Flying in or out of most Australian capitals on a sunny day, you can’t help but notice the suburban landscapes punctuated by the shimmering blue of backyard pools. But are swimming pools as popular as they appear to be? Will adding a pool add value to your home? Before you ‘take the plunge’ and invest in a pool, Aussie explores some important things to consider.
Making your home more attractive to potential buyers doesn’t have to cost thousands, a simple lick of paint can make all the difference. But if that’s beyond your budget there are a few other tricks that can also help you get the best price on auction day. Aussie chats to an interior designer about how More…
Sometimes less is more and even a smaller investment can add value to your home if you spend wisely, and put in a little of your own sweat equity.
From property values to interest rates, we look at where we’ve been and where we’re headed with insight and analysis from industry experts and forecasters.
More than two thirds of Aussies aspire to own their dream home. But what do you do if you’re ready to buy and you can’t quite afford the dream?
At first, searching for a home loan online appears simple enough. But a good broker can help with a lot more than just finding the lowest rate, as we find out from two of Aussie’s Brokers.
With sweeping views, fully equipped gyms, saunas and multi-car garages, Australia’s prestigious properties offer an enviable lifestyle for those lucky enough to own them.
Aussie homes have a reputation for being some of the most expensive on the planet, especially in Sydney and Melbourne. While there’s more to the Australian housing market than its two biggest capitals, there’s also much more to the story when it comes to housing affordability. We’ve gone behind the scenes to find out what ‘average’ really looks like across Australia, and to see if you might get more for your dollar outside the south east corner.
It’s good news for home owners, home-seekers and renters alike with the Reserve Bank (RBA) announcing it would keep the cash rate on hold at a low of 1.5%.
Is your mortgage due for a review? Find out if you should be getting ready to refinance this year. With interest rates staying low throughout 2016, you might be thinking about getting a better deal on your mortgage. We spoke to experienced Aussie broker and franchisee Nick Kwan from Aussie Ryde about when and why More…