Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Rising listing numbers hint at bumper year for property sales in 2020
Melbournes property listing numbers are starting to improve as more vendors return to the market in a bid to sell their homes before the end of the year.
Sellers who were sitting on the fence during Melbournes property downturn and early recovery are now listing their homes hoping that the slightly below-average numbers of homes for sale will help them get a better price.
SQM Researchs Louis Christopher said da…
- Annie Conley’s Tamarama house sells for about $16 million, smashing suburb record
Tamaramas house price records have been smashed by an off-market sale of about $16 million for the house owned by Annie Conley, daughter of the late aviation pioneer and philanthropist John Conley.
The deal comes just two years after Conley bought the designer beachside residence, for what was then a suburb high of $13 million, from fashion pioneer and chicken heir Robby Ingham and his wife Sarah.
Conleys big ticket deal is one of three double-digit sales in the pi…
- Investor stories: Should you sell your investment property?
While growing a portfolio by acquiring assets stands as one of the top priorities for property investors, selling a property might just be the right next step…
- What if interest rates stop going down? James KirbyFollow @kirby_journo
As the sharemarket furiously signals an economic upswing next year, rising house prices and falling expectations for further rate cuts are combining to…
- Melbourne auction preview: Spring selling season set to extend into summer
The Melbourne auction market is holding strong, with even more properties expected to come up for sale between now and the looming end of the year, experts say.
Some 978 auctions are set to go ahead on Saturday, and 1301 are forecast for next week, a Super Saturday.
Domain economist Trent Wiltshire said the clearance rate was still strong, and predicted more big weekends before Christmas as the traditional spring selling season continues for longer.
- Britain: Labour promises public housing 'revolution'
Living-rent homes will have rents linked to a third of average local incomes and a category of low-cost home ownership introduced, where mortgage…
- 34th South Pacific Central Bank Governors' Meeting
The Reserve Bank of Australia hosted Governors from South Pacific Central Banks on 19–20 November in Sydney on the occasion of the 34th South Pacific Central Bank Governors’ Meeting.
- Ultimate retreat: Solar passive, architect-designed home in Sutton on the market
This could be the forever home you have been looking for.
And whats not to like: a big solar passive, architect-designed home really more of a resort sitting on an estate of some 12 hectares, and all of this just 30 minutes from Canberra.
Set in the sought-after Sutton Park Estate, this tranquil property offers the ultimate retreat lifestyle without being isolated.
But dont expect the archetypal country style of a corrugated iron roof and bul…