Month: April 2020

Stricter Mortgage Lending Requirements Impact Both Low-Income and Affluent Homebuyers

We analyzed the top 50 U.S. metros to determine which homebuyers may be most vulnerable to stricter lending standards in the age of COVID-19. Americans in low-income areas are getting squeezed by higher credit-score and down-payment requirements, but more affluent house hunters are also feeling the pain of new lending restrictions.

As the coronavirus pandemic sends shockwaves through the U.S. economy, banks are fighting financial uncertainty with tightened mortgage lending standards, making it harder for house hunters to get their hands on home loans. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index—a gauge of how easy it is to obtain a home loan—

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Shane Warne: ‘Favourite’ Brighton house of cricket legend demolished

Shane Warne’s “favourite” mansion at 32 Middle Cres, Brighton has been demolished.


Shane Warne’s “favourite” Brighton mansion has been almost completely bowled over by its new owner.

The historic bluestone’s modern extension and pool have been dramatically torn down over the past few weeks.

A Brighton agent connected to the cricketer previously told the Herald Sun the extravagant property at 32 Middle Cres was “his favourite house”, but the cricket legend offloaded it — for the second time — for about $20 million in an off-market deal in 2018.

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Buying a House Sight Unseen? Avoid These 8 Mistakes

From grocery shopping to home buying, it seems like almost everything can be done completely online now. The idea of buying a house without seeing it is less daunting these days with all the new technologies and ways to buy a home virtually, and it’s becoming more common. In fact, 20% of homebuyers recently made an offer sight unseen, meaning they made an offer on a home without ever seeing it in person. 

Maybe you’re currently living in a condo in Chicago, but have to relocate to a new home in Austin, TX for work. Or, maybe

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VicRoads selling off land for abandoned Healesville Fwy

One of the multimillion-dollar sites for sale by VicRoads.


The State Government looks set to pocket millions of dollars selling land purchased decades ago for an aborted freeway proposal.

Two large parcels of land that were purchased for the abandoned Healesville Freeway are being sold off by VicRoads for close to $8 million in total.

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The sites are just north of the Healesville Freeway Reserve, alongside Vermont College.


A site at 37-43

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Real Property, Property & Houses For Sale

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