Rents are expected to rise at a faster pace in the second half of this year as demand for rental accommodation increases. Photo: AP

Housing rents seen to rise faster as new stamp duty hits home purchases

Prospective flat buyers likely to hold off as they digest latest crackdown on speculators, agents say, so more people will chase rental properties

Topic |   Hong Kong stamp duty

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Rents are expected to rise at a faster pace in the second half of this year as demand for rental accommodation increases. Photo: AP
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