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  1. Stock market unlikely to rescue luxury property

    Posted May 29th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... I cite the excerpts above. Where do property agents think upmarket residential developments will find new buyers when the stock market is no longer minting them? The first chart shows you how ... flats on Hong Kong Island. There are only two occasions I can remember over the period of this chart when there was a boom and bust in the Hang Seng Index but luxury property prices were ...

  2. Mainland investors less keen on luxury H.K. flats

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... interest in luxury residential projects. Lee Wee Liat, regional head of property research at Samsung Securities, said interest from mainland buyers had waned in recent weeks due ... Sheung-lai, head of residential for greater China at DTZ, believes more than 50 per cent of mainland buyers opted for Hong Kong-dollar denominated mortgage loans when they made property investments ...

  3. Climbing rates may cool demand for luxury homes

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foster Wong Higher costs will drive out speculators after banks lift prime by 50 basis points The luxury residential market may come under pressure this year as rising interest rates cool the market and reduce investment demand, according to Standard & Poor's. The rating agency said the top-end luxury sector was more vulnerable than the mass residential market because higher ...

  4. Property market heads for tough year, says Fitch

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... luxury residential property had been severely affected. Also, heavy speculation in the luxury sector over the past two years would lead to heavier pressure on the market. 'A meaningful ... market, analysts remain cautious on the city's residential outlook. '[This] is expected to be a tough year, particularly the luxury market,' Michael Wu, a director of Fitch Rating, ...

  5. Residential property construction slumps

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Construction of private residential units has fallen to a record low, a sign tightening supply may help the property market ride out the impact of the worsening US subprime ... of the first quarter from 55,000 at the end of last year. Hong Kong's property market, fuelled last year by a bullish stock market, has started to slow in tandem with real estate markets ...

  6. Critics doubt luxury tax will help to narrow wealth gap in Taiwan

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... transactions and the purchase of private jets and other luxury items. A so-called luxury tax bill aims to contain skyrocketing property prices and reduce a widening income gap. Under the bill, already ... in tax revenue', given the number of loopholes that could be used to avoid the tax. All a speculator needed to do was change the ownership status of a non-residential property ...

  7. Cost of Shanghai luxury home falls

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... remains stable. The luxury residential market has strong demand for leasing, especially in the city centre,' she said. Major foreign companies, such as the Macquarie Group, Simon Property ... Mark O'Neill in Shanghai Market feels the pinch from higher deed tax but some analysts are bullish The price of luxury property in Shanghai fell in the third quarter as buyers took ...

  8. Property bulls see pieces fall into place for rally

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... measures on the mainland could dampen growth in luxury housing, even as the outlook for the mass residential segment remains bright. On the side of the bulls, property consultants and a developer ... Properties luxury project at the Peak, was sold to the owner of cosmetic brand Fancl's import agent for HK$210.8 million or HK$41,099 per square foot, breaking records for residential properties ...

  9. Beijing sets stage for imposition of commercial property tax this year

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... properties. 'The tax rate is high. Transactions for commercial properties will drop if the government imposes the tax this year,' he said. Transactions in the luxury residential market have ... next step will be to impose a tax on residential properties. But Feng Changchun, head of the Centre of Real Estate Studies and Appraisals at Peking University, said it would take at least two ...

  10. Prices are okay for now, say property analysts

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... sale to completion, residential property prices in Hong Kong were likely to remain high for the medium term. The rebound in residential capital values over the last year was fuelled largely ... from 3.75 per cent to 4.25 per cent on the sale of luxury properties valued at more than HK$20 million, Ma said investors would have to deal with at least an additional HK$100,000 ...




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