Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Could The Lodge in Canberra ever go on the market?
The White House. 10 Downing Street. The Lodge. One of these is not like the others.
Of course, they are all homes for their respective countrys leaders but while two are easily recognisable, the Australian prime ministers home in the nations capital is hidden away and is much more modest.
Also, for the better part of the last two decades, its not had a full-time resident.
Prime minister Scott Morrison has not moved his family into The Lodge dur…
- Coalition win a reprieve for ACT housing market
Canberra house prices dropped 2 per cent in the 12 months to March, while the number of first-home buyers securing loans has dipped to its lowest…
- Tassie's property professionals finalists on the national stage
EIS Property’s Alison Rogers was also named in the Newcomer category while Loan Market’s Jacquie Brown is a finalist for the Residential Mortgage…
- A golden moment for home buyers? James KirbyFollow @kirby_journo
… in that financial limbo tagged negative equity: that’s the miserable situation where householders find their mortgage is worth more than their home.
- Prominent car dealer Laurie Sutton buys $15.5m Potts Point penthouse
Prominent retired car dealer Laurie Sutton has again put his stamp on Sydneys trophy home market, buying a $15.5 million penthouse in Potts Points landmark Villard building….
- From working on yachts in Monaco to selling houses in Bayside, meet Michael Townsend
Before he entered real estate, McGraths Michael Townsend was a deckhand on luxury yachts in the Mediterranean. Now based in St Kilda, he sells homes in Melbournes own bayside playground, near to where he went to school, and is happy his life has tracked full circle.
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Malvern and I went to Caulfield Grammar from primary school to year 12.
What were you like as a teenager?
I loved scho…
- Bridesmaids no longer: House prices in Melbourne’s once second-best suburbs overtake their neighbours
House prices in some suburbs once considered second-best are catching up to their sought-after neighbours, as buyers turn to affordable options.
The demand for bridesmaid suburbs has seen a few even overtake their brides, creating larger pockets of prestigious property across the inner city.
It comes as sentiment in the property market this week became cautiously optimistic on the back ofrising prospects of a Reserve Bank rate cut, a proposal to…
- Payments System Board Update: May 2019 Meeting
The Reserve Bank has issued a media release: Payments System Board Update: May 2019 Meeting.
- How to save big on your mortgage interest
Even considered an offset account? How about redraw facilities? These are just some of the strategies that can help you save