Mild property slowdown expected

Sales of China's residential housing will drop this year, along with a deceleration of property development investment, while consolidation among developers will intensify, according to a report released Tuesday by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences ... ( read original story ...)

Shanghai steps up supervision of red-hot property market

Property prices have soared in China's biggest cities such as financial hub Shanghai and capital Beijing since last year, prompting regulators to step up control to cool the market to avoid a crash. Shanghai's housing bureau said in a notice that a lottery ... ( read original story ...)

Property boom creating China’s great divide

An epic property boom restricted to city dwellers has opened a wealth gap that continues to widen in China, setting back a state campaign to ease poverty and shunting rural dwellers from the middle-class dream. China’s system of hukou, or household ... ( read original story ...)

China likely to further tighten controls on property market

(ECNS) -- China may roll out more measures to address a sizzling property market that could potentially undermine the economy, according to a report by Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics and Shanghai ... ( read original story ...)