Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership March 9, 2019

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

  • Georgian estate Loombah could smash Hunters Hill’s price high with $30m sale
    Hunters Hill is poised to reassert its place at the forefront of the north shores trophy home market as the historic Georgian estate Loombah hits the market with $30 million hopes….
  • Canberra homes that have sold for more than $2 million this year
    Canberras upper end of the market has experienced a surge in sales over recent weeks, after a slowdown in the last months of 2018.
    According to Pricefinder, there have been 12 sales above $2 million in Canberra this year, with more than half occurring in the past four weeks.
    Of the 12 sales, nine have been in the Inner South, and there has been one each in the Inner North, Weston Creek and Woden.
    On a suburb level, Yar…
  • What can you buy for $1 million in Melbourne?
    What can your budget buy you in Melbournes property market? A lot more than it used to, according to industry experts.
    For as little as $500,000, buyers have been snapping up homes as the housing market comes off the boil.
    These bargains often have three bedrooms and are located on the city fringes, a Domain analysis of sales data for the past three months shows.
    Houses that sold at the $750,000 price point often had three or four bedrooms and were&nbs…
  • A race to the bottom – the five home loan lenders slashing rates
    The online lender calls itself a ‘home loan wrecker’ and encourages borrowers to pay off their mortgage as fast as they can so they can enjoy their…
  • Is there any upside to cutting rates from here?
    What’s more, existing mortgage holders will presumably also receive some … (Not that RBA officials would ever say they are targeting house prices.).
  • A guide to Melbourne’s booming north
    From both a personal and a professional perspective, Trish Orrico has watched Melbournes north evolve over the past decade.
    A sales consultant for Ray White Craigieburn, she moved to the area 12 years ago. Since then, Orrico says, the suburb has acquired a great buzz as more and more buyers are discovering the benefits of life in the City of Hume.
    In the past couple of years especially, theres been quite a number of people looking to move to th…
  • More eyes on your debt details as credit reporting system expands
    National Australia Bank has started sharing people’s mortgage payment … Mr Laing said up to two years of monthly home loan repayments would…
  • Yellow Brick Road posts $34 million loss as Mark Bouris warns 'never seen such difficult conditions'
    Home loan pioneer Mark Bouris says he has never seen such difficult … said it was now particularly hard for mortgage originators and brokers to…
  • How to buy with as little as $10k deposit
    A mortgage broker reveals whether its possible to enter into the market with a smaller deposit, but sometimes it means knowing what help is available and starting off humble