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  1. Austerity measures slowing growth in residential prices

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Beijing's attitude on bank loans emerges after the Lunar New Year. Property developer Lai Fung Holdings sees strong housing demand in Shanghai and Guangzhou and plans to put 1,000 flats up for sale next year. 'Property transactions [in Shanghai and Guangzhou] are still very active,' said Julius Lau Sue-yan, executive director for Lai Fung. 'Some developers may set prices ...

  2. Beijing residential figures aim to stymie speculation

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the same period last year, the official said. Luxury residential properties selling at more than 8,000 yuan per square metre have fallen 2.4 per cent. The news came in the wake of widespread speculation that tighter land supply would lead to a surge in residential prices. The warning was aimed at avoiding property speculation. Wang Hao, executive director of Sunco China Holdings, ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROPERTY DIGEST

    Property Digest, February 27, 2013

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in the first two months of this year. This month, the government has sold 13 residential sites with a combined gross floor area of 2.5 million square metres. Winning developers include China Vanke, Greenland Group, Gemdale Corp and China Overseas Land & Investment. Among them, Greenland appears the most aggressive as it won three residential and commercial sites for a total of 2.87 billion ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - Beijing

    Beijing's high-end property market continues to grow

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... announced a series of austere tightening measures to curb the property market in the nation in 2010. Two years after that, the trading volume in high-end residential properties in the city has ... Celine Sun celine.sun@scmp.com No significant impact of government restrictions seen in Beijing as competition still intense Capital's high-end property market continues to grow ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Beijing property prices rising sharply beyond reach of some buyers

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Celine Sun

    ... residential block in Beijing's Chaoyang district). But until recently, after viewing more than a dozen flats they had still not found a place to buy, even though they now had more money to spend. "We did not expect to find that the property market was so hot," said Zhou. "We found two flats that we were both happy with and asked the property agency to contact the owner ...

  6. New curbs to dampen holiday property prices

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for property sales. China's top economic planner, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), is attempting to rein in 'excessive profits' in the residential property market, ... residential property. Buying demand has been suppressed by new limits on the number of homes that individuals can own, and Beijing requires non-local residents to prove they have paid taxes ...

  7. Property prices increase by an average of 6pc in top 70 cities

    Posted May 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Prices for new residential property in 70 main cities rose by an average of 6 per cent year on year in the first quarter, with prices in Shenzhen, Beijing and Guangzhou rising ... for new flats growing by 0.1 per cent year on year. The value of second-hand residential properties rose 5.2 per cent year on year, up from 4.9 per cent in the last quarter of last year, ...

  8. Guangzhou moves to regulate property sector

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li in Guangzhou Guangzhou municipal government has made a concerted move to regulate the overheated property sector by increasing land supply and repossessing land lots that have ... austerity measures to stop developers from stocking up land as a way to boost prices. The municipal government has also increased land supply- the second time since May- by releasing 10 residential ...

  9. Property big wheels to benefit from tighter credit

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... The developer is planning an initial public offering in Hong Kong next year. According to Centaline (China) data, residential property prices in the area reached more than 20,000 yuan per square metre, ... out of the bidding for property. Higher lending costs in the mainland are increasingly favouring deep-pocketed developers. Chongqing Longhu Group, which is planning a listing in Hong Kong, has ...

  10. Capital property prices may fall after Olympics

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... has warned. In what is believed to be the first municipal government outlook on the local property market after the Olympic Games, the institute pointed out that a bubble was forming. 'The property market has been overly optimistic in [assessing] the positive impact of the Olympic Games,' according to the 85-page report. By the institute's estimate of an average ...




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