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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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Westpac mortgage book rises despite investor slip

Owner-occupiers carried Westpac's mortgage book growth over the six months to March, while the investor segment continue...READ MORE

Delinquency rates to rise over 2022: Moody’s

Mortgage arrears will increase “moderately” across the country over the calendar year, according to new findings fro...READ MORE

AMP Bank loan book grows to $22.6bn

The non-major bank has reported, albeit marginal, growth in loans over the first quarter of the calendar year. ...READ MORE

Victoria confirms $40m housing injection

The state’s government has promised almost $40 million in reforms and projects in its latest budget to improve housing...READ MORE

Mortgages more affordable than renting: Great Southern Bank

The majority of Australians renting could be paying more than those with property loans, according to a new survey relea...READ MORE

Capital city house price growth drops 90%: Domain

Housing value growth across Australia’s capitals hit a handbrake over the March quarter, echoing calls that the countr...READ MORE

CBA announces new low rate, green home loan

The major bank has followed the recent trend set by lenders outside the big four, unveiling a new product for sustainabl...READ MORE

New mortgages, refinancing centred in capitals: PEXA

Metropolitan Australia has largely experienced a rise in new loans over the March quarter, according to new findings by ...READ MORE

Better Choice initiates digital verification, mortgage signing enterpr...

The non-bank has said the endeavour will combine two tech offerings in a bid to provide a more streamlined borrowing exp...READ MORE
Kris Davant

Frollo integrates ‘Financial Passport’ with own app

The fintech has turned its focus inward, enabling its app users to access a 12-month financial income, expenditure and a...READ MORE

CHIA calls for 25k more social, affordable homes

The community housing body has released its 2022 election platform, announcing a need for all federal parties to focus f...READ MORE

MFAA calls for BNPL inclusion in open finance

The body has said the addition is needed for CDR to be “truly inclusive of the whole non-banking lending sector”. ...READ MORE

BOQ Group reports $2.6bn mortgage rise in 1H22

The non-major banking group's residential and commercial lending saw an uptick over the first half of 2022, including a...READ MORE

RBNZ lifts interest rates to highest in 22 years

New Zealand’s cash rate has increased by 50 bps, with rising inflation expectations said to be a key driver in the dec...READ MORE

Homes for Homes opens funding to NSW, WA

The social housing non-profit has revealed that its fifth round of funding will cover projects based in NSW and Western ...READ MORE


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