Real estate agents who deal in overseas home sales are not licensed in Hong Kong, something the city’s consumer watchdog says must change. Photo: Bloomberg
Real estate agents who deal in overseas home sales are not licensed in Hong Kong, something the city’s consumer watchdog says must change. Photo: Bloomberg

Flurry of complaints against Hong Kong agents selling overseas homes sparks licensing call; misleading adverts, withholding cash among grievances

  • Consumer Council says need for regulation more pressing than ever with thirst for buying property outside the city growing among its residents
  • Number of complaints relating to the sale in Hong Kong of overseas and mainland Chinese properties climbed 60 per cent last year, new figures reveal

Real estate agents who deal in overseas home sales are not licensed in Hong Kong, something the city’s consumer watchdog says must change. Photo: Bloomberg
Real estate agents who deal in overseas home sales are not licensed in Hong Kong, something the city’s consumer watchdog says must change. Photo: Bloomberg
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