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Charbel Kadib

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Charbel Kadib is the news editor on the mortgages titles at Momentum Media.

Before joining the team in 2017, Charbel completed internships with public relations agency Fifty Acres, and the Department of Communications and the Arts.

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Mortgage approvals soar to new heights

Mortgage approvals soar to new heights

An unprecedented spike in owner-occupied demand has lifted the value of home loan approvals to a record high, the latest...READ MORE
RBA reveals cash rate decision ahead of budget

RBA reveals cash rate decision for October

The central bank’s board has announced its monetary policy decision amid speculation of a cut to the cash rate. ...READ MORE
ANZ, CBA race ahead as NAB, Westpac volumes sink

ANZ, CBA race ahead as NAB, Westpac volumes sink

ANZ and the Commonwealth Bank have each recorded multibillion-dollar mortgage portfolio growth, far exceeding their big ...READ MORE
Proposed lending overhaul triggers backlash

Proposed lending overhaul triggers backlash

Consumer groups have blasted the federal government’s proposal to remove responsible lending laws from the NCCP, clai...READ MORE
Government to axe responsible lending laws

Government to axe responsible lending laws

The federal government has unveiled a plan to overhaul responsible lending laws by shifting from a “lender beware” m...READ MORE
FHBs bearing heavier deposit burden: Domain

FHBs bearing heavier deposit burden: Domain

Housing affordability pressures have intensified for first home buyers in five of Australia’s major capitals, who now ...READ MORE
Westpac agrees to pay historic $1.3bn penalty

Westpac agrees to pay historic $1.3bn penalty

The major bank has reached a settlement with AUSTRAC to pay a record $1.3 billion penalty for over 23 million breaches o...READ MORE
RBA rate cut imminent, say Westpac, NAB

RBA rate cut imminent, say Westpac, NAB

The major banks’ senior economists are expecting the Reserve Bank to cut rates further by as soon as next month. ...READ MORE
APRA issues best practice guidance for deferral management

APRA issues best practice guidance for deferrals

Lenders have received best practice guidance from the prudential regulator regarding the management of loans on repaymen...READ MORE
RBA open to trimming record-low cash rate

RBA open to trimming record-low cash rate

The central bank has left the door open to further reductions to the cash rate but has maintained its stance on negative...READ MORE
Westpac projects 15% rebound in property prices

Westpac projects 15% rebound in property prices

Record-low mortgage rates and a “less severe recession than feared” are set to pave the way for a V-shaped recovery ...READ MORE
Investors undeterred by property price projections

Investors undeterred by property price projections

Projected declines in residential property prices will not dissuade investors from proceeding with their plans, with 44 ...READ MORE
Suncorp overhauls serviceability policy

Suncorp overhauls serviceability policy

The non-major bank has introduced several changes to its income policy for mortgage serviceability assessments, which in...READ MORE
Mortgage approvals surge in ‘last hurrah’ for housing

Mortgage approvals surge in ‘last hurrah’ for housing

Housing finance commitments have spiked off the back of a bump in sentiment, but the recovery is expected to be short-li...READ MORE
Bank profits sink despite home lending surge

Bank profits sink despite home lending surge

A spike in credit provisions has triggered a 23 per cent fall in the banking sector’s collective earnings, offset by a...READ MORE

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