Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 30, 2018

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

  • Inside a theatrical share house its own residents consider ‘ridiculous’
    Who: Sarah Walker (theatre photographer and fine artist), partner Mike Greaney (animator and director), and friend Eve Gilbert (designer) with Jacko the greyhound.
    What: A theatrical share house
    Where: Thornbury, Victoria
    This eclectic and cheerful rental in Thornbury eschews share house stereotypes, with its palatial proportions and distinctly theatrical style. Its the perfect environment for three artistic reside…
  • This mansion just got $10 million cheaper
    A $40 million mansion is for sale in Hawthorn in a test of Melbournes top-end property market.
    The home was offered for sale with hopes of $45 million to $50 million earlier this year but did not sell, andthis week it was relisted with a lower price guide.
    According to public records, the vendor is Chongqing Du, who bought the Victorian residence in 2014 from …
  • ANZ says broking could become 'a privilege for the wealthy'
    ANZ Bank chief executive Shayne Elliott says going to a mortgage broker could become “a privilege for the wealthy” if commissions were scrapped in…
  • Valuations catching out property investors at settlement
    Property investors are increasingly finding bank valuations are coming in under purchase price, but there are a range of steps which can mitigate the…
  • ANZ boss wants legally-binding code for mortgage brokers
    ANZ chief Shayne Elliott says the nation’s army of mortgage brokers should have to sign up to a legally-binding duty of care document to look after…
  • Samoa Commitment for the Pacific Islands
    Media Release Number 2018-30: The Central Bank Governors of the South Pacific region met in Samoa on the occasion of the 33rd Pacific Central Bank Governors meeting. The meeting’s theme was ‘Strengthening Collaboration’, with the objective of promoting the prosperity and economic welfare of our member nations.