Hong Kong's Richest Men Prove Resilient Against Property Curbs

Don’t bet against Hong Kong’s billionaire property tycoons, even if the city’s incoming chief executive takes a tough stance on reining in soaring home prices. After a short-lived dip as the city’s government ratcheted up real estate curbs in ... ( read original story ...)

Reasons Why Hong Kong Property Is So Expensive

Mar.16 -- Peter Churchouse, chairman at Portwood Capital, discusses Hong Kong's property market and why it will be an important issue in the upcoming election for a new chief executive. He speaks to Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat and Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg ... ( read original story ...)

HSBC cuts mortgage loan rate

Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp is cutting mortgage rates to another low of HIBOR plus 1.28 percent, despite the US interest rate hike.For mortgage loans above HK$10 million, the lender has reportedly reduced the rate from the previous H+1.3 percent ( read original story ...)

Hong Kong’s starter-home boom may soon be over

The Hong Kong government has unveiled eight rounds of counter-cyclical measures to curb home prices since 2009. The authorities have mainly targeted medium and large flats initially. For example, in August 2010, it cut the mortgage loan ratio from 70 ... ( read original story ...)

Poly to offer smallest units in Kai Tak, at just 228 sq ft

Hong Kong mortgage rates remain low despite the US deciding to raise interest rates. It will not negatively affect home-buying interest Virginia Kao, head of sales and marketing at Poly Property (Hong Kong) “Hong Kong mortgage rates remain low despite ... ( read original story ...)