Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 11, 2019

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

  • Why getting a new job can hurt your chances of finding a new home
    Two common new years resolutions are to find a new place to live and to find a new job, but experts say those trying to do both at once may run into an unexpected problem.
    Banks tend to be wary when it comes to giving out mortgages to buyers with uncertain financial futures, now even more so in the wake of the financial services royal commission.
    Foster Ramsay Finance principal Chris Foster-Ramsay said the rules around employment could catch some home-loan hopefuls off gu…
  • Rental prices jump across all regional Victorian centres: Domain Rental Report
    Rents are rising across all of Victorias major regional centres, a new report has found, and property observers say Melburnians adopting a try before you buy approach are partly fuelling the increases.
    The latest Domain Rental Report, released this week, found the pace of rent rises in Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Mildura and the Surf Coast had outstripped that of Melbourne in the year to December.
    Along with rent hikes, prospective tenants in region…
  • Aussies still burdened with high debt
    Moody’s Analytics economist Katrina Ell said Australians have been compelled to use their savings or take on additional debt to meet their mortgage…
  • Is 2019 the year to ditch the big banks in search of a better home loan?
    The Beyond Bank Low Rate Special Variable Home Loan is a great option for refinancers with its 3.79% variable rate (3.79% comparison rate*) and…
  • NSW government launches tool to help combat mortgage stress
    This service is arriving at a crucial time for families facing mortgage stress. The online pathways are convenient and easy to use, with users only…