Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Buy, sell or renovate: Tips to stay on top of a slow property market
While growth is flat around one per cent, Mr Groves said house prices were not … Members Equity Bank has some tips for paying off your mortgage quickly. 1. … Deposit spare cash into your home loan instead of a separate savings…
- Out of town: The Music Farm sold
In the Byron Bay hinterland, the Music Farm, the former home of the late photographer Martin Kantor and artist Tanya Hoddinott, has sold for close to its $3 million asking price.
Nicolette van Wijngaarden, of Unique Estates, declined to reveal the rumoured sale price, but confirmed that it had sold.
Kantor, the nephew of Rupert Murdoch, died last year in a fire at his Mornington Peninsula home, near the farm of his grandmother, …
- How Landlords Can Manage Troublesome Tenants in Their Investment Property
That’s why it’s important to not only check the right rates, but make sure that you’re getting the right features in your home loan. Get help choosing the…
- Mortgage Choice says lenders are tightening home loan rules again
Lenders are discreetly imposing tough new borrowing conditions that are reducing the amount property buyers qualify for by thousands of dollars,…
- APRA should lower its investor lending cap NOW
MB is of the view that the recent CoreLogic price jumps are untrustworthy but, even so, it’s clear that house prices are not falling off a cliff with investor…
- Major bank enhances security operations to prevent mortgage fraud
In a bid to stop mortgage fraud, one of Australia’s big four banks is overhauling its mortgage operations to ensure security and transparency
- Aussie business lending outpaces mortgage boom
Australian businesses are stepping up their borrowing as corporate loan growth accelerates to a seven-year high of 7.4 per cent.
- Standard & Poor: Apartment oversupply could heighten mortgage risks
Standard Poors highlighted concerns regarding apartment construction boom in Melbourne and Brisbane and how it can affect inner-city prices and settlement risks caused by tougher bank lending rules.
- Mortgage holders in Australia take advantage of low petrol prices
Low retail petrol prices for two years have given Australian households the opportunity to reduce living expenses, boost savings, and cope better with mortgage obligations.