Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 3, 2016

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

  • Victorian property investors are making losses
    We can spot the best and worst investment property returns across the nation, using updated data from our household surveys. The average GROSS…
  • Five interior design trends that turn off buyers
    Styling a property for sale is a markedly different task todesigning a home for everyday living.
    While an open bathroom with rose gold tapware might rate highly on Pinterest, this can be deal-breaker for potential home buyers seeking a practical and timeless property.
    Having these statement features work perfectly well for your forever home, but dont work so well when it comes to sale time, says Tammy Nathan of<a href="h…
  • Home owners reliant on capital appreciation
    Owner-occupied property investors who bought before 2002 are in a very … The cost of owning a property has also decreased due to lower mortgage and deposit rates, driven by official interest rate cuts from the Reserve Bank.
  • Historic Brisbane city apartment for sale
    One of Brisbanes first apartments is on the market and promises the new owner a romantic glimpse of a bygone era.
    Heritage-listed unit block Craigston, at 217 Wickham Terrace in Spring Hill, was built in 1927 in Spanish Mission style and is credited with being Brisbanes first multi-use block as well as one of the first to use a reinforced concrete frame.
    Unit 6b is currently f…
  • Sydney property auction market down over quiet holiday weekend
    The Sydney home auction marketrecorded its lowest clearance rate for two monthsas buyers and sellers were distracted by school holidays, the long weekend break and the football grand finals.
    Sydney recorded a rate of 76.6 per cent on Saturday, which was lower than the previous weekends 81.6 per centand reflected the relatively low number of auctions conducted.
    Just 263 auctions were listed, which was well below the previous weekends 719. The figur…
  • German regulator warns on 'downward spiral' after bank rout
    Deutsche Bank shares were hit first by a demand for up to $US14 billion from the US Department of Justice for mis-selling mortgage-backed securities,…