Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 24, 2016

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

  • Thinking of becoming a landlord? Here’s what you need to know
    There is more to being a landlord than unblocking the sink, collecting the rent and watching your investment grow. Here are some tips for successfully renting your property.
    Going it alone
    It is possible to manage your own property but it can be hard work, time consuming and may not fit around your work and family commitments.
    Make sure everything is in writing from the agent or the tenant if you are self-managing says Nicole Ciantar, director at Vog…
  • Macquarie Bank names risky suburbs for apartments
    Macquarie yesterday advised mortgage brokers of new requirements, with … Macquarie’s list will be read as a guide for property investors about possible risks … Home loan king John Symond warned last September Sydney was in…
  • Developers decry new tax slug on foreign property investors
    An apparent bid by the NSW Baird Government to slug cashed-up foreign property investors with a new 1.5 per cent surcharge in the next Budget to…
  • House prices to fall by 10 per cent, say Capital Economics
    House prices in Australia will fall by about 10 per cent over 2019 and 2020, … During the global financial crisis, US house prices fell by 30 per cent. … for those borrowers without funds saved in offset mortgage accounts,” said Mr Dales. …. Chinese property investors getting wary of buying in Australia…
  • House price collapse? Not quite
    Australian house prices will finally fall in the coming years given an historic 35 … What’s more, this fantastic run-up in house prices in Australia has only … The consultancy’s stress tests of Australia’s major banks found if mortgage…
  • Australia may not have the "full picture" of what foreign buyers own
    A global credit rating agency has raised concerns the amount of Australian property owned by foreign buyers may far exceed what regulators estimate