Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- House of the week: A French-style semi in Queens Park
Youll feel like youve walked into a Parisienne atelier when you visit this semi, its so chock-full of natural light, amplified by the all-white colour scheme, high ceilings and a multitude of mirrors. The owner has decorated with large scale French antiques and its worth noting how well they work to liven up the space. Once removed, the new owner will have a blank canvas to work with exciting for some and daunting for others!…
- Waverley: A once-overlooked Sydney suburb can stand tall
When your neighbours are high-profile beach suburbs such as Bondi, Bronte, Clovelly and Tamarama, not to mention the prestige real estate found in Vaucluse, Dover Heights and Rose Bay, its easy to see how this suburb might get overlooked.
Waverley lays claim to being the highest point in the eastern suburbs and the 4000 or so people who call the suburb home are well aware of its charms.
I really like Waverley, says McGrath Coogee agent Chris Volpatti. &ldquo…
- Camperdown apartment with vegetable garden and views of the park
This divine, top-floor apartment represents an opportunity to enjoy twopopular lifestyles that tend to be mutually exclusive….
- Deutsche Bank to fight $18b demand to settle GFC mortgage probe
Deutsche Bank said it would fight a $US14 billion ($18 billion) demand from the US Department of Justice to settle claims it missold mortgage-backed…
- Jail and ban for property development scammer
Investigation found that between January 2006 and February 2007, scammer induced various investors to pay approximately $618,000 to acquire interests in a house and land property development in Queensland
- US Regulators Roil Deutsche Bank
Big US banks including JPMorgan, Bank of America and Citigroup have already settled with US regulators over their misselling of mortgage-backed…
- 7.30 Report does lenders mortgage insurance
ABC’s 7.30 Report last night ran an interesting segment examining lender’s mortgage insurance (LMI), which is insurance that is typically paid by…
- Dickensian approach to residential tenants lingers in Australian law
Supreme Court decision has held that landlords should ensure residential premises are maintained in good repair, even if the property’s dilapidated when the tenant goes into occupation and it’s being hailed as a ‘landmark decision’.
- How much first-home buyers need to save
Of those renting, 47 per cent had considered that they might never buy due to rising house prices, a new survey of 1000 people by comparison … The margin between home ownership and renting is narrowing, and there may … mortgage insurance as a result, First Home Buyers Australia co-founder Taj…