Daily Blockbrief – 4 December 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 4 December, 2012

Development Opportunities Of The Draft Waverley LEP

Top Stories

Blockbrief has identified over 20 new and development sites and existing sites which have benefited  as a result of the changes within the Draft LEP in locations such as Bondi and Rose Bay more

Sydney-based Iris Capital has bought the Mercure Hotel Potts Point, formerly the Crest Hotel, in Sydney’s Kings Cross from Australand Property Group for $65 million more

One-third of real estate agencies likely to go broke in next two years and who is to blame, you guessed it, politicians! more

Sales over $1 million accounted for only 5.4% of all sales across Australia, according to RP Data more

Stockland's new boss has a lot to prove. Mark Steinert has been in NY for most of the past decade more

 

Development

Developers Should Heed Mistakes Of Docklands

EU Green Tape Threatens UK Property Development

Risk Transparency, Control & Certainty Crucial To Property Development Success

 

Planning

Botany Bay Council Resolved To Forward Draft LEP 2012 To State Government

Review Of Sutherland Shire's DA Process

Comment Sought On Western Vic Strategic Plan

 

Real Estate Technology

Blockbrief Launches Property Search Platform

Re/Max Debuts Mobile-Ready Website

Trulia Partners With Primedia To Expand Into Apartments

Zillow Acquires HotPads For $16M

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Cities Under Increased Duress

WSJ - Why Banks Are Enjoying Record Mortgage Revenue

SMH - Auction Clearance Rate Plunges

Property Observer - Capital City Markets Remain Flat

The Australian - Housing Industry In Crisis As 1st Home Buyer Lifeblood Dries Up

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Get Comfy Before You Move In

Inman - Conflict Resolution In Real Estate

The Real Deal - US Foreclosures Down Nationwide In October

Blockbrief Blog - Blockbrief Is Launched!

 

Opinion

Harry Triguboff - Rates Need To Fall A Further 100 Basis Points To Bring Back 1st Home Buyers

RP Data: Million-plus Market Shrinks

Cameron Kusher - Why Is Sydney's Housing Market So Expensive?