Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership October 5, 2019

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

  • A $35m sale by ‘breast master’ Michael Miroshnik comes as relief to Sydney trophy market
    Five years after high-profile plastic surgeon Michael Miroshnik bought his Vaucluse property for $7.1 million, he has rebuilt it into a far more glamorous residence and resold it for more than $35 million.
    Interests lodged on title reveal the big-ticket buyer is Sunny Ngai, the son of the late toilet paper king Henry Ngai.
    It is the second trophy sale recorded this week, marking a distinct end to this years dire run of top-end sales in the rarefied $20 million-plus range&…
  • Alpaca my bags: Rare parcel of land up for sale in Nanima
    Research has found your chances of selling a property increase by 150 per cent if you put photos of animals in your listing
    OK, thats not true but there is no denying cute animal pictures definitely attract attention.
    One such listing in Nanima a small locality in the Yass Valley Council area has garnered attention for an ado…
  • Challenger banks mimic big four with 15 basis point cuts
    Macquarie, HSBC, ME Bank and ING are among several second-tier banks that have announced 15 basis point cuts to standard variable home loan…
  • Melbourne property buyers and sellers left in the dark as sale prices kept private
    Home buyers and sellers are being left in the dark as the sale prices of nearby properties are kept private despite new laws pushing for more transparency.
    Privacy concerns from well-known sellers and buyers or those with multimillion-dollar properties are leading to some relevant results not beingdisclosed, leaving a gap in information about the market.
    Even as Melbourne recovers from its recent housing downturn, with the spring marke…
  • Ways to stay ahead of inflation for investors wanting to stay cashed upJames Gerrard
    Understanding mortgage funds. Opening up investments to more risk, some investors have been shifting allocations away from traditional cash and…
  • Ratehacker: The Lowest Rates For October 2019
    After the latest Reserve Bank cash rate cut, home loan rates are at their lowest on record. With banks cutting rates left right and centre, it can seem…
  • Mark my words podcast
    PODCAST: Mark Beyer and Matt Mckenzie discuss interest rates, volatile stock markets, our very own BN30 stock index, house prices, Mia Davies,…