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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Mainland buyers account for 20pc of deals in two New Territories projects

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Land Registry check of deals at two projects suggests mainland buyers remain active, say greens, who urge more curbs on sales to them Mainlanders take big share ... built in Hong Kong are not for locals to live in but to satisfy the investment interests of local and mainland billionaires". Tam said that in its searches of the Land Registry, Green Sense ...

  2. Villagers renew urn protest at site

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... inside?' said Chan Hin-yu, a villager who lives next door to the construction site. The site is owned by Longest Profit (Hong Kong), according to the land registry. The company bought the property ... It was the second protest by the villagers in less than a month. They also blocked access to the site in late February. They claim the government has failed to stop work at the site despite Lands Department ...

  3. Building sale and purchase agreements down 5pc: Land Registry

    Posted Mar 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 5.54pm: The total number of sale and purchase agreements for buildings received for registration with the Land Registry in February has dropped five per cent since January, a registry spokesman said on Wednesday. According to latest land registration statistics, there were 9,631 sale and purchase agreements received for registration in February. This figure ...

  4. Loophole exposed on property owner lists

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... After investigation, the Lands Registry has agreed to change its procedures The Home Affairs Department is moving to close a loophole that the Ombudsman fears is exposing the names ... owners. The Land Registry's service charge - which can reach about $30,000 for larger residential developments - has been waived to encourage the public to establish these corporations ...

  5. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Scheme to dodge flats tax won't work, lawyers say

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... them by transferring the subsidiary's shares to buyers. According to the reports, agents said the developer hoped this would allow buyers to avoid registering their names with the Land Registry and they would not have to pay the stamp duty. "It won't work," was the blunt comment on the plan from Jennifer Wong, a tax partner with financial consultancy KPMG China, ...

  6. New projects fuel surge in home sales

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unit sales fell 8.14 per cent from March, according to the Land Registry. Compared with May last year when the market was in a boom, sales dropped 37.3 per cent last month. New project sales ... but shrank 49 per cent from a year ago, Land Registry's figures showed. The Land Registry's home sales figure mainly reflects property sales that took place in the previous month due ...

  7. August sales increase

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Figures from the Land Registry and Midland Realty showed registrations for firsthand property sales surged to 890 last month, up 48 per cent from 600 in July. The rise was attributed to new residential projects offered for sale, especially the strong sales achieved by Sun Hung Kai Properties for its Imperial Cullinan project. Secondhand transactions fell to 4,677 last month, ...

  8. Smoking banned at more public transport sites

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... no-smoking signs and floor plans at the sites involved, and a territory-wide publicity campaign will warn smokers not to light up in the areas. Details are available at the office and the Land Registry. The Tobacco Control Office has handed HK$1,500 fines to some 120 people for smoking in 48 covered public transport facilities since September. ...


    HK property market stabilises

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:56pm by Peggy Sito

    ... between May and July. Some 7,996 property transactions – including residential, commercial and industrial – were lodged with the Land Registry in September, up 1.2 per cent from the 7,902 deals ... billion, according to the monthly report released by the Land Registry yesterday. The figure was 122.1 per cent more than in September last year. Sales of residential units dropped slightly month ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG RESIDENTIAL

    Housing rally in Hong Kong cools

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 03:39pm by Peggy Sito

    ... ramp up asking prices. Some 7,902 property transactions were lodged with the Land Registry in August, marking a 15.94 per cent drop from July's 9,400 units. This was the first decline in five months. Total transaction values fell 17.32 per cent to HK$52.36 billion, according to the monthly report released by the Land Registry yesterday. The declines for last month reflect ...




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