Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Homes with water views selling well despite Sydney’s slowing market
Median residential property prices in Sydney may be officially heading south, but water views and top-notch locations are driving up prices for some sellers.
At the weekend, a tired house in a coveted spot in Drummoyne soared more than $650,000 above its guide price of $2.9 million.
The property, at 29 The Esplanade, sold under the hammer for $3.55 million in fro…
- Councils call for compulsory NSW registration system for short-term rental properties
Sydney is lagging behind other world cities in its regulation of Airbnb-style holiday lets, putting lives at risk, claims a growing chorus of industry experts.
While other popular tourist destinations like London, Paris, San Francisco, Vancouver, Toronto and Amsterdam have introduced a compulsory registration system for short-term let properties, the NSW government blocked the measure for its own proposed legislation.
That means, for instance, that theres no way of checki…
- Homes with all the mod cons lead the way in Melbourne’s weekend auctions
Contemporary homes offering all mod cons were big winners at Melbournes weekend auctions, with one newly built Hawthorn East house topping its reserve by $420,000….
- How food delivery could derail home loan applications
Banks are scrutinizing prospective borrowers’ every bit of spending even for food
- More townhouses are coming to a middle ring suburb near you
Melbournes middle-ring suburbs are seeing a wave ofapartments and townhouses being approved and built with new figures showing more people are planning to live in the blue-chip suburbs.
Approvals in Melbournes middle-ring suburbs had grown by almost 10 per centin 2017-2018 the Urban Development Institute of Australia in Victorias Residential Development Index report shows.
Leading the way wer…
- WA buyers on equity struggle street with homes worth less than their loans
MORE than 14,500 WA mortgage holders are trapped in a home worth less than the loan they took out to pay for it. And according to Digital Finance…