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Malavika Santhebennur

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Malavika Santhebennur is the features editor on the mortgages titles at Momentum Media.

Before joining the team in 2019, Malavika held roles with Money Management and Benchmark Media. She has been writing about financial services for the past six years.

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Owner-occupied loans march ahead of investors: APRA

Owner-occupied loans march ahead of investors: APRA

Owner-occupied lending grew by over $10 billion in May, but investor lending growth slumped after recently gaining pace,...READ MORE

Banks offer nationwide COVID-19 relief

Lenders have offered additional relief measures to customers impacted by lockdowns across Australia. READ MORE
Regional movers at highest level since 2018

Regional movers at highest level since 2018

The level of movement of capital city dwellers to regional areas is at a three-year high, while net regional migration ...READ MORE
Sydney auction markets strong despite lockdown

Sydney auction markets strong despite lockdown

Sydney played host to over 1,100 auctions last week despite the prohibition of in-person auctions amid the latest COVID-...READ MORE
Over 90% of dwelling resales make profit in Q121: CoreLogic

Over 90% of dwelling resales make profit in Q121: CoreLogic

Over 90 per cent of property resales in the March 2021 quarter resulted in a profit, while regional properties sold for ...READ MORE
Qld races ahead in property settlements: PEXA

Qld races ahead in property settlements: PEXA

Queensland has led the east coast for property sale settlements, beating Victoria for the first time in more than a deca...READ MORE

CBA hikes floor rate, predicts 2022 rate rise

The big four bank has said that it has increased its serviceability floor rate to ensure it continues to lend responsibl...READ MORE
NSW government unveils regional housing taskforce, releases budget

NSW government unveils regional housing taskforce, releases budget

The NSW government has announced that it is setting up a regional housing taskforce to address housing supply shortages,...READ MORE
Sydney auction rate strong despite COVID-19 outbreak

Sydney auction rate strong despite COVID-19 outbreak

CoreLogic figures have revealed that over 1,100 homes were taken to auction in Sydney and the clearance rate exceeded 80...READ MORE
RBA monitoring household debt, not house prices

RBA monitoring household debt, not house prices

The central bank has said that it is closely watching the uptick in household borrowing for home loans but repeated that...READ MORE
Victoria declared the building activity hotspot

Victoria declared the building activity hotspot

Victoria has occupied 11 of the top 20 building activity population hotspots in Australia, including the top spot, accor...READ MORE
APRA writes to lenders on home loan risks

APRA writes to lenders on home loan risks

The prudential regulator has written to ADIs to ensure that they are proactively managing lending risks and focusing on ...READ MORE
New listings drop to 3-month lows in May: REA

New listings drop to 3-month lows in May: REA

New listing volumes dropped in May 2021 to the lowest monthly volume since February this year, but remain higher compare...READ MORE
PEXA makes board changes ahead of ASX listing

PEXA makes board changes ahead of ASX listing

The digital property settlements platform has appointed independent company directors to its board as it expects to begi...READ MORE
Auction volumes subdued amid long weekend

Auction volumes subdued amid long weekend

Auction volumes were lower last week amid ongoing lockdown restrictions in Melbourne and a long weekend in several state...READ MORE

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