Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 6, 2019

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

  • Kerryn Phelps sells Southern Highlands holiday home for $3.5m
    The former independent MP for Wentworth, Kerryn Phelps, and her partner, Jackie Stricker-Phelps, have sold their Southern Highlands getaway for what sources say is double the $1.525 million they paid for it just four years ago.
    The two-hectare property in Bowral at the foothills of Milton Park was listed in May for $4 million just days after the high-profile medico conceded defeat against her Liberal opponent, Dave Sharma.
    Angus Campbell-Jones, of his eponymous agency, had dropp…
  • Sydney’s spring auction market: Higher clearance rates but fewer sellers – so far
    Sydneys auction clearance rate has hit its highest level in more than two years, but buyers looking for more choice in the typically feverish spring selling season may be disappointed, experts warn.
    The clearance rate hit 72 per cent last month, its highest point since April 2017,as buyers vied for a limitednumber of properties going under the hammer down about 20 per cent each Saturday compared to the previous year.
    Six months ago, we were bare…
  • The Design Files: An 1870s home restored to its former glory
    Who: Cara Bodsworth, of raincoat label Paqme, husband Cliff and their children, Bella and Clifford
    What: An 1870s home restored to its former glory
    Where: Armadale, Victoria
    <img alt="A gorgeous boxed out fern garden separates the dining room from the living room. Mid-century side table that once belonged to Caras grandmother. Crystal lights from Palm Springs (a housewar…