Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership December 7, 2016

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

  • Creative ways to style indoor plants in your home
    There is no denying that indoor plants have become an extremely popular addition to the modern home.
    However, which plants should you choose and how do you fit them into your home? To get you started,NZ House Gardensart director (and plant aficionado), Richard Brunton, has shared some of his top tips for how to style indoor plants.
    Matching your vase or planter to the colour or s…
  • Want to sell in Brisbane’s best suburbs? Better call in the builders
    If sellers in Brisbanes premium suburbs want to remain competitive, they need to consider extensive renovations to attract wealthy buyers, builders and agents say.
    Some Brisbane agents have taken to urging their clients to freshen up their properties before placing them on the market.
    The markets are evolving really rapidly, said Place agent Linda Bywater.
    She recently listed <a href="…
  • Asic bans Perth mortgage broker
    … said Paul Cheaib had provided false income supporting documents to Westpac in support of home loan applications for three of his clients last year.
  • How to prepare for rate rises
    HOME loan customers are being urged to prepare themselves for the … refinancing and locking in your all or part of your mortgage at current rates..
  • RBA tipped to leave interest rate unchanged1:03
    HOME loan customers are being urged to prepare themselves for the … It’s worth considering refinancing and locking in all or part of your mortgage at…
  • Reserve Bank holds rates amid fears of low or negative economic growth
    RBA governor Philip Lowe’s decision to hold rates steady is enough to keep standard variable home loan rates near 5 per cent and discounted home…
  • Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision
    At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent.
  • ASIC permanently bans Perth mortgage broker
    The regulator has banned the former finance broker after he was found to be engaged in misleading conduct
  • Brokers say rate will hold today but rise in 2017
    A new survey by an Australian mortgage marketplace has found the majority of brokers predict one or more rate increases next year