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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. BUY luxury

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... registrations in Hong Kong last month was 6,579, down 10 per cent from August. Registrations in the primary residential market plummeted 74 per cent from the previous month to 232. The property market ... Experts expect luxury properties to weather the storm better than the mass market. 'Luxury properties are more price-resilient and I don't think the market will plunge unless ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Homebuyers may face tougher mortgage stress test

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... payments as property prices kept rising. The Monetary Authority, the city's de facto central bank, has already rolled out five rounds of measures to rein in the soaring home prices. As property prices keep rising, commercial banks are anxious about when the sixth, which is likely to include a tougher stress test, will come. If such a measure is taken, people may find it more ...

  5. APPETITE for luxury

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by several financial institutions. According to Lam's estimate, price fluctuations in the rental and sale of luxury properties will be within a range of 5 per cent and things will stay murky ... Sandy Poon Recent data shows Hong Kong property buyers are quick to pick up a bargain. As home prices come under pressure due to internal and external factors, transactions have risen, ...

  6. Property prices head downhill

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu and Paggie Leung Mass residential flat prices are expected to fall 10 to 15 per cent this year as housing supply continues to grow. Luxury properties worth more than HK$30 million will also see an adjustment of only 5 to 10 per cent, says Vincent Cheung, valuation and advisory director for Greater China at Cushman & Wakefield. In the office market, average rents ...

  7. Property deals in HK climb to 31-month high

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... sentiment. Mainland demand remains robust,' he said. On Tuesday, Kerry Properties beat 15 other bidders at an auction to snap up a residential site in Kowloon Tong for HK$1.285 billion, ... Peggy Sito Property sales in Hong Kong rose to a 31-month high last month but the market is expected to slow significantly as government cooling measures make buyers more cautious. ...

  8. Credit history objectors could face property loan penalties

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... are allowed to share positive credit data for both residential and non-residential property mortgage loans, especially the number of outstanding mortgages a loan applicant has. After two years, banks ... his best to safeguard people's privacy.' Earlier, in a move to curb speculation on luxury flats, the HKMA reduced the amount that banks can lend to buyers. Meena Datwani, ...

  9. Property - International - CANADA

    Rebound in Canadian housing starts last month beats forecast

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... winter-time noise", Emanuella Enenajor, an economist at CIBC World Markets in Toronto, said in a note to investors. "Nonetheless, the broader trend of residential construction is still ...

  10. Game over for property bubble

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of all Hong Kong properties coming onto the market. However, in the luxury residential market, they account for more than 30 per cent of the volume, he says. If China eases liquidity, that could ... (during which residential prices have risen 43 per cent since 2009, according to Centaline Property Agency) has finally run its course. The only question remaining is, how big will this downturn ...




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