Archive for category: Real Estate

RBA Cuts Interest Rates, But Will It Help The Housing Market?

RBA Cuts Interest Rates, But Will It Help The Housing Market?

 by Andrew Simon, Investment Analyst (Linkedin Profile), The opinions expressed in this post are my own and they do not represent those of the organisations that I am associated with.     The RBA cut interest rates today for the first time since June, in what the WSJ is calling […]

Daily Blockbrief – 2 October, 2012

Daily Blockbrief – 2 October, 2012

BLOCKBRIEF – 2 October, 2012 RBA Cuts Interest Rates To 3.25%   Top Stories Pressure On Banks To Pass On Any Rate Cut In Full At This Rate, Meriton Considers Borrowing A-REITs Seen As Solid With Good Foundations The Changing Landscape Of Real Estate Funding US: Bernanke Makes Defence Of […]

Daily Blockbrief – 1 October, 2012

Daily Blockbrief – 1 October, 2012

BLOCKBRIEF – 1 October, 2012 Sydney Auction Market Springs Into Action   Top Stories Long Weekend Doesn’t Deter Off-the-plan Buyers Centro Cull Shopping Centres Woolworths Sets Sights On $1.5bn Property Sell-Off Top End Sydney Prices Revision Underway As Bank Accepts 40% Mortgagee Loss US – Securities Fraud Lawsuit Dismissed Against […]

Daily Blockbrief – 30 September, 2012

Daily Blockbrief – 30 September, 2012

BLOCKBRIEF – 30 September, 2012 Most Shelved Apartment Projects At Planning Stage   Top Stories Weekend Auction Results Developers Putting An End To Commuting Packer Signs Agreement With Chief Hospitality Union, In Next Step For Construction Of Sydney’s 2nd Casino CBA, NAB Used Wrong Loan Column Overcrowding & Illegal Renovations […]

Daily Blockbrief – 29 September, 2012

Daily Blockbrief – 29 September, 2012

BLOCKBRIEF – 29 September, 2012 Century 21 Parent – REALOGY’s $1B IPO   Top Stories Reserve Bank: Go Forth & Save SMH – Property Market Desperate For A Revival Everything You Need To Know About The New NSW 1st Home Buyer Grant Two-thids Of Economists Tipping Rate Hold Next Week, With […]

Daily Blockbrief – 28 September

Daily Blockbrief – 28 September

BLOCKBRIEF – 28 September, 2012 China To Construct The World’s Tallest Tower In 6 Months?   Top Stories Zillow Responds To Criticism Of Business Model Not Mant Property Tycoons In BRW Young Rich List Ku-ring-gai Town Centres Plan Lands Council In Hot Water With Planning Minister Home Price Surge Puts […]

A-Rod Lists His $38M Beachfront Miami House

A-Rod Lists His $38M Beachfront Miami House

  Post courtesy of PLAYERESTATES.COM Location: Miami Beach, FL Price:  $38 million The Brief: The Yankees’ superstar 3rd baseman, A-Rod, has just listed  his Miami Beachfront, Player Estate for $38M. A-Rod developed and built the home and eventually moved into the mansion in October 2011. Less than 12 months later, the baseball […]

Daily Blockbrief – 27 September 2012

Daily Blockbrief – 27 September 2012

BLOCKBRIEF – 27 September, 2012 Innovative Planning Move By Gold Coast Council Lures New Tower Development   Top Stories Meriton Star Player In Apartment Bounce Housing Starts Slump 11.5% Over The Year To June Brookfield Eyes Hotel Value Centro To  Sell Half Stakes In 5 Shopping Centres, Worth $400M Australian […]

Rees Witherspoon Lists Robert Pattinson’s Breakup Hideout in Ojai

Rees Witherspoon Lists Robert Pattinson’s Breakup Hideout in Ojai

  Post courtesy of PLAYERESTATES.COM Location: Ojai, California Price:  $10 million The Brief: Reese Witherspoon is selling  her Tennessee-style Ojai, CA estate for a nice $10 million, reports The Hollywood Reporter in an exclusive interview with listing agent Billy Rose. The home made headlines with rumours that Witherspoon offered the Ojai home to her Water For Elephants co-star Robert Pattinson as an escape from the […]

Daily Blockbrief – September 26

Daily Blockbrief – September 26

BLOCKBRIEF – 26 September, 2012 NSW Developers Give The Thumbs Up To New Planning System Today’s Top Real Estate Stories House Prices Set To Jump Next Year! RBA Must Cut Cash Rate By 100 Basis Points By Next Year Westfield Leads With Reliance On US Debt Markets Real Estate MBA […]