Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Expect improved housing affordability for the rest of 2018
Australian housing affordability is in its best shape in ten years, and experts at Moody’s Investors Service believe it could continue to improve for the remainder of the year. Moody’s measured affordability by how much two income earners with an 80% loan-to-value mortgage had to allocate to pay for their…
- New platform offers innovative way of funding home purchases
Boasting that it could save borrowers as much as $100,000 over the life of the average loan, Australian home loan platform Athena recently raised $15 … In as little as 15 minutes online, a borrower can apply to refinance their mortgage and get conditionally approved at a great rate, said founders…
- Cutback on vacant land tax incentives to start this year
After the announcement of the federal budget by Treasurer Scott Morrison on Tuesday night, property owners should expect reduced tax incentives on vacant land. This move came after cases of property owners claiming expenses such as council rates and maintenance costs for vacant land in their tax…
- Reverse mortgage plans a positive step
All homeowners over 65 will benefit from the scheme and brokers can help
- Buyer jumps on plane to snap up penthouse with remote-controlled pool
Former Carlton Football Club director and developer Colin De Lutis has bought his dream Gold Coast penthousemore than a decade afterfirst falling in love with it….
- Savvy Melbourne penthouse buyers increasingly target properties with air rights
Touted as a largely untapped market to capitalise on Melbournes rapid population growth, air rights are becoming a sought after feature for apartment buyers and developers….
- Experts disappointed in federal budget’s lack of focus on affordable housing
- Six signs that there’s something wrong with your home
Winter is almost here and at this time of year we can expect the odd cold, or worse, influenza to cause some disruption to daily life.
With your focus already on staying well, this is the perfect time of year to think about the health of your home. Every property suffers from wear and tear but according toour experts, these are the six biggest ways yourhome can get sick.
1.Mouldy walls and ceilings
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