Rules and Regulations

APRA’s Lending Rule Changes For Investors

There has been much discussion about APRA’s involvement in the housing market and the negative effect it was likely to have on some investors. Recent discussions with Banks, Mortgage Brokers and Aggregators about the new APRA guidelines around serviceability have advised this. It has become clear that yield needs will play a larger part in most investors’ portfolios. If a buyer gets put into a property which will take eight years to grow or longer, they can be stuck for eight years of longer until they can invest again. This will not assist in meeting the needs of retirement funding […]

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