The rules on illegal structures should be relaxed for old buildings, say surveyors who expect to find many such structures in these buildings when mandatory inspections are carried out.
Private developers are prepared to adopt a revised formula for assessing the saleable area of flats if it proves to be more useful for home buyers to work out exactly what they are getting,...
A professional group is trying to thrash out a set of rules to help property buyers work out exactly what they are getting for their money.
'How big is your flat?' It's one of the most common questions Hongkongers ask each other. It's a simple enough question, but the answer is complicated - and confusing.
Surveyor guidelines to set uniform basis for measuring the saleable floor area
Name: Thomas Lam Ho-man Age: 30 Occupation: General practice surveyor
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Surveyors have called for increased transparency in the government's use of its discretionary power over land grants.
Changes are sought over the compulsory sale of properties
Surveyors have urged the government to help speed up urban renewal by changing the law regarding the compulsory sale of...
The Government should consider rezoning many old industrial districts to ease the acute undersupply of residential land in urban areas, the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) says.
THE marketability of older buildings should be improved as part of a strategy to improve the 'highly concentrated' property market, according to the Consumer Council.
I REFER to the report which appeared on page two of the South China Morning Post, on February 1, on my comments on the Estate Agents Bill to the Legco Bills Committee.
UP until Tuesday, Robert Morgan had a mission.
Unfortunately, Mr Morgan, who had been director of professional practice at the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors for two months, was...