Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 18, 2018

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

  • Aussies seen to abandon variable rate home loans soon
    The state saw 87.21% of its borrowers preferring this type of home loan. … Australia, where 86.68% of borrowers chose a variable rate mortgage.
  • Calls for mandatory reverse mortgage training
    An industry association is calling for mandatory training for brokers offering reverse mortgages
  • Calls for mandatory reverse mortgage training
    Following a recent ASIC report on reverse mortgages, an industry association is calling for the introduction of mandatory training and accreditation.
  • Home re-sales at a profit fall
    A new report shows resale losses totalling more than $460million
  • Martin North strung up next to Steve Keen
    Experts have questioned claims of a 40 per cent drop in Australia’s house prices, made over the weekend on 60 Minutes. Martin North, the founder of…
  • Evictions versus holdouts: How to painlessly dissolve a strata title
    Should private citizens be allowed to force the sale of a neighbours property against his or her will?
    Lets ask the question another way: is it fair that just one neighbour, or maybe a small group of neighbours, should be able to block the sale or redevelopment of someone elses property?
    When it comes to collective strata sales, the answer isnt obvious.
    Strata title is the most common form of apartment ownership in Australia. It gives each owne…
  • Cheap Gold Coast property: Buy beachfront without breaking the bank
    The Gold Coast may be famous for attracting millionaire buyers, but its also home to a host of affordably-priced properties that make the most of their heavenly surroundings.
    Whether youd like to see and be seen at celebrity-favourite Surfers Paradise or unwind at the peaceful sands of pristine Palm Beach, these apartments offer the enviable Gold Coast lifestyle without the lavish price tag.
    Just moments from the sea and sand, these five properties cost under $500,…