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  1. Beijing residential figures aim to stymie speculation

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the same period last year, the official said. Luxury residential properties selling at more than 8,000 yuan per square metre have fallen 2.4 per cent. The news came in the wake of widespread speculation that tighter land supply would lead to a surge in residential prices. The warning was aimed at avoiding property speculation. Wang Hao, executive director of Sunco China Holdings, ...

  2. More curbs in sight amid rise in home prices

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... purchases to curb demand for luxury residential properties. If it doesn't relax the restrictions, property prices will not rise significantly.' He expects prices to drop in September ... and Shenzhen rose 0.2 per cent. Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, head of residential property at DTZ on the mainland, said the market improved last month on expectations that the government would relax ...

  3. Beijing builders receive sales nod

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu The Beijing municipal government has given the green light to developers to sell luxury residential homes after property prices fell in the past two months. The Beijing and Shanghai governments clamped down on luxury residential projects in September as part of cooling measures. Very few high-end projects, such as Yu Tang Shan and Beijing ONE, were cleared the past ...

  4. Shanghai home prices rise 27.9pc

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... said Shanghai was the mainland's most expensive city for residential property because of its strong economic performance. 'Shanghai serves as the mainland's financial and commercial centre. The strong demand for luxury residences in the city is a reflection of its strong economy,' he said. However, concerns have arisen that the property market may come under ...

  5. Beijing urged to ease curbs on luxury housing

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the measures, particularly for the high-end residential market. Even if the government relaxes property curbs, it shouldn't start with the luxury segment.' He said the last time prices shot ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com The country's top political advisory body has urged the government to relax curbs on luxury property in first-tier cities in order to maintain strong ...

  6. GROWING strong

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kenneth Ko With China's growth one of the few bright spots in the global economy, Beijing's residential property market remains steady with strong buying and leasing demand, ... eight months, according to Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, head of residential for Greater China at DTZ, but he notes that average monthly transactions fell about 6 per cent. 'Demand for luxury ...

  7. Frasers buys Beijing project from Sino-Ocean for US$130m

    Posted Sep 20th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu

    ... group, yesterday said it had bought two luxury residential blocks in Shanghai's Xintiandi, a high-end trendy area developed by Shui On Land. Sources said the price of the property ... Sandy Li in Beijing and Yvonne Liu Singapore-based serviced residence management firm Frasers Hospitality has bought a luxury residential project in Beijing from Hong Kong listing ...

  8. Land appreciation tax leaves owners confused and upset

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... PROPERTY Stamp duty Mass residential* 0.05% of contract price Business tax (the holding period increased from 2 years to 5 years since July 2006) 5% of contract price if the property is sold within 5 years of purchase Exempted if the property is sold beyond 5 years of purchase Income tax 20% of capital gain** or 1% of sales pric Land appreciation tax Not applicable Luxury residential ...

  9. New curbs hit Beijing's luxury sector

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... complaining. Analysts say the recently announced policies restricting property purchases by foreigners would have a big impact on the luxury residential market, where most buyers are foreigners. Last ... for buying non-residential property in the mainland. The new restrictions, which came a month after the government announced nationwide measures to slow rising property prices, are expected to dampen ...

  10. Shanghai eases curbs on home purchases

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Properties is to release its luxury residential project, Shanghai Arch, in Pudong as early as next month. Victor Lui Ting, an executive director at Sun Hung Kai Real Estate Agency, said the firm ... 'Shanghai is a big city that attracts many non-locals as workers,' said Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, the head of residential property for greater China at DTZ. 'This relaxation will boost ...




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