Hong Kong Seaside Mansion Bought for Estimated $86 Million

A local buyer has purchased a mansion overlooking Hong Kong’s exclusive Repulse Bay using a method allowing him to avoid property taxes. The house may have fetched about HK$670 million ($86 million), based on the average square-foot valuation of similar ... ( read original story ...)

Li Ka-Shing Sees Hong Kong Property Prices Rising Amid Curbs

Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing expects property prices in the city will rise “a little bit” this year, even as the government takes steps to cool the world’s costliest real estate market. The government in November increased the stamp duty to ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong’s Richest Man Sees Property Prices Rising Amid Curbs

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing expects property prices in the city will rise “a little bit” this year, even as the government takes steps to cool the world’s costliest real estate market. The government in November increased the stamp duty to 15 ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong's drawndown mortgage loans rise 14.6 pct in Nov

Dec 30 New mortgage loans drawn down in Hong Kong totalled HK$26.5 billion ($3.42 billion) in November, up 14.6 percent from a month earlier, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) data showed on Friday. Following is the breakdown of data from the authority ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong's Increasingly Tiny Flats

While Hong Kong’s cage homes have often been a source of artistic ... according to the government survey. Now it seems the large property developers are getting in on the action. In 2016 alone, three high-profile projects have been launched. ( read original story ...)