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  1. Residential rental market shows signs of stabilising

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito The leasing residential market has shown signs of stabilising in the past month, but the outlook remains unclear, according to property consultants. In its latest research report, property agent Ricacorp Properties said average monthly rent at 35 housing estates, with most of their units valued at HK$7 million or above, last month rose 0.7 per cent from February ...

  2. Property agency chief faces fraud charge

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong The director of Kingswood Property Agency faces a hearing in the District Court after being accused of conspiring to defraud a residential estate developer for more than HK$650,000 in commissions. Lau Hin-shing, 42, appeared in Eastern Court yesterday but did not enter a plea to the charge that he conspired with three others to defraud the developer of Parc Palais. ...

  3. Striking a balance

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer Are there restrictions to buying property in Singapore? In order to strike a balance between helping Singaporeans buy a stake in the small city-state and attracting foreign investment and talent, the nation has some restrictions on foreigners buying property through the Residential Property Act. According to the Singapore Land Authority, a foreign person ...

  4. Peak price

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Developer Sun Hung Kai Property has paid a record HK$1.8 billion for a residential site on The Peak, making it the most expensive plot of land in the world. Does the location justify the price? Write to us ...

  5. Wheelock Properties lands six flats and a shop for about HK$10,000 a sq ft at compulsory sale

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Six flats and a shop in an old building in Kennedy Town were sold for about HK$10,000 a square foot in a compulsory-sale auction yesterday. The properties went at the reserve price to the sole bidder, Wheelock Properties, which already owned more than 95 per cent of the site. The auction drew a dozen owners of flats in other areas worried about the impact ...

  6. Owners of small properties should be allowed a level playing field

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the property, but the proposal is to lower this to 80 per cent. This would apply to residential buildings which are at least 50 years old. Though this measure is supported by most developers and landlords, property owners in these kinds of buildings are concerned that their properties could, in effect, be seized by developers and they might not get paid the fair market value. Such fears ...

  7. Private property gains equality in law

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Li Qiang

    ... to prevent competing transactions and facilitate the enforcement of exclusivity of the proposed sale; and the automatic extension of granted land use rights for residential properties. Of equal ... with Li Qiang Amidst the frenzy of the heated real estate market, the Chinese Property Rights Law came into effect at the beginning of the month. While much of the law purports ...

  8. Property Law still too vague, say owners

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and for matters such as the dismissal of property management companies. But Mr Chen said homeowners could, at most, own only a combined 60 per cent of the space in their residential blocks because areas ... clarification of the Property Law passed by the National People's Congress last Friday. The campaigners say the vagueness in the law, which has gone through seven readings after it was first put ...

  9. Law promises new lease of life

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the new law will encourage more owners to let their residential properties as they will have the right to repossess them when the tenancy expires. The Landlord and Tenant Ordinance was enacted ... to let their premises. 'Banks will be more willing to grant favourable mortgage terms for residential properties that have tenancy agreements,' he said. Mr Lau said there would ...

  10. Patio dispute triggers call for caution on property agreements

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Beware verbal agreements, Consumer Council warns buyers The Consumer Council is warning people to carefully consider the terms of written agreements when buying property ... 1,500 sq ft of gated patio next to his flat for $900,000. Property giant Sino holds a stake in High Elite. 'Without admitting any liability, the case has been settled amicably,' High ...




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