Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership January 5, 2019

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

  • What to expect from the Canberra property market in 2019
    Its a few days into the new year, meaning we should probably start implementing those resolutions. If buying or selling a home is on your list, you may be wondering what the market will do this year.
    So what can we expect from the Canberra property market in 2019?

    Will prices fall or decline?
    Falling house prices across Australia was one of 2018s biggest stories. The Melbourne and Sydney markets led t…

  • What to expect for the 2019 Melbourne property market
    Melbournes housing market looks set for another year of modest price falls amid weak sentiment, curbs on borrowing money and a wave of new supply.
    But experts hope the citys surging population will put a floor under the declines as more new residents look for family homes.
    The citys residential market has been coming off the boil after five years of soaring prices, with a regulatory crackdown on bank loans and scrutiny of lending standards from the financial…
  • ‘We were miserable’: The family who sold their house to live in a truck
    Adi and Logan Courtney took a leap of faith to do what they always wanted to do sold their home, business and most of their possessions to live in a house truck.
    The couple has co-authored and self-published a book, What You Have Always Wanted To Do, about their three years travelling around New Zealand.
    Before getting the truck, they had been working 17-hour days to pay off a $450,000 mortgage, but it was killing them.
    Logan was born in Auckland and serv…
  • What to expect for Sydney’s property market in 2019
    Further property price falls, fewer auctions and a development downturn are on the cards for Sydney this year, experts say.
    The city is already in the midst of its steepest slump in decades but prices have further to fall as buyers continue to be limited by tighter lending restrictions.
    While caps on interest-only lending were lifted by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority in …
  • News quiz: Australia's house prices may be in decline, but that's no excuse for a low score
    Sydney New Year’s Eve events were slammed by Lord Mayor Clover Moore for being ticketed. What did the police minister say was behind the…
  • Why it's crunch time for Australia's wannabe homeowners
    Find the right home loan to suit your lifestyle. chief economist Nerida Conisbee said first homebuyers were now faced with a crucial…