Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 17, 2016

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

  • Beccy Cole on the one thing that all busy people need for their house
    The country singer swears by one particular rule for getting her house organised….
  • Melbourne suburbs where house and unit rents have risen fastest
    Melbournes bayside rental market is heating up, with families and couples shifting their attention from the leafy east toa house withinstriking distance of the beach.
    Hampton, Sandringham and Highett houses recorded the strongest rent growthover the past year, with their median asking rentsrising more than 18 per cent, Domain Group data shows.
    Tenantssaw good value and better choice in bayside suburbscompared to Melbournes&…
  • Stamp duty pressure worsens homebuyer woes
    We were able to include the stamp duty in our home loan, which was helpful … The only way we were able to afford it was to put it in our mortgage. … House prices keep going up and if we didn’t buy now then I don’t think we would…
  • RBA: Melbourne and Brisbane face apartment supply shocks
    House prices in some have more than halved in the last three years, … Although the average mortgage debt of Australian home borrowers rose to a…
  • Sydney auction market rises as the spring property boom blossoms
    The Sydney weekend auction market recaptured its boom-time vibe at the weekend, with the clearance rate moving back into the 80s as the spring market continues to blossom.
    Sydney recorded an auction clearance rate of 80 per cent at the weekend, which was higher than the previous Saturdays 78.8 per cent and streets ahead of the 65.1 per cent recorded over the same weekend last year.
    The return of the 80 per cent boom benchmark follows consecutive weekends just below this l…