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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Expatriates seek cheaper and bigger flats in Hong Kong's Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 05:24am by Sandy Li

    ... town A year ago an Australian expatriate worker in Hong Kong called Peter moved to Lohas Park in Tseung Kwan O, attracted by a bigger living space at an affordable rental. "Before I moved ... in the town. "Some expatriates we helped are working at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology," she said. They were targeting three-bedroom flats at a monthly rental ranging from ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    No price war for Swire at Mount Parker Residences

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

    ... expensive unit in Quarry Bay is held by a 1,015 sq ft flat at Banyan Mansion in Swire's 40-year-old Taikoo Shing estate. It changed hands for HK$22 million, or HK$21,675 per sq ft, in December. ... million. The most expensive flat, a 1,242 sq ft unit on the 18th floor, is priced at HK$28.12 million, compared with a list price of HK$35.16 million. ...

  3. 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 ... pace in the second half of this year as demand for rental accommodation increases as a result of homebuyers hold off on making purchases while they digest the impact of the latest round ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Mainland Chinese investors back off luxury home market in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Peggy Sito and Yvonne Liu New stamp duties brought in to cool city's property market have made many mainland buyers think twice about investing in high-end flats Investors shun luxury homes Hong Kong luxury homes may lose their mantle as the most expensive in the world as measures aimed at curbing property prices begin to bite this year. Finding wealthy buyers in the present ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong ranks 14th in world for cost of living

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 04:38pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Hong Kong moved up eight places from last year to become one of the top 20 most expensive cities in the world to live in, according to the Economist ... living costs climb significantly in the past year, fuelled by rising wages, increased consumer demand and tighter currency controls. Shanghai, up 11 spots from last year, was the most expensive ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG

    Housing subsidy scheme targets low-income families

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 04:00pm by Phila Siu

    ... Chi-kwong, hopes to identify a specific group of low-income people – those who do not receive Comprehensive Social Security Assistance and do not live in public rental housing. At present, he said, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - HONG KONG

    Hong Kong's hollow leadership

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 02:43pm by SIN-MING SHAW

    ... to tame Hong Kong’s absurdly inflated property market, and has failed miserably. Indeed, Hong Kong is now the most expensive city on the planet. It takes at least 13.5 years of mean household ... their children – even with a good university degree – can hardly afford private housing without parental help. Leung has advocated that young people leave Hong Kong to work in less expensive countries. ...

  8. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    John Tsang sees better economy in Year of the Snake

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

    ... - because the younger generation was facing huge pressure to pay their home mortgages, rising rent and education expenses for their children. Saying that the property market was a common topic ...

  9. Business - Economy - HONG KONG

    IMF warns Hong Kong property market at risk of sharp fall

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Ray Chan

    ... cent. The IMF projects GDP will expand 3 per cent next year. Despite lukewarm economic conditions, Hong Kong's home prices have surged to become the world's most expensive, surpassing ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Home prices in HK record slight increase in first three weeks of August

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Paggie Leung

    ... there will be room for another 5 per cent increase by the end of next year. This is driven by stable rental growth at a similar rate. Interest rates in Hong Kong and the US are expected to remain stable ...



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