Home RSS
Real Estate
Cars

Hong Kong

A bird's eye view of a Hong Kong residential neighborhood. The city's home prices have become unaffordable and the situation could weaken further if interest rates rise, S&P said on Wednesday. Mike Clarke / AFP

Ratings agency increases the possibility of a sharp correction Hong Kong's property market is overheating, raising the possibility of a sharp correction in prices, Standard & Poor's said in its latest property outlook. The city's home prices have become unaffordable and the situation could weaken further if interest rates rise from their currently very low levels, S&P said in a report released on Wednesday.

Priced out by mainlanders, Hong Kong property buyers look abroad

Wealthy Chinese squeezing Britons out of property market, shouted the UK tabloid press. Old-school shock-horror sensationalism, you may think. But the reports are backed by some pretty astounding numbers compiled by Knight Frank, the UK real estate agent.

More land sales in Hong Kong to try to cool rocketing property prices

Hong Kong's finance chief has warned that property prices are too high as he announced new measure to tame the red hot real estate market. ‘This situation is rather unusual. Property market trends are hard to predict. I urge citizens to think twice before entering the property market, as the risk is higher now than ever,’ said Financial Secretary John Tsang.

Hong Kong introduces new down payment rules

Hong Kong’s Monetary Authority has taken further steps to cool the booming property market for the fourth time since October 2009. Last Friday, the government introduced new loan-to-value (LTV) ratios on properties valued above HK$7 million and also revealed plans to double the land supply in Q3, enough to build 6,000 flats.

Hong Kong mulls more cooling measures

Proprty Report 11.06.2011
Hong Kong mulls more cooling measures

Hong Kong’s booming property market sees the city’s de facto central bank preparing plans to further tighten mortage lending in an attempt to stabilize prices that have soared since 2009 to record prices.

Oh la la — French sell diplomat’s Hong Kong home for top price

The French government sold its Hong Kong diplomat’s residence in the highly-sought after Peak district for a staggering HK$580 million (US$74.5 million) in the city’s surging market.

Colliers Hong Kong report shows growing uncertainty in property market

The Hong Kong residential property market is on the rise with housing sites fetching high prices in recent land auctions and individual residential developments registering record high transactions, Colliers International Hong Kong (CIH) has reported. But a slowdown in residential sales activity over the past quarter revealed a growing uncertainty in the market.

Hong Kong purchases could boost real estate sector confidence

Hong Kong’s entrepreneurial giants Li Ka-Shing of Cheung Kong Holdings and Henderson Land’s Lee Shau-kee have been purchasing shares in their own firms, despite government efforts to cool down the rocketing market.

Hong Kong purchases could boost real estate sector confidence

Hong Kong’s entrepreneurial giants Li Ka-Shing of Cheung Kong Holdings and Henderson Land’s Lee Shau-kee have been purchasing shares in their own firms, despite government efforts to cool down the rocketing market.

HONG KONG ASIA’S MOST EXPENSIVE OFFICE RENTS

Hong Kong has the highest office rents in Asia, according to the latest CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) Asia Pacific Office Marketview.

The view from Stubb's Road.

Hong Kong property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties yesterday bought a rare prime residential site in a highly anticipated government auction for HK$4.49 billion (US$578 million). The price was above analyst estimates and is equivalent to HK$24,839 (US$3,194) per buildable square foot.

A Banyan Tree Pool Villa in Phuket.

A showcase of new luxury residences in Hong Kong by 5-star resort operator Banyan Tree generated immediate sales of over US$8million (HK$48million) last weekend.

Hong Kong Considers More Property Measures

The Wall Street Journal 14.04.2011
Li Ka-shing's Hui Xian REIT sold 2 billion shares for 5.24 yuan each in its IPO.

The first ever yuan-denominated REIT – Hui Xian Real Estate Investment Trust from Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing – has raised 10.48 billion yuan (US$1.6 billion) in its initial public offering, The Wall Street Journal Market Watch has reported.

Hong Kong is one of the costliest--or most lucrative--real-estate markets in the world. Here's a district-by-district look at changes in property prices.

HONG KONG—Hong Kong property prices have exceeded the peak seen in 1997 before the property bubble burst, Financial Secretary John Tsang said Wednesday, adding the government may introduce further measures to curb exuberance in the market.

Demand for rentals has shot up in Hong Kong's Mid-levels, one of the most popular expat areas in the city.

Japan’s massive disaster has increased home rental prices in Hong Kong as foreign employees in the financial sector relocate to the city from Tokyo.

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka Shing may float yuan-denominated REIT

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka Shing’s REIT may begin to test the waters for investor interest in Hong Kong’s first yuan-denominated IPO, according to terms for the sale.

Hong Kong property analysts urge more cooling measures

Byron Perry Property Report 16.03.2011
Banyan Tree Residences Phuket

Banyan Tree is showcasing its portfolio of luxury properties around Asia to high net worth individuals at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong on March 26-27.

Hong Kong property analysts urge more cooling measures

Property analysts in Hong Kong have urged the government their to implement more property market cooling measures, according to the South China Morning Post.

 
Thirteen-year high for Hong Kong residential property prices

The cost of Hong Kong residential property increased to a 13 year high in the first week of March, which has led to growing concerns that the government’s attempts to slow down property speculation have had little impact.

 
 

« newer | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | older »




 
_________________________________________________________________________
 
Disclaimer: The information presented and opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of Estates Report and/or its partners.