Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- 5 top tips for picking the right mortgage broker
Now that you have a prospective mortgage broker in mind, you should meet and interview them. Even though with many mortgages you’re not paying…
- The 29-year-old press scion set to make a big imprint on Vaucluse’s trophy home market
Alexander Ma is only 29, but when it comes to his property acquisitions hes doing better than most of his Gen Y peers.
A year ago, the young property investor paid $26.5 million for a seven-bedroom mansion in Vaucluse. Now, hes forked out $55 million for two neighbouring housesa few doors away.
And, sources say, they expect th…
- AI threat to home appraisal industry
The battle between man and machine has a new front: your mortgage. … Lima Ekram, a mortgage-backed securities analyst at Moody’s Investors…
- Australian real estate value drops fastest since 2008 crash
In a potentially worrying sign for the economy, house prices in every major city in … The latest figures from CoreLogic show that Australian house prices on … inquiry saw many major mortgage lenders increase their rates out of cycle,…
- Australian fintech Athena Home Loans raises a $25 million Series B funding round
Powered by Australia’s first cloud native digital mortgage platform, Athena delivers … who are passionate about making the journey to home ownership faster, … It’s clear the timing has never been better to offer a fairer home loan..
- A deco delight with a marquee makeover: From hospital to grand family home
A luxurious party pad redolent of Hollywoods golden age is the latest incarnation of this historical art deco house.
The building is in the exclusive enclave of Armadale in Melbournes east. It once served as a private hospital it is where celebrated World War I senior officer Major-General Harold Pompey Elliott died in 1931 before being used as the Spanish consulate.
<img alt="Armadale Residence by Travis Walton. Photo: Elisa Wats…
- Investors to swoop on property before Labor’s proposed negative gearing reforms
Would-be property investors are expected to rush to buy up real estate if Labor is elected at the federal election, in a bid to take advantage of grandfathered provisions in the proposed negative gearing reforms.
But this spike in investor activity would then subside, making way for a boost in sales to first-home buyers and owner-occupiers, economists say.
It comes as powerful property lobby groups and the Coalition step up their attacks on Labors controversial plan…