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Macau Residential Market Regains Sales Momentum

Macau Residential Market Regains Sales Momentum

Macau's gaming revenue recorded y-o-y growth for the 11th month in a row, driving A residential property market rebounded amid the robust primary sales, leading to strong price growth in some of the residential projects. Read More »


Hong Kong Home Prices to Grow 15 Percent in Coming 30 Months

Hong Kong Home Prices to Grow 15 Percent in Coming 30 Months

According to JLL's latest white paper - Up, Up and Away: The Rise and Rise of Hong Kong's Residential Market, JLL expects Hong Kong's housing prices to grow 15% in the coming 30 months given strong demand from owner-occupiers Read More »

Small, Medium Developers Being Squeezed Out of Hong Kong's Property Market

Small, Medium Developers Being Squeezed Out of Hong Kong's Property Market

Small-to-medium sized developers in Hong Kong are likely to lose their competitiveness in land market. Read More »

Hong Kong Residential Property Prices Hit Record Highs in 2017

Hong Kong Residential Property Prices Hit Record Highs in 2017

According to JLL's latest Land and Residential Market Review, Hong Kong residential prices are now as much as 75.9% higher than the market peak in 1997 after the city was handed back to China twenty years ago. Read More »


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Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

The town of Safety Harbor is a secret little hideaway known as the Jewel of Tampa Bay. Safety Harbor is neighbored by the major city of Clearwater, Florida. Read More »

Last Updated July 18, 2017 9:00 AM ET

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Hong Kong Monetary Authority's (HKMA) two-way squeeze to control an overheating property market is unlikely to have any material effect on still-upbeat sentiment for residential properties in Hong Kong.

The new measure imposing the 15% stamp duty on all residential transactions in Hong Kong involving first-time buyers purchasing multiple properties under a single instrument is unlikely to have a significant impact to market dynamics.

According to JLL's latest Hong Kong Residential Sales Market Report released this week, HNA Group and related companies have arguably succeeded in resetting prices in Kai Tak after snatching four residential plots.

The world's most dynamic cities in JLL's fourth annual City Momentum Index (CMI) share the ability to embrace technological change, absorb rapid population growth and strengthen global connectivity.

American retirees have identified the five most affordable havens on the planet where expats can upgrade their lifestyle, but do it on a budget as low as $1,500 a month.

According to JLL's Hong Kong Residential Sales Report released this week, JLL's mass residential capital value index climbed 0.5% over the last two months.

According to JLL in its Macau Year-end Property Review 2016, the Macau property market fell to its bottom in 1H16 but rebounded a bit in 2H16 with the launch of several new residential projects.

According to JLL's Hong Kong Residential Sales Market Report published this week, a rise in borrowing rates and stamp duty taxes are significantly impacting Hong Kong's residential market.

According to JLL's Year-end Hong Kong Residential and Land Market Review 2016, notwithstanding the latest stamp duty measure, residential prices are expected to rise up to 5% next year.

A newly launched index that derives the price of prime residential and commercial development land in 13 major cities across Asia, saw mixed results in the first half of 2016.

According to global real estate consultant JLL's Hong Kong Residential Sales Market Report, recent signs of stabilization of Hong Kong's residential property sales do not indicate the property market has turned a corner.

According to global real estate consultant JLL, mass residential property prices in May 2016 have dropped 8.3% on the year in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is constrained by a weakening economy and uncertainties around the market continues, local developers are adopting an increasingly conservative bidding strategies in government land sales.

Hong Kong home sales dropped 39% quarter-over-quarter to an all-time low of 6,221 in the first quarter of 2016, as market uncertainties continued to deter buyers.

According to Pakistan property portal Zameen.com, when compared to a rather uneventful 2014, 2015 generally proved to be an exceptional year for Pakistan's real estate sector.

Global accountancy network BDO predict 2016 will be a year of uncertainty for the Asian Real Estate market.

CBRE reports that property prices in Australia's regional resource hubs have plunged by up to 74% over the past three years, as the market comes off its peak after riding the mining boom for more than a decade.

According to CBRE's newly released Global Living Report: A City by City Guide, Hong Kong continues to hold its position as the world's most expensive residential location with an average of $1,416 per sq. ft.


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