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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