Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 28, 2018

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

  • DIY super investors caught out by Arrium bust: how to write off worthless shares
    Because of the effect of the transfer balance cap in 2017, I withdrew my account-based pension fund money and placed it in an offset account against our current mortgage, which is very low. I am not able to put the money back into ordinary superannuation as I have no intention of re-entering the…
  • DIY super investors caught out by Arrium bust: how to write off worthless shares
    She is in the Public Super Scheme (PSS) and is also putting money into a superannuation fund. Because of the effect of the transfer balance cap in 2017, I withdrew my account-based pension fund money and placed it in an offset account against our current mortgage, which is very low. I am not able to…
  • Nicole helps … dispute the 'advantages' of packaged mortgages
    Mortgage brokers like to push ‘packaged’ home loan products, but this can be a trap. Photo: Louie Douvis. Congrats for getting yourself in a position to buy property, Steve and Steph – no doubt it’s been a hard slog. Firstly, I’ll venture that no big four bank will make any maverick rate moves soon, what…