APRA- bunch of spankmonkeys

  APRA is just not doing us any favours. If you want to know what’s behind the multi-week decline in Sydney property prices, there’s only one culprit: APRA. APRA – the bank regulator – has been tightening the screws since the middle of last year, going hard on investors and interest-only lending. APRA threatened the […]

Did someone say 16%?

I’ve stayed out of the US election commentary on purpose. You know that I’m a practical, straight-to-the-point person when it comes to investing and I don’t like getting caught up in all the noise and drama. Now that it’s all over, next week I will weigh in with my views. Look out for that …but […]

Not time to panic… yet.

Is the apartment construction boom going to wipe out the market? A few people have been asking me if I think that apartment construction boom going on in the capitals is going to hurt the Australian property market overall. The logic works like this. Prices are determined by supply and demand. Right now, a huge […]