Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership December 8, 2016

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

  • Five ways to get your home smelling like Christmas
    When it comes to the festive season, theres nothing better the fresh smell of balsam fir or cinnamon wafting through your home. Here are five DIY ways to fill your home with Christmas aromas.
    Homemade potpourri
    Replicate the smells of a traditional white Christmas with a festive simmer pot on Christmas day. Simply fill a saucepan with a bit of water, sliced apples, cinnamon sticks, orange slices and a few pine branches from your Christmas tree and leave t…
  • With thousands more calling Melbourne’s CBD home, it’s time to get the balance right
    Jobs and the way we live: these two competingbut intrinsically linked concepts dictate the goings on in Melbournes property market.
    Back in 2008, people could not get their heads around Melbourne having a residential population of 140,000 people by 2020. In 2016, we are well on our way, with 137,000 people calling Melbourne home and the latest prediction is for 170,000 residents by 2020.
    We also forecast Melbourne would be a base for 400,000 jobs. Our census of land…
  • Are we headed for a mortgage disaster?
    Interest-only home loans have typically been popular among property investors because it minimises mortgage repayments in the short-term while…
  • Dual-Network Cards and Mobile Wallet Technology: Consultation Paper
    Media Release Number 2016-31: The Reserve Bank has issued a consultation paper: Dual-Network Cards and Mobile Wallet Technology.
  • Property market forecast for Sydney in 2017
    Douglas Driscoll, chief executive officer of award-winning real estate group Starr Partners, has just released his annual property market forecast for…
  • Law firm unveils paperless home loan pack
    The platform allows brokers to save time with clients while remaining compliant with government VOI requirements
  • Non-bank wins best mortgage fund for eighth time
    The specialist lender has once more been recognised thanks to its business strategy and stable investment team