At a time when China is implementing ‘warming’ measures Hong Kong is thinking of more cooling measures. Some countries are feeling the effects of cooling measures implemented earlier including Singapore and Malaysia and the developers have started to ask that these cooling measures be relaxed. Latest one would be Singapore where its developers asked for … Read moreHong Kong is VERY expensive. Fresh cooling measures!
Yes, you read it right. I think China is becoming the new ‘World Bank’. Is it a good sign? I think for many, this is not a good thing, especially for the IMF and World Bank supporters. For me personally, yes I would love to see China rivalling both of them or even exceeding these … Read moreChina, the new ‘World Bank’?
As written earlier, due to the worry that the property market may have become too cold and become a danger to the whole economy, China has started to ‘warm-up’ its property market. Read here: China’s Property Market Rescue Package Deployed. This is insufficient as per China’s largest residential developer, Vanke. In fact, only the two major … Read moreExcess properties? 13 months to sell off.
A few days ago, it was reported that IOI Properties Group is looking to buy Taipei’s 101 Tower. A little too coincidental? IOI and 101? Haha. Actually, some of us might have even mistaken them to be the same word. The stake is worth RM2.74 Billion and it will allow it (IOI Properties) to own … Read moreIOI buying 101? STOP.
Singapore is ASEAN’s largest financial market, without any doubt. However, compared to China or even Hong Kong, it is still smaller. Nevertheless this does not stop it from beating both China and Hong Kong in investing overseas. According to Real Capital Analytics (RCA), Within the first 9 months of 2014, Singapore entities invested US$9.8 billion … Read moreSingapore beats both China and Hong Kong in buying overseas real estate
Which is the most unaffordable property market in the world today? Hong Kong. Who said so? US-based Demographia based on their survey. According to them, Hong Kong’s median hoe price was more than $S4.02 million compared to the median income which was only HK$270,000. Few weeks ago, Malaysia was said to be severely unaffordable at … Read moreAlready MOST unaffordable but prices will continue rising?
A report by Cushman & Wakefield said that Singapore is the second most preferred outbound destination in Asia by mainland Chinese investors. The main reasons include an abundant liquidity among wealthy investors, investment institutions and developers, coupled with the currently strong renminbi. Another reason was because of the slowing real estate market back home in … Read moreSecond behind Hong Kong is still pretty amazing, really.
MM2H targeting 70,000 Hong Kong retirees. Have you been to Hong Kong? I have personally been to Hong Kong 3 or 4 times. I love it everytime I am there. Lunch becomes cheap if you wait until after 230pm. Hotels are not that great due to the prices but I love Hong Kong food, sights, … Read moreMM2H? Roppongi @ Cyberjaya for Hong Kong retirees.
Yesterday my friend who’s a manager with an insurance company asked, ‘do you think Penang property prices will be like Hong Kong in the future?’ I seriously DO NOT think so but it gave me an idea to just do some homework and share with everyone. We often see TVB serials where the typical family … Read morePenang property vs Hong Kong property