A man walks past a real estate agency displaying advertisements of residential developments near West Kowloon. Prospective buyers should exercise care when assessing promotional messages. Photo: Reuters A man walks past a real estate agency displaying advertisements of residential developments near West Kowloon. Prospective buyers should exercise care when assessing promotional messages. Photo: Reuters
A man walks past a real estate agency displaying advertisements of residential developments near West Kowloon. Prospective buyers should exercise care when assessing promotional messages. Photo: Reuters
Ruby Hon Yuen-ping
Opinion

Opinion

Concrete Analysis by Ruby Hon Yuen-ping

Exercise care on advertisements and be alert to misrepresentation when buying first-hand residential property

  • Consumers should refer to the latest version of sales brochures and price lists published by vendors for accurate information
  • Such knowledge can help prospective buyers protect their rights, or detect potential misrepresentation by property agents

A man walks past a real estate agency displaying advertisements of residential developments near West Kowloon. Prospective buyers should exercise care when assessing promotional messages. Photo: Reuters A man walks past a real estate agency displaying advertisements of residential developments near West Kowloon. Prospective buyers should exercise care when assessing promotional messages. Photo: Reuters
A man walks past a real estate agency displaying advertisements of residential developments near West Kowloon. Prospective buyers should exercise care when assessing promotional messages. Photo: Reuters
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Ruby Hon Yuen-ping

Ruby Hon Yuen-ping

Ruby Hon Yuen-ping is chief executive officer of Estate Agents Authority