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

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