Property agency Midland said the number of real estate agents and branches might drop by nearly one-third if the government kept its tight grip on the housing market.Saturday, 16 March, 2013, 3:58am
An index of UK house prices fell for a second month in February as interest from potential buyers failed to rebound fully from a slump in January, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.13 Mar 2013 - 5:06am
New measures announced last week to cool China’s residential property market triggered a surge in transactions in major cities over the weekend.5 Mar 2013 - 6:10pm
Home prices in major mainland cities rose steadily last month on improved demand, with analysts expecting the recovery to continue next year.19 Dec 2012 - 2:37am
Prices of second-hand homes in Hong Kong rebounded modestly last week, ending a three-week decline, but analysts warned the market outlook remained uncertain.15 Dec 2012 - 3:12am
Hong Kong's secondary home prices are continuing to fall as the government's anti-speculative stamp duties dampen interest.
According to Centaline Property Agency's secondary home price index, prices have been falling week on week since November 18.8 Dec 2012 - 10:32am
A government housing adviser has forecast Hong Kong home prices should tumble 20 per cent before reaching what he regards as a reasonable level, reiterating the latest round of cooling measures would be effective in curbing investment demand.1 Dec 2012 - 8:31am
Mainland property buyers, once blamed for pushing up Hong Kong home prices, are accounting for a shrinking share of new home sales as local buyers return to the market.24 Oct 2012 - 8:18am
Sales of second-hand homes rose over the weekend, but property agents expect a weakening secondary market in view of new launches by developers in the fourth quarter.
Data from Midland Realty shows that 34 second-hand flats were sold in 10 selected housing estates on October 6 and 7, representing an increase of 13.3 per cent compared with the previous weekend.8 Oct 2012 - 2:27am