Singapore city skyline. Photo: Shutterstock

Singapore’s luxury penthouse deals fuelled by Chinese buyers

  • There has been a rash of big-ticket purchases of luxury penthouses in the prime districts, driven predominantly by Chinese buyers
Topic |   International Property

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Singapore city skyline. Photo: Shutterstock
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A ghostly fog descends on Whampoa in Kowloon. An average family would need to save up for more than 20 years, without spending a single dollar, to afford a home in Hong Kong. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong’s home prices are so scary, people will live with ghosts to get a discount

  • More than half of respondents in a survey by Squarefoot said they would consider living in a home which hid a tragic past – if the price was right
  • Flats which were the scene of a grisly death generally sell for around a third below market value in the world’s most expensive city to buy a home
Topic |   Hong Kong property

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A ghostly fog descends on Whampoa in Kowloon. An average family would need to save up for more than 20 years, without spending a single dollar, to afford a home in Hong Kong. Photo: Martin Chan
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