Daily Blockbrief – 26 October 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 26 October, 2012

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Top Stories

Zillow Outs 1.75M Homes In Foreclosure Or REO

New House Building Sector Set For Recovery In 2012/2013, Led By NSW

AustralianSuper To Double Commercial Property Investments As Part Of Diversification Play

Paul Keating Suggests Barangaroo's New Hotel Casino Be Built Over The Harbour

Zillow Is Not The Competition

Westfield, AMP Detail Shopping Centre Ownership Revamp

The Big Spring Auction Test

 

Development

Packer Gets Amber Light For Casino

Trouble In Surfers Paradise As Unsold & Unsettled Soul In Receivership

Times Square Development Site Trades For $430M

Duelling US Developers Announce Plans For Competing Outlet Malls

 

Planning

Port Kembla Copper Project Modification On Exhibition

Ballina Council Stripped Of Planning Powers For Stewarts Farm Site

 

Real Estate Tech

Trulia Is Ready For Windows 8

Using YouTube, 'Enhanced Listings' To One-Up Competition

Apple Unveils iPad Mini: What Does It Mean For Real Estate?

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Banksia Securities Collapses Owing $660M

SMH - Packer Seeks To Alter Building Height Limits At Barangaroo To Add Up To 20 Storeys To Hotel

Property Observer - Property Companies Cuts Jobs Given Difficult Market Conditions

The Australian Property - Receivers Appointed To Soul Tower On Gold Coast

WSJ - Will Remodelling Surge Next Year?

Inman - US Mortgage Giants Predicting Growth In 2013 Home Sales

 

International

US: New Apt. Projects Push Work For Architects To 2 Year High

Bank Of America Lawsuit

US Most Markets 'Past The Worst' Of Foreclosure Crisis

Tougher Rules For Mortgages To Be Introduced In The UK In 2014

Auckland Housing Crisis Too Big

Opinion

HSBC's Paul Bloxham - Rising Inflation Could Mean Just One More RBA Rate Cut

REIA - All 1st Home Buyers Should Get Grants

RBA's Luci Ellis - Commercial Property More Vulnerable To Boom-Bust Than Residential