Australian housing values are currently increasing at the fastest rate in seventeen years with February values across all states, averaging a 2.1% increase. The Australian market hasn’t seen an increase this high since August 2003.
A $25,000 HomeBuilder Grant for Australians looking to build a new home or substantially renovate an existing home was announced today, Thursday 4th June 2020. The Australian Government have designed the program to assist the residential construction market by encouraging the commencement of new home builds and renovations.
When one bank hikes its interest rates, the rest usually follow one after the other like dominos. Here’s the latest information on recent home loan rate rises & how to avoid getting caught up in the chain reaction.
It’s one thing to be ready to pay off a mortgage. It’s entirely another to convince lenders that you’re ready to do so, especially in the current environment of tighter lending standards. Here’s how to climb your way through the process.
“Today I had the opportunity to not only prepare and serve food to the homeless but sit down and talk with many of them. Their stories touched my heart and the joy the got from having someone to chat with overwhelmed me. One lady told me that people look away when they see her in the street and sometimes she can go for days without having a conversation with anyone.”
Property buyers are setting their sights on Western Sydney, as Parramatta’s CBD undergoes an $8 billion building explosion which will dramatically reshape the city, the local economy, employment and the property market.
Minister for Planning Pru Goward , yesterday released the NSW Government’s Plan for Growing Sydney, cementing Parramatta’s role as a second CBD. “It is time to take action to realise the community’s ambition for the greatest city in the world – and a Plan for Growing Sydney is the roadmap.” Ms Goward said.
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced that the contract for the North West Rail Link has been awarded to a consortium and that it will begin operation in early 2019.It is the first fully automated rapid transit rail system in Australia and trains will run every four minutes in peak time.