Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership June 8, 2016

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

  • Bathing beauties: The best of luxury bathrooms
    There arebath-lovers who will argue there is no better way to end a busy day than with a soak in the tub.
    Today, luxurybathrooms have become one of the must-have accessories in prestige homes and the free-standing bath regularly takes centre stage.
    Agent Martin Wells of McGrath Coffs Harbour says a beautiful bathroom with a feature bath definitely addsappeal to a high-end home.
    Its certainly an area of the home that attracts everyone…
  • Daniel Radcliffe’s childhood home in London up for sale
    The childhood home of Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffeis up for sale for 1.45 million ($2.8 million).He is believed to have lived in the four-bedroom house, inFulham, West London,until he was12, a year after the first Harry Potter film was released….
  • Spending warning on low rates
    RISING house prices and record low interest rates are tempting more … the past five years, mortgage specialists warn the practice of using a home loan to … noticed some property investors using their increased equity to extend their…
  • Coburg North house prices soar as buyers move north
    Add large industrial pockets and social housing in the mix, and the suburb was left with a stigma that kept house prices fairly stagnant compared with…
  • Brisbane apartment market warning
    Brisbanes unit construction boom is set for a bust, the citys Lord Mayor said as he faced calls for the council to rein in the approval of new developments.
    In response to a question about unit oversupply from Greens councillor Jonathan Sri, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said he expected to see fewer housing projects being built in Brisbane going forward.
    Weve seen a tightening of the banks in terms of their lending policies and I think its fair to a…
  • Balancing act with repaying a mortgage
    Balancing act with repaying a mortgage … conversation with my Baby Boomer father who was telling me now is the time to pay more off a mortgage.
  • ANZ turns screws on non-resident property buyers
    The bank has written to mortgage brokers also warning that its “appetite for discretionary pricing” for the borrowers has changed. … 5.37 per cent for a variable rate home loan and 5.64 per cent for a residential investment loan.
  • Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision
    At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.75 per cent.
  • Getting a Home Loan with Bad Credit
    Owning your own home and investing in property might seem out of reach if you have bad credit, but you should know that it isn’t impossible
  • The Investor’s Guide to Short Term Loans
    As you already know, careful investment in property and stocks can be extremely lucrative. But if most of your wealth is tied up in investments, you might find that you don’t have much cash on hand at certain times.
  • YBR hits back at another damning report about brokers
    Major mortgage and wealth franchise YBR has dismissed another condemning report about mortgage brokers in the mainstream media
  • Changes to foreign student visas will boost property market
    New rules affecting foreign student visas, which go into effect from 1 July 2016, will be a boon for the property market, especially in Sydney and Melbourne