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Sam Nichols

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Sam Nichols is a journalist at The Adviser and Mortgage Business. His reporting has featured in a range of outlets including ABC News, SBS' The Feed, and VICE.

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Young FHBs rise over FY20: ABS

Australians aged between 25 and 34 accounted for over half of the country’s first home buyers over the period, accordi...READ MORE

‘Everything has a limit’: RBA predicts housing to cool

The central bank’s assistant governor has reflected on when supply will meet demand, noting that while lowered price...READ MORE

Treasurer Chalmers outlines economic priorities

The new federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers has set out Labor’s first priorities for the “tricky” economy. ...READ MORE
Chris Boje

Westpac mortgage tech head takes on permanent role

The major banking group has confirmed that its acting head of mortgage technology has accepted a long-term position. ...READ MORE

Cash rate to more than double in June: Westpac

The bank’s chief economist has responded to the RBA’s latest board meeting, maintaining that rates will lift by 40 b...READ MORE

Perceived mortgage costs nearly double in 1 year: NAB

The bank’s latest data suggests that mortgage fees have decreased during the last quarter, while surging over the past...READ MORE

Resimac confirms 1st social bond in $1bn RMBS

The non-bank group has closed its latest RMBS, stating that a portion will be focused towards its inaugural social bond....READ MORE

Mortgage demand sinks for 1st time since 2019

The desire to secure a mortgage has collapsed across the country, according to a new analysis from Equifax. READ MORE
Tim Pallas

Victorian shared equity scheme reports lift in home buying

A figure of 1,100 homes have been purchased under the Victorian Homebuyer Fund, according to new Andrews government figu...READ MORE

WA commits to stamp duty rebate expansion

The state’s latest budget will build on previous rebates for off-the-plan apartments as part of a drive to improve hou...READ MORE

NSW Parliament approves e-conveyancing reforms

The focus to introduce interoperability across Australia has taken its first steps, with NSW confirming the amendments ...READ MORE

Bluestone successfully prices $1bn RMBS transaction

The non-bank lender has priced its first Australian RMBS transaction for the year, said to be the largest-ever capital m...READ MORE

Qld invests $741m to help rebuild flood-impacted homes

The state’s government has revealed the launch of its Resilient Homes Fund, devoted to rebuilding homes damaged from t...READ MORE

YBR digital mortgage app hits market

The broking franchise and aggregation group has now released an app to accompany the Y Home Loans website. READ MORE
Helen Silver AO

Former Allianz deputy GM joins PEXA board

The digital property settlement group has confirmed a new addition to its leadership, appointing Helen Silver AO as a no...READ MORE

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