Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 6, 2016

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

  • One in five Victorian tenants offer to pay extra rent, survey reveals
    Melbournes rental squeeze is forcing more tenants to offer extra rent, with some bidding as much as $100 a week on top of asking prices.
    About one in five tenants offered to pay more than the advertised rent, with half of those tenants being successful, Consumer Affairs Victorias rental experience report reveals.
    With the vacancy rate dropping from 1.9 per cent over the year to 1.6 per cent in July, according to Domain Group data,tenants wouldexpect fac…
  • Low interest rates to spur bigger loan sizes
    A recent report, published by, shows that home loan values rose a number of times … The research also found that based on the current average mortgage size that first homebuyer … House prices have started to become volatile in the past few months, after a record run in most capital cities.
  • Home News 8 reasons why you're not rich
    So many of the commentators on the stories of successful property investors take aim at … whether to get a variable rate or fixed rate mortgage, and what features are important. … Get help choosing the right home loan … warns A leading global economist has warned that house prices could still decline,…
  • Mehajer’s disqualification upheld
    Controversial former deputy mayor, property developer and tabloid headline-grabber Salim Mehajers disqualification from managing corporations for three years has been upheld
  • Recruiter launches broker-specific jobs site
    A new jobs board specifically for mortgage and finance brokers has been launched by an experienced financial services recruiter
  • Aussie launches $25m brand strategy and marketing campaign
    Major mortgage broking franchise Aussie Home Loans has gone back to the future as it launches a new brand strategy and marketing campaign.