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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Supply of Hong Kong flats below HK$3m drops

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 11:27am by Sandy Li

    ... in the secondary residential market, down from 35 per cent in November last year. Lik Ma, an agent at Centaline Property Agency's Kingswood Villas branch in Tin Shui Wai, said prices for two-bedroom ... year," said Ma. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    High management fees likely for single-block developments, say property specialists

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Olga Wong

    ... University of Hong Kong real estate professor Chau Kwong-wing said. "The projects are not cost effective, they face strong political resistance and ruin the original planning ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    300 buyers compete per flat in Lantau scheme

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Olga Wong

    ... for a parking space," said Professor Chau Kwong-wing, a real estate professor at the University of Hong Kong. He said the project had caught the attention of private-market buyers as the public did ... housing projects," Chau said, referring to opposition to its development plans. In February last year, the Housing Authority proposed converting one 12-storey public rental block ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Developers may get revised guidelines urging clarity on fixed windows

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Morning Post has found. Immovable windows are installed in Double Cove in Ma On Shan and Riva in Yuen Long, while Trinity Towers in Cheung Sha Wan and Providence Bay in Pak Shek Kok, Tai Po, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    An open-and-shut case? Not for some homebuyers

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by Olga Wong

    ... for the layperson. Some projects are more transparent in making their fixed-window design known. Double Cove in Ma On Shan, jointly developed by Henderson Land Development, New World Development ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Kwai Tsing council rejects government's housing plans

    Posted May 09th 2014, 03:36am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... the noise problem can be solved," Undersecretary for Development Eric Ma Siu-cheung said. Asked if he was confident the government would meet its public housing target, he said: "We ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Lantau plans may help Tai O flat sales: expert

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Olga Wong

    ... O attractive to buyers when they go on sale in June, an academic says. But the Home Ownership Scheme flats might draw speculators instead of genuine, needy buyers, warned Chau Kwong-wing, chair ... and costs for people already struggling to afford homes. "It would be a good choice for people who want a flat for a weekend getaway or for investment," Chau said yesterday. "But ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Street sleeper denied public housing after seven-year wait due to small mishap in forms

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:17pm by Jennifer Ngo, Phila Siu

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Phila Siu He had been to see his new flat and was looking forward to moving in, until a discrepancy in the paperwork dashed Yeung Chau-shing's hopes Seven years of waiting … and still no home After seven years of waiting for a public housing flat, Yeung Chau-shing thought his day had come. But before the keys could be handed over, there was one more form ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Young couple the first to get right to buy discounted second-hand HOS flats

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Joyce Ng

    ... be available only in 2016. Tsar was the first one to show up at the Housing Authority's customer service centre in Lok Fu yesterday morning to register for a certificate of eligibility to buy ... Territories," he said. Tsar, his wife and four other people now lived in a cramped 500 sq ft Ma On Shan flat owned by a relative. Tsar is a beneficiary of an interim housing measure put forward ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property price curbs could lead to government deficit next year, warns economist

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 09:15pm by Candy Chan

    ... on property sales- a university economist says. Ho Lok-sang said a dramatic drop in transactions had already been noted since the introduction of a special stamp duty and a 15 per cent duty ... Lok-sang, Lingnan University professor "Individuals would therefore like to protect their assets by converting their money into real estate." He said the measure had more to do with political aims ...




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