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  1. Government has no plans to regulate residential property sales: Suen

    Posted Jun 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'The government believes that so long as developers genuinely comply with the guidelines issued by REDA, the interests of prospective purchasers would be reasonably protected, and there is no need at the moment to impose more mandatory conditions,' he said. At the urging of the government to tighten standards, REDA issued guidelines in April asking developers to make units ...

  2. Developers turn against law to regulate flat sales

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... (REDA) now says some of the government's key proposals are unconstitutional, warning that the proposed law would not survive a legal challenge. REDA also made counter-proposals, some ... Lee Wing-tat said REDA's new approach was irrational. The law, to come into effect in 2013, is intended to better protect buyers of new homes against dishonest developers, and increase ...

  3. Developers' group reluctant to play ball on new law for flat sales

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The Real Estate Developers Association (Reda) said yesterday there was no need for new laws to regulate flat sales, just 24 hours after the government set up a committee to work ... of Hong Kong. Representatives have yet to be named from the Consumer Council, the Estate Agents Authority, the Institute of Surveyors, the Law Society and Reda. Lee Wing-tat said he disagreed ...

  4. Desire for land revenue stifles good planning

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... measures. In response to our invitation for views, the Real Estate Developers Association (REDA) commissioned independent consultants, including the think tank Civic Exchange, to write a paper on quality and sustainable development. It pointed out, fairly, that we were focusing on specifics like future building size and not the bigger picture. REDA, representing an unpopular industry, has ...

  5. Developers offer to fund mediation

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... yesterday that its corporate members were prepared to pay the owners' share of the mediator's fee under a pilot mediation scheme which was launched by the government in January. 'Reda ... and business as well as to improve safety and hygiene standards,' said Keith Kerr, chairman of Reda's executive committee. The association said it would foot the HK$1,500 hourly fee that each ...

  6. Row over Cheung Kong chief's tax blog escalates

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of 'disappointment'. The letter said: 'Please note that the REDA cannot be expected to express an opinion, let alone adjudicate, on a dispute between a developer and the administration ... request.' The bureau rebutted Loong's argument. 'We are disappointed at the manner in which the REDA has handled the case. We considered that it is not appropriate for a senior executive ...

  7. Lawmakers question government action on developer's blog pitch

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... is signed and stamped, meaning preliminary deals may still be subject to the extra stamp duty. It asked REDA to look into the issue. Speaking at a meeting of the Legislative Council housing panel ... that it was working with the association because 'it's their responsibility, initially, to deal with the investigation of the situation'. 'Until we have the advice from REDA, it's ...

  8. Airport sell-off arouses Link Reit fears

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... out against the proposed privatisation, the latest being the Real Estate Developers Association (Reda), which has sent a letter to the Legislative Council secretariat outlining its objections. ... 'Infrastructure should support the economy.' Reda's letter to Legco outlined its concerns that the airport would be sold too cheaply. 'Upon reviewing the [government's] consultation ...

  9. Essential public disservice

    Posted Feb 12th 2011, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... developers' so-called self-regulating body, the Real Estate Developers Association or REDA, exists primarily to preserve the interests of the real estate developers. In a recent case, concerning The Icon apartment block, the developer was shamed into remedial action by media exposure and adroit campaigning. REDA, as ever, did nothing on behalf of aggrieved property buyers. Meanwhile, tour ...



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