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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Strong bidding for Xiamen land points to continued home price rises

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:52am by Sandy Li

    ... once they paid a full year of social security levy in a lump sum. Previously, non-local residents needed to stay and work in the city for one year and have proof of tax payment before ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    Gap between used home prices in Beijing, Shanghai continues to narrow

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:06pm by Langi Chiang

    ... and 27.5 per cent lower than a year earlier. Falling transactions have forced some sellers to test demand with a discount. "But we haven't seen deep price cuts becoming a widespread ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property sector turns to radicals in tax fight

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Agents seek support of lawmakers known for blocking tactics in bid to stop stamp duty bill Property sector turns to radicals in tax fight The real-estate ... 2012, which seeks to create a new buyer's stamp duty- a special tax that applies only to corporate or overseas buyers and which would be set at 15 per cent of the property transaction ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Street sleeper denied public housing after seven-year wait due to small mishap in forms

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 12:17pm by Jennifer Ngo, Phila Siu

    ... to freeze Yeung’s application pending further investigation. “I haven’t seen her in years,” he said. “I don’t even know where to find her.” Yeung said he had not meant to deceive authorities and had ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Cooling measures to stay amid risk of property bubble

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 02:00pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... on the economy. Chan warned: “Financial officials should not be too insensitive to the political situation.” At Monday’s meeting, some legislators also asked the government to study broadening the tax ...

  6. Property - Hong Kong & China - HOUSING

    New home deal has Granny flat included

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Olga Wong, Yvonne Liu

    ... ideas on elderly care. "Also, we haven't had any other new projects in the area on the market for over a year," he added. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property cooling measures unfair to locals, Hong Kong lawmakers say

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Lawmakers call on government to back down on new stamp duty rules and ask that residents to be exempt from corporate taxes Cooling measures 'unfair to locals' Housing officials are facing mounting pressure to scale back an anti-speculation measure that seeks to cool the market by taxing corporate property buyers more than private buyers. ...

  8. News - China - HOUSING

    China to boost availability of affordable homes, says Xi Jinping

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 06:46pm by Reuters

    ... to speculate the government may unveil measures during a Communist Party leadership meeting in November, including possibly raising property taxes. “We must be determined to spend more efforts to solve ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Property price curbs could lead to government deficit next year, warns economist

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 09:15pm by Candy Chan

    ... was speaking at a seminar organised by free-market think tank The Lion Rock Institute and low-tax campaigner Momentum 107 on the cooling measures. He said the measures could also shake the confidence ... the government would not amend the cooling measures or introduce a sunset clause for the Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2012, amid calls for adjustments to the controversial taxes. Tsang said removing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Eviction looms at 56-year-old To Kwa Wan block

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... be served on the six-storey block on 51 Kai Ming Street by August 30. I haven't heard anything about our building being dangerous, but of course I'm scared. I don't want to move. ... and the ground-level shops are believed to house subdivided flats. "I haven't heard anything about our building being dangerous, but of course I'm scared," a woman who lives on the first ...




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