Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership February 21, 2018

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

  • Donald Trump says he would not be stupid enough to sexually assault a woman in public
    One had her home mortgage paid off. Only @FoxNews so reported doesn’t fit the Mainstream Media narrative, Trump griped in the latest in a string of furious tweets that began Saturday night and continued through Tuesday morning. ….cameras running. Another False Accusation. Why doesn’t…
  • First-time home buyers should be aware of negative equity risk
    Although rates are currently expected to be on hold until early 2019, the combination of already falling dwelling values and potentially higher mortgage rates in the medium-term, these factors should raise some alarm bells for potential buyers,” Kusher said. The volume of home loans to first buyers in…
  • More arrests likely over Qld property scam
    Police allege the collapse of Members Alliance exposed a scam whereby property investors were fleeced of more than $2.2 million after being encouraged to purchase house and land packages via a cold-calling scam. Loans taken out by the company on the behalf of investors were used to pay for the…
  • Risks from mortgage stress are not acute: RBA
    The RBA says the level of stress among mortgaged households remains relatively low
  • ANZ grows mortgage book
    Company bucks the trend for moderating home loan business
  • One in four lack a smoke alarm: fire experts call for action in NSW homes
    There are growing calls from experts to change laws in NSW to ensure homes are fully equipped with smoke alarms, after a Fire and Rescue NSW report showed one in four homes dont have a working device.
    Its a figure that lags behind Queensland, which is considered to have best practice in Australia, where 85 per cent of homes have operational alarms.
    Queenslands legislation is the tightest in the country. It recently went through some changes and …
  • Melbourne investors buying Ballarat houses without even seeing them
    Out of town buyers are buying Ballarat properties unseen as metropolitan investors and ideal market conditions drive interest in the city….