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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Watchdog highlights developers' misleading tricks to catch buyers

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:48am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Prospective buyers given inflated property details- and three minutes to decide Watchdog highlights tricks of developers Rushing prospective homebuyers ... minutes. In the case of sales by balloting, some developers were found to inflate the number of registrations of intent to buy in order to create a false impression that their properties had been ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Sales law falling flat, says watchdog

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:48am by FANNY FUNG

    ... it was "bemused" by the watchdog's claims. The law was intended to ban a swathe of misleading marketing practices, including inflating the advertised size of flats. But the law contains loopholes ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Government not serious about lower home prices, developer says

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:21am by Langi Chiang

    ... with the trial as it failed to curb housing inflation in the two municipalities. "That's an improper interpretation," Jia said. "A suspension for one or two years does not mean ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China's 'no-money-down' practice echoes US subprime loan risks

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:12am by Bloomberg

    ... homebuyers' problems of shortages of funds, and it has to rely on unconventional practices such as paying the down payment for the customer at high interest or fraudulently inflating the property ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Probe into 39 Conduit Road luxury flat sales ends

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:15am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... at the Mid-Levels in 2010 to artificially inflate prices and boost the market. Suspicions were aroused when it was revealed that 20 of the 24 publicised "sales" were never completed- including ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Beijing home rents to rise as millions swarm back to work

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 10:46am by Langi Chiang

    ... monthly salary in Beijing was 2,523 yuan last year, up 8.3 per cent in nominal terms. The city's consumer inflation hit 3.3 per cent last year. A report in June by the People's Daily, ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Dark clouds over Hong Kong's property market as 'perfect storm' looms

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 06:10am by Sandy Li, Peggy Sito

    ... 14,100 started construction last year- as part of a plan to tackle soaring housing inflation that has pushed home ownership ever further out of the reach of ordinary people, fuelling social ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Developer loses bid to overturn title policy

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... to overturn title policy A large property developer has failed in a bid to challenge the Building Authority's policy on so-called inflated buildings, which requires all developers who submit ... years ago in an effort to address the problem of inflated buildings, for which developers had been acquiring permissions before owning the entirety of the sites upon which they were to be built. ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Tie-ups offer edge for cross-border growth

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:33am by Langi Chiang

    ... homes to cash in on strong demand from newly rich families, keeping their pace in tune with market ups and downs alongside the authorities' efforts to rein in housing inflation. Some ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Scheme to boost home ownership may face axe

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... legislators have criticised the scheme, saying it will do nothing to ease the shortage of housing and will stoke home price inflation. There have been reports that the prices of HOS flats ...




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