Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership May 7, 2019

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

  • Lender creates ‘head of broker’ role
    New appointment to help usher mortgage brokers into market ripe for growth
  • Landlords who allow pets could boost their rental return by up to 30 per cent
    Investors are always looking for ways to increase their rental return, but theres one strategy that can boost rents by up to 30 per cent and it doesnt involve renovating.
    In almost every capital city, median asking rents for pet-friendly apartments are higher than for homes that dont allow pets, according to Domain Group data.
    That means landlords who allow pets could boost their rental return by simply checking a box….
  • Dividend cut puts NAB in stronger positionDavid Walker
    Despite the remediation costs, difficult conditions in home lending, and with only two months of benefits from mortgage repricing, NAB was able to hold…
  • Hot Seat: Will Unkles
    During the process with the mortgage broker, I asked him what ongoing service I could expect given he would receive trail on my mortgage. Not only…
  • Market won't go down without a fight
    Mr Pressley said a $50 billion Federal Government stimulus package helped the industry to weather the storm and median house prices increased in…
  • How much does it cost to buy property at Australia's best beaches?
    While house prices in the northern beaches gem dropped 11.5 per cent in the year to March, according to Domain data, the median house price still…
  • How much does it cost to buy property at Australia’s best beaches?
    Winter is coming, the property market is cooling and hot summer days spent at the beach are becoming a distant memory.
    But dreams of a sea change could still keep you warm for months to come and looking toone of Australias coastal markets now could have you sitting beachside by summer.
    The location of that home and beach will depend on your budget.Heres what it now costs to buy in some of Australias top beach locations.
    $2 million+
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