Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership March 4, 2018

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

  • Tenants need better protection from eviction, Swedish expert says
    Victoriasrental system should be more heavily regulated to better protect tenants from eviction, avisiting Swedish professor says.
    Stockholm University sociology professor Sten-Ake Stenbergco-authored a large Swedish study that found people who were evicted from their home were four times more likely to die by suicide than the general population.
    In Melbourne as part of a research projectwith RMIT University and social housing provider …
  • Victorian election 2018: Doubt over proposed rental law reform
    Serious doubt hangs over the future of Premier Daniel Andrews highly publicised overhaulof Victorias rental laws, with no legislation yet introduced and the state election looming.
    Just weeks before the November Northcote byelection an area with a high proportion of rentersMr Andrews announced 14 proposals tomake renting fair.
    Plans torelease bonds earlier and make it easier for renters to keep p…
  • Melbourne auctions: Buyers flock from east to west to find cheaper homes
    A young couple will ditch the eastern suburbs for the citys inner west after they nabbed a stunning period house in Yarraville on Saturday.
    Its becoming an all-too familiar tale as upsizing buyers from theeast cast their gaze across the city in search of cheaper digs.
    The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home was one of about 1380 properties scheduled to go under the hammer in Melbourne on Saturday, for the first weekend of the autumn selling season.
    There …
  • Is the Australian Property Market as Dire as We're Led to Believe?
    While New South Wales, especially Sydney, has seen a meteoritic surge in house prices in recent times, they have the lowest mortgage arrears nationally, at 0.8%. Both NSW and Victoria are known for their high house prices, with their state capitals number one and two respectively in house prices.
  • Where to invest: These are the suburbs where house prices are tipped to grow
    INVESTORS chasing capital growth in Brisbane are spoiled for choice, with a new report identifying 27 suburbs where house prices are tipped to rise … Property analyst Terry Ryder has identified the rising stars of the property market where sales are rising steadily and house prices are set to follow.