Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership July 8, 2018

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

  • Purplebricks flat-fee agency model leaves agents ‘living month to month’
    By the end of 2016Sydneyhouse prices had grown more than 10 per cent in a year. Saturday auctions across the city were turning into live theatre, crowds watching on as buyers pushed prices up hundreds of thousands of dollars above reserve for fear of missing out.
    The market was hot and a UK-based flat-fee agency model calledPurplebricksmade its move.
    Its attractive in a high market because the upside of not having to paya commiss…
  • Going up: Why more Australians are installing lifts in their homes
    When David Purchase renovated his Eltham home a little over 18 months ago, not only did he reconfigure the living space by knocking out walls and putting in a brand new kitchen, he also installed a lift.
    Mr Purchase and his wife are fit and healthy and have no mobility issues. Rather, the decision to install a residential elevator was motivated purely by convenience.
    We have a garage that is under the house and we were unable to access the house…
  • Call Your Bank And Get A Better Rate On Your Home Loan
    7 out of 10 Australian mortgage borrowers who negotiate with their lenders over interest rates are likely to be successful in bringing the rate down.
  • Are falling house prices a sign the property boom is over?
    Worsening the pressure, several lenders have been raising their home loan … Household debt continues to climb to new record levels mortgage…
  • Adelaide property a long-term investment
    THE widely-held assumption that property values double every decade may be true in other states, but new figures show in South Australia it takes…