Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Pokie game-maker Scott Olive sets Clontarf price record with $11.5 million beachfront home
A gaming entrepreneur who created one of the worlds top performing poker machine games is behind therecent record-setting $11.5 million sale of Clontarfs most expensive home.
Thebeachfront house was purchased in a company name, Blue Sky Capital Investments, of which the sole director and ultimate owner isScott Olive, the pokie gamepioneer credited with creating the Lightning Link poker machine.
The sale smashed the previous suburb high by $5…
- Ex-Wallabies player Bill Young linked to record $11m Northwood sale
A lower north shore mansion owned by financeindustry veteranHugh Dougherty and his former wife, lawyer Jessica Fisher, has sold for more than $11 million to a company linked to former Wallabies playerBill Young.
The off-market sale of the property, known as Yandama, has set a new high for little-known waterfront suburb Northwood.
It topsthe$10.375 millionpaid for a contemporary residence on the waterfront three years ago by Lane Cove councillo…
- ‘It’s not valued’: Why walkability should be taken seriously in our cities
- Albert Park residents fight to save iconic former home of Paul Cox
The former home of iconic filmmaker Paul Cox, which became the hub of the Australian independent movie industry, is now the scene of local fury after a developer bought the site and revealed plans to tear it down….
- Family snap up Marrickville house for $1.4 million amid cooling market
A year ago Sydney’s property market was at its peak. House prices had recorded double-digit growth in 12 months and buyer Ian Laing, like many…
- Talking Point: Long-stalled wages growth for workers shows economy still struggling
And we know what’s happening to rents and house prices. On the other side of the ledger, fruit and vegies are down 5.5 per cent. Clothing, particularly…
- Sydney's inner west bears the brunt of the city's steepest annual drop in house prices
Suburbs in Sydney’s inner west have borne the brunt of the city’s steepest annual drop in property prices since the Global Financial Crisis.