Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership March 19, 2019

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

  • Five essential checks you should do before buying a home that everyone forgets
    For most of us, its the biggest purchase well every make, yet many home buyers dont complete the necessary due diligence before signing a contract.
    Research conducted by Australian bank ME last year revealed 26 per cent of 1000 property owners surveyed discovered issues with their property post-purchase, with 23 per cent experiencing a degree of buyers remorse.
    If you want to avoid that sinking feeling, add these oft-forgotten tasks to your home-buyin…
  • Country music star Troy Cassar-Daley selling his country house that inspired a hit song
    Country music star Troy Cassar-Daly has listed for sale his country retreat that inspired the hit song I Love This Place.
    Cassar-Daley, whose career spans 30 years and boasts a staggering 31 number-one singles, is regarded as one of Australias finest and most-adored country music artists. His accolades include four ARIAS, 37 Golden Guitars and two APRA Country Song of the Year awards.
    Originally from Grafton, New South Wales, he made Brisbane his home with radio an…
  • The church conversion with a guest house in the old Sunday school building
    Church conversions are commonplace today, thanks to shrinking congregations and rising costs there are always a number of deconsecrated churches awaiting new owners to transform them into homes.
    Owners Penny and John bought the former Salvation Army Hall and Sunday School in 2010, after the building had already been converted into a home.
    We didnt really have to do anything except finishing touches, and the garden, Penny says. We transformed t…
  • Brighton tennis court for sale at $4m as owners hope to score
    Its not unusual for a property worth $4 million to come onto the market in Brighton. But what sets 58 Were Street apart from the others is the fact theres no home there at all. …
  • How to tap into equity to buy again
    Although the bank owns part of your home, you own the remaining amount. So how can you best leverage your equity to purchase your next property?