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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Rural committee chief backs proposed change to 'squatters' law'

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Phila Siu

    ... to 'squatters' law' Rural strongman Lam Kam-kwai supports the bid to change the "squatters' rights" law, saying it would stop property occupiers from exploiting the system. Lam, ... effective- published a report yesterday on changing the legal doctrine of adverse possession, also known as squatters' rights. Under current law, if a property is not used by its owner, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620757/rural-committee-chief-backs-proposed-change-squatters-law
  2. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    New property law forbids publishing of unofficial price quotes

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Johnny Tam

    ... the law takes effect. The Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance is intended to protect consumer interests and increase market transparency. An information centre in Chai Wan will educate consumers on the law. There have also been concerns that developers may bombard buyers with information and cause even more confusion. Sun Hung Kai Properties has issued a three-volume, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1218652/new-property-law-forbids-publishing-unofficial-price-quotes
  3. Business - Economy - PROPERTY

    China property sales rise 41.5 per cent month-on-month in September

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 12:03pm by Langi Chiang

    ... in sales points to real estate recovery Mainland property sales showed early signs of stabilisation last month after the easing of policies, but deceleration in real estate investment, a key driver ... controls in first-tier cities such as Beijing and Shanghai. Jeffrey Gao, a property analyst at Nomura, cited last month's 41.5 per cent month-on-month rise in property sales- the highest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1621180/signs-stabilisation-chinas-property-market-amid-policy-relaxation
  4. 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

    ... 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 ... the impact on the property sector if the anti-graft inquiry was extended industry-wide. Shares in the developer, suspended since October 3, plunged as much as 30.8 per cent yesterday after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1615625/agile-shares-tumble-after-week-long-suspension
  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    China property policies undergoing renovation

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 03:56am by Langi Chiang

    ... the formulation of a law based on the trials has begun. Jia Kang, a top tax adviser at a Ministry of Finance think tank, told a recent forum that the property tax law could be approved and imposed by 2017 ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Most Chinese cities have relaxed controls, but a new property tax looms Home-buying restrictions to ease Mainland cities that have scrapped home-purchase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1575688/china-property-policies-undergoing-renovation
  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Beijing's credit easing gives hope to cash-strapped property developers

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:05am by Peggy Sito

    ... the prospect of an easing of mounting liquidity risk as the property market downturn deepens. Of the 14 major mainland developers monitored by Mizuho Securities, only four- China Resources Land, Sino ... of the challenges facing mainland property firms was highlighted by data on Thursday that showed home prices fell for a fifth consecutive month in 100 big cities. The average new home price dropped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1610300/beijings-credit-easing-gives-hope-cash-strapped-property
  7. 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

    ... 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. Economists see the slowing property market as the biggest risk facing the world's second-largest economy, with international ratings agency Moody's warning of further downward price ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1604970/looser-mortgage-rules-seen-boosting-chinas-sluggish
  8. Business - Money - PROPERTY

    Chinese developers' Hong Kong back-door listing units fall out of favour

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 04:56am by Peggy Sito

    ... Once stock market darlings, Hong Kong firms used as back-door listing vehicles by the mainland's property developers have lost their charm for investors, with most of the counters plunging ... Wang Jianlin, is seeking to raise up to US$6 billion in a Hong Kong share float of its property arm. Analysts said investors had raised concerns over the role of its back-door listing vehicle, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1620092/chinese-developers-hong-kong-back-door-listing
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Official forecast of 74,000 new homes in Hong Kong hailed as a record

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 01:59pm by Sandy Li

    ... on market Official projections of 74,000 new homes for sale over the next three to four years mark a record for new supply, a leading property agency says, as the government increases land supply ... for the HK$2.3 billion Pak Shek Kok residential site in Tai Po. Developers expressing an interest in the 1,600-unit residential development at phase five of Lohas Park included Wheelock Properties, Sun ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1623706/official-forecast-74000-new-homes-hong-kong-hailed-record
  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY

    Pace of home price falls ease in China as market shows signs of stabilising

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 11:00am by Langi Chiang, Daniel Ren

    ... in residential property investment slowed to 5.2 per cent from 6.9 per cent. Bureau spokesman Sheng Laiyun said he saw signs of positive changes in the property market after policy easing. "The ... and will always be a buoyant housing market and I can't afford to waste this opportunity to speculate on properties," Liu said. "I think the new rule will result in more than just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1623614/pace-home-price-falls-ease-china-market-shows-signs

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