Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Golf course estates are on the rise in Sydney
There are two great views to capitalise on in Australia, says Eugene Marchese, principal and chairman of architecture firm Marchese Partners. The beach view or the golf course.
Marchese has just finished designing a collection of luxury torrens-title townhouses named Parvenu overlooking Strathfield Golf Club.
While most land in Sydney that has even a cameo peek of a beach has been developed into housing, the peaceful green v…
- Simply beautiful Stutchbury design among the Northern Beaches treetops
The owner bought this steep block of land with its attendant collection of spotted gums and casuarinas on the strength of a fortune teller, a tale which adds another layer of colour to Treetop House, an important early work by award-winning architect Peter Stutchbury….
- Neighbourhoods: Kew East no longer in the shadows
CLEARANCE RATE 70.2 per cent
MEDIAN PRICE HOUSES$1.619m
MEDIAN PRICE UNITS$1.02m
Lister Street$2.72 million
Baker Avenue$2.1 million</…
- The first iconic apartment building by Robin Boyd
The mid-century architectural colossus Robin Boyd pioneered and promoted many admirable and lasting aspects of Australian residential design.
And if the immediate reaction of people inspecting a South Yarra penthouse that was marketed in an expression of interest process last month is any indication, the wow factor was one of them.
The $3-million plus way above the owners expectations result of the campaign for the eastern, two bedroom Domain…
- Popular Brisbane schools driving up property prices
Domain Group data revealed median house prices in some school catchment areas rose as high as 16.8 per cent over the past year. Place agent Ben…
- Sydney, Melbourne house prices to flatline in 2017, says NAB
National Australia Bank has raised its forecasts for Sydney and Melbourne house prices in 2016 after a surprisingly strong first half, but it believes the…
- Buyer activity in Canberra still high, agent says
Despite entering a traditionally quiet period for real estate, Canberra is still enjoying the high buyer activity and rising prices in its property market.
- Banks cut showcase fixed mortgage rates
HSBC, Bank of Queensland, National Australia Bank and New Zealand Banking Group have slashed their showcase fixed rate mortgage deals to…
- Industry welcomes review of bank commissions
The banking and mortgage industries have welcomed the independent review of commissions and payments made to bank staff, saying it will build trust and increase transparency