Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- Sydney buyers showing their appetite for environmentally-friendly apartments
Sydneys home buyers are showing their green side astheappetite for environmentally-friendly apartments grows, experts say. And its not just owner-occupiers behind the trend.
Unlike most investors, who purely chase financial returns,Blue Mountains couple Owen and Kerrie Sargeant, have a rather different plan for how theyre spending their money.
When I look at the type of buildings being constructed in many suburbs, it…
- Whitehorse Council seeks 30-storey building heights in precinct where it owns valuable land
A council in Melbournes leafy east has proposed new maximum building heights of 30-storeys in a booming commercial strip where its owns a multimillion-dollar parcel of land.
Whitehorse Council wants to increase urban density and encourage tall buildings in a major development precinct in Box Hill.
The suburb, widely considered one of the citys hottest property markets, has recently recorded several $20 million sales as developers look to transform low-rise commerci…
- Queensland New Home Affordability Program
The reality is that the consumer and many mortgage brokers are not … rising house prices that currently place home ownership out of reach for many.
- Unrenovated Northcote cottage fetches $300,000 above reserve at auction
A crumbling, borderline unliveable weatherboard house in Northcote has sold for $1.1 million, almost $300,000 above its reserve price.
OwnerStjepan Gotvajn, an elderly gentleman who has called190 Bastings Streethome for half a century, had set the reserve price at $810,000.
But with an opening bid of $800,000, Mr Gotvajns expectations were quic…
- Shabby Brisbane investment property sells for $700,000 more than last sale
Time had not been kind to a two-bedroom Tarragindi home that went under the hammer on Saturday.
After almost 30 years as an investment property, there was little doubt at auction that 10 Effingham Street had seen better days.
Peeling paint on the inside and out, torn linoleum, and dated fittings and fixtures showed the propertys ageand years o…
- Banks drop fixed rate loans to attract new customers
Demand for fixed home loans has hit a four-year high, Mortgage Choice data shows, … Home loan customers are looking to fix their mortgages.
- Geelong's north a property hotspot as buyers chase bargains
HOUSE prices have surged as much as 36 per cent across Geelong’s northwest corridor as buyers are forced to look further afield for affordable…
- Morgan Stanley to handle mortgage originations in home-loan push: sources
(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley plans to bring its mortgage origination business in-house to improve customer service and generate more business, two…