Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 23, 2017

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

  • Interest-only borrowers take bigger financial risks
    The latest findings from Morgan Stanley’s AlphaWise research arm shows that interest-only mortgage borrowers tend to be less competent money managers … Second, interest-only home loan borrowers are more likely to take on even more debt to manage higher costs, with more than half (53%) saying…
  • How to know if your home is in dire need of a renovation
    Im cleaning my teeth and looking around atmy 1960s bathroom. Far from being the kind of luxe retreat gracing the pages of glossy home magazines, this bathroom is like a B-list actor: it played a few good roles in its younger days but never made headlines….
  • House price slump spells trouble for Aussie banks
    “We expect from all three countries that markets will see house prices flatten or fall in a mild way. If that happens with an economic impact like people…
  • The Tannery designed by JCY an extraordinary contemporary family home in Fremantle
    Rare tends to be an overused term in the real estate vernacular. But when it comes to this historic spread in the midst of Fremantles beating, cosmopolitan heart, rare is an apt description.
    This former working-class suburb is now home to an eclectic array of residents drawn to its laid-back, bohemian vibe and the many cafes, bars and boutiques that line its narrow streets.
    In a pocket known for its once humble workers cottages lined side by side along narrow stree…
  • Where to buy a family home for less than $600,000 below Melbourne’s ring road
    Melbournes ring road, much like the Boulevard Priphrique in Paris, is a multi-lane bitumen barrier between the inner and outer suburbs.
    The state governments North East Link plans, revealed this week, will see the ring around Melbourne completed. The new road is setto connectthe M80 from Greensborough to the Eastern Freeway.
    For those looking to buy in the west and north, the road can play a huge part in deciding where to spend the next …
  • IMF: Low-interest rate is here to stay
    While growth pickup indication is evident, IMF sees it to be only modest.
  • Interest-only borrowers take bigger financial risks
    Such borrowers are willing to get themselves further in debt to manage greater expenses, according to a new study by Morgan Stanley
  • How to manage the home loan pre-approval process
    Work out your budget and expenses to help you understand how much you can afford to spend on property