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  1. Housing supply weighs on market

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... due to a big surge in new housing projects to be launched before the end of the year. 'Generally, secondary market prices will be more or less under pressure when a flood of first-hand ... said. The latest note of uncertainty in the industry follows months of a strong consensus among analysts that Hong Kong's mass housing market would continue on an uninterrupted strong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610040/housing-supply-weighs-market
  2. Focus on more land supply

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on increasing land supply to keep prices under control. Most developers and property agents said they were generally satisfied with the budget. However, some observers doubted that controlling land supply alone would keep prices down. The financial secretary said he would continue the four measures he announced last year to prevent speculation, including a curb on mortgage lending. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991449/focus-more-land-supply
  3. Land supply to speed up, says finance chief

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah says the government will speed up land supply by offering nine residential sites for sale between now and June. Tsang warned that the government would adopt further measures to reduce the risk of a property bubble and excessive curb price growth. The nine sites would provide a total supply of 2,650 flats, of which 70 per cent would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965066/land-supply-speed-says-finance-chief
  4. Land premium deal may trigger more supply

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... in the tide for housing supply, say analysts. Cheung Kong reportedly agreed to pay about HK$530 million, or HK$2,050 per square foot, to obtain the right to develop the site adjacent to its completed ... government auction, for HK$305 million. Reflecting the growing imbalance between supply and demand, official data from the Transport and Housing Bureau shows the number of units available for sale ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/688908/land-premium-deal-may-trigger-more-supply
  5. Tighter supply expected to push home prices up to 30pc higher

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... New homes coming on to the market are not expected to exceed estimated offerings of 18,000 last year. Merrill Lynch forecasts new housing supply of 10,317 units while Henderson Land ... Fulton Mak and Yvonne Liu The supply of new homes in Hong Kong this year is expected to fall short of last year, with tighter market conditions pushing up prices between 15 and 30 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621400/tighter-supply-expected-push-home-prices-30pc-higher
  6. Gas demand assurances tempered by supply-side truths

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... projects, which can build the infrastructure costs into the price of housing units. Buyers of new flats in major mainland cities generally should be able to afford natural gas but asking older ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/443504/gas-demand-assurances-tempered-supply-side-truths
  7. Buyers in search of town houses

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... enjoying the prospect of making their dreams a reality, thanks to a short-term increase in supply. A total of 312 new houses have come up on The Peak and in Southside in the past 10 years (an ... months of the year soared 30 per cent and 105 per cent, respectively, FPDSavills said. Foreseeing limited house supply in the long term, affluent home buyers are taking advantage of the market ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436007/buyers-search-town-houses
  8. House sales over weekend best in years, agents say

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Sophia Wong

    ... new supply, high unemployment, deflation and the government deficit. Centaline recorded price rises of about 2 per cent at secondary housing estates last week. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427430/house-sales-over-weekend-best-years-agents-say
  9. City delights

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of millionaires. 'Proximity to good restaurants and the MTR; this is the convenience offered by city life' Donald Choi, managing director, Nan Fung Development The supply of homes on Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999856/city-delights
  10. Pre-sale talk fuels slump in developers

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... not forbid developers from pre-selling their projects. 'The government has to control the housing supply in order to check property prices. If developers are prohibited from selling incomplete projects, the existing supply of new housing will decrease by 90 per cent,' she said. 'Developers would need to wait three years to launch their projects', affecting their cash flow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008453/pre-sale-talk-fuels-slump-developers

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