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Real Estate

SAFE haven

Research by Knight Frank has found the Singapore government's cooling measures are working. Lending restrictions, additional taxes and protection from 'hot foreign money' have indeed slowed sales figures and lowered prices.

Friday, 20 July, 2012, 12:00am

SAFE haven

Research by Knight Frank has found the Singapore government's cooling measures are working. Lending restrictions, additional taxes and protection from 'hot foreign money' have indeed slowed sales figures and lowered prices.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

LAW wins

The political controversy triggered by illegal structures in the homes of senior government officials has once again grabbed public attention on this issue.

The problem with illegal structures is that they are hard to locate. For instance, basements and indoor structures are often hidden from public view.

20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Eye on improvement

To The Link Management (The Link), the concept of quality is a continuing process designed to deliver value to tenants, investors and local communities.

17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Poor thrown aside in flats crackdown

Hongkongers were relieved when the government cracked down on old buildings jammed with illegally partitioned flats early this year. Two deadly fires last year had roused public concern, and the forced demolition seemed reasonable - except to many of those who were forced to leave their humble homes.

16 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HK's sky-high property prices the reward for fiscal prudence

Hong Kong government officials are still warning about the dangers of a property market bubble. Speaking before the Legislative Council this week, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah insisted 'the risk of the property bubble remains'.

12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am