Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 14, 2019

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

  • Helping people already homeless creates harm, advocates say, urging radical rethink and early intervention
    Providing help once people are in crisis may actually be harming them, helping them to stay chronically homeless, experts say.
    They argue that people sleeping rough would benefit more from being helped in their early teens, rather than being given blankets and food once they are on the streets.
    Stephen Gaetz, chief executive of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, said a change in approach was needed to prevent homelessness.
  • What do mortgage brokers do and how do you make them work harder for you?
    A good mortgage broker will guide you through all the steps to getting a loan, including talking through your financial goals and when youd like to achieve them.
    They will also provide all the information you need and act as the go-between between you and the lender.
    Great brokers will go above and beyond and make you feel totally at ease throughout this process.
    At the most basic level, mortgage brokers help you to understand your borrowing power and lender produc…
  • Brisbane Broncos chairman sells home off-market for more than $16 million
    Karl Morris was once touted as the sixth-most powerful man in Queensland because of his role as chairman of the Brisbane Broncos….
  • ‘I couldn’t dream up a better place’: Escape to Denmark, Western Australia
    Its where the bush meets the ocean, with a glass of wine in hand. About 45 minutes drive west of Albany, or five-and-a-half hours drive south of Perth, the town of Denmark has a population that fluctuates with the seasons.
    Despite sharing its moniker with an arguably more famous country, it was actually named after a doctor, AlexanderDenmark, by one of his colleagues who was taking a gander at the local area in the early 1800s.
    Its centre has no McDona…
  • Apartment buyers are going green
    Environmental features have become a make-or-break factor for one in five property buyers