Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 31, 2016

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

  • Bargain house hunting in Melbourne’s prestigious suburbs
    Sales of period houses and developable land continued to pull ahead of Melbournes more restrained apartment market,but some house buyers are unearthing bargains by targeting smaller homes in million-dollar suburbs.
    This years market has been driven by the competition to buy free-title land, whether it is a development site, a period home on a good-sized allotment or a house with knock-down-and-rebuild potential.
    The unit and apartment sector faces oversupply …
  • Returning Australian expats wanting to buy property face homecoming hurdles
    Nervous Australian expatriatesroiled by unrest inEurope are eager to come home.
    But lending clampdowns by bankscoupled withlowstock levels aremaking it increasingly tough for those, not only in Europe,wanting to return and call Australia home again.
    The combination of upheaval in Britain, France and Turkey,and with the clock ticking down to Christmas, residents workingaboardshould be knocking on the door.However, …
  • Stars on Sunday: Ruddocks ready to downsize
    Long-serving federal MP Philip Ruddock retired from Parliament in May and, with the election only just behind him, has turned to the pressing matter of downsizing from the family home.
    The at-times controversial Liberal MP brought to an end 43 years in Parliament. As the member for Berowra he became the second longestserving MP in Australian history, after William Morris Hughes 51 years.
    Ruddock, now Australias first Special Envoy for Human Rights, an…
  • Brisbane 'ring' luring investors
    Home loan rates by Mozo. DAILY DEALS. Super Low Loan Rates Compare home loan rates from as low as 3.74% p.a now…
  • Australia headed for recession 'as soon as next year'
    Australia’s credit binge will lead to a bust as soon as next year, with house prices to fall between 40 and 70 per cent and unemployment to rise sharply,…