Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 12, 2017

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

  • House prices rising across Melbourne doesn’t necessarily make a suburb trendy
    Linda Nguyensproperty journey started where it all began: Noble Park. And she says the suburb she grew up in is very different from the one where she now ownsan investment property.
    The south-eastern suburb was shedding its stigma, but was not exactly trendy yet, she said.
    House prices have shot up in the suburb, but Noble Park will most likelynever servecold-pressed juices to a hipster crowd.The suburbs price growth &mdash…
  • Sydney’s summer heatwave affecting home buyers’ decisions
    Sydneys ferocious summer heatwave is warping home buyersdecisions, with buyers bidding less for homes without airconditioning and wrangling over prices when they know they have to fork out to install it themselves.
    Theyre also turning their backs on green, environmentally friendly homes that rely on cross-ventilation alone for cooling interiors and are generating a sharp resurgence in the popularity of homes with swimming pools.
    Were find…
  • Young man fights off interruptions to buy Fitzroy warehouse for $300,000 over reserve
    A young man has fought off interruptions to pay $300,000 more than reserve for a backstreet warehouse conversion in Fitzroy.
    The auction of 51A Little Smith Street may have been attended by Fitzroyalty as well as local Yarra Councillors, but that didnt stop the rulebook almost being brought out when interruptions from the crowd twice halted proceedings.
    A man, eager to g…