Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 15, 2016

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

  • Wells Fargo gets mortgage revenue boost
    “Provisions were the bright spot,” Chris Wheeler, an analyst with Atlantic Equities LLP, said in a note to investors. “The focus now turns on the likely…
  • Darwin homes perform well across the decade
    Across the NT, 21 per cent of suburbs saw house prices double while 30 per cent saw unit prices double since 2006. CoreLogic senior analyst…
  • Cheap as chips in Collinsville
    Regarded as the Whitsundays’ most affordable town, Collinsville is expected to attract significant interest from property investors with the reopening of…
  • Property investors to eye of Collinsville as region bounces back
    Property investors to eye of Collinsville as region bounces back … Since the closure of the Collinsville coal mine three years ago, house prices have…
  • Beyond Sydney: Water views sealed the deal
    When Anne Stretton first saw her four-bedroom house at Brightwatersoverlooking Lake Macquarie she fell in love with the pretty water views.
    Its in a quiet location youre sort of set back off the road, so you live at theback of the block, she says.
    Weve loved the back deck overlooking the lake sitting there having a glassof wine and sharing some time with friends, weve had lots of nice parties&nbsp…
  • Home buyers in Crows Nest ‘jumping on anything’
    If you have your eye on a piece of the Crows Nest real estate pie, get in line. While the amenity ofthe area continues its upwards trajectory, listings are down on previous years.
    There is never enough for sale, McGrath Crows Nest agent Debbie Chadwick says.
    Its justso tightly held. There are only 800 houses in the suburb and generally about 50 are sold eachyear, but in the last 12 months there have only been 32 sales.
  • Leading franchise announces alliance with national real estate network
    The strategic alliance will see mortgage brokers and real estate agents forge mutually beneficial referral partnerships across Australia
  • Big four should offer rate tracker mortgages: ASIC
    The commissions chairman has put his support behind tracker mortgages, setting himself at odds with three of the four big banks