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Developers set to unleash 817 flats in the biggest weekend sale since extradition bill protests rocked Hong Kong

Property sales are back in full swing. Six developers are selling 817 units, including Hong Kong’s smallest flat, in the biggest weekend sale since protests against the controversial extradition bill started in early June.Louis Chan, vice-chairman of Asia-Pacific and chief executive of residential division at Centaline Property Agency, said market sentiment has improved as tensions have eased between the US and China after the G20 summit and anticipation that possible interest rate cuts by the… Source link

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Trade war truce lifts confidence for Hong Kong’s homebuyers, bolstering sales at the third-biggest weekend launch of 2019

Hong Kong’’s third-largest weekend sales of residential property this year got off to a good start, as homebuyers piled into the market ahead of a property bull run that may be regaining its paces.Sentiments were also bolstered by the truce in the year-long US-China trade war, as the presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at the G20 meeting in Osaka to resume negotiations.More than 200 flats, or about 50 per cent of the 504 units of Grand Montara on offer by Wheelock Properties were sold… Source link

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CK Asset sells 44 per cent of flats during weekend sale at Shanghai residential project as location, price controls draw buyers

Beijing’s policy of imposing curbs on how much developers can charge for homes has helped ignite sales, especially on the upper end of the market, as buyers snapped up nearly 500 units of a prime project in Shanghai at prices 10 per cent lower than a similar project.The sale, which took place at CK Asset Holdings’ project Upper West Shanghai, bodes well for other prime projects with artificially low prices, analysts said.CK Asset, which has two projects underway in Shanghai, netted 4.3 billion… Source link

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Hong Kong’s home sales flop for a second consecutive weekend as worsening US-China relations give buyers more cause for pause

Hong Kong’s home sales flopped for the second consecutive weekend, as an unexpected deterioration in US-China relations gave investors reason to postpone making long-term financial commitments.Two flats were sold out of 104 units on offer in three districts across the city, marking the worst sales weekend for developers since the city emerged from its five-month price correction in January.Wang On Properties managed to sell two of the 86 flats at its Maya by Nouvelle project in Yau Tong as of 5… Source link

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Homebuyers snap up Hong Kong’s biggest weekend property sales in six years, convinced that the bull market is here to stay

Hong Kong’s biggest weekend home sale in six years got off to a decent start, as a double-digit surge in April property transactions gave buyers the confidence that the city’s real estate bull market is here to stay.A total of 1,148 new flats were offered across the city at Lohas Park, Tai Po and Ho Man Tin. Buyers packed salesrooms to snap up 735 new flats, about 64 per cent of the total, as of 6pm, with three more hours of selling to go, agents said.“The market sentiment is good,”…

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1-for-1 this Good Friday weekend, Singapore News

Although Burpple Beyond deals will be locked from 5pm on the eve (18 Apr) and all day on Good Friday (19 Apr) as per Rules of Use, here are over 30 exclusive 1-for-1 deals you CAN still enjoy when gathering with the gang and treating the fam this long weekend! THE COFFEE ACADEMICS 1-for-1 Main Dish – save ~$26 Valid at Scotts Square outlet on 18 Apr (Thu), 9am-8:30pm; 19 Apr (Fri), 9am-9pm. Valid at Raffles City outlet on 18 Apr (Thu), 8am-8:30pm; 19 Apr (Fri), 9am-8:30pm. LOLOKU 1-for-1 Signature…

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Up to 5 North-South Line stations to close on Vesak Day long weekend for construction works, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Up to five stations between Admiralty and Yio Chu Kang MRT stations will be closed for three days during the Vesak Day long weekend (May 18-20) to facilitate the construction of a crossover track at the upcoming Canberra station. The leftmost lane of Canberra Link Road, heading in the direction of Sembawang MRT station, will also be closed between May 17 and May 20 as part of the works. The 72m crossover track, which will be built between Sembawang and the new Canberra station, will allow trains on…

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DIY guide to actually find things to do this weekend in Singapore, Singapore News

A show of hands (I know I can’t actually see you through your computer screens, but humour me) – how many of us find the weekends boring in Singapore? Singaporeans have a common complaint when it comes to our own country: there’s nothing to do. While other publications have pretty useful lists upon lists of what to do this weekend in Singapore, we thought we’d do something better. We’ll teach you how to fish – for events to go to, not for actual fish. It may seem a little more…

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Hong Kong stocks get boost from Trump-Xi weekend phone call signalling progress on trade

Hong Kong stocks jumped in early trading Monday on the last trading day of 2018, after a phone call between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump over the weekend signalled trade talk progress. The Hang Seng Index rose 1.2 per cent, or 298.06 points, to 25,802.26 as of 10.40am. The Hong Kong market was on track to close at noon to cap a year’s losses of around 14 per cent. Trading will resume on Wednesday after the New Year’s Day holiday. What should traders of Hong Kong, China stocks expect after…

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Singaporeans advised to defer non-essential travel to Kuala Lumpur over weekend rallies, Singapore News

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday (Dec 7) advised Singaporeans to defer all non-essential travel to Kuala Lumpur, given the risk of skirmishes at large rallies in the Malaysian capital this weekend. A racially-charged rally organised by Malaysia’s largest Malay-Muslim political parties Umno and Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) and with turnout expected to number in the tens of thousands will take place at the Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) on Saturday (Dec 8). Separately, Malaysia’s Human Rights Commission, or Suhakam, planned to hold a gathering attended by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Petaling Jaya…

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