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  1. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property price curbs could lead to government deficit next year, warns economist

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 09:15pm by Candy Chan

    ... January and October last year, while the number dropped to 54,964 from November last year, when the duty took effect, to last month. Another guest speaker, Centaline property agency founder Shih ... on property sales - a university economist says. Ho Lok-sang said a dramatic drop in transactions had already been noted since the introduction of a special stamp duty and a 15 per cent duty ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Cooling measures 'not negotiable'

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... - payable by corporate and non-permanent residents - for purchases by companies majority-owned by permanent residents. The alliance was formed last month by the chiefs of Centaline Property Agency ... by an alliance of property agencies to get lawmakers' support to scrap one increase in stamp duty on property transactions and moderate another. The alliance wants February's doubling of stamp ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Stamp duty keeping non-locals out of property market

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... index issued by Centaline Property, which tracks prices in the secondary market, hit a new record of 121.73 points yesterday. Willy Liu Wai-keung, chief executive of property agency Ricacorp, ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com It's too early to conclude that cooling effect was short-lived, say analysts, as property prices in the secondary market hit a new record New tax keeping ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Olga Wong

    ... per cent of the market rate. HOS is intended to offer affordable housing to buyers who cannot afford private property but are too well off to qualify for public flats. For the Tai O project, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Demand will ensure private flats are built, says Paul Chan

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 04:11am by Olga Wong

    ... to protect public interest. Land is a public asset and cannot be sold at an unreasonably low price." But he admitted that the department set land premiums based on the prevailing property market ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    MTR Corp not pulling its weight on housing needs, says Paul Chan

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... Corp paid HK$4.9 billion for the right to develop property at eight sites- including the Tin Wing Light Rail station. A real estate specialist at City University said the government's ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    URA cash injection to speed up development of 'small Taikoo Shing'

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:16am by Olga Wong

    ... in the next decade. "The authority will have more control in both the timing and quality of the project by investing in the construction," said the authority's director of property ...

  8. Business - Property - HOUSING

    Supply of new homes in Hong Kong to remain tight in 2013

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... expected home prices to increase by 5 to 10 per cent, mainly because of strong demand for homes and insufficient supply. Wong Leung-sing, associate director of research at Centaline Property ... private housing is expected to remain tight this year, property experts say, although the number of flats on which construction began or was completed rose last year. Figures from the Transport ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lawmaker Chan Kin-por in battle over management of private Cyberport estate

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 11:23am by FANNY FUNG

    ... to set up an owners' corporation. The group has recently gathered enough support from owners- whose shares in the properties add up to more than 5 per cent of the total- to convene a meeting ... and the quality of services there. She said she hoped the campaign for an owners' corporation would improve transparency in the management of the property. Chan said the existing owners' ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property sector turns to radicals in tax fight

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... An alliance of major property agencies will this week meet four opposition legislators from People Power, the League of Social Democrats and NeoDemocrats - lawmakers known for previous bids to block ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Agents seek support of lawmakers known for blocking tactics in bid to stop stamp duty bill Property sector turns to radicals in tax fight The real-estate ...




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