Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 8, 2019

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

  • The sprawling family home that used to be a school house, plus five more country abodes for sale
    A historic estate with past lives, a secluded retreat with its own golf course, and a weatherboard cottage in the southern highlands that looks as though it was plucked from a storybook.
    Those are some of the coastal and country properties being featured this week as we highlight six of our favourite regional listings on the market right now.
    Rawdon Island
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  • The Block 2019: Who will win? Experts tip a winner
    Its the most wonderful time of the year for fans of The Blockwith auctions for thefive homes, formerly part of the Oslo Hotel in Grey Street, St Kilda,set for this weekend.
    Allfive of the three-storey terrace homes have an asking price range of $3 million to $3.3 million and competition will be tighter than ever.
    So will there be a clear winner? Domain asked five…
  • Ex-CBA executive Michael Harte lists $10m Rose Bay house to take up London bank gig
    London-based bank senior executive Michael Harte and his wife, founder and editor of A Magazine Susan Harte, have made a late appearance on the 2019 prestige market with their heritage-listed Rose Bay residence.
    This is the 1924-built residence designed by architect Kenneth Webb, extended in 1932 by architect Glynn Gilling, and held by the Lloyd family from the 1940s until late 2006.
    Harte, chief operating officer at UK bank Santander, was CBAs chief information …
  • CBA cuts key loan serviceability measure again
    An interest rate buffer that is added to a borrowers home loan rate to ensure they can repay their mortgage of 2.5 per cent stays the same, CBA said.
  • Ratehacker: The Lowest Rates For November 2019
    Or if you’re already on the property ladder and are looking for your next investment property, investor home loan rates are starting at 2.84%.
  • NAB Disappointed Despite $5.1bn Profit
    NAB’s result showed a sharp slowdown in the bank’s home loan growth, which chief executive Phil Chronican called out as a key weak spot.
  • Which lenders offer the lowest mortgage rates?
    The rate cuts by the central bank this year have pushed mortgage rates to below 3%