may be able to refinance their existing home loan to access … an investment property,” Mortgage Choice chief executive Susan Mitchell said. … Mr Sloan said his No.1 piece of advice for would-be property investors was…