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Peggy Sito

Property Digest

Clear downturn in global home prices, survey finds

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012, 12:00am

Property Digest

Clear downturn in global home prices, survey finds

30 May 2012 - 12:00am

HK still the top location for luxury brand shops

Hong Kong remains the leading location in the world for luxury brand outlets, topping the charts for a third year running, global property consultant CB Richard Ellis says.

The city also retains its title as the number one Asian location for international retailers across the sector.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

C.Y. jitters prompt some to sell

Several wary home owners aim to sell their flats and take whatever capital gains are available before chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying takes office in July.

Young executive Ricky Lai and his sister bought a 647 square foot flat in Kornhill, Quarry Bay, two years ago. The flat is now worth an estimated HK$5 million.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

'Ease deposit rule so we can buy homes'

Middle-income earners are appealing for restrictions on mortgages to be loosened as the housing market rebounds and sales of higher-end properties surge.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Down payment subsidies aim to lure buyers

Falling home prices on the mainland are forcing some developers to allow first-time home buyers to delay down payments - or subsidise the payments to boost sales.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am