Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership November 9, 2017

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

  • Searching for Australia's best buyer's agents
    … decision easier for Australia’s property investors by showcasing the nation’s best buyer’s agents of the year … Get help from a local mortgage broker.
  • Capital One exits mortgage loans business, cuts 1100 jobs
    (Reuters) – Capital One Financial COF.N will stop issuing mortgage and home equity loans and cut some 1,100 jobs amid rising interest rates that…
  • Your own piece of ‘futuristic pop-art’, with a 46-metre brutalist Berlin tower for sale
    For buyers looking for a fixer-upper with a difference, theres a distinctive and heritage protected entrant to the market in Germany.
    Shaped like an enormousangular golf tee, or perhaps a mushroom,its multi-faced, multi-coloured form gives a touch of futuristic pop-art to the Berlin skyline.
    The Bierpinseltower, built between 1972 and 1976, is up for sale for3.2 million ($4.82 million). It…
  • East Maitland’s historic Caroline Chisholm cottage listed for $330,000
    The historic Caroline Chisholm cottage in East Maitland, which remains the only remaining property directly linked to the social reformer, goes to auction on November 19.
    The three-bedroom home was built as two terracesbetween 1831 and 1835, and rented by Chisholm in 1842 to be converted into one residence to house homeless immigrant women.
    Chisholm, who was immortalised on the $5 note …
  • Allambie Heights: the hidden hilltop Sydney suburb that residents never want to leave
    Its elevated blocks of land boast sweeping views of the Northern Beaches district and its mere minutes to Manly by car.
    But the suburb of Allambie Heights retains a secluded feel. Some locals call the place the best-kept secret on the Beaches.
    Its close to the surf and its close to main roads that take you north and south, but its also tucked away, says Lee Hilton, a retiree who moved to Allambie Heights 32 years ago.
  • The genuine spirit of aloha: How Ashlee is living the dream in Hawaii
    If theres one place that has stood out as the enduring dream holiday destination for generations, its Hawaii. Actually living there, however, is another fantasy altogether.
    Not so for Ashlee Galea, who made the dream come true in 2015. Galea became well acquainted with the island while working as a Hawaii tourism rep in Sydney, this meant that she travelled to the region more than 40 times during a six-year period.
    I saw a lot of special places across the H…
  • Sydney jobs boom puts pressure on transport and house prices
    Sydney has added nearly half a million jobs in the past decade but patterns of employment growth are putting the city’s transport system under…
  • Six ways to get a loan with bad credit
    It’s difficult to get approved for a home loan if you have bad credit, but there are some steps you can take to improve your chances.