Protect Hong Kong residents with dedicated property market

According to chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, “ it may not be feasible to suppress” property prices (“Efforts to curb high home prices fail, Lam admits”, April 2). She said “doing so further will have side effects”. She pledged ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong closes off tax loophole for property investors

Hong Kong's government is tightening property rules for the second time since November as investors have snapped up multiple units in one shot to qualify for lower tax rates. The new rules, intended to prevent the purchasing of several properties in one ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Property Prices Are Near Their Peak: JPMorgan

Hong Kong housing prices are close to their peak and economically “unsustainable,” said Cusson Leung, managing director at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s Asia Pacific equity research unit. Price increases in the world’s most expensive home market have ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Property Prices Are Near Their Peak: J.P. Morgan

Hong Kong housing prices are close to their peak and economically “unsustainable,” said Cusson Leung, managing director at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s Asia Pacific equity research unit. Price increases in the world’s most expensive home market have ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Concerned About Risks From Developer Mortgages

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank expressed concern about the riskiness of mortgages with high loan-to-value ratios issued by developers, as some analysts are warning that property prices in the city are unsustainable. “The accumulation of these high ... ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong Concerned About Some Property Developer Mortgage Risks

Hong Kong’s de facto central bank expressed concern about the riskiness of mortgages with high loan-to-value ratios issued by the territory’s property developers, and said it may ask banks to take additional steps to manage their exposure to the sector. ( read original story ...)