Daily Blockbrief – 2 October, 2012

02/10/2012 5:01 am

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 Fed Rate Policy

 

Development

Developers Line Up To Secure Peabody Energy Deal

Expansionary Quest Triggers NEw $11M Whyalla Apartment Complex

 

Planning

Greiner Flying Into New Dogfight Over 2nd Sydney Airport

Victorian Construction Industry Welcomes Planning Changes

 

Real Estate Tech

Smartphone Marketing Hits Real Estate Sector

12 Secrets To Generating Leads From Facebook

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Woolworths Spin-Off Gains Space

Property Observer - APM's 238 Sydney Auction Results Show 61.8% Clearance Rate

SMH Property News (with Domain) - Great Time For A Seachange, But Don't Expect A Fast Buck

Daily Telegraph Realestate - Tamarama Shoebox Sells for $450K

WSJ - US: How Joseph Stiglitz Misread The Risks At Fannie Mae

Inman News - US: Low Inventories Thwarting Buyers

 

International

Premium Manhattan Space Up For Grabs

Saudi Banks May Double Property Lending Amid New Laws

Overseas Buyers Dominate The Top Of The London Property Market

Singapore's Private Home Prices Climb To Record On Sales

 

Opinion

Tim Lawless - Aussie Borrowers Saving, Which Is Not Great News For Housing Market

Larry Schlesinger - Half Of Households Just Managing To Pay Mortgage & Other Bills: ME Bank Survey

Evgeniya Hawthorne - Reluctance Of Baby Boomers To Downsize Creating Inefficient Housing Market