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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 - 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
  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    China to boost land supply for housing in mega cities

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Land supply for housing set for boost in mega cities The mainland will increase land supply for property development in mega cities this year, the land ministry said on Sunday, as the country's frothy housing market showed some initial signs of cooling down. The prospect of increased land supply is at odds with the interpretation placed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1435066/china-boost-land-supply-housing-mega-cities
  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Hong Kong home completions rise with land supply

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:08am by Yvonne Liu

    ... completions rise with land supply The number of private flats to be built in Hong Kong this year is expected to climb to a nine-year high after the steady increase of land supply by the government ... in the first quarter amid weak housing demand," said Thomas Lam, head of research at property consultant Knight Frank. "Unless there is an economic downturn or interest rates increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1465155/hong-kong-home-completions-rise-land-supply
  5. 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
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Skilled workers in short supply in Hong Kong's construction industry

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:56am by Peggy Sito

    ... and housing, were now in main construction mode, which had placed hiring pressure on the construction sector, ManpowerGroup's second-quarter employment outlook survey said last week. "As our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1451437/skilled-workers-short-supply-construction-industry
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - TOWN PLANNING

    Rezoning delays could thwart government’s plans to boost land supply

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:57pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... stamp duties for a long period," he said. To solve the land supply shortage, Chau said the government would have to assign new areas to housing. "In the long term, land reclamation ... of real estate and construction at the University of Hong Kong. As part of its policy to increase land supply, the government began to earmark more sites in the rezoning process for the land sale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1446085/rezoning-delays-could-thwart-governments-plans-boost-land
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

    More housing projects to be launched to ride wave of demand

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:48pm by Sandy Li

    ... the looming rate increase in the US and a large supply of mass residential this year- landlords in the high-end sector … would have to be realistic in pricing should they need to sell ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1468529/more-housing-projects-be-launched-ride-wave-demand
  9. 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
  10. 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

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