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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Alarm grows over housing supply glut in inner mainland China cities

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:34am by SANDY LI AND LANGI CHIANG

    ... Vice-Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Qi Ji said earlier this month. For major cities that had seen strong price increases, more supply would be encouraged, especially that of small ... and Longfor. We didn't even know how a villa looks like. But now we have high-rises, low-rises, housing estates and nice landscaped villas," he said. There are more than 10 such large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1456567/alarm-grows-over-housing-supply-glut-inner-mainland-china
  2. 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

    ... Bloomberg Many US homeowners with mortgages lack the equity to enter the market, thus limiting sales Millions unable to move, hitting housing supply About 22 million Americans may lack enough home equity to move, keeping property listings tight and limiting sales as the housing market recovers, Zillow says. Forty-four per cent of homeowners with mortgages owed more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1248267/us-housing-supply-suffers-homeowners-lacking-equity-sell-and
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Government should not forget Hong Kong’s middle class when increasing supply of flats

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 11:48am by Yvonne Liu

    ... it is relying on releasing more land and increasing new housing supply. In recent years, the government introduced restrictions on flat sizes when it auctioned off residential sites. The usable area ... even if new housing supply increases significantly from next year. The increase in supply won't help the sandwich class. The government should also address the housing problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1439186/government-should-not-forget-hong-kongs-middle-class-when
  6. Business - Property - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Upgraders left out in the housing cold

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... in the housing cold A turning point could come for the property market in 2015 with expectations of a significant increase in new housing supply at that time. That will no doubt be good news ... programme. With higher mortgage costs, higher down payments and tighter housing supply, upgraders will struggle to buy a bigger flat in the near future. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1199696/upgraders-left-out-housing-cold
  7. Business - Property - HOUSING

    Supply of new homes in Hong Kong to remain tight in 2013

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung paggie.leung@scmp.com Despite a jump in building work on new flats, completions still well short of government target New homes supply to remain tight The supply of new private housing is expected to remain tight this year, property experts say, although the number of flats on which construction began or was completed rose last year. Figures from the Transport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1136312/supply-new-homes-hong-kong-remain-tight-2013
  8. Property - BRICKS AND MORTAR

    Beware of drowning as property policy changes the tide

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Buyers run risks if they fail to factor in plan by chief executive to boost housing supply Beware of drowning as property policy changes the tide If transaction volume ... aside assurances that housing supply increase and so pressure on prices would ease, buyers stormed into the market after the speech and many sellers reportedly raised their asking prices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/article/1133394/beware-drowning-property-policy-changes-tide
  9. Business - Economy - PROPERTY

    New Hong Kong flat supply set for 8-year high

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

    ... Sandy Li and Paggie Leung New-flat supply set for 8-year high New flat supply in the city is projected to climb to an eight-year high next year, easing the upward pressure on home prices. ... of research at Ricacorp Properties With the government moving to increase the land supply, Chow expects developers to be under pressure to speed up marketing of their new projects. Midland Realty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1212526/new-flat-supply-set-8-year-high
  10. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Growing number of US homebuyers face shortage of properties for sale

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Associated Press

    ... their investment. "The last four years have been rough," says Christian, a 31-year-old Presbyterian minister. "But housing prices are starting to come back up." A tight supply isn't ... estate market start to rebound, they want to turn housing payments into long-term equity. So after a decade as someone else's tenant, the Bells, like a rising number of Americans, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1232386/growing-number-us-homebuyers-face-shortage-properties-sale

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