Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership March 4, 2019

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

  • Bendigo bank unveils instant home loan service
    Bendigo Bank recently launched Bendigo Express, an instant home loan … Express automates mortgage assessment, allowing for fast online approval. … costs and deliver cheaper home-loan products for potential customers.
  • Morgan backs broker fee reform
    Former Westpac chief executive David Morgan has backed the Hayne royal commission’s recommendation for customers to pay a fee to mortgage…
  • More stand-offs between Melbourne buyers and sellers, as agents report continued caution
    Properties appealing to varied buyer groups triggered the hottest bidding duels at Melbournes weekend auctions.
    But there were also dozens of stand-offs between buyers and sellers, with some vendors forced to lower their expectations and take a haircut on the selling price.
    Real estate agents reported continuing buyer caution and a trend to one-bidder auctions as well as to buyers trying to push prices down in post-auction talks.
    In many suburbs, sell…
  • Sydney blank canvasses defy expectations, especially when they have water views
    Blank-canvas properties with redevelopment or renovation potential are defying expectations in Sydneys in-demand suburbs, especially when they offer water views.
    At the weekend, the citys auction market produced several tearaway results with one mid-century home high on a hill in Waverton exceeding its reserve by $790,000 before selling under the hammer for $3,165,000.
    Tom …
  • NT government offering grants, concessions to boost property sector but experts warn more needed
    Australias most generous home ownership scheme to entice buyers in the Northern Territory has been positively embraced by locals, but experts have cautioned other issues must also be remedied to boost the local economy.
    The Territory Home Owner Bonus offers cash incentives for people building or buying a new home in the NT, while keeping incentives for first-home owners and for those purchasing an established home.
    First-home owners building or buying a new home will rece…
  • Bendigo bank unveils instant home loan service
    The automation strips costs from the approval process, essential making loans cheaper