Gun For Hire: Meet The Secret Weapon Used By Successful Property Buyers

The year was 2009, when a young Simon Cohen saw a gap in Australia’s post GFC property market, launching a brave, new concept designed to put some of the power back into home buyer’s hands. Cohen Handler is one of the fastest growing companies in Australia. Fast forward a decade later, and Cohen Handler is

uno dishes on how buyer’s agents can tilt the odds in your favour

There are a lot of frustrated buyers out there, overwhelmed by selling agents’ tactics and sick of underquoting. Buyer’s agents exist to help these people. Finding and then buying the right property is hard enough, especially when there isn’t an abundance of options on the market. That’s why it’s worth looking at finding an edge

Where to invest in Australia in 2018 with uno

Deciding where to invest will depend on a buyer’s individual goals, how much they have to spend and what they might already have in their portfolio. Having some insider knowledge also doesn’t hurt. We chat to some experts about their predictions for 2018. Jordan Navybox, general manager for Cohen Handler buyers agents in Brisbane, agrees there are

More Tightening on the Way? What the APRA May Have in Store for 2018

By now, most investors will have felt the effects of the APRA tightening guidelines at the start of 2017. But is that all that the organisation has in store? More tightening may be on the way. Australia’s investors have gotten hit quite hard in recent years. The Australian Prudential Regulations Authority (APRA) has imposed several

How the APRA’s Tighter Guidelines Affect Investors With Multiple Properties

The APRA has made it harder for investors to buy property in Australia. New investors find their access to interest-only loans restricted. But what are the effects on those who have property portfolios? Experienced investors already know about the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). It oversees most of the financial institutions that you have dealings

The APRA’s Tightened Guidelines (And How They Affect First-Time Buyers)

At the beginning of 2017, the APRA altered their guidelines in regard to interest-only home loans. This had massive effects on investors. However, it also affects first-time buyers. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) oversees many of Australia’s financial institutions. Importantly for property buyers, it oversees most of the banks and lenders that provide home

The APRA’s New Guidelines – What’s Changed and What Hasn’t

In March 2017, the APRA introduced new guidelines that affected homebuyers. Both investors and owner-occupiers may have to deal with changes. This article looks at what the APRA did and how it may affect you. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has recently made changes. Established in 1998, the APRA oversees many of Australia’s biggest

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