Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 2, 2020

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

  • Holiday at home: The best places to buy on the NSW South Coast
    Escaping inland life for big stretches of blue saltwater, sand and sun is one of our greatest Australian traditions.
    To satisfy the craving for coastal air, crowds will soon begin their annual exodus to their favourite waterfront regions, and local agents say home sales are likely to follow.
    As holiday-goers set their sights on making a more permanent sea-change or investing in a holiday shack, theres no better time to consider this than in the summer break. But the main …
  • Smaller lenders continue to woo borrowers
    Data from online mortgage lender shows big four market share steadily dropped throughout 2019
  • Financial warning as hundreds sign up for government's First Home Loan Deposit Scheme
    Financial warning as hundreds sign up for government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme … Home ownership is now within reach for more Australians. … “The smaller the deposit they have, the larger the mortgage is going to be … CoreLogic also warns the initiative could drive up house prices, pricing…
  • First Home Loan Deposit Scheme on offer to Dubbo first homebuyers
    The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme will provide eligible first homebuyers with … Matt Wright, Dubbo franchise owner of mortgage broking business…
  • 5 big changes coming in 2020 you should know about
    Under the Federal Government’s $500 million First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, participants would need only a 5 per cent … Buyers would usually be required to have a 20 per cent deposit to avoid paying mortgage insurance.
  • What first-home buyers, upsizers and investors need to do to buy a home in 2020
    Historically low interest rates, easier-to-access credit and more properties about to hit the market mean 2020 is shaping to be a bumper year for property buyers.
    The holiday period offers buyers the perfect time to prepare for the year ahead and anticipate any looming potholes.
    The very first obstacle for buyers is finance,warns Justin Doobov of mortgage brokers Intelligent Finance.
    Lenders are making it easier for people who are a low credit risk, but harde…