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  1. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea president's housing revival spurs plan for record bonds

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Korea Housing Finance Corp will offer as much as eight trillion won of mortgage-backed debt Park's revival spurs plan for record bonds South Korean President Park ... growth that slowed to the weakest pace in more than a year in the second quarter. The measures to bolster the property market mark a shift after South Korea's efforts to address record ...

  2. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's Yeouido financial hub sees office vacancies rise to record

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:23am by Bloomberg

    ... rates rise Lee Sang-kun does not need to read the real estate section to know South Korea's financial hub is emptying. Lee, 65, who operates a coffee shop in Seoul's main financial ... brokerages' headcounts fell to the lowest since 2007. The office vacancy rate in Yeouido, home of the stock exchange and known locally as Korea's Wall Street, soared to 24.8 per cent ...

  3. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea's homebuyers buoyed by eased mortgage curbs

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:34am by BLOOM

    ... moved into a new three-bedroom apartment. "I can get a bigger loan now; it may be the time to finally buy a home rather than swallowing this crazy rent rise." South Korea relaxed ... the most stringent lending rules. Korea has avoided the surge in home prices seen in Hong Kong and Singapore in the past five years as the government tackled record household debt levels ...

  4. Property - International - INVESTMENT

    Chinese investors keen on Australian hotels

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 09:12am by Langi Chiang

    ... Meanwhile, a quarterly survey by National Australia Bank found foreign buyers accounted for 16.8 per cent of the demand for new residential property in Australia in the third quarter of the year, ... the bank’s head of property finance for South and Southeast Asia. He said Beijing’s recent easing of rules for outbound investment in opportunities such as property in Australia would allow ...

  5. Property - International

    New rules ease China investment in foreign real estate

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:02am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com New rules ease investment in foreign property Beijing's latest move to simplify approval procedures for outbound investments will put mainland investors in a more competitive position in the global market and speed up the pace of investment in different industries, including real estate. New Measures for Foreign Investment Management (Measures No3), ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Developers squeeze out tiny flats as home prices soar

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 04:56am by Sandy Li

    ... salary." Hong Kong rents and home prices rose to fresh highs for the fifth consecutive month in August, forcing foreign and local residents with limited budgets to abandon their hopes ... demand for these flats will also reduce their investment risk, so why not build more small flats." A South China Morning Post survey found major developers are now increasingly moving ...

  7. Property - International - REGULATION

    Red-tape cut tipped to boost China’s outbound property investments

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:09pm by Sandy Li

    ... are aware of a number of major transactions under negotiation at present. If these close by the end of the year, we could see a new record,” Shepherd said. “In China, we have frequently seen foreign ... controls on capital flows, talent shortages, differences in corporate and management cultures and unfamiliarity with foreign legal and regulatory environments, including sometimes daunting tax ...

  8. Property - International - REGULATION

    Chinese investment push abroad to gain from simplified approvals

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 06:16pm by Rico Chan and Bee Chun Boo

    ... are defined as those subject to China’s export control regime and where the investment affects more than one foreign country’s interests. Acquisition of a real estate asset or operating platform ... investor to obtain approval from the local bureau of the State Administration for Foreign Exchange for wiring the investment capital out of the country. Although a Chinese investor still needs ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - STRATEGY

    Greenland Hong Kong outlines ambitious plans for city

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 01:02pm by REN WEI

    ... and travel abroad. The Shanghai developer has secured projects in countries such as the United States, South Korea, Malaysia and Australia. On C-Suite, Chen Jun shares more insights into Greenland ...

  10. Business - Economy - RESIDENTIAL

    Signs of stabilisation in China’s property market amid policy relaxation

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 12:03pm by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Residential property sales in China fell at a slower year-on-year pace in September for a second month on eased policies, but investment in the sector grew at the lowest rate in more than two years as debt-laden developers suspended construction to hold on to cash, according to the South China Morning Post ’s calculation of official data ...




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