Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 1, 2020

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

  • Much work left to clean up banking sector
    Unscrupulous financial advisers are still without a new disciplinary system and mortgage brokers have no legislated duty to act in the best interest of…
  • Australia bushfires: How a Gippsland family defended their home from fire as bush burned metres away
    Parched brown earth lines the road to John Hermans home in East Gippsland. His home of 40 years is just a few kilometres inside the fire line; on the scale of this summers continent-scarring flames, his property was caught by a hairs breadth.
    Bush that once surrounded the home has now become blackened trees withunnaturally red and brown leaves, hanging limp from surviving branches.
    Almost as surreal as the torched landscape is the Hermans family…
  • Property tycoon Richard Gu misses out on another high-end Sydney home

    Property tycoon Richard Mingfeng Gu has had an unlucky run with Sydney high-end real estate market since he moved here five years ago.
    First, when he wassensationally forced to default on the $19.8 million purchase of Cate Blanchetts Hunters Hill home and more recently when he failed to complete on a $19 million house in Point Piper.
    It is the third time unlucky for Gu given his bid to buy the Potts Point apartment of prominent architect <a href="htt…

  • How mortgage broking was saved from near death
    One year after the Hayne commission delivered a set of recommendations that would have annihilated mortgage brokers, the good times are rolling…
  • Government proposes new ACL obligations
    The amendments to the Credit Act would impose the protocol on Australian credit licensees in relation to mortgage brokers in generally the same…
  • Top 5 open homes to see in Canberra and the surrounding region this weekend
    Traffic has poured back onto Parkes Way which can only mean one thing Canberrans have finally all returned from holidays and are back in the hustle and bustle of city life. Although my smooth commute from north to south was short-lived, what it also indicates is a flow-on uptick in buyers hitting the property market new year, new home….
  • Lender now working with brokers
    Non-bank announces plans to establish lasting relationship with mortgage brokers across all states
  • The 10 banks with happiest home loan holders
    Roy Morgan data reveals institutions rated highest by mortgage customers, confirming suspected trend