Illegal structures constructed on top of buildings on King’s Road, Quarry Bay. Unauthorised additions or alterations to buildings may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective. Photo: SCMP Illegal structures constructed on top of buildings on King’s Road, Quarry Bay. Unauthorised additions or alterations to buildings may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective. Photo: SCMP
Illegal structures constructed on top of buildings on King’s Road, Quarry Bay. Unauthorised additions or alterations to buildings may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective. Photo: SCMP
Ruby Hon Yuen-ping
Opinion

Opinion

Concrete Analysis by Ruby Hon Yuen-ping

Understanding the risks of unauthorised building works before buying or renting property in Hong Kong

  • As additions or alterations may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective, agents should inform their clients of any such orders registered against the property and the risks involved

Illegal structures constructed on top of buildings on King’s Road, Quarry Bay. Unauthorised additions or alterations to buildings may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective. Photo: SCMP Illegal structures constructed on top of buildings on King’s Road, Quarry Bay. Unauthorised additions or alterations to buildings may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective. Photo: SCMP
Illegal structures constructed on top of buildings on King’s Road, Quarry Bay. Unauthorised additions or alterations to buildings may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective. Photo: SCMP
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Ruby Hon Yuen-ping

Ruby Hon Yuen-ping

Ruby Hon Yuen-ping is chief executive officer of Estate Agents Authority