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Secondary Home Market

Hong Kong secondary home sales plunge to Sars-era levels

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

Property Digest, March 13, 2013

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

News of home sale tax prompts rise in weekend transactions

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 rise steadily in major mainland cities

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

Second-hand property prices in Hong Kong rebound modestly

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 continue to fall in wake of stamp duty change

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

Hong Kong house prices 'set to fall by 20pc'

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

Chinese mainlanders buy smaller share of new Hong Kong homes

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

Weekend sales growth fails to lift outlook for secondary home market

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