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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL

    Beijing beats Shanghai in property sales after policy relaxation

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 05:07pm by Langi Chiang

    ... taxes. For example, those buying their only residence of smaller than 90 sqmetres need to pay a deed tax of only 1 per cent of the transaction value, while buyers of non-ordinary homes need ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - LENDING

    Curbs push China's property agents to lending business for extra revenue

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:00am by Sandy Li

    ... On the mainland, property owners were required to pay off their outstanding mortgage loans in order to redeem the title deeds when they decided to sell their flats, Fu said. "It creates demand ... to facilitate the completion of property deals would grow. "Sellers will redeem the title deeds once they find buyers," he said. "On the mainland, real estate transactions ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Wuxi takes lead in easing policy to boost home sector

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:44am by Langi Chiang

    ... offering any specific measures or time frame. Analysts said a reported package of 10 measures by Fujian province, including halving the deed tax for buyers of first homes, might have exceeded what ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Times Property launches offering

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:27am by Yvonne Liu

    ... will be used for settling part of the outstanding instalments under the restructuring deed," company vice-president Li Qiang said yesterday, while about 56.7 per cent would be used for financing ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Mandatory energy audits force Hong Kong building owners to review use

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 05:35am by ROBERT ALLENDER

    ... Robert Allender Costs are high, but law has forced reluctant building owners to review their consumption City energy audits prove their worth Mandatory energy audits- snake or ladder? The deed is done. One thousand energy audits completed. Tens of thousands of man-hours expended. Tens of millions of dollars in fees handed out. And for what? No energy audit ever saved a dollar. ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Buyers return to property market

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... before interest rates rise in about two years. As a result, residential transactions were unlikely to jump, he said. Land Registry figures mainly relate to sales in the previous month, as deeds ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    One-size-fits-all model for housing policies gets rethink

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 02:42am by Langi Chiang

    ... of their predecessors in efforts to rein in housing inflation. Wuhu, in Anhui province, gives some clues. The city relaxed property tightening measures in August by exempting highly educated buyers from deed ...

  8. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US mortgage giants offer incentive to walk away from home loan debt woes

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... changes or other reasons they need to move will become eligible in March to apply for a so-called deed-in-lieu transaction that erases the shortfall between a property's value and the size ... may be late, it is still good policy. The deed-in-lieu transactions, which require homeowners to leave properties in good condition, preserve the value of homes by preventing owners from ...

  9. Business - Money - POINT OF LAW

    Filling in the gaps on squatter's title

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by ALAN YIP

    ... registration systems in common law jurisdictions: the deeds registration system, which is a register of documents; and the title registration system, which is a proof of ownership. The existing system in Hong Kong is the deeds registration system. The Land Titles Ordinance (Cap 585) was passed by the Legislative Council in 2004 but has not yet come into effect. Its purpose was to change ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Cooling measures fuel surge in divorces

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

    ... paying a hefty 20 per cent capital gains tax in Beijing and other taxes and fees, such as an income tax of 1 to 2 per cent of the home price and a deed tax of 5.5 per cent, in other cities. ...




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