Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership March 12, 2018

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

  • First home buyer loans swell in New South Wales
    However, the most affordable market turned out to be the ACT, with its home loan affordability index sits growing by 8.6% over the past year to September quarter in 2017. It was followed by Western Australia (6.4%) and the Northern Territory (5.7%). The ACT also has the highest home loan affordability…
  • Lower earnings drive women away from the housing market
    According to a study on Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) from the Melbourne Institute, female home ownership has … We need a mortgage relief scheme, it has to be tightly targeted at those in a temporary period of financial stress, she said, adding that older women will…
  • Five luxury homes around Brisbane with gorgeous green spaces
    The Brisbane region is lucky to be home to a host of beautiful greenery, from vibrant jacarandas to majestic bluegumsbut not all homes make the most of this.
    These five luxury houses have been specifically designed with nature in mind, celebrating their natural landscapes through windows, decks, pools and outdoor lounges.
    Theyre more than a little pricey, but these homes will have you gasping at their gorgeous green spaces.
  • Where you can still buy beachfront on the Gold Coast without winning Lotto
    Property prices on the Gold Coast have been the best performing of anywhere in Queensland recently, but there are still a couple of pockets where you can snag a bargain near the beach.
    New data from the Domain Group shows house prices on the glitter strip rose an impressive 6.4 per cent over the December 2017 quarter to a new median of $619,000.
    And a new REIQ report releasedon Monday revealed the annual median house price had risen by 7.7 per cent,describing it as a…
  • Parents are the first source for property advice, but are they always the best?
    First-home buyers are increasingly relying on the bank of mum and dad to get on the property ladder, but they also dependon their parents advice for everything from suburb selection to choosing a lender….
  • First home buyer loans swell in New South Wales
    But in terms of being the most affordable market for home loans, the Australian Capital Territory reigns supreme