Currently, Hongkongers can only buy commercial apartments on 40-year leases in Zhuhai’s free-trade zone. They are required to make down payments of at least 50 per cent, and the longest period for borrowing money is 10 years. Photo: Alamy

Long commute, cost of property and health care – just some of the concerns keeping Hongkongers from living in Zhuhai

  • Few trains from Guangdong province cities arrive early enough for professionals looking to commute to work in Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge crossing presents an additional expense of HK$6,000 a month
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Currently, Hongkongers can only buy commercial apartments on 40-year leases in Zhuhai’s free-trade zone. They are required to make down payments of at least 50 per cent, and the longest period for borrowing money is 10 years. Photo: Alamy
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