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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing creates a generation of housing slaves

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Securities Research. Loose monetary policy would boost housing prices and sales in the near term, Jinsong Du, Credit Suisse's head of property research, wrote this month. Credit Suisse favoured ... Bloomberg in Beijing, Shanghai Paying off mortgages for mainlanders could take a lifetime of work as home prices have nearly tripled since a privatisation drive in 1998 Beijing creates ...

  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Mainland consumers more pessimistic this month

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:33am by Victoria Ruan

    ... towards the property sector faltered. However, McKay said that in absolute terms consumers were still reporting house price expectations that were above the long-run average, "which ... that a record number of cities- 64 out of 70- reported a drop in new home prices last month. The State Council has vowed to push down financing costs to spur demand. Economists say accelerated ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing's move to supply affordable homes unlikely to curb prices: agents

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:06am by Langi Chiang, Yvonne Liu

    ... for end-users' plan doubted The Beijing municipal authorities' latest efforts to contain house price inflation will fail, as the measures have not eased market worries about rising home prices due ... with homebuyers paying separately for furnishings and parking in their down payments. This allows a lower final selling price to be registered with housing authorities. The city had fewer than 60,000 new ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Home-price gap between first-tier and provincial cities widens further

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... second-home purchases by qualified local residents, and Yancheng, in Jiangsu province, has suspended limits it had placed on housing price rises. China Real Estate Information Corp released a report ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Different pace of growth in first-tier and lower-tier cities shows in property values Price gap between provinces, cities grows Hongkonger Lucy Wong has run ...

  5. Infographics - Property - CHINA

    Shanghai leads China's luxury property prices

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 11:19pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters This graphic, based on data provided by CRIC, shows that Shanghai continues to lead the country in average selling prices of luxury property projects throughout the first half of 2013. China Real Estate Information Corp (CRIC) is a subsidiary of E House (China) Holdings ...

  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan issues rising inflation alert

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 06:04pm by Victoria Ruan

    ... to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. In Shenzhen, the municipal government denied media reports that the city was poised to cap the growth of new housing prices at "zero", ... to avoid causing market jitters. Some analysts said Zhou's comments were aimed at damping inflation expectations and highlighting concern about surging property prices fuelled by accommodative ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Beijing puts prime land near third ring road up for sale again at higher price

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Mainland policymakers face dilemma over curbing housing inflation, meeting demand Prime land in Beijing on sale again- at higher price Authorities have reopened the sale ... but not in the long run," he said. "China needs a turnaround in its policies to tackle home price rises," he added, citing for example building more affordable houses and better regulation ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Experts warn on latest China stimulus package

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... cent of local government revenues and were sometimes associated with illegal land acquisition and soaring house prices, Goodstadt said. "The official view was that local governments had ... for the stimulus came from loans to local governments, which used land as collateral, he said. "The central government has been trying to push down land prices. If land prices come down, either banks ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - CHINA

    Wenzhou a case study of a property market taken over by speculators

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Langi Chiang

    ... a study of a market in mayhem The mainland coastal city of Wenzhou is a sobering case study of what happens when home prices fluctuate out of control, and why it is necessary to crack down ... decade they have become notorious home speculators, bidding-up prices wherever they saw an opportunity to make a quick profit. Nowadays, however, they have largely disappeared from the market ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - CHINA

    Book review: Party Time: Who Runs China and How, by Rowan Callick

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The attraction is the opportunity to join a winning team: promotion, housing, money, share issues, foreign travel. The downside is the loss of time to attend meetings and say and write things you do not believe- a small price to pay for the rewards. Is working in a government institution or multinational in other countries any different? The merit of Callick's book is that he lets party ...




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