Chris Lane and his wife, Karen, are keen to buy a property in Hong Kong to prepare for their return from Japan, where they've been working in the ski resort town of Niseko.Wednesday, 25 May, 2011, 12:00am
The Hong Kong Mortgage Corp will launch a revised scheme offering homebuyers fixed-rate loans for up to 10 years, according to executive director Peter Pang Sing-tong.
'The probability of interest rates going up is higher than them coming down further,' Pang said. He declined to speculate when rates could rise.21 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
A three-month decline in home loan demand as borrowers worry about further interest-rate rises has prompted some lenders to re-launch fixed-rate mortgages to lure wary customers back to the market.8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am
USI Holdings and Hang Seng Bank will provide 24-month fixed-rate mortgages to buyers of the Hillgrove development at Tuen Mun.
It is the first fixed-rate mortgage offered since the latest interest-rate cut.14 Dec 2001 - 12:00am
HSBC plans to offer home-buyers a new, fixed-rate mortgage to remove the uncertainty associated with floating rates.
It would give customers an opportunity to lock into the present low rates of interest.
Yesterday, head of mortgages for HSBC Lawrence Law said historical evidence suggested interest rates were at, or near, the bottom of their cycle.22 Nov 2001 - 12:00am
The mortgage price war could continue for another 18 months despite an expected lift in corporate lending in the second quarter, according to a senior banker.26 Jan 2000 - 12:00am
If, as looks likely, fixed-rate mortgages become a reality in the SAR, the head of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority will be a happy man. Joseph Yam Chi-kwong has long preached the merits of home loans that carry a fixed rate of interest, claiming they benefit the property market and home owners alike.24 Feb 1998 - 12:00am
HOW good is your memory when it comes to British mortgage interest rates? What were the rates on January 1, 1979, 1984 and 1989? Answers: 1979 - 11.75 per cent; 1984 - 11.25 per cent; 1989 - 12.75 per cent.13 Mar 1994 - 12:00am