Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 1, 2016

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

  • Why investing in Queensland makes good sense
    Incomes dont tend to vary too wildly over most of the east coast of Australia; butprices of property certainly do.
    And that makes South East Queensland, with prices of houses and units roughly halfof what youd pay in a city like Sydney, look like a real bargain.
    In addition, rental yields are much healthier too, says Domain Groups chiefeconomist Dr Andrew Wilson. Because prices up to now have been a bit flat there,a…
  • Young Melbourne families delay home ownership amid apartment boom, unaffordability: expert
    Young Melburnians are delaying the milestone decision to buy a house and are renting longer, confronted by unaffordability and a deluge of non-family friendly stock.
    More than 42,000 new apartments in Melbourne are forecast between 2015 and 2019, according to valuation firm Charter Keck Cramer, but critics say the appetite of young buyers on a budget is out of step with what is being built.
    Even for inner-city investors, prolific buyers of Melbournes apartments, minimal c…
  • Breaking down your debt is a matter of perspective
    DOMINIC John Taylor is among buyers who’ve adopted a set and forget mentality that’s helping bring down his mortgage faster as interest rates fall.
  • How to buy a home with $2500
    And as house prices continue to soar, Mozo’s home loan expert Steve … four named by mortgage brokers as accepting personal loans as a deposit.