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ANZ Tower Penthouse Sells For Record Price

After three-years on the market, the luxurious residence changes hands.

By Terry Christodoulou
Thu, Jun 3, 2021 3:07pmGrey Clock < 1 min

Ian Malouf, founder of Dial-a-Dump, has purchased the ANZ Tower penthouse owned by property developer John Boyd for a record $60 million.

The sale of the impressive apartment sets a national record for a single, built apartment.

Mr Malouf, who sold Dial-a-Dump in 2018 to Bingo Industries, bought the penthouse on Saturday night.

ANZ Tower “sky mansion” was initially listed in 2018, with a price guide of $60m – $66m with Bill Malouf of LJ hooker Double Bay and Christie’s Ken Jacobs. The sale is currently the most expensive residential sale in the country this year.

ANZ Tower was complete in 2013, with the home of Mr Boyd and his wife not yet finalised until 2015. Inside sees interiors by Blainey North spread across the 2000sqm abode.

The penthouse is accessed by an express lift from a private car park. The vast floor plan includes a conference room, club-like study, gym, cigar room, and unbelievable rooftop complete with swimming pool, two terraces and a cabana lounge.

Despite the penthouse’s record price, construction is underway of James Packer’s $60m two-storey apartment in Crown Residences at Barangaroo alongside a $140m consolidation of the top three floors of Lendlease’s neighbouring One Sydney Harbour Tower 1 development.



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How much income is required to service a mortgage? It depends on where you live

New research suggests spending 40 percent of household income on loan repayments is the new normal

By Bronwyn Allen
Thu, Apr 25, 2024 3 min

Requiring more than 30 percent of household income to service a home loan has long been considered the benchmark for ‘housing stress’. Yet research shows it is becoming the new normal. The 2024 ANZ CoreLogic Housing Affordability Report reveals home loans on only 17 percent of homes are ‘serviceable’ if serviceability is limited to 30 percent of the median national household income.

Based on 40 percent of household income, just 37 percent of properties would be serviceable on a mortgage covering 80 percent of the purchase price. ANZ CoreLogic suggest 40 may be the new 30 when it comes to home loan serviceability. “Looking ahead, there is little prospect for the mortgage serviceability indicator to move back into the 30 percent range any time soon,” says the report.

“This is because the cash rate is not expected to be cut until late 2024, and home values have continued to rise, even amid relatively high interest rate settings.” ANZ CoreLogic estimate that home loan rates would have to fall to about 4.7 percent to bring serviceability under 40 percent.

CoreLogic has broken down the actual household income required to service a home loan on a 6.27 percent interest rate for an 80 percent loan based on current median house and unit values in each capital city. As expected, affordability is worst in the most expensive property market, Sydney.

Sydney

Sydney’s median house price is $1,414,229 and the median unit price is $839,344.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $211,456 to afford a home loan for a house and $125,499 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $120,554.

Melbourne

Melbourne’s median house price is $935,049 and the median apartment price is $612,906.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $139,809 to afford a home loan for a house and $91,642 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $110,324.

Brisbane

Brisbane’s median house price is $909,988 and the median unit price is $587,793.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $136,062 to afford a home loan for a house and $87,887 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $107,243.

Adelaide

Adelaide’s median house price is $785,971 and the median apartment price is $504,799.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $117,519 to afford a home loan for a house and $75,478 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $89,806.

Perth

Perth’s median house price is $735,276 and the median unit price is $495,360.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $109,939 to afford a home loan for a house and $74,066 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $108,057.

Hobart

Hobart’s median house price is $692,951 and the median apartment price is $522,258.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $103,610 to afford a home loan for a house and $78,088 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $89,515.

Darwin

Darwin’s median house price is $573,498 and the median unit price is $367,716.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $85,750 to afford a home loan for a house and $54,981 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $126,193.

Canberra

Canberra’s median house price is $964,136 and the median apartment price is $585,057.

Based on 40 percent serviceability, households need a total income of $144,158 to afford a home loan for a house and $87,478 for a unit. The city’s actual median household income is $137,760.

 

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