Daily Blockbrief – 21 September 2012

20/09/2012 11:44 pm

BLOCKBRIEF - 21 September, 2012

Trulia Shares Soar In First Day

Today's Top Real Estate Stories

Westfield Opens $340M Redevelopment Of Fountain Gate Centre

Palazzo Versace Hotel Snapped Up By Chinese Consortium

IMF Warns Houses Prices Pose Risk For Banks 

RP Data's Forthcoming Auction Schedule

Sydney Rental Vacancy Rises to 2.7% In August

Australia Has An Oversupply of 60,000 Dwellings

Fire In Bankstown Tower Block Burnt To An Explosive State: Are Unauthorised Works To Blame?

S&P: Outlook For China's Property Development Sector Remains Negative

 

Development

DJs Studies Development Potential Of Flagship Stores

Mirvac Gets The Tick Of Approval For Harold Park Project

Sydney Pub To Be Developed

NZ Developer Disputes Mis-use Of Funds Allegations

 

Planning

Landscaping Plans For Barangaroo Unveiled

Proposal To Amend Schofields Land Release To Increase Density

Have Your Say On The Draft Byron Local Environmental Plan

Great Lakes Draft LEP Exhibition: A Great Success

 

Real Estate Tech

Bloomberg: Trulia Soars In Trading After IPO Prices Above Range

Real Estate Site Trulia Sees Shares Soar 40% In First Day of Trading, Valued At Over $500 Million

Melbourne and Sydney Suburbs That Spend Most On Online Retail

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Wake-up Call For Body Corporates

Property Observer - No Suburbs With house Price Under $420,000 Within 20KM Of Sydney, Canberra and Darwin: RP Data

SMH Property News (with Domain) - Vendors Need To Get The Price Right

Daily Telegraph Realestate - DJs Considering Developing Extra Floors For Residential Living

The Australian - DJs Studies Potential of Flagships

WSJ - US Housing Recovery Nuanced at the Local Level

Inman News - Economists Bullish On Housing Recovery

 

International

NASDAQ: US Housing Recovery Deepens

Property Prices & Sales Continue Upward In Miami As State Lead US Real Estate "Recovery"

Hong Kong Property Prices Expected To Rise By Up To 15%

S&P Sees Further Downgrades for Chinese Developers

Chinese Top Developer Longfor Raises $399M From Share Placement

 

Opinion

Simon Pressley - Asian Century Provides Unprecedented Opportunities For Regional Australian Property

Chris Wright - How To Get Better Terms & Conditions On Your Mortgage

Terry Ryder - Darwin Standout Market For Investors

Milton Cockburn V Pamela Bennett - Should commercial Real Estate Agents Be Licensed?