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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - FINANCING

    Developers offer buyers financing to get around banks’ loan-to-value curbs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 03:22pm by Sandy Li

    ... at risk of a default if home prices fall significantly. To speed up sales of large units, developers are providing an array of financial schemes as banks reduce the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) ... on Tuesday last week. All 44 units in the first batch were sold yesterday. SHKP also provides a second mortgage of up to 25 per cent to buyers of flats at Mount One selling for more than HK$7 ...

  2. Property - Comment - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Flats for Hongkongers scheme a failure

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:09am by Peggy Sito

    ... stock in the city, which was about 1.45 million units last year. So far, only two sites- both in Kai Tak- were sold under the scheme. They will provide only about 1,145 flats when the developer, ... Peggy Sito Shelving of programme does not mean further easing, but rather a signal that it is not working 'Flats for HK people' scheme doomed to failure from start When ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING POLICY

    Flats for Hongkongers scheme a failure

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:27am by Peggy Sito

    ... far only two sites – both in Kai Tak – were sold under the scheme. They will provide only about 1,145 flats when the developer, state-backed China Overseas Land & Investment, completes ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com When the Hong Kong government said last week there was no urgency to continue the “Hong Kong property for Hong Kong people” scheme, it was tantamount ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China

    Developer Great Eagle in deal for US office fund

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 01:21am by Sophie Yu

    ... the limited partnership closed-end fund, Great Eagle said. The China Investment Fund, which is also a limited partnership closed-end fund, will be formed by the same parties to provide financing ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Developer in dealfor US office fund Great Eagle said a subsidiary has reached an agreement with asset manager China Orient to establish a limited partnership ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain must build one million homes to meet shortfall, says new report

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:39am by Reuters

    ... the International Monetary Fund pointed to the risks presented by the country's "surging" house prices. There is concern even in the real estate sector. The Royal Institution of Chartered ... to slow to 10 per cent after that. Adey and Stewart both believe the main long-term constraint on construction is land supply. Since the 1980s Britain's local authorities have gained ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Diversifying China Vanke eyes SOE and logistics assets

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 01:01am by Langi Chiang

    ... about this and are willing to take big steps in terms of acquisitions or equity stake investment." He did not provide further details. The central authorities have in recent years urged ... a real estate fund to invest in logistics properties. Yu said one thing Vanke had learned from overseas partners was the need to maximise profitability through financial arrangements. "We ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China

    China may soon loosen property cooling measures, Citigroup says

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:18am by BLOOM

    ... night that it would lower reserve requirements at "qualified" rural banks to provide more funds to agriculture-related industries, building on plans announced earlier this month ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China

    'Through train' sparks fresh interest in FTZ property

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:11am by REN WEI AND PEGGY SITO

    ... round of enthusiasm about property in the FTZ. "The clients came to sniff, as they believed the scheme was a fresh sign that the FTZ had a bright outlook," he said. "Frankly, I am not sure whether the inquiries reflected real demand." They believed the scheme was a fresh sign that the FTZ had a bright outlook PROPERTY BROKER LI LIANG Frank Chen, CBRE China's head ...

  9. Property - International - RETAIL PROPERTY

    China, Japan remain top targets for investors in Asia-Pacific retail property, JLL says

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 02:33pm by Peggy Sito

    ... 2012, with the exception of Hong Kong and Singapore, JLL said. Last year, there were several significant capital raisings for funds targeting investment exclusively in Asia, including Blackstone’s Asia Fund, which is expected to have surpassed US$3.6 billion in size in this year’s first quarter. Gaw Capital raised over US$1 billion for its China-focused Gateway Fund IV. Other ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING MARKET

    China home price inflation slows for third month

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:58am by Langi Chiang

    ... reporting provincial authorities would introduce 10 measures to stimulate housing demand. A contraction in property sales and construction helped cool China’s economic growth to 7.4 per cent ...




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