Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Victorian state election 2018: Calls for affordable housing targets in legislation being ignored
Melbournes population growth has not only added a huge amount of pressure to the suburbs, its also put just as much financial pressure on those who can least afford it. The result? A housing affordability crisis with more than 100,000 Victorians desperately needing an affordable home.
The problem is now so dire that local councils and housing advocates are calling for action in the lead-up to next months state election.
A recent study by the University of Me…
- A 12-week renovation for sale: How two friends completed their own mini version of The Block
When viewers sit down to watch the unfurling drama ofThe Block, the concept of a 12-week renovation can seem outrageous, if not impossible.
But good friends Christine Paterson and Emma Dixon decided to test the reality in the reality TV show, attacking their own mini Block by completing a full home renovation in just 12 weeks earlier this year.
Sylvia, as they have affectionately dubbed the <a href="https://www.domain.com.au/1-…
- What less than $1m bought at weekend auctions in Sydney
Buyers paying less than $1 million proved to be the dominant force at the weekend on an otherwise subdued auction day Saturday.
Sydneys preliminary auction clearance rate hovered around the midway point, with a mixed bag of results for buyers and sellers alike. Many properties sold in negotiations afterward.
- The Block 2018: Former Gatwick owner to bid on Hayden and Sara Vale’s apartment
One of the twin sisters who sold the Gatwick Hotel for $10 million is expected to bid on one of its luxury apartments that were renovated on Channel Nines The Block….
- Mortgage stress tops one million Aussie households
Last week, Canstar released analysis showing that the average Australian mortgage borrower was in stress, with mortgage repayments chewing-up…
- Why it's a scary time to be paying off a mortgage
There are never any guarantees you’ll be able to sail through your home loan repayments without incident, but, recently, a few things have happened…
- MFAA responds to Royal Commission
The detailed document from the Mortgage Finance Association of … for a customer to use a broker rather than a bank branch to obtain a home loan.