Top Stories in Australian Home Ownership September 9, 2016

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

  • FBAA launches new awards program
    The FBAA will use this year’s national conference as a means to recognise leaders infinancebroking,mentoring, mortgages, motor finance and commercial assetfinance
  • Darling Point mansion Swifts set to be brought into the new century
    Darling Points historic trophy mansion Swifts is hoping to be brought into the modern era with the additions of a few luxury add-ons.
    DA plans lodged with Woollahra Council detail a new tennis court, tennis court pavilion, lighting and an underground garage with space for eight cars at the rear of the block, at an estimated cost of $1.68 million.
    Heritage architect Clive Lucas, who undertook a mammoth restoration of the property more than a decade ago, has submitted the l…
  • The modernist home that lured a buyer from one of Cambodia’s ruling families
    Months of high-end house hunting has finally been brought to an end for one of Cambodias ruling families.
    Having checked out some of the best on offer on the Vaucluse waterfront and up the hill,Madina Phara, wife of Mongkol Phara,has ended up crossing the harbour to buy the modernist Clontarf trophy Portovenere.
  • RBA's Glenn Stevens admits Sydney house prices 'give me some discomfort'
    Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens has conceded that he has “some discomfort’ about rising Sydney house prices, but argued that these concerns…
  • Vaucluse’s Keeper’s Cottage shines light on historic landmark home
    The historic cottage is one of Australias oldest, intact such freestanding quarters remaining, having been built in 1881 as attached separate dwellings for two lighthouse keepers.
    It sits in the shade of the towering lighthouse, built in 1883 to replace an earlier lighthouse built by convict Frances Greenway in 1818.

    <img alt="The Keepers Cottage, Old South Head Road, Vaucluse" src="…

  • Glenn Stevens admits Sydney house prices 'give me some discomfort'
    Glenn Stevens admits Sydney house prices ‘give me some discomfort’ … conceded that he has “some discomfort’ about rising Sydney house prices, …. Fractionally less if you take account of a build-up in mortgage offsets and so on”.
  • Time to get serious about your mortgage risk
    There are few concepts more important in investing than ‘asymmetric risk’ the idea that you should buy assets when the likely upside is greater than…
  • Melbourne suburbs where it's cheaper to buy than rent
    New REIV data shows that tenants can repay the mortgage on a $215,000 one-bedroom property for just $226 a week $149 less than the suburb’s…
  • Bigger loans expected while interest rates remain low
    With the RBA announcing no change in the official interest rate in September, experts believe that the size and number of home loans may increase.
  • Sydney property prices to increase this spring
    Experts believe that high demand and a shortage of listings for real estate in Sydney could lead to a continuing rise in property prices.
  • Aggregator rolls out new refinancing portal
    An expected spike in the number of people looking to refinance in coming months has resulted in aggregator eChoice rolling out a new online portal for consumers looking to find a better deal on their home loan