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  1. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Rising supply, waning demand cool United States house bidding wars

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:12am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York An increase in supply of homes and rise in mortgage rates have between them brought an end to the surge in prices in US housing market House bidding wars on the wane Mike Imgarten witnessed a frenzy of demand and a dearth of stock during a two-month house hunt in Sacramento, California. Fearing he would pay too much after a surge in prices, he said he took ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1360336/rising-supply-waning-demand-cool-united-states-house-bidding
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must grapple with question of housing supply

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... trade-offs Supply chain This year marks the 60th anniversary of public housing in Hong Kong. It all started with a huge squatter fire in Shek Kip Mei on December 25, 1953. Then, in 1972, the colonial ... units have to be built. The government has to play a proactive role under a "supply-led strategy", especially in public housing, with an initial 60:40 public-private split in new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1304113/hong-kong-must-grapple-question-housing-supply
  3. Property - International - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand housing prices hit new high on limited supply

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington Values 8pc above 2007 peak thanks to markets in Auckland and Christchurch, despite curbs Home prices hit record onlimited supply in big cities New Zealand house ... months to August, and prices in Christchurch were up 11.4 per cent, because of limited supply. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has imposed limits on the amount of low deposit-high value house ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1307755/new-zealand-housing-prices-hit-new-high-limited-supply
  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Public housing to account for 60pc of new flat supply

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to account for 60pc of new flat supply Public housing will take up 60 per cent of new residential supply in the next decade, from the current 50-50 share with private flats. The marked change ... take a more active role and do more in providing public housing." Cheung said the ratio of public to private housing in new supply in the next 10 years would be 60 per cent to 40 per cent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1290786/public-housing-account-60pc-new-flat-supply
  5. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Hong Kong's housing supply to soar just as mortgage rates double

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland And when currently unoccupied homes are put up for sale, prices can only fall. Then you will see just how unhappy property agents can get HK's housing supply to soar just ... they will not reverse their stamp duty rises and pledging to step up the construction of new housing projects. Last week, they announced the government will build more than 60,000 public housing flats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1277488/hong-kongs-housing-supply-soar-just-mortgage-rates-double
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Land application list scrapped in bid to control supply

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by YVONNE LIU AND JOYCE NG

    ... Yvonne Liu and Joyce Ng Government takes over full control of city's land supply from developers by ditching the application system operated since 1999 Land application list scrapped The government has taken over total control of land supply from developers by scrapping the application list system. Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po announced the end of the system, which has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1163971/government-scraps-land-application-list-take-control-land-supply
  7. Business - Property - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Supply is the key to ending Hong Kong's housing problems, not policy change

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy sito Pre-sale period lengthening designed to create impression of more residential units Supply is key to ending housing problems, not policy tricks Is Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying successfully convincing the public that his administration can provide enough affordable housing? Over the past two weeks, the government has announced a series of policies including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1278164/supply-key-ending-hong-kongs-housing-problems-not-policy-change
  8. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    US housing supply suffers with homeowners lacking equity to sell and buy elsewhere

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... will regain positive equity by the first quarter of 2014, according to a Zillow projection. Millions unable to move, hitting housing supply ... and limiting sales as the housing market recovers, Zillow says. Forty-four per cent of homeowners with mortgages owed more than their properties are worth or had less than 20 per cent equity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1248267/us-housing-supply-suffers-homeowners-lacking-equity-sell-and
  9. News - Hong Kong

    SCMP Debate: Do you think CY Leung's measures to boost housing supply will be effective?

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Do you think Leung Chun-ying’s measures to boost land and housing supply will be effective? How can the government convince the public that it is not bowing to pressure from property ... and long-term measures to boost land supply for housing. Some short- to medium-term measures are more certain and effective, such as increasing development density at unleased or unallocated residential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142621/scmp-debate-do-you-think-cy-leungs-measures-boost-housing-supply-will
  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sales of hotel rooms will choke housing supply, tourism

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip and Joyce Man

    ... Amy Nip and Joyce Man Sales will choke supply of rooms Sales of hotel rooms as residential flats will cut the city's supply of accommodation and harm tourism, the Tourism Board has ... director of the Federation of Hotel Owners, said there were enough hotel rooms. "Except for maybe the Lunar New Year when hotels are more in demand, we have an abundant supply of rooms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1154119/sales-will-choke-supply-rooms

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