Daily Blockbrief – 8 November 2012

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BLOCKBRIEF - 8 November, 2012

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Top Stories

On Twitter, Real Estate Pros Celebrate, Despair Over Election Results

2013 RBA Rate Cut Looms Most Likely

Mistakes Trigger Valuation Shake-Up In NSW

A Guide To The Lowest Rates Home Loan Offerings

Woolies' $1.4bn Float A Winner, Of Sorts

Construction Slows For 29th Month

 

Development

Mertion Buys Waterloo Site

An Introduction To Property Development Feasibility Studies

China's Hengyi Pursues Local Dream

Among Developers, NY City Midtown Zoning Push Draws Fans, Foes

Mining Tycoon Clive Palmer Confirms Sea Template, Port Douglas Golf Course Resort Purchase

Ailing Juniper's $100m Portfolio Sale

Rail Site Centre Turns To Discount Shopping

 

Planning

Cessnock Back On Track With DAs

Revised Proposal For Balmain Leagues Club Site On Exhibition

Sydney's Growing Place As The Emerald City

Nurturing The Town Of The Future

Community Feedback Invited On Gloucester Coal Mine Extension

Locals Furious Over Restrictive Draft LEP

 

Real Estate Technology

Web A Powerful Marketing Tool For Architects

Got What It Takes To Be A Property Mogul?

Zillow Chief Defends Business After Stock Falls 26%

Trulia Partners With Big Twin Cities Broker

Is The Tech Boom Being Overblown?

Blockbrief No.1 - Best Urban Apps Trending Now!

Tips To Beat The National Real Estate Portals At SEO

Quick Tip: Top 5 Social Media Faux Pas For Real Estate Pros

 

Outlets Lead Real Estate Stories

AFR Property - Collinshaw: My Sacking From Mirvac Was Bizarre

SMH - Anti-Development Reporter Not Happy About Casino Deal

Property Observer - Perth CBD Office Rents Growing At 3 Times National Average

The Australian - For Stockland, Cheap Is Beautiful

Daily Telegraph Real Estate - Palmer Outlays $7M For Golf Resort

WSJ - Americans Upbeat On Prospects For Home Prices

Inman - Q3 Home Prices Show Strongest Growth Since 2006

The Real Deal - US National Market Report

Source: More Construction Insolvencies To Come

 

International

Hong Kong's New Stamp Duty Aimed At Foreign Buyers

US Hotel Fundamentals Weakening But Still Could Outpace Other Property Types

US Apartment Market Dynamics Look Strong For Next 2 Years

Most European Commercial Property Markets In The Doldrums

Middle East Buyers Snap Up Luxury London Homes As Tensions Grow

 

Opinion

Annaly CEO: Obama's Reelection Means More Aggressive Federal Housing Policy