Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Surf Coast house price record smashed again with $7 million-plus Lorne sale
The house price record for Victorias Surf Coast is believed to have been smashed, with the $7 million-plus sale of a stunning home in Lorne.
The north-facing contemporary residence at 1 Roadknight Street offers sweeping water views and soaring ceilings in a sought-after spot.
On an oversized land parcel of more than 1800 squa…
- This is why your Queenslander feels like an oven in summer
Lindy Osborne Burton lives in a beautiful, modern Queenslander built in 2008. In theory, this comfortable home perched on Mount Tamborine should be ideally suited for the subtropical climate. …
- Singer-songwriter Tones and I snaps up Frankston house for $800,000
Australian pop superstar Tones and I has quietly snapped up a house in Melbournes beachside outer suburb of Frankston for $800,000.
The multiple-ARIA Award-winning artist appears to be making a return to her roots after growing up on the Mornington Peninsula nearby.
Public records show Toni Watson purchased the property late last year, although it was not advertised for sale.
The singer-songwriters management co…
- Housing market tipped for busy start as property stylists see increase in bookings
The housing market in Australias east coast capital cities looks set for a busy start to the year, with property stylists reporting a boost in inquiries from vendors.
Upbeat inquiry suggests a wave of new listings could be on their way to market, as owners regain confidence after a period where relatively few homes were for sale.
Sydney and Melbourne property stylists hired to stage properties for sale in order to attract more buyers have reported in…
- US Housing is Booming in 2020: Here's How to Trade It
Meanwhile, the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage now is around 3.6%, down from 4.45% a year ago, according to Freddie Mac.
- 'Deteriorating market': Why Kaufland pulled the plug on its Australian dream
‘It’s like having a mortgage on your house, buying a holiday home, and then you find that the house mortgage has gone up and you can’t afford the…
- ANZ and NAB take an axe to key savings accounts
The bank made changes to its variable home loan and term deposit rates, too. … He said the mortgage rate cuts were driven by a desire to claw back some market share after the banking royal commission tarnished their reputation.
- Where property resales are raking it in
One city boasted a near 100%, with almost all home sellers experiencing significant capital gains