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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Chinese cities await Beijing cue on housing price curbs

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 03:14am by Langi Chiang

    ... await Beijing cue on housing price curbs Mainland cities such as Shanghai and Guangzhou are unlikely to initiate fresh measures to curb home prices in the run-up to a key Communist Party meeting ... of a property tax scheme to more cities. Trials have been carried out in Shanghai and Chongqing since 2011, but with low rates ranging from 0.5 per cent to 1.2 per cent of a property's sale price ...

  2. News - China - PROPERTY

    China’s attempts to bridle record house prices

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing House prices in China are scaling record highs, leading the government to enforce a patchwork of controls on the market for the fourth consecutive year to calm activity. Home prices climbed at their fastest pace in three years in September, underlining concerns that housing is increasingly unaffordable for many Chinese. But real estate is also a rare bright ...

  3. Business - Economy

    British house prices rise by most in 6 years

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 11:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London House prices in England and Wales posted their biggest month-on-month gain in more than six years in September, but talk of a price bubble is overdone, property analysis firm Hometrack said in a survey on Monday. House prices rose 0.5 per cent from August, the biggest increase since May 2007, Hometrack said. Prices were up 2.4 per cent from the same month last ...

  4. Property - International

    UK house prices surge at fastest rate since 2002

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 10:35am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London British house prices rose at their fastest rate in 11 years in September, and sales hit a four-year high, a survey showed on Tuesday, pointing to a sustained recovery in the property market. The seasonally adjusted house price balance by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors jumped to +54, its highest level since mid-2002 and well above the reading of +45 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Hong Kong housing prices soar despite cooling steps

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Kowloon apartment expected to fetch HK$220m despite government bid to cool property market Steps fail to stop prices going through the roof Fewer homes are being sold and mortgages taken out thanks to the government's housing measures, but the steps have not put the brakes on prices. A potential buyer is in talks to purchase a 3,465 sq ft flat ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Guangzhou leads surge in China housing prices

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Leading cities show sharpest gains since January 2011 as government refrains from tighter curbs Guangzhou leads surge in mainland housing prices New home prices ... rose 16 per cent in Beijing last month and 11 per cent in Shanghai and Guangzhou, according to data. Private data shows rising housing values. Home prices jumped 8.6 per cent last month, ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    China's housing price inflation likely to ease in 2014, analysts say

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:10am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Greater supply on mainland and more controls, including extension of property tax to curb speculation, should slow pace of rise in values Home price inflation likely to ease in 2014 Housing inflation on the mainland is likely to ease next year as supply increases and more policy measures are implemented, after prices soared out ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Netizens discover link between housing prices and divorce rates

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 09:05am by John Kennedy

    ... housing market restrictions resulted in a large drop in property prices and widespread flipping among property speculators, and again in 2010 with the introduction of another round of housing ... John Kennedy Yes, it comes as some relief to urban Chinese couples that soaring property prices might have more to do with struggles in their relationship than infidelity, bad sex ...

  9. Property - International - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand house prices take first tumble for five months

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters House prices take first tumble in five months New Zealand house prices fell slightly in June, the first slip in five months, while the number of houses sold also fell, according to the Real Estate Institute of NZ. The REINZ's house price index fell 0.03 per cent from May to be 8.4 per cent higher than the same month last year. The housing market has picked up since early ...

  10. News - China Insider - HOUSING

    Nanjing man stages 'crab protest' against city's soaring house prices

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00pm by Amy Li

    ... walked with six crabs to the annual housing expo held in the Jiangsu capital and told people high property prices were getting out of control. Developers were as arrogant as "crawling ... The stickers read: “high housing prices" and "high land prices."    The man, whose identity was not revealed, complained he could not afford to buy a flat since even price for new ...




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