Daily Blockbrief – 15 January 2013

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BLOCKBRIEF - 15 January, 2013

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Top Stories

The number of owner occupier housing loans taken out in November fell 0.5% to 46,199 driven by a drop in first-home buyers taking out mortgages, according to the latest seasonally-adjusted ABS statistics more

In his 2013 State of the State address, Governor Andrew Cuomo withdrew his support for a New York casino he had previously championed, and is now eyeing locations north of the city more

Analysts at Commonwealth Bank of Australia predicted that GPT Group and Mirvac Group will team up to launch a joint bid for Australand Property Group more

Barry O'Farrell accused of abandoning first home buyers as numbers drop following grant axe more

 

Development

Concern Mall May Ruin Harbour's Facelift

Sydney Light Rail Construction Will Disrupt City

Hurstville Development Determinations

New Development On The Horizon For Kuala Lumpur

West 28th St NY Could See Development Of New Hotel-Apartment Tower

$350M Mixed-use Bronx Development Set To Break Ground

 

Planning

Labor Criticises O'Farrell Over Casino Report

WA Government Calls For Fans To Help Plan Stadium

A New Angle To Create Hundreds Of New Newcastle CBD Parking Spaces

 

Real Estate Tech

Empowering Women To Become Tech Superstars

Century 21 Expects Super Bowl Ads To Boost Website Traffic

Move Acquires eFrogPond Housing Trends Newsletter

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR - Southern Interest In Brisbane Tower

WSJ - How To Make Your Home Picture - Perfect

SMH - First Home Buyers 'Locked Out'

Property Observer - Failed & Frozen Funds All Paid For Research House Ratings

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Big Banks Under Pressure On Loans

PropertyWire - Property Tax For Foreign Buyers Increases

AOL Real Estate - Lee Harvey Oswald's Dallas Apartment Demolished

Inman - Real Estate Is Still Local -- and Cyclical

Source - Tall Buildings On The Rise

Blockbrief - 2013 Another Big Year For Rezonings In NSW

 

Opinion

REIV: Melbourne landlords face lower rental income

JLL: India Property Predictions For 2013