Smaller Cities Keep China Property Market Hot in April

BEIJING — Home prices in China's biggest cities softened in April as administrative curbs to dampen a red hot property market took effect, but robust demand in smaller cities resulted prices nationwide rising by their strongest in six months. Average new ... ( read original story ...)

China home prices pick up pace in April despite curbs

Analysts say accelerated prices gains were likely supported by increased demand in smaller cities where property market curbs are less stiff. Prices in China's smaller cities, or known as tier-3 cities, grew 0.9 percent in April from a month ago ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese buying up property

prefer property in Thailand over China, as prices are lower. Sales-purchase conditions in Thailand are also less complicated, with lower down payment rates and property transfer fees. According to Mr Wason, investors who purchase rental properties in ... ( read original story ...)

China’s Housing Market Springs a Leak

In southern China, it’s the season of “plum rains”, when wet weather helps the fruit ripen—but also causes severe flooding. This spring, China’s all-important housing market, which supports around a quarter of the economy and props up the price ... ( read original story ...)

China property price growth slows in top cities

Growth in China’s new home prices slowed further in April when compared to a year prior, particularly among top-tier cities, but new official data also show price rises ramped up in month-on-month terms to the fastest pace since October. The cost of new ... ( read original story ...)