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Yesterday Westpac lowered the amount of deposit needed for investors to purchase a property. While they are not the only bank to offer a 90% loan to investors, it is a noticeable move from a big player. It also flies in the face of last year’s APRA ruling on banks loaning to investors. (You can…Read More
High rent return can mean an undervalued property! I was chatting to someone recently about their next investment property purchase. They had success in local areas they knew very well and proceeded to ask me about one certain suburb they were looking to buy in once again. The comment made to me was, “The rents…Read More
When an investment property comes across my desk, my first question is always, “What about the yield”? It does not matter that the area is pegged for massive growth, if you cannot afford your repayments to keep the investment. However, it is just as irrelevant to suggest that a huge yield will ensure investment success.…Read More
If you know commercial property, you will know that the price is pegged to the rental return of the property. If your rent goes up, your property value goes up, and the opposite is true also. That is why most commercial property is left untenanted rather than renting it at a lower price. If the…Read More
When it comes to investment property most investors focus on either the purchase price or the rental return and forget other costs like the mortgage (loan), rates, management and insurance. There are more factors to consider when doing your due diligence and cash flow analysis on an intended property and one that is most often…Read More
This week as seen some major players in the banking sector tighten lending criteria for investors on the back of APRA expectations. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), is a government body who oversees banks, credit unions and other finance, super and insurance related industries. In their wisdom they have made the recommendation to limit…Read More
Past weeks have seen a media storm in our industry about APRA recommendations for lenders to change policies for investors. APRA rule changes impact investors The premise behind it is from regulators looking to restrict the amount of lending to investors and promote / allow lending for owner occupiers. What really happened was that APRA…Read More
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