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Property outlook

by Greg on February 18, 2016
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The following is a guest article by Jonathan Preston. The changing nature of financing properties, whereby it now costs more to borrow as an investor than as an owner occupier is negative for areas that were investor hotspots previously. A prime example of this is in western Sydney, where we saw strong investment in cheaper […]

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Top 10 Australian Suburbs

by Chris Lang on July 7, 2014
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Being the most popular real estate website in Australia, realestate.com.au has access to the biggest pool of property listings with all the data and statistics associated with it. The information they released today is quite interesting, because it shows which ten Australian suburbs are looked at by most people. And here they are (based on […]

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Who Won Free Tickets to Build and Renovating Expo 2014 in Melbourne?

by Chris Lang on June 24, 2014
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Our giveaway of double passes to the Build and Renovating Expo 2014 in Melbourne is now closed. I’m happy to announce the 5 winners whose names came up in the draw. The Expo is an awesome opportunity to see the latest trends, smart solutions, pick up ideas you can implement in your own projects, totally […]

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Free Tickets to Build and Renovating Expo 2014 in Melbourne

by Chris Lang on June 16, 2014
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Build and Renovating Expo is an annual event, much anticipated by all – home buyers, renovators, owner builders, trade professionals, basically anyone interested in improving the appearance, performance and energy efficiency of their property. Build and Renovating Expo 2014 is your perfect opportunity to see the latest trends, techniques and products from leading brands in […]

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Top Property Design Trends in 2014

by Chris Lang on March 6, 2014
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Interior design has the power to make your house worth living in. In the past, decoration was all about resale values and making your house prettier than it is functional. In 2014, that trend has morphed slightly into one of happy living as opposed to happy selling. What does that mean? Everything is going neutral, […]

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Continued sterling strength represents great time to buy property in Australia

by Greg on February 13, 2014
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At the start of a new year, we can sometimes be tempted to set ourselves aims that we would like to achieve in the coming 12 months. These might range from small things like keeping fit or eating more healthily, to big goals like moving abroad, buying a house or getting a job overseas. We’re […]

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Free Tickets to Build and Renovating Expo 2013 in Melbourne

by Chris Lang on June 24, 2013
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If you’re building or renovating, you can’t afford to miss the Build & Renovating Expo! Win your tickets – read below how you and your partner can visit the Expo absolutely free ($40 value). Australia’s leading Build & Renovation Expo is back, after a little renovation of its own. Running in partnership with the Master […]

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Free Tickets to Home Buyer & Property Investor Show 2013 in Brisbane

by Chris Lang on May 26, 2013
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If you’re looking for a home in Brisbane, or even just thinking about buying one, whatever you do – don’t miss this show. I always complain very loudly about the lack of education for first home buyers. More often than not inexperienced people, literally blindfolded by lack of knowledge,  walk straight into complicated real estate […]

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Home I Own won People’s Choice Award in the Best Australian Blogs 2013 competition

by Chris Lang on May 1, 2013
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Today I am having the best day in a long, long time, and it started when one particular email in my Inbox, titled “Your winner’s badge”, jumped right at me. Everyone… we won! Home I Own won the title of the Best Australian Blog in People’s Choice round! Woo-hoo!

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Have you voted? Just 5 days left!

by Chris Lang on April 26, 2013
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Dear readers, as you know, Homeiown.com was nominated in the Best Australian Blogs competition, and we think it has a great chance of winning the People’s Choice round.

But… for this to happen we need all your votes – and we need them now, since only 5 days are left till voting closes (last day is 30 April).

Did you know …

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Why 2013 Could Be a Good Time to Buy Sydney Property

by Greg on April 3, 2013
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The past years have not been kind to the Sydney housing market. You do not need to be an expert to realise that the real estate sector has suffered – and it’s not just Sydney, but the rest of the country as well. Truth be told, Sydney in particular is one of the most – […]

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