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  1. New HOS flats 'cheap'

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang A 900-square-foot flat with a sea view is going for HK$2.7 million in the latest batch of surplus Home Ownership Scheme flats to go up for sale. It is the most expensive of about 3,000 subsidised flats in three separate developments, some costing as little as HK$400,000, that will go on sale next month. The flats, the third batch of more than 16,000 left over when ...

  2. Flat-sales outlook starts to brighten

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... government-subsidised flat since 1997, said Centaline Property analyst Wong Leung-sing. The latest one was the nine-point stimulus package announced in November. Goldman Sachs (Asia) analyst Ting Chuk-kwan ... Relaxing the mortgage ceiling for second-hand flats is expected to be the most effective initiative in the government's stimulus package to be unveiled in October to revive ...

  3. More property curbs may be needed: adviser

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... overseas investment in Hong Kong's overheated property market. Anthony Cheung Bing-leung (pictured), chairman of the Housing Authority's subsidised housing committee and an Executive ... measures, such as limiting overseas investors' purchase of Hong Kong flats' if they remained unaffordable to residents, Cheung said. On Friday, government officials and banking regulators ...

  4. Property tycoon in surprise call for return of HOS

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung in Beijing and Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong property tycoon Henry Cheng Kar-shun has called for the relaunch of a government-subsidised flat sale scheme that he and fellow ... public discontent in Hong Kong amid a heated property market. The subsidised housing scheme, under which lower-priced flats are built for sale to the less well-off, was scrapped in 2002 ...

  5. Soaring property prices fuel talk of sale restrictions

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    .... The statistics, compiled by Centaline Property Agency last month, are regarded as conservative, as they do not cover company buyers or sales of subsidised flats. Also, only buyers with their names written ... Olga Wong As property prices keep rising, debate is heating up on whether restrictions should be imposed on outside investors buying flats in Hong Kong. Research shows more than a third ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Franklin Lam 'rejected offer HK$1m higher for flat'

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu, Phila Siu

    ... offer HK$1 m higher for flat' Executive councillor Franklin Lam Fan-keung rejected an offer that was about HK$1 million higher than the price he finally accepted for one of his Mid-Levels flats, a property agent who approached Lam told the South China Morning Post. Meanwhile, Lam gave a new version of his dealings with another agent who sold the flat. Earlier, he said he told ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - HONG KONG

    Agencies put expansion on hold as flat sales fall

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... the current situation won't last long. We've seen an increase in potential buyers visiting flats over the last few days," he added. Centaline Property Agency has taken the same steps ...

  8. Tsang predicts soft landing for housing market

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to non-resident borrowers, including mainland buyers. In his final policy address on October 12, Tsang promised to provide more than 17,000 subsidised flats over four years, starting in 2016. ... in the market, the bubble is removed.' Susanna Leung Sze-wai, senior research analyst at brokerage CLSA, predicted flat prices would drop by about 5 per cent in coming months. But Leung said prices ...

  9. Ads for flats on mainland website probed

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The estate agent watchdog is looking into whether five agencies breached trade regulations by promoting homes at five new developments on a mainland website. Reviewing its work over the past year, Estate Agents Authority chairwo ...

  10. Data used for flat sizes doesn't always add up

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Real estate industry leaders say a central database of flat sizes is needed to prevent lawsuits arising from discrepancies between two data sources used by the property agents' watchdog. They made the plea after the Estate Agents Authority on Tuesday ordered agents to display the 'saleable area' of all second-hand flats in advertising from ...




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