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  • Squarefoot announces “2020 Q3 Hong Kong Real Estate Market Outlook” survey findings

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    Nearly 40% of respondents expect property values to pick up in the next six months. Buyers’ appetites remain steady amid virus outbreak.
  • 2020 H2 Market Forecast

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    Housing prices are expected to stabilise with buying power released.
  • An Unexpected Housing Market Boom Amidst Deep Recession

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    Financial Secretary Paul Chan announced in early May that the city’s GDP shrank 8.9% year on year in the first quarter, the worst shrinkage on record, adding that the “three locomotives” of Hong Kong’s economic growth—exports, retail and investments—all broke down. Walking down the streets of the previously bustling districts of Tsim Sha Tsui, Causeway Bay, Mong Kok and Central, all we see these days are empty spaces. There is no doubt that Hong Kong has entered a deep recession.
  • Hong Kong Homeowners are in Much Better Shape Today Than During Past Crises

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    Financial chief points to lower negative equity risks.
  • Winners of the Squarefoot Serviced Apartment Awards 2020 announced

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    Property platform squarefoot.com.hk (“Squarefoot”) today announced the winners of the Squarefoot Serviced Apartment Awards 2020. The awards acknowledge the exceptional achievements of serviced apartment providers, celebrate their professionalism and recognise their ability to provide flexible and innovative services, especially in today’s challenging environment.
  • Hong Kong’s Housing Market Stifled by Coronavirus and Local Social Unrest

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    With the Coronavirus taking centerstage in everyone’s lives in Hong Kong and around the world and coming on the heels of last year’s widespread social unrest throughout the territory, the city’s local real estate market in 2020 has been decimated—or so some industry pundits have been saying. Yet, despite the dire warnings about an imminent housing collapse that would seem to scare people away from buying new homes, the reality on the ground reveals signs pointing to the contrary.
  • Spoilt for Choice

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    Is there such a thing as a tenants’ market, and if so, is this what it looks like?
  • Squarefoot announces survey findings – “2020 Q2 Hong Kong Real Estate Market Outlook”

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    Cross-media property platform squarefoot.com.hk (“Squarefoot”), operated by the REA Group Limited (ASX:REA), today announced the results of its 2020 Q2 Hong Kong Real Estate Market Outlook Survey. The results show that local homebuyers’ purchasing appetite has rebounded to 2018 H2 levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet their budget for intended property purchase has slightly fallen.
  • An Overview of New Housing Projects in 2020

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    With over 100 new developments to be launched this year, plenty of options are available for those planning on buying a new property in 2020.
  • Performance of the Secondary Home Market in Q1 Amidst Outbreak

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    The COVID-19 outbreak has undeniably put a strain on Hong Kong’s economy over the past few months. Given the situation, which has led to a severe shrinkage in primary market sales in the first quarter of 2020 compared to last year, developers have to restrategise and reset their plan for new development launches.