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  1. Building a better standard of service

    Posted Jun 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Reports by Kenneth Ko Property managers are becoming more sophisticated in their offerings to keep pace with the changing demands of owners WITH THE PUBLIC demanding increasingly high standards of building management, poorly run properties can often be difficult to sell or lease. Developers and landlords are responding by making extra effort to provide property management ...

  2. The best of both worlds

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Kenneth Ko Experts weigh up the pros and cons of buying or leasing in Hong Kong When it comes to property, the usual question is whether to buy or to rent. Owning a flat is not simple. ... adjustments according to prevailing market conditions. Property bought for occupation or investment has the potential to appreciate in capital value. Jane Garnett, director of residential services ...

  3. Moving up in the world

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Kenneth Ko A guide to buying a property for first-timers Buying a flat is a big step, so it makes sense to plan ahead and get it right- from searching for the property to obtaining ... are satisfied with the property and agree on the purchase price. Unless it is expressly 'subject to contract', this agreement obliges you to buy the flat, otherwise you may lose your initial ...

  4. Set your target

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... the landlord's mortgage. Or they may want to purchase properties with the aim of generating financial gain. If you are an investor, the key issue to consider when buying a property is whether ... to like the property he buys if he is not going to stay there. His main concern is to get an attractive yield and return. In the case of the owner-occupier, of course, he or she has to like ...

  5. Sales soar as Singapore recovers

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Reports by Kenneth Ko SINGAPORE'S ECONOMIC recovery bodes well for the property investment market as investors look for opportunities in the commercial, residential and industrial sectors. Property consultant DTZ Debenham Tie Leung estimates that sales of investment properties amounted to S$6.7 billion ($32 billion) last year, up 68 per cent from 2003. Real estate investment ...

  6. Investors snap up Indian hot properties

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Expats are the target as the growing middle class fuels a housing boom, writes Kenneth Ko Hong Kong investors snapped up dozens of deals at a recent exhibition of Indian property, the largest such promotion in the city for more than a decade. 'Many Indians living in overseas countries come back to buy our properties,' said Manu Goswamy, head of sales and marketing ...

  7. Upswing boosts demand for quality services

    Posted Jun 28th 2006, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... Reports by Kenneth Ko How well properties are managed has become a central concern among expatriates, investors and international funds THE ECONOMY IS doing well and giving a lift to the Hong Kong property business, and this has given rise to growing expectations about the way properties are being managed. Quality property management is now a much sought after service. Three ...

  8. New money pours in

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... office with a case full of cash asking to buy a flat. Once the agent got over the shock, he duly gave the man a lesson in how large cash transfers were done under Hong Kong property laws ... attention this year and outshone the secondary sale of deluxe homes in traditional luxury residential locations such as Island South and Mid-Levels. Strong buying interest in new luxury properties ...

  9. Developer bullish despite economic uncertainties

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... taken more initiatives themselves in approaching potential tenants to negotiate lease renewals with existing tenants, and to line up replacement tenants early for its properties ... that enabled 'cross-selling' activities between the diverse groups. This year, the average rents the group has achieved for its properties are about 20 to 30 per cent up compared ...

  10. Room for rent

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko

    ... of tenants, making some property owners reluctant to lease their premises. Now that the amended law makes it easier for landlords to gain vacant possession on expiry of tenancies, more are showing ... or individual tenant, a wide range of properties are available and you can choose according to size, location and budget. Conventional apartments, mostly unfurnished, make up most of the leasing stock ...




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