A sales assistant (right) and a customer in front of a model of a residential complex at a real estate exhibition in Shanghai on April 30, 2015. Photo: Reuters. A sales assistant (right) and a customer in front of a model of a residential complex at a real estate exhibition in Shanghai on April 30, 2015. Photo: Reuters.
A sales assistant (right) and a customer in front of a model of a residential complex at a real estate exhibition in Shanghai on April 30, 2015. Photo: Reuters.
China property

Three-child policy: China’s median home size may have to grow by a third to 120 square metres to house larger families

  • Flats smaller than 90 square metres, which make up 70 per cent of the homes built by all residential property projects, are likely to give way to larger abodes
  • The average size of flats offered by developers may increase to 120 square metres (1,291 sq ft), with three to four bedrooms, researchers say

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A sales assistant (right) and a customer in front of a model of a residential complex at a real estate exhibition in Shanghai on April 30, 2015. Photo: Reuters. A sales assistant (right) and a customer in front of a model of a residential complex at a real estate exhibition in Shanghai on April 30, 2015. Photo: Reuters.
A sales assistant (right) and a customer in front of a model of a residential complex at a real estate exhibition in Shanghai on April 30, 2015. Photo: Reuters.
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