Hong Kong land sale
MTR’s latest land sale in Hong Kong’s Tung Chung draws a tepid response
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China’s developers, among the world’s most indebted because of their borrow-to-build business model, had been caught in a tightening credit squeeze, as 2021 looks to be another record year of bond defaults.

MTR’s latest land sale in Hong Kong’s Tung Chung draws a tepid response

China’s developers, among the world’s most indebted because of their borrow-to-build business model, had been caught in a tightening credit squeeze, as 2021 looks to be another record year of bond defaults.

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Shanghai, Chongqing show how buyers ignored China’s property tax
28 Oct 2021 - 10:40AM
Default risk ‘real’ for China’s developers as huge debt repayments loom, S&P warns
27 Oct 2021 - 8:00PM
Shanghai, Chongqing show how buyers ignored China’s property tax

China’s government, harking to its socialist roots, is anxious to make housing affordable to young families particularly during politically significant periods such as the ruling Communist Party’s centenary in 2021.

28 Oct 2021 - 10:40AM
Banking & finance
Default risk ‘real’ for China’s developers as huge debt repayments loom, S&P warns

A third of Chinese property developers have junk-rated debt and could face a strain on their liquidity as conditions deteriorate and a massive pile of debt comes due next year, according to S&P.

A third of Chinese property developers have junk-rated debt and could face a strain on their liquidity as conditions deteriorate and a massive pile of debt comes due next year, according to S&P.

27 Oct 2021 - 8:00PM
Hong Kong property
Hong Kong house prices fall by the most in nearly a year as buyers retreat

Lived-in homes prices fell 0.4 per cent in September, the most since October 2020, with market observers blaming the slump on weakening stock market sentiment.

Lived-in homes prices fell 0.4 per cent in September, the most since October 2020, with market observers blaming the slump on weakening stock market sentiment.

27 Oct 2021 - 11:12PM
27 Oct 2021 - 11:12PM
After giving borrowers a scolding, China vows faster fund transfers
27 Oct 2021 - 9:30AM
Northern Metropolis plan spurs demand for homes in sleepy border town
Hong Kong house prices fall by the most in nearly a year as buyers retreat
27 Oct 2021 - 11:12PM
After giving borrowers a scolding, China vows faster fund transfers
27 Oct 2021 - 11:12PM
Northern Metropolis plan spurs demand for homes in sleepy border town
27 Oct 2021 - 9:30AM
Hong Kong reins in land supply, keeping focus on Carrie Lam’s plan

The unchanged policy focuses the spotlight on Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor when she is widely expected to deliver a blueprint to boost land supply and alleviate housing shortage in her final policy address on October 6.

The unchanged policy focuses the spotlight on Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor when she is widely expected to deliver a blueprint to boost land supply and alleviate housing shortage in her final policy address on October 6.

4 Oct 2021 - 2:32PM
Carrie Lam’s policy address could push developers to sell 10,000 flats

As many as 10,000 new flats may become available for sale in the fourth quarter in Hong Kong, after Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the city’s leader, unveils a widely expected blueprint for increasing land supply on October 6.

As many as 10,000 new flats may become available for sale in the fourth quarter in Hong Kong, after Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the city’s leader, unveils a widely expected blueprint for increasing land supply on October 6.

4 Oct 2021 - 2:32PM
Hong Kong home prices fall from record high on stock market, policy worries

Lived-in home prices retreated in August for the first time this year from an all-time high. Analysts blamed it on concerns surrounding negative wealth effect and policy curbs.

Lived-in home prices retreated in August for the first time this year from an all-time high. Analysts blamed it on concerns surrounding negative wealth effect and policy curbs.

28 Sep 2021 - 10:32PM

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Concrete Analysis | Why Hongkongers should buy a home in the UK before emigrating

Getting a UK mortgage is actually easier when you are still in Hong Kong – via the ‘buy-to-let’ route. The alternative of building a credit track record from scratch can be daunting for emigrants.

26 Oct 2021 - 6:13PM
Opinion | With tough economic choices ahead, can China still have its cake and eat it?

China’s desire for its economic growth to decelerate but for the slowdown to not be too fast highlights the dilemma for Beijing as it treads the fine line between suffering short-term pain to ensure its long-term success.

China’s desire for its economic growth to decelerate but for the slowdown to not be too fast highlights the dilemma for Beijing as it treads the fine line between suffering short-term pain to ensure its long-term success.

26 Oct 2021 - 11:31AM
With tough economic choices ahead, can China still have its cake and eat it?
Concrete Analysis | Mortgage borrowers should seek advice before making commitments

As mortgage terms are complicated, prospective buyers should not make any decision based solely on information provided by agents.

As mortgage terms are complicated, prospective buyers should not make any decision based solely on information provided by agents.

19 Oct 2021 - 6:10PM
Mortgage borrowers should seek advice before making commitments

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