Today’s trending stories in Australian home ownership and Home Loans.
- How to address Australia’s medium-density housing shortage
Medium-density housing is undersupplied in the suburbs of Australias capital cities. A building boom has helped erode this shortage somewhat, but demand for this type of housing is rising and will continue to grow….
- Household budgeting for dummies: How to get on top of spending to save a deposit
Saving a deposit for your first home requires discipline and a thorough approach, because there are so many ways you can save and every little bit adds up.
Categorising your spending and working out where you can make savings is often the best approach.
But there are also lots of other ways you can manage your money so that youll save your deposit in no t…
- Do you really need to use a professional end-of-lease cleaner when moving out of a rental property?
The time has come to move out of your rental, and that means someone has to crack out the mop and bucket.
But is it worth tackling the end-of-lease clean yourself, or should you bring in a professional?
How much does cleaning matter?
In NSW, the Department of Fair Trading does not hold data on the reasons claims are made on a rental…
- The Brisbane suburbs where it’s best to sell by auction
The best suburbs in Brisbane to sell under the hammer have been revealed, with new data showing the hotspots where vendors are making the most of a thriving auction market.
Brisbane, not traditionally an auction-led city like Sydney and Melbourne, has long had institutionalised low clearance rates but the appetite for auctions has grown in recent years, particularly in suburbs where buyer demand is high.
New data from Domain has drilled down to the number of a…