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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Using guide and fine wines as a guide, Hong Kong flats prices likely to stall

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Nomura is cautious about local property market and says affordability will be a theme for 2013 Using gold as a guide, flat prices are likely to stall ... in 2012. Taking its own direction from the collectibles test, Nomura said it was cautious about the outlook for the local property market and believed that "affordability" would become ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong housing developers hope for better 2013

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li, Yvonne Liu, Paggie Leung

    ... betting on buyer comeback Developers are betting on buyer comeback Property stamp duties announced at the end of October are leaving deep scars in Hong Kong's housing market, with sales activity plunging about 70 per cent and prices retreating. However, some leading developers believe that time can heal all wounds. Cheung Kong (Holdings), Sun Hung Kai Properties, Kerry Properties ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    DTZ predicts continuing uncertainty in Hong Kong property market

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com DTZ predicts continuing uncertainty Property cooling measures and continuing concern about the pace of the world's economic recovery will continue to cloud the outlook for the city's housing market, according to property consultancy DTZ. Overall residential prices in the secondary market have dropped about 5 per cent since the government ...

  4. 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 ... property prices appear to be on the retreat, weighed down by an increase in supply from new primary launches and discounting of asking prices in the secondary market by flat owners eager to sell ...

  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 Authority has sounded another warning about the risk of runaway home prices to the economy, which also faces a poor short-term outlook because of weak foreign demand. In its latest quarterly report ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    No price war for Swire at Mount Parker Residences

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 02:00pm by Sandy Li

    ... developers with numerous large projects due for launch, Swire Properties won't be taking part in a price war. Prices at its completed residential project, Mount Parker Residences in Quarry Bay, ... project with unique design and privacy rather than just the price," he said. Adrian To, residential portfolio director at Swire Properties, said the pricing at Mount Parker Residences ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    More discounts urged as January property sales drop

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 03:58am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com More discounts urgedas home sales tumble Property sales plunged almost 30 per cent last month from a year ago and market observers say developers need to offer ... Wing-kit, the managing director for residential sales at Centaline Property Agency. In the second-hand home market, Chan said a 15 per cent price drop would be enough to build buying confidence. ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    June a Hong Kong market test as developers release flood of flats under new rules

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... of the city's property market will be tested from next month when a flood of pent-up releases is expected once developers have completed new marketing material that complies with tighter sales ... Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance. The ordinance, which took effect from April 29, requires sales brochures for all new projects to specify the size of new flats in terms of "saleable ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Housing rents seen to rise faster as new stamp duty hits home purchases

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Paggie Leung

    ... Peggy Sito and Paggie Leung Prospective flat buyers likely to hold off as they digest latest crackdown on speculators, agents say, so more people will chase rental properties New curbs 'to push rents higher' Residential tenants in Hong Kong were hit by a steady rise in rents last year, but the worst may be yet to come, property agents warn. Rents will rise at a faster ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Developers rush to sell stock as discounts boost luxury-home sales

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:33am by Peggy Sito

    ... at consultancy Knight Frank. "If the strong sales continue for the next few months, the government may release new cooling measures." Developers had kept their property launches on hold as buyers stayed away from the market after the government announced successive property-cooling measures from October last year onwards. But sentiment revived two months ago when Sun Hung Kai ...




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