An agent showing the layout of a new residential development at a real estate fair in Shanghai on 15 March, 2009. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images.
An agent showing the layout of a new residential development at a real estate fair in Shanghai on 15 March, 2009. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images.

China’s September home price index falls, the first monthly drop in 6 years and sign of the coming winter for the real estate market

  • The average cost of a new home in China fell by 0.1 per cent in September from last year, according to the price data of 70 major cities tracked by the National Bureau of Statistics
  • The monthly decline was the first since May 2015, in contrast to the 0.2 per cent increase in August

Topic |   China property
An agent showing the layout of a new residential development at a real estate fair in Shanghai on 15 March, 2009. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images.
An agent showing the layout of a new residential development at a real estate fair in Shanghai on 15 March, 2009. Photo: Corbis via Getty Images.
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