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Sarah Simpkins

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Sarah Simpkins is the news editor across Mortgage Business and The Adviser.

Previously, she reported on banking, financial services and wealth management for InvestorDaily and ifa.

You can contact her on [email protected].

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Labour shortages threaten Perth’s housing affordability: Report

Perth could face a housing affordability crisis, a new report has warned, as worker shortages have left over a third of ...READ MORE

High interstate migration pressuring Qld property market

Heightened migration into Queensland has resulted in shrinking housing affordability, according to a state government de...READ MORE

Olympics buzz around Brisbane property could fade, says network

Brisbane’s housing market will be boosted in the lead-up to the 2032 Olympics, but other markets have underperformed a...READ MORE

E-signature reform key to property market: Dye & Durham

As the government has signalled it is working to make reforms allowing digital signatures permanent, a tech provider has...READ MORE

Afterpay sale clears regulatory approvals

The $39 billion sale of the buy now, pay later giant has received approval from the Bank of Spain, clearing the way for ...READ MORE

Financial watchdogs to investigate debanking

The Council of Financial Regulators has formed a working group to probe debanking, following claims of banks cutting off...READ MORE

Brisbane tops cities’ house price growth

Data from CoreLogic has shown Brisbane is leading the nation’s state capitals in home value changes, with Adelaide fol...READ MORE

APRA’s buffer rise to dampen loans: Morgan Stanley

Although APRA’s recent intervention is yet to have a sizeable impact, analysts believe the policy will contribute to s...READ MORE

RBA to face review post-election

The Reserve Bank’s policy decisions could face scrutiny irrespective of the upcoming election outcome, with both major...READ MORE

Latitude bids $335m for BNPL business

The ASX-listed lender has proposed to buy the consumer finance division from buy now, pay later provider Humm, for $335 ...READ MORE

Property predictions for 2022

Expect the house price surge to slow down, investor demand to keep rising and the Brisbane market to keep heating up, in...READ MORE

Australia’s property boom to turn: Natixis

More economists have said a house price correction is on the cards in Australia, echoing forecasts from the big four ban...READ MORE

$2.2 trillion later: How Australian property performed in 2021

CoreLogic has reviewed the top sales across the country during the year that was, as the estimated value of Australian r...READ MORE

‘Disappointing outcome’: ANZ chair explains lagging home loans

ANZ chair Paul O’Sullivan has pledged to fix the system issues that led to the bank’s stretched turnarounds, as its ...READ MORE

Super for housing would escalate property prices: Report

Allowing buyers to use their retirement savings for a house deposit could push up property prices by as much as 28.3 per...READ MORE


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