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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Affordable-housing sales poor in tier-one mainland cities

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

    ... 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 ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Big-city affordable-housing sales weak Sales of government-subsidised housing in Shanghai and Beijing have been disappointing because those who qualify ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Buyers, sellers in Beijing stay on sidelines

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 02:50pm by Langi Chiang

    ... homes will be the surging supply from the government-subsidised scheme for the purchase of homes for sel-use. Homes under the scheme will be priced 30 per cent lower than comparable ones ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Guangzhou property cooling may have to be bolstered, say experts

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 04:40am by Langi Chiang

    ... Langi Chiang langi.chiang@scmp.com Southern city's curbs to control soaring market may have to be extended, say experts, as homebuyers who fear being priced out rush to buy flats ... on wealthy locals who are hoarding flats, but life for end-user mortgage slaves will become even more miserable. Home prices will start to surge afresh," the blogger said of the latest measures. ...

  4. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Shanghai developers cut sweeteners as sales rise

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

    ... measures aimed at bringing home prices down. In the primary market, Luk said that in suburban locations flats of about 100 square metres and priced around 2 million yuan (HK$2.47 million) were ... the resurgence of buying interest. Prices for flats in the phase-five release of the project last month reached as much as 46,000 yuan per square metre, Shui On chief executive Freddy Lee Chun-kong said ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    H7N9 bird flu not behind slowing Shanghai home sales, agents say

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... tax did not apply to new flats. "The secondary market will become quiet as the 20 per cent capital gains tax will discourage existing owners from selling their flats. They will prefer ... "We have contacted big companies like General Motors. They have not issued any warnings to staff working and living in Shanghai. Nothing has changed," she said. Sales of flats ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    20% capital gains tax on mainland properties sparks stampede

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

    ... in the secondary market would decline as higher transaction costs would dampen buying appetite. "We don't see any panic selling at the moment. Only vendors who have seen the value of their flats ... James Au is one such owner. "My two flats are in prime locations in Shenzhen and I receive a total of 6,000 yuan (HK$7,400) in monthly rent. Whenever a new measure comes out of Beijing, ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Slow start to mainland's peak season for home sales

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

    ... supply and policy-tightening measures aimed at curbing demand. "Most developers know they need to grasp the opportunity to sell flats during this period or they will not be able to book 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 ...

  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Home sellers on mainland raise prices after holiday sales boom

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li sandy.li@scmp.com Sellers ask for up to 10 per cent more after big increase in sales volume and prices in major mainland cities; some may be reluctant to do deals Flat prices up ... flats changed hands, up from 26 a year ago. But sales of flats in Shenzhen fell, said Andy Lee Yiu-chi, head of Centaline Property Agency's Shenzhen branch. On Monday, the first working day ...

  9. 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

    ... in Beijing. The 33-year-old bank employee and her husband began looking for their first flat in 2008, and five years later they have finally found something close to what they have been looking ... 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. ...

  10. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    Mainland housing funds make borrowing easier

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... accounts with subsidised mortgage rates to encourage employees to save towards buying their own houses. It is a form of involuntary savings to assist home financing, with both the work unit ...




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