The latest analysis and updates on global property/real estate. Hong Kong, China, and the rest of the world.
China, Real Estate. 13 August, 2012, 14:42 Real estate speculators in Wenzhou of China are facing negative equity
Real estate speculators in Wenzhou are facing negative equity.
China, Real Estate. 9 August, 2012, 14:36 Charts: China’s residential housing starts continued to fall
Residential housing starts continued to weaken in July.
China, Real Estate. 20 July, 2012, 13:18 Chinese government may tighten real estate market despite economic slowdown
The Chinese government may tighten the grip of the real estate market after it shows signs of warming up again.
China, Real Estate. 18 July, 2012, 17:54 China’s home prices warming up, putting policymakers in dilemma
The warming up of real estate market raises the question on the timing of the inevitable stimulus.
Real Estate, World. 3 July, 2012, 20:45 China is exporting its expertise of ghost-town building
The Chinese has helped Angola to build a massive town that no one lives.
China, Real Estate. 3 July, 2012, 15:07 Real estate transaction volumes picked up markedly in major Chinese cities
As China started to reflate the economy again, there is a remarkable pick-up in transaction volumes in the real estate market.
Real Estate, World. 29 June, 2012, 12:40 Housing excess and denial in euro area persists even after massive correction
Deeper fall in residential investment in Spain looks likely, while the rest of the euro area countries keep building as if nothing has happened.
China, Real Estate. 21 June, 2012, 12:11 Citron Research questions Evergrande finances and fraudulent practices
Citron Research suggests that Evergrande Real Estate Group (3333.HK) is a massive fraud.
China, Real Estate. 18 June, 2012, 18:12 This cash-strapped real estate company tells tenants to pay 20 years of rents now
Cash strapped Renhe Commercial is telling tenants to pay 20 years of rents now or move out. Tenants closed their shops in protest.
China, Real Estate. 14 June, 2012, 15:50 As the Chinese government gave up, the real estate market goes crazy
As the Chinese government has given up rebalancing and started reflating the economy once more, people has gone crasy in the real estate market again.
China, Real Estate. 31 May, 2012, 12:40 Land sales revenue at 3-year low in 20 Chinese cities
Land sales revenue has hit a 3-year low in May in 20 top Chinese cities as the real estate bubble burst.
China, Real Estate. 17 May, 2012, 14:37 Chart: China’s housing starts growth in negative territory
New housing start year-to-date declined compared to the same period of last year, which is likely to have very negative impact on GDP growth.
China, Real Estate. 9 May, 2012, 16:30 Some random Japanese analysts on China real estate market hard landing
With the experience of Japanese real estate bubble bursting, two analysts see hard landing for Chinese real estate market as a base case.
Real Estate, World. 4 May, 2012, 11:34 How big was the US housing bust, really?
The 2007 US housing bust, although severe, was not completely outside the range of DM housing busts in history.
China, Real Estate. 25 April, 2012, 13:24 Stealth easing in Chinese real estate, and Jim Rogers said there is no bubble
Mortgages are easier to come by in various cities, while Jim Rogers said there IS no bubble in Chinese real estate.
China, Real Estate. 19 April, 2012, 13:41 Chinese real estate private equity industry as giant loan sharks
The RMB100 billion real estate private equity industry in China is essentially just a giant loan sharks industry.
China, Real Estate. 19 April, 2012, 12:04 Another real estate developer in China filed for bankruptcy
Yet another small real estate developer just filed for bankruptcy. This time in Guangdong.
China, Real Estate. 12 April, 2012, 12:15 Figures don’t lie, but liars figure (…and more empty shopping malls)
Misallocation of capital in China is manifesting everywhere in forms of unoccupied residential housing and empty shopping malls (now our favourite).
China, Real Estate. 9 April, 2012, 22:56 One real estate developer in China has apparently gone bust just now
A real estate developer in Hangzhou has apparently gone bust, and has filed for bankruptcy protection.