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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    New flat launches and discounting push prices down in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Peggy Sito

    ... and would be supported by increasing household income and a buoyant employment outlook. Also, there was no imminent reason for a rise in mortgage rates. This month Sun Hung Kai Properties published ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong's property curbs likely to stay until prices fall further

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... and 2017, said Lau. Every one percentage point rise in mortgage rates could translate into a fall in home prices of up to 6 per cent, he added, and mortgage rates could more than double from ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Second-hand home transactions hit historic lows

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Sweeteners offered by developers to shift new flats and an increase in the mortgage rate have killed interest in the secondary market Sales slump 'worse than during Sars' Home sales in the secondary market have plunged to historical lows, hit by increased mortgage rates and developers' competitive pricing strategies on new ...

  4. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    Cost of buying a home is main obstacle to retirement saving

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by KANIS LI

    ... for homebuyers. Two in five Hong Kong respondents said buying a home or paying a mortgage was derailing their effort to save money, as were paying for children's education, pay cuts and the economic ... such as seeking advice from financial advisers. On average, Hong Kong respondents believe the age of 38 is the latest people can start financial planning for retirement. Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation has ...

  5. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    HKMA warns of risk to economy from soaring property prices

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Overheated market may see homebuyers unable to service their mortgages, says monetary body HKMA warns of risk from soaring property prices The Hong Kong Monetary ... to homebuyers' future ability to service their mortgages, if they were forced to borrow too much compared with their income. "The extremely low interest rate environment also means the mortgage ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong luxury prices stagnate as new taxes bite

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... duty for all purchases of property valued at more than HK$2 million, as well as tighter mortgage lending conditions. Tsang said these latest measures would reduce sales of homes, especially ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong home sales slow as buyers wait to see effect of new rules

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... a 6 per cent discount to buyers settling full payment in 90 days without a second mortgage. "Since more developers offered new incentives to boost sales … we expect some potential buyers ...

  8. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    John Tsang sees better economy in Year of the Snake

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... - because the younger generation was facing huge pressure to pay their home mortgages, rising rent and education expenses for their children. Saying that the property market was a common topic ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong flat sales take hit from cooling measures

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... have doubled in the past four years, helped by low mortgage rates, an influx of mainland Chinese buyers and a lack of new flat supply. However, despite the poor overall performance ...

  10. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    IMF warns Hong Kong property market at risk of sharp fall

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... measures for property mortgages. ...




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