Fast, cheap loans set to disrupt $1.9 trillion mortgage market

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Many have tried to disrupt home lending in similar ways in Australia, with limited success. But Wilson argues the banks will face a key competitive battle in fighting non-bank lenders such as Athena Home Loans and Nano, both of which use technology to deliver quick, low-cost mortgages through online channels.


He says that over the next three to five years, the mortgage market could undergo the sort of disruption that Uber inflicted on taxis.

To be fair to the big banks, they are starting from a position of enormous strength and they will not back away from a fight

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Bitcoin Drops Amid Weibo Crypto Suspensions, Goldman CIO Survey

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(Bloomberg) — Bitcoin and most other top cryptocurrencies fell on Sunday on concerns that there may be a further crackdown on the industry in China and as a report from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. served as a reminder that institutional adoption may be a long process.

Bitcoin and many others in the top 30 cryptocurrencies excluding stablecoins declined in the past 24 hours as of 12:20 p.m. in London on Sunday, according to pricing data from CoinGecko, though No. 2 Ether was slightly higher. Chinese social-media service Weibo suspended some crypto-related accounts — when trying to view them, a message

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$5.5M construction/renovation project underway at Bi-Con in Derwent

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DERWENT — An estimated $5.5 million construction and renovation project is underway at Bi-Con Service’s campus on Clay Pike Road in Derwent.

Crews are relocating utility lines to pave the way for a new two-story, 15,000-square-foot office building behind the current building. The project will also include renovations to the current two-story building with similar square footage.

The two buildings will be joined by a 9,000-foot atrium-style connector.

“The new addition will add nearly 90 new offices and numerous conference areas and collaborative working spaces,” said Bi-Con President Denny Patterson. “The second phase of construction will include modernizing the existing

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Getting to know: Brian Revere with Breeden Construction | Business News

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Brian Revere with Breeden Construction

Title: President of Breeden Construction, the Henrico County-based subsidiary of Virginia Beach-based The Breeden Co. Breeden Construction provides general contracting services to the company’s own portfolio of apartment, commercial shopping centers and offices and to third-parties.

Born: 1975 in Newport News

Education: Virginia Tech, 1998, bachelor’s in building construction

Career: Project engineer and assistant project manager, Bovis Lend Lease, Bethesda, Md., 1998-2001; project manager, Archstone Communities, McLean, 2001-2003; project manager for The Breeden Co., 2003-2009; president of Breeden Construction, 2009-present

Where in the metro area do you live? Chesterfield County

Best business decision:

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Blockchain’s role in the future of crypto

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John Wu, Ava Labs President, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss growth at the Bitcoin 2021 Conference and Avalanche USDs place in the crypto space.

Video Transcript

Big conference going on down in Miami, Florida. And it is all about crypto Bitcoin 2021 Conference. And Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman is at the center of it all with a guest. Zack, take it away.

ZACK GUZMAN: Yeah, thanks, Brian. I’m here with John Wu president of Ava Labs. And John, appreciate you taking the time here to chat.

JOHN WU: Zack, thank you for having me.


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