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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New 15 per cent stamp duty may hit expatriate homebuyers

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Tony Cheung

    ... Johnny Tam and Tony Cheung Stamp duty aimed at speculators could deter not-yet-permanent residents from buying New levy will block expatriates It may be targeted at property speculators, but a new stamp duty would derail the home-purchase plans of expatriates who are not yet permanent residents. That was the debate raging online a day after new cooling measures on the property ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Buffalo and the fight over prime rural land in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 06:09am by Bloomberg

    ... A 49-year-old British expatriate was arrested after cow blood and hair were found on her car. She was convicted in May. The cows and buffalo represent collateral damage in a battle over the future ...

  3. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Weather can't cool boom in Ulan Bator

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... number of expatriate families moving to Mongolia as international mining companies started investing. "I hung up my shingle and people started walking through the front door," he said. The business grew steadily despite competition from local and overseas-backed entrants, and Cashell estimates he still has 80 per cent of the expatriate rental market. In 2003, his group expanded ...

  4. News - Business - PROPERTY

    Pay cuts for foreign bankers slow luxury-home rent rises in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... expenses hit rents Rents for luxury homes in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou grew faster last year than those in Hong Kong, where demand was affected by cuts in allowances for expatriate staff ... Chow, head of research at Ricacorp Properties, said: "Constrained housing allowances for expatriate staff and a downsizing of the operations of Hong Kong's financial institutions have ...

  5. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Long-time Lamma residents feel pinch of rising rents

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... property bubble. This has squeezed a certain class of expatriate tenant off Hong Kong Island, and on to Lamma. You could imagine the scenario. Someone working in financial services loses his job ... in Tai Yuen village and says the value of his property has tripled in the past decade, "with most of the leap in the past five years". Also, as the type of expatriate resident on Lamma ...

  6. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Home sales curbs lift serviced-flat manager

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... properties are scheduled to open in Hangzhou, Chengdu, and Beijing. Demand for serviced apartments had slowed as the number of expatriates working in the city, the size of their families, ...

  7. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Luxury homes to see slower rent growth

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the period," Ma said. "The banking and finance sector is not [doing very well], so the demand for high-end luxury flats is not strong." Expatriates' housing allowances had been cut ...

  8. Business - China Business - PROPERTY

    Savills moves into China's serviced flat sector with Pudong deal

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... businesses represented only 2 to 3 per cent of serviced flats operating in the country. Serviced-flat operators in the major cities normally aim to attract foreign families, single expatriate ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sales of Cheung Kong hotel suites face more scrutiny

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... it was lawful for customers to stay for longer than this, and in one instance an expatriate lived in a five-star hotel in the city for 20 years. Cheung Kong said it raised HK$1.4 billion from the sales ...



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