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

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
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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