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  1. SFC nears final REITs guidelines

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... property ownership is concentrated with family-controlled firms and individuals rather than investing institutions. However, deflation and low expectations of future rental growth mean property ... rules,'' the source said. The SFC and HKEx will work together to approve the REITs. Another change to the original proposals is that REITs will now have to pay out 90 per cent of their rental ...

  2. Sweet returns

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Ashwin Segkar

    ... annual expenses including rates, insurance, maintenance, corporate fees, management fees and two weeks of rental vacancy. This figure is then divided by the value of the property to determine ... renovation assessor, stamp duty calculator, investment return analysis, affordability calculator, rental yield calculator, loan calculator and property growth calculator. One of the most important ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONCRETE ANALYSIS

    Should investors buy property, property stocks or both?

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHUNG

    ... traders would say equities offer better expense ratios, especially if all the stamp duties are taken into account. Out of curiosity, we have done a quick comparison between the two asset types, ... real estate sector and the stock performances are based on selected real estate stocks and reits. While real estate rentals have been taken into account, they are not factored back ...

  4. Landlords shun London

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... of last month, 8.56 per cent of all rental property purchases were in London- 5 per cent down from 2003-04. The brokerage said levels of investment in London were surprisingly low considering government figures showed that 15 per cent of Britain's housing stock was there. London was losing investors because it had Britain's most expensive buy-to-let properties, it said. ...

  5. Home rents to drop at top end of town

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and abroad. Prestige home rentals in Hong Kong could fall between 5 per cent and 20 per cent as demand from previously cashed-up tenants, particularly those in the banking and finance sectors, ... announced plans to reduce staff worldwide. HSBC, Hong Kong's biggest bank by deposits, will cut 3,000 jobs in the city over the next three years as part of its plan to trim expenses throughout ...

  6. Business - Money - BULL VS BEAR: HONG KONG PROPERTY

    Real estate- safe as houses, or overblown balloon?

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Wong

    ... on inflation, always a potential problem, thanks to global banks' unprecendented and radical use of quantitative easing. While rental income rises alongside inflation (as any leaseholder knows), ... or the period for which the special stamp duty will be in effect. Net rental yield of less than one per cent offers little protection against interest rate hikes, which will almost certainly arrive ...

  7. A place in the sun

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... in exclusive areas and in limited supply. 'High-end property never goes out of fashion, so often it is a safe investment. Buying now may seem expensive, but as prime sea view and beach front ... lifestyle usage and high rental or capital appreciation. Often the investments are held for a medium term of about five years where market value increases can significantly exceed the returns ...

  8. Jack-of-all-trades a one-stop investor

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Chai'' (Little Wah), also invests some of his own money in films and pays part of his concert production expenses, which he considers to be an investment in his stardom. Having appeared in more ... sponsored my clothing since 1982, so I have saved on expenses. When did you first invest? I have always considered property as the most desirable investment. I am so busy and have little knowledge ...

  9. An investment with strings attached

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... violins, buying them would not be an investment but speculation. Whereas bonds pay a coupon, stocks carry a dividend and real estate earns a rental yield, violins generate no income for investors. ... are just an expensive fiddle. ...

  10. Investors, beware the false lure of bricks and mortar

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... traded and produce income from rentals. Unlike other property counters, reits are purely engaged in this activity and are therefore a pure property play. In this regard, they are much the same ... to be a hot rental prospect, the likelihood is that highest demand will occur precisely at times, such as school holidays, when the owners also want to take advantage of their properties. ...



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