Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Perth property: What to see this weekend
Home hunters this weekend can check out a period home in Fremantle, a Kings Park penthouse or indulge in some Mediterranean style by the Indian Ocean.
9 Porpoise Court, Coogee
4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 cars
Open: Saturday 10.30-11am
Auction: Same day at 11am
An elevated position ensures a spectacular oc…
- Blackmores chief Christine Holgate inspires auction fever at Pearl Beach
Blackmores chief executive Christine Holgate has inspired a run of auctions in the Central Coast holiday spot of Pearl Beach on the back of her recent pre-auction sale for more than $2.2 million.
Holgate listed her weekender a year ago after she traded up to a new $5.2 million holiday home on the beachfront, from retail billionaire Brett Blundy.
Having purchased her original Pearl Beach weekender in 2008 for $2.3 million, Holgate was hoping to recoup that purchase price through …
- How Australia’s most famous trophy home, Altona, has torn a family apart
Holly Chang, whose mother is the on-paperownerof Australias most famous trophy home Altona, wishes she had never heard of the Point Piper property, let alone been privy to the $52 million purchase of it in 2013….
- Investors continue to get stung
RateCity figures shows the on a $300,000 30-year home loan owner … But Mortgage Choice spokeswoman Jessica Darnbrough said despite…
- NAB cracks down on property lending to 'reduce risk'
Postcodes where NAB will require a higher deposit to approve a home loan. … Other banks, including Westpac, are also set to announce a tightening of their lending criteria this weekend as the nation’s lenders rethink their mortgage…
- Stars align for Melbourne house sellers as property prices boom
Surging house prices across Melbourne triggered by enthusiastic buyers are leading the city into one of the best property markets in years, a top real…
- NAB demands higher deposits for mortgages in Childers
… risk in the mortgage market, forcing its customers to provide a higher deposit to secure a home loan. In a surprise move last week, NAB expanded its…
- Investor borrowing shows resilience
Despite tighter lending rules intended to cool the property market, new data reveals that borrowing by real estate investors declined by only two per cent last quarter.
- Flood risk information for Toowoomba investors
Investors looking to buy as well as owners who already have property in the Toowoomba region can now find out the flood risk for their properties with the launch of an online Flood Risk Information Portal.
- National aggregator to partner with Virgin Money
The partnership will give brokers within the network access to additional home loan products and professional development
- Study tackles rate negotiation with the big four
A leading comparison site has looked into how willing the big four banks are to haggle over mortgage interest rates