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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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Victoria hands down budget 2021-22

Victoria hands down budget 2021-22

The Victorian government has released the 2021-22 state budget, which includes property tax hikes and mental health init...READ MORE
Regional housing value growth doubles capitals

Regional housing value growth doubles capital cities

New CoreLogic data has revealed that the value of properties in regional Australia grew at twice the pace of capital cit...READ MORE
BNK Bank forms alliance with Goldman Sachs

BNK Bank forms alliance with Goldman Sachs

The listed group has announced that it has reached an in-principle agreement to partner with Goldman Sachs to originate,...READ MORE
Financial wellbeing at record high: CBA

Financial wellbeing at record high: CBA

Australians’ financial wellbeing has hit an all-time high despite the pandemic, while the number of home owners with a...READ MORE
Home buying intentions jump sharply: CBA

Home buying intentions jump sharply: CBA

The major bank’s Household Spending Intentions series has revealed that home buying spending intentions spiked in Apri...READ MORE
Vic to be hit with stamp duty, land tax hike

Vic to be hit with stamp duty, land tax hike

The Victorian budget will include $2.7 billion in new property taxes, including a new “premium” stamp duty rate for ...READ MORE
Auction volumes down, home values spike: CoreLogic

Auction volumes down, home values spike: CoreLogic

Auction volumes dipped below 3,000 last week, while home values were up almost 9.0 per cent year-to-date, according to C...READ MORE
Suncorp offers mice plague relief package

Suncorp offers mice plague relief package

The non-major bank has announced that it is extending its natural disaster funding to support regions affected by the mo...READ MORE
Annual resi construction costs up 3.3%: CoreLogic

Annual resi construction costs up 3.3%: CoreLogic

Housing construction costs rose at a slightly slower than average pace in the March quarter, but this could change as la...READ MORE

Heritage to open 2 new NSW branches

The Queensland-based lender has resumed interstate expansion after halting it during the COVID-19 crisis, with two new b...READ MORE
Investor enquiries rise, FHBs wane: REA Group

Investor enquiries rise, FHBs wane: REA Group

A report has found that property investor enquiry spiked and first home buyer enquiry faded on the realestate.com.au web...READ MORE

New home sales fall as HomeBuilder ends: HIA

New home sales tumbled in April as the HomeBuilder scheme concluded but a significant volume of building work is set to ...READ MORE
CBA home lending up $6.7bn over quarter

CBA home lending up $6.7bn over quarter

The major bank has reported a jump in home lending for the quarter ended March in a trading update, which it attributed ...READ MORE
House price rise dampens FHB sentiment: ME Bank

House price rise dampens FHB sentiment: ME Bank

First home buyers recorded the lowest level of positive sentiment about the housing market amid rising prices and supply...READ MORE
AMP Australia revamps leadership team

AMP Australia revamps leadership team

Newly appointed CEO Scott Hartley has announced his new leadership team for AMP Australia across its advice, superannuat...READ MORE

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