China’s Housing Market: The Iron Bubble

But is there a looming crisis? In the near term, the answer seems to be no Just when it seemed they could not go much higher, property prices in China’s tier one cities made another gravity-defying leap last year. By September, new home prices had jumped ... ( read original story ...)

Property makes surprise contribution

Property investment grew by 8.5 percent in the first half compared with the same period last year, boosting construction and other sectors Much of the growth was in China's lower-tier cities, some of which have escaped measures such as mortgage ... ( read original story ...)