BREAKING: APRA to abolish the 10 percent investor loan growth benchmark

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has recently announced its plans to eliminate the 10 percent growth restriction on investor loan growth. APRA believes that the restriction’s purpose has been served, and that it is now time to abolish. (more…) Learn More

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Using an SMSF to Invest in Property

Since early 2007, investors have had the ability to leverage their superannuation directly into property. Using an SMSF has been a popular and attractive tool to reduce risk and volatility, and improve returns. More investors are using their Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) as a vehicle for property investment, particularly Baby Boomers. The consistent wave of ageing Baby Boomers projects a… Learn More

Finding ‘The Right Location’ to Invest In

Gone are the days where investors believed ‘I can go out, buy a house somewhere, stick some tenants in it to pay the mortgage and make a killing!’. As property markets across the country continue to display volatility and fluctuate in price, investors, more than ever, need to conduct extensive research before they invest. To ensure their property outpaces the… Learn More