Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership June 18, 2016

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

  • Victorian property investors are staying close to home
    WHILE there have been calls from some experts for Victorian investors to look interstate, a recent study has shown Victorian landlords prefer to buy…
  • The best and brightest: Domain Rising Star Awards 2016
    The craft of selling property in Melbourne has deep roots, but the next generation of real estate agents are shaking up the foundations.
    Domains inaugural Rising Star Award sought to find the best agents in Victoria aged under 30.
    In real estate experience counts but, as the 12 finalists and scores of worthy nominees prove, youthful exuberance goes a very long way.
    The finalists come from all corners of Melbourne, walks of life and stratas of the m…
  • Castle Hill prices soar as owners cash in on planned zoning changes
    Over the past five years, house prices in Castle Hill have risen an astonishing 78.2 per cent, while unit prices increased by 54.5 per cent.
    Some of the top sales recorded in recent years have been the result of neighbours banding together to sell multiple lots to developers hungry to cash in on anticipated zoning changes around Castle Hills CBD and new train stations.
    Earlier this month, three adjoining blocks in Ashfield Avenue and Carrington Road close to the new Showg…
  • Federation manor in Mosman, split into two homes, gives families options
    The prospect of moving in with the in-laws becomes a whole lot more appealing with a visit tothis grand Federation property set on a corner block not far from the southern end of theMosman shopping village….
  • Why the lower north shore isn’t always out of reach
    Looking for a good buy on Sydneys lower north shore? It might be easier than you think, in whats been traditionally one of the citys hottest regions….
  • First-home buyers are making a comeback with a helping hand
    House prices in Australia continue to rise, making it harder for entry-level buyers to … are helping them break into the market and avoid mortgage insurance. … Home Loan Experts managing director Otto Dargan said saving up a fat…
  • Investors now are younger than ever
    Property investors are getting younger thats what new data released by mortgage company Mortgage Choice reveals.
  • Industry unites to tackle remuneration review concerns
    AFG took its national Masterclass series industry-wide to discuss the mortgage broker remuneration review currently being undertaken by ASIC. Brokers were invited to discuss the concerns and opportunities of the review with an expert industry panel featuring both the MFAA and FBAA alongside AFG executives.