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Renter's & landlord's guide

Read about all the things you need to pay attention to when renting or leasing a property to save yourself the hassle later on.

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  • Tsing Yi – A Comfortable Cosy Neighbourhood

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    Tiny as it may seem, Hong Kong has living spaces that are outside of the CBD, yet it still close to nature and benefits from of sea views. These pockets can be found in Discovery Bay on Lantau Island, Stanley in southside and Sai Kung in the New Territories, just to name a few. But […]
  • Lam Tin: Prime Middle-Class Neighbourhood

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    In her latest Policy Address, the Chief Executive announced a relaxation of mortgage restrictions for first-time home buyers under the Mortgage Insurance Programme of the HKMC Insurance Limited. Under the new policy, first-time home buyers will be able to purchase a property valued between HK$4 million and HK$8 million with a 90% loan-to-value ratio mortgage, […]
  • Kowloon Tong, A Low-Density Neighbourhood

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    owloon Tong is truly an upper-middle class neighbourhood with reputable primary school net 41 and a wide selection of elite local and international schools in the area.
  • 5 questions to ask your landlord

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    When renting an apartment in Hong Kong, many landlords and tenants often forget to discuss…
  • Stanley: Living Close to Nature

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    Located in the Southern district, Stanley is a peninsula between Stanley Bay and Tai Tam Bay, with Chung Hom Kok to the west and Wong Ma Kok to the south. Stanley Main Street is the hub of the community.
  • Mei Foo: Keep Resilient and Carry On

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    According to recent figures from the Rating and Valuation Department, Hong Kong’s property price index in June dropped to 393.7, down 0.8 percent month-on-month, after rising for five consecutive months. The city’s ongoing political unrest and a faltering global economy are the most agreed-on culprits for property market jitters, but a downward cycle has yet […]
  • Considerations when Renting a Home in Hong Kong

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    You are an expat who have gotten a job appointment in Hong Kong, one of your major tasks is to find appropriate housing.
  • Top 8 questions to ask tenants

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    If prospective tenants are sketchy and offer only vague answers, you can take this as a warning…
  • How to: Pick the right tenant

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    Finding a good tenant will mean learning from mistakes and reading between the lines…
  • 7 Top tips for renting with pets

    Renter's & landlord's guide

    If you’re a renting pet owner, here are some tips to find a friendly property and negotiate with your landlord…