Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 22, 2019

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

  • Rag trader Susie Kelly sells Vaucluse beachfront house for more than $30 million
    Rag trader Susie Kelly has made good on the late high-end sales rush of 2019, selling her beachfront house in Vaucluse for more than $30 million.
    Despite no comment from Ben Collier of The Agency, sources say he was offering the Kutti Beach residence on the quiet to buyers for no less than $30 million, and the 1200 square metre property is expected to settle at well above that.
    One of seven on the exclusive beach, it was built in 2005 to a design by architect Graham Jahn who was…
  • A hollowed-out Victorian house in Brunswick sold at auction for $750,000
    A rare, hollowed-out Victorian terrace sold in Brunswick last weekend for the (comparatively) low price of $750,000.
    From the outside, the red-brick facade and ornate roofline looked like they were a taste of something special inside but open the door and buyers were in for a different surprise.
    Bare, unfinished floors, exposed and cracking brick walls and visible rafters overhead awaited those looking to snag a piece of dilapi…
  • From natural to circular: These are the hottest pool trends for 2020
    In summer its best to follow three simple rules: keep hydrated, wear sunscreen and find a friend with a pool. Or alternatively, you might be the friend with the pool, in which case be prepared for a swarm of incoming out-of-the-blue texts on sunny days.
    Theres no denying Australias relationship with the pool runs deep. Roy Morgans 2018 data indicates 2.7 million Australians live in a home with a private pool.
    Given our climate and proximity to …
  • The Design Files: Inside the restoration of Fender House
    Who: Katie Brannaghan and husband Ian, a dentist in Melbourne, and their daughters Milla (12) and Yvie (9)
    What: A lovingly restored mid-century marvel
    Where: Mount Martha, Victoria
    When Katie Brannaghan and husband Ian purchased this home in April 2017, they were met with slight shock at how much work needed to be done.
    <img alt="The Design Files: Fender House Mt Martha" src="…
  • OECD tips weaker economic growth for Australia
    “Macroprudential policies may need to be tightened if lower interest rates fuel house prices, which would create imbalances and expose the economy…
  • How property investors can take advantage of 'dicey' conditions
    Property investors who focus on fundamentals can take advantage of property markets regardless of conditions and perceived reputations of an area,…
  • Property bubble risks grow in Munich, Amsterdam and Paris
    Overall, the effect of lower mortgage rates will be diluted by stretched … In Moscow, house prices have come under strong pressure after reaching…
  • Payments System Board Update: November 2019 Meeting
    Today’s Payments System Board meeting discussed the upcoming review of retail payments regulation, the annual assessment of SwapClear and retail operational outages