Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Melbourne renters set to suffer more than home owners when the climate crisis bites
Renters will be hit harder than home owners by extreme weather events in the unfolding climate crisis because of the generally poor quality of their homes and inability to improve them, experts say.
More intense heatwaves and natural disasters also put financial pressure on renters, as they face rising costs to run inefficient airconditioners or the air purifiers suddenly in demand during the recent bushfires. In an emergency, they could also face crisis accommodation costs.
- Labour of love: Historic church in Young on the market after 12-month restoration
In the quaint NSW town of Young lies anunmarked stone building built in 1918a place where people once went to find comfort in prayers and worship, and now a charming home 11 kilometres from the towns central business district….
- 3 ASX dividends shares that can replace your term deposits
I expect a rebound in house prices to lead to solid mortgage loan growth and support its bottom line and dividends. At present its shares offer an…
- Canberra auctions kick off 2020 with $806,000 sale
A three-bedroom Lyneham house sold under the hammer on Saturday morning for $806,000 after a fierce bidding war between several registered bidders.
Nestled in the heart of Lyneham and hidden away from street view, the dual occupancy at 15B Glover Street attracted more than 50 onlookers and brought in 17 registered bidders.
The auction moved at a swift pace with the first bid starting at $600,000 and a counter bid of $610,000 coming shortly after.<…
- Know these under-the-radar bank account perks and special features
Mr Frost said mortgage savings should also be maximised by calling your bank, because in time a home loan’s interest rate could drift higher. He said…