Victoria Allan

Victoria Allan

Victoria Allan is the founder and managing director of real estate agency Habitat Property

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Concrete Analysis | Policy support, Covid-19 vaccines create new opportunities in Hong Kong property market

Faster approval processes, the need for more transitional housing and exploiting the Greater Bay Area advantages will be good for Hong Kong in the long run.

8 Dec 2020 - 7:59PM

Faster approval processes, the need for more transitional housing and exploiting the Greater Bay Area advantages will be good for Hong Kong in the long run.

Policy support, Covid-19 vaccines create new opportunities in Hong Kong property market
Concrete Analysis | Hong Kong’s housing market is slowing but surely on the path to recovery

With infection numbers averaging in the mostly single digits this month, and business getting back to something resembling ‘as usual’, sentiment revolving around the property market has also improved, and in another display of pent up demand, sales have trended up

13 Oct 2020 - 6:34PM

With infection numbers averaging in the mostly single digits this month, and business getting back to something resembling ‘as usual’, sentiment revolving around the property market has also improved, and in another display of pent up demand, sales have trended up

Hong Kong’s housing market is slowing but surely on the path to recovery
Concrete Analysis | Now is the time for Hongkongers to upgrade to a bigger, better flat as coronavirus makes work-from-home the new norm

Like employers waking up to the potential of more work-at-home staff, people are starting to see the importance of rooftops and terraces as they spend more time at home, writes Victoria Allan of Habitat Property.

18 Aug 2020 - 6:45PM

Like employers waking up to the potential of more work-at-home staff, people are starting to see the importance of rooftops and terraces as they spend more time at home, writes Victoria Allan of Habitat Property.

Now is the time for Hongkongers to upgrade to a bigger, better flat as coronavirus makes work-from-home the new norm
Concrete Analysis | Coronavirus inspires innovations in property transactions, energises recovery momentum

With every other kind of sale conducted via the internet these days, it was only a matter of time before real estate fell in line.

7 Jul 2020 - 6:18PM

With every other kind of sale conducted via the internet these days, it was only a matter of time before real estate fell in line.

Coronavirus inspires innovations in property transactions, energises recovery momentum
Concrete Analysis | In a whiplash-inducing Hong Kong property market, tenants paying less are better than no tenants at all

The Hong Kong market is going to move week to week rather than quarter to quarter for the foreseeable future. This is not to say the sky is falling and the rug is being pulled out from beneath us – it is just a matter of shifting priorities in what is shaping up to be a post Covid-19 world.

5 May 2020 - 6:52PM

The Hong Kong market is going to move week to week rather than quarter to quarter for the foreseeable future. This is not to say the sky is falling and the rug is being pulled out from beneath us – it is just a matter of shifting priorities in what is shaping up to be a post Covid-19 world.

In a whiplash-inducing Hong Kong property market, tenants paying less are better than no tenants at all
Concrete Analysis | Covid-19 and Sars: a cautionary tale of two crises for Hong Kong’s all-important property market

The threat to Hong Kong’s property market is far greater from the Covid-19 outbreak than Sars in 2003. But in these uncertain times real estate is seen as a much better asset than equities.

24 Mar 2020 - 7:13PM

The threat to Hong Kong’s property market is far greater from the Covid-19 outbreak than Sars in 2003. But in these uncertain times real estate is seen as a much better asset than equities.

Covid-19 and Sars: a cautionary tale of two crises for Hong Kong’s all-important property market
Concrete Analysis | Here’s how Hong Kong property would benefit from Greater Bay Area

The city is in the middle of an economy larger than Russia, Australia, Mexico, Indonesia and Switzerland’s combined.

15 Jan 2019 - 6:49PM

The city is in the middle of an economy larger than Russia, Australia, Mexico, Indonesia and Switzerland’s combined.

Here’s how Hong Kong property would benefit from Greater Bay Area
Concrete Analysis | The shifting face of luxury property in Hong Kong

In 2018 luxury constitutes more than just price point, and size, it is also about location, authenticity, lifestyle and design

16 Oct 2018 - 7:18PM

In 2018 luxury constitutes more than just price point, and size, it is also about location, authenticity, lifestyle and design

The shifting face of luxury property in Hong Kong
Millennials and mainland Chinese companies are the two big factors in shaping Hong Kong’s property market
Hong Kong’s stamp duties have worked to stabilise the housing market, shielding us from speculative excess