Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 18, 2019

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

  • Where to live when you’ve sold your home and haven’t found a new home yet
    Selling and buying property is a juggling act. When the real estate market isnt booming and youre wishing to upsize, the choices can be few and far between.
    Many people sell their house before buying so they know how much money they have. Then they wonder where they should live while they look for a place to buy.
    They really do stress about that, says Nicole Gleeson, partner at Kay and Burton real estate in South Yarra. I think its what …
  • Mortgage stress test buffer of 2.5 per cent buffer is here for a while despite price rises, experts say
    Housing prices in Sydney and Melbourne are set to keep pushing higher into next year with the bank regulator unlikely to intervene again for some time to make it any harder to borrow money, according to experts.
    Despite the strongest quarterly price rebound since the 1990s for both cities, potential home owners are more likely to see another interest rate cut before a regulatory move to slow the market.
    Forecasts have been upgraded with the two major cities tipped to rise …
  • Life in Lyndhurst: Melbourne’s ‘least liveable suburb’
    Brand new houses on wide, tree-lined streets sit beside a master-planned park with impressive playground equipment. A boardwalk crosses the wetlands complete with ducks and intriguing sculptures can be seen in the distance.
    New parcels of land are ready and waiting for those wanting a slice of this seemingly idyllic setting, and a sales office spruiks house and land packages from just under $600,000.
    This is Lyndhurst, 3…
  • Stokehouse owners Frank and Sharon Van Haandel list $11.2 million to $12 million Toorak house for sale
    The family behind Melbournes beachfront Stokehouse restaurant have listed their stunning Toorak mansion for sale with a price guide of $11.2 million to $12 million.
    Set in a private cul-de-sac off the prestigious Albany Road, the grand three-bedroom residence has recently undergone a meticulous renovation.
    But Frank and Sharon Van Haandel are now looking for a smaller home in Melbourne and another in Queensland, planning to split their ti…
  • Building a house is a daunting project. Here's how Tony managed it
    Like most 24-year-olds living in Sydney, I grew up watching house prices soar, wondering if I’d ever be able to afford my own home. I wanted to get…
  • 'A heavy burden': The hidden fees leaving home buyers 'scrambling'
    These costs include mortgage registration fees, moving costs, building and pest inspections, conveyancing or other legal fees, bridging loans or…