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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Low property taxes fail to curb rise in home prices in Shanghai, Chongqing

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... raising prices for their top-end residential projects to between 20,000 and 30,000 yuan per square metre as those buyers can afford to pay more and the tax will not affect their decisions." ... half of last year. "The rates of property tax in Shanghai are only 0.4 or 0.6 per cent, which is very low," said Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, head of residential property at DTZ ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Sales of luxury China property to rise after curbs on pre-sale licences lifted

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com More luxury deals expected as pre-sale curbs lifted Transaction volume in the high-end residential property market on the mainland will rise this year ... the pre-sale of expensive home projects in January after imposing bans in October and November, respectively. The licence suspension caused an accumulation of demand that would drive up transaction ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Warning on perils of home oversupply in second- and third-tier cities

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:12am by Langi Chiang

    ... report by the Academy, carried out with a think tank at the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, estimated that the total land sold between 2010 and last year- including residential land under construction and newly-started projects- will increase the mainland's urban living space by 9.2 square metres per capita by the end of 2015. That means the per capita urban ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Land sales drop amid dip in supply with developers wary of higher prices

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... for sale was down 39 per cent to 148 million square metres. In Beijing, eight residential sites were sold, capable of being developed into projects with a total gross floor area of 790,000 square ... for commercial, industrial and residential developments registered a month-on-month decrease of 53 per cent to 2,145 in January, according to transactions monitored in 300 cities by the China Real Estate ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    China Vanke needs right strategy to remain No.1 developer, say analysts

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33am by Langi Chiang

    ... But the analysts say the focus of the competition among the big players in the sector should be on profitability and diversification strategies, including decisions on switching attention from residential ... for sustainable growth models as they position themselves for a looming peak-out in residential property investment. "There is a limit [to China's property market] and we'll hit it in less ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    China home prices to keep rising over next few months, say analysts

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:01am by Langi Chiang

    ... from 60 per cent. Shanghai has made it more difficult for non-locals to buy a new home in the city, while Beijing has ratcheted up pre-sale licences for property projects priced at over 40,000 ... remain at high levels in the last two months of this year and fall next year. Growth in the volume of residential property sales slowed to 22.3 per cent in the first 10 months of this year from ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Affordable-housing sales poor in tier-one mainland cities

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... of mainland residential property at consultancy DTZ, estimated 67 per cent of the flats had been sold. "There were many affordable- housing projects released for sale in recent years, ... who qualify cannot afford to buy the flats," he said. A property agent said: "We were appointed as selling agents of a subsidised housing project in Shanghai last year. "We ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Shanghai developers cut sweeteners as sales rise

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... for eastern and northeastern China, said some developers had cut discounts to 2 per cent, from 12 per cent early last year. "The cut follows a good buyer response to new projects that were ... Honghou, Huangpu, and Qingpu- the increase was above 30 per cent. Shui On Land's Rui Hung Xing Cheng in Honghou, in the northern part of the city, was one of the projects that benefitted from ...

  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Slow start to mainland's peak season for home sales

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... a profit for the year," said Alan Chiang Sheung-lai, head of residential property on the mainland for property consultancy DTZ. "However, they have been unable to release more flats because they haven't got pre-sale approvals from the government yet." Chiang pointed out that developers need to submit price lists of their projects to the government for approval ...



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