Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- The oceanfront acreage in Rosedale that transformed into a high-end glamping spot
The concept of securing private oceanfront acreage as a secluded getaway is nothing new on the South Coast, as the likes of Nicole Kidman, bar tsar Justin Hemmes, and fashion pioneer Robby Ingham well know.
But there was nothing glamorous, luxurious or remotely designer about the De la Vega familys plans for the Spotted Gum forest they bought at Rosedale in 1987 on which they simply wanted to go camping.
It was the ultimate in discretionary spending for Jane de la Vega an…
- The ‘in-between’ house emerges from renovation fever among Sydney’s well-heeled
Renovation fever has gripped Sydneys eastern suburbs in recent years, but dont expect to see the well-heeled to hole up in half-built houses with portaloos and tarpaulins.
Even the indignity of renting has been shelved for many high-end home owners as their forever home takes shape.
Instead, agents are seeing more in-between house sales whereby luxury properties are bought by the well-heeled as a temporary home while work is undertaken on their main r…
- Sea and tree changes are still popular with Melburnians but cost more than ever
Melburnians are making the move to the seaside or bush and commuting to work, even as prices jump in regional areas.
The strong demand in relatively affordable tree-change locations contrasts with the more expensive Melbourne housing market, where prices have been falling.
Woodend, near Mount Macedon, recorded a 17.1 per cent increase over the year to December, taking its median house price to $720,000 on Domain data. In comparison, Melbournes median fell 8.4 per cent but…
- First-home buyer narrowly misses out on Rozelle terrace that sold for more than $2.3 million
A first-home buyer narrowly missed out on a spacious renovated home in Sydneys inner west that sold for more than $2.3 million under the hammer on Saturday.
A queue formed outside the Victorian terrace in Rozelle as dozens crammed in to watch the auction action.
Once everyone huddled into the small backyard, bidding opened at $2.1 million for the four-bedroom property in Sydneys inner west.
Six of the 11 regist…
- Netflix Spending Impacting Your Chances of a Home Loan?
This, in turn, may have been the catalyst for rising house prices. … ‘But you will see less property investors at auctions or negotiating property for sale.
- School zones: How to live near Brisbane's best schools for less
They have watched house prices go up since buying in to the area as a result of the demand for the school, and are always keeping an eye on other…
- How OP results change your house prices on Gold Coast
The most expensive suburbs with public high schools are listed as Benowa, Palm Beach and Miami with house prices sitting at an average of…