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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Swire sold 16 Dunbar Place flats in week after 'saleable area' law started

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Doubling of stamp duty for non-permanent residents has bigger impact, says chief Swire sold 16 units soon after'saleable area' law took effect Swire Properties sold 16 of the 30 units it offered for sale at Dunbar Place in Ho Man Tin in the week after new rules regulating flat sales took effect in April. The developer generated an estimated ...

  2. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Scramble for sales precedes new law

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... precedes new law Cheung Kong is offering additional sweeteners, on top of a price cut last month, to try to offload the remaining units at its Lai Chi Kok residential project. The move indicates the developer's eagerness to clear its stockpile before a new law takes effect on April 29, tightening rules on sales practices for new flats. Prices of homes at One West Kowloon were cut by an average ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Stamp duty expected to hit second-hand homes hardest

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by Sandy Li

    ... second-largest property developer, Sun Hung Kai Properties, believes higher stamp duties that became law at the weekend will hit the secondary residential market hardest, despite developers slashing ... prices will drop 10 per cent this year as individual owners or foreclosed units being put on sale offer lower prices," he said yesterday. Kwok spoke a day after the Stamp Duty (Amendment) ...

  4. News - China Insider - PROPERTY

    Chinese spent US$8.2b buying US properties last year

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:08pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... investors are number one when it comes to purchasing US property, and their buying power represented 23 per cent of the US$68.2 billion. Buyers from Mexico, India and the United Kingdom were also ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com A recent study reveals that Chinese property buyers are still big fans of the United States Chinese buyers continue to be some of the biggest purchasers ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Experienced eye guides moves to super-deluxe

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 05:18am by Sandy Li

    ... farm in the garden in future," Chan said at the EAA's Lunar New Year media lunch yesterday. "My son will live with us after his university graduation in the United States," ... Road, was sold to a mainland lawyer, Li Shufeng, the chairman of Greater China practice at US law firm Paul Hastings, for HK$740 million. At HK$107,825 per square foot, the purchase marked ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Law change to plug loophole in new stamp duty

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Duty Ordinance. Under the existing ordinance, stamp duty doesn't have to be paid when a company transfers a unit to a subsidiary. Under the change, if the company ceases to hold 90 per ...

  7. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Chinese flock to California to acquire real estate

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... that markets United States real estate. The Chinese end up buying property as well as top brands like Chanel, he said, adding: "What do mainland Chinese have? Cash." Chinese buyers accounted ... virtually zero five years ago, said the Asia Society report. A new trend is of Chinese property firms acquiring projects in California, said Gregory Karns, a partner at US law firm Cox, Castle & ...

  8. Property - International - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong property investors switch search to overseas markets

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... of these buyers tend to target properties in countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States, where schools are more prestigious or in cities where they, the parents, went to school ...

  9. Business - Property - PROPERTY

    Opposition to Hong Kong property stamp duty rise grows vocal

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Activist David Webb says duty flouts Basic Law as it undermines the 'previous capitalist system' Opposition to new tax grows vocal Interest groups ... that rejected the need for the tax increase. Participants objected to the proposed increase in duty because companies buying office units for their own use would be affected. The issue gained attention ...

  10. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Developers rush to sell flats before new curbs start

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu, Peggy Sito

    ... Yvonne Liu and Peggy Sito Developers in rush to sell before new law As home sales start showing signs of losing steam, developers are rushing to launch projects before a law takes effect at the end of this month which is expected to curb new flat sales. Sun Hung Kai Properties has started a soft launch of its Riva development in Yuen Long that offers about 780 units, with 25 blocks ...




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