Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 4, 2018

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

  • Banks might still be taking advantage of borrowers
    Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) CEO Janek Ratnatunga said the biggest bank misconduct involves how they calculate mortgage…
  • New tool to make home loans easier
    Its research said borrowers would rather visit the dentist than complete an application
  • Spring selling season fails to fire up
    Melbourne has had its worst start to the traditionally busy spring selling season since 2004, with auction clearance rates plummeting amid softening house prices.
    One-third of all homes sold do so under the hammer in Melbourne, and September is considered the start of the usually frantic selling season as buyers and sellers aim to be in new homes before Christmas.
    But auction sales are sluggish this year, and prices and the number of new listings are down, prompting fears of a d…
  • How can you boost your home’s value?
    Whether you’re looking to sell or planning to stay for decades, these things can help boost your property’s value