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  1. Banks focus on service and variety

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Wah Bank's experience in Shanghai, the costs include bank handling fee (about 0.5 per cent of loan amount), document notarisation fee (0.15 per cent of loan amount), legal fees (about $3,000), property mortgage insurance premium (0.1 per cent to 0.15 per cent of loan size), stamp duty (0.01 per cent of loan amount) and valuation fee (about $1,000 to $4,800 based on the purchase ...

  2. Sales of flats rise 20pc with stimulus measures in sight

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Cheung said. 'Also, property prices are affordable and interest rates are low.' Sales of new flats by developers last weekend had increased by about 20 per cent, compared with the previous weekend, Mr Cheung said. Secondary sales picked up about 5 per cent. Sales activity was gradually increasing with the end of the Sars crisis, he said, adding that he expected sales volumes ...

  3. Weighing up the options

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... of sales and purchase, such as stamp duty, [agency commission] and legal fees which could run from 5 to 7 per cent of the total transaction prices.' Mr Yu expects property prices to move ... of between 5 and 30 per cent for a typical home purchase. That money could be used for investments elsewhere. 'Given the current economic conditions and the projected rise in unemployment rate, ...

  4. Set your target

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... listings. Based on that they can roughly calculate whether they have enough saved to cover all the initial expenses of a home purchase, including the down payment, agency fee and stamp duty. Large ... not go beyond your budget. While a standard 1 per cent commission fee is payable to agents, it is possible to get a discount. Lastly, it pays to be decisive, says Jane Garnett, director ...



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