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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China lacks high-quality assets to support reits, say experts

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:02am by Langi Chiang

    ... financing channels from the People's Bank of China in the past month could bring an end to a decade-long regulatory impasse over their launch. "China's reits will take a long ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Experts say high borrowing costs and taxes makes such investment vehicles unattractive China 'lacks quality assets to support REITs' Specialist ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOME SALES

    Buyers shrug off political unrest to snap up 50 luxury flats

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:23am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Buyers shrug off political unrest to snap up 50 flats Two luxury residential projects released for sale yesterday met with very different responses, ... chief executive at Midland Realty's residential department. "Some investors did stay on the sidelines as they are more sensitive to the rising political tension in the city," he ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China home prices fall for 5 straight months

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 10:38am by Sandy Li

    ... an easing in loan rates could nudge sales higher later this year. The average price of new homes across 100 major cities tracked by the China Index Academy fell last month for the fifth straight month to 10,672 yuan (HK$13,492) per square metre, down 0.92 per cent from August, when it dropped 0.59 per cent from July. It was the biggest fall since May. The People's Bank of China ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - LAND SALES

    Demand for land in first-tier mainland cities remains strong

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 11:18am by Peggy Sito, Sophie Yu

    ... by mainland media that the People's Bank of China could relax controls on construction loans in a bid to bolster the property market. At present, construction loans can only account for 10 per ... Land (China) and Beijing North Star have joined forces to secure a residential site in Beijing for 1.26 billion yuan (HK$1.59 billion). The two companies won the site in a joint bid ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Looser mortgage rules seen boosting China's sluggish property market

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 04:23am by Toh Han Shih, VICTORIA RUAN AND PEGGY SITO

    ... Toh Han Shih, Victoria Ruan and Peggy Sito First-time buyers redefined as those who have paid off mortgage loans Looser mortgage rules set to boost demand The People's Bank of China and China Banking Regulatory Commission yesterday announced a major loosening of the mortgage rules for the mainland property market, which is expected to give a boost to the sluggish sector. ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Growth model for Chinese developers 'is broken', BlackRock says

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:15am by DON WEINLAND

    ... that it would waive several fees and valuation charges for new and existing homes financed by its provident fund. The People's Bank of China said yesterday it would lower its 14-day repurchase rate ... mainland cities plunged by nearly half during the third quarter from the period last year, according to the China Index Academy. The property sector has been weighed down by high inventories ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - PRICES

    Beijing posts first rise in used home prices for 2014

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:59pm by Langi Chiang

    ... economic growth. A cooling market since early this year has challenged the top leaders' efforts to keep growth at about 7.5 per cent for the year. The People's Bank of China last month ... restrictions, market expectations are clearly changing due to the relaxation of credit policies," said mainland consultancy Century 21 China Real Estate, which partnered the South China Morning ...

  8. Business - Companies - PROPERTY

    Detention of chief at property firm Agile spooks market over debt

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 11:11am by Peggy Sito, Langi Chiang

    ... investigation. On Friday, Agile quoted Chen's wife, Fion Luk Sin-fong, as saying that the Kunming city People's Procuratorate had ordered Chen to stay at a designated residence- a form of house ... that Agile Property chairman Chen Zhuolin has been detained in China has deepened investors' concerns over the cash-strapped developer's ability to repay a US$475 million offshore loan ...

  9. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Corruption probe puts heat on Agile Property

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:10am by Peggy Sito

    ... the heat on the Guangdong-based developer to unprecedented levels. Chen Zhuolin has been ordered by the Kunming City People's Procuratorate to stay at a designated residence- a form of house ... Bian, the head of China property at UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong), said in a research report released on Monday. But Bian added there was still hope. "Agile is still one of the largest ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China developers resist pressure to cut prices, leading to market standoff

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 02:11am by Langi Chiang

    ... and Guangzhou. Last week, mainland media reported that the People's Bank of China had instructed the four biggest state lenders to regard families who have paid off mortgage loans as first-home ... million yuan (HK$2.14 million), or about 18,000 yuan per square metre. The South China Morning Post was the only visitor in more than an hour last Thursday afternoon. About half an hour's ...




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