In Hong Kong, living in public houses is a symbol of lower-income residents. But the case differs in Singapore, Taiwan and Korea. Public housing in these countries are tourists' favorites and the living environments are good. Do you know what are the differences between government housing in these places? Hong Kong There are two types of public housing in Hong Kong....

Have you decided what gifts to give this Christmas? If not, you can consider this idea - an apartment! Don't you think it is not realistic because of the surging property price? Don't worry - we have prepared 10 most worth buying properties on Spacious for you. (Based on the search result on 18 December, 2017) 1. Lo Wai Village The South Lantau...

What services does Land Registry (LR) provide? Deeds Registration If a member of the public purchases a property or becomes a party to a property transaction, he/she will need to execute a deed or other document. That deed or document will normally be registered with the Land Registry because registered documents would have a priority over unregistered documents and other documents...

When someone talks about 'Rating and Valuation Department' (RVD), what is the first thing that pops up to your mind? Rates, government rent or valuation of properties? In addition to calculating and collecting the rates and government rent of your property, RVD actually delivers a lot more services to the public. Here are 5 useful services that you might...

Agents know about the Estate Agents Authority Exam, but what exactly is the Estate Agents Authority and how do they impact the work of agents in Hong Kong? What is EAA? The Estate Agents Authority (EAA) is a statutory body, created and controlled by the Hong Kong government, whose functions are to: 1)Regulate estate agencies in Hong Kong The EAA organizes the estate agents...

To calculate the cost of buying an apartment in Hong Kong, you should first know about all the related stamp duties.
Buying a new home is exciting! Yet in Hong Kong, you better be familiar with the current stamp duty (taxes) policies or you might end up shocked by what you have to pay for a new apartment in this city - already some of the world's most expensive and unaffordable homes. What is stamp duty? Stamp duty is tax to be...

Before investing, selling or renting an apartment, you typically need to check property market statistics and transaction records to help make a better budgeting or pricing decisions or to calculate your mortgage needs. Some people might also use this data for analysis and investigation. Other than Centadata, which is the most prevalent data source in the market but has its deficiencies, what...

Tai Po District, with an area of some 14,800 hectares in the northeast New Territories, is the second largest administrative district in Hong Kong. This new town of Tai Po now prospers with exciting shopping malls and a variety of shops; whilst its proximity lies the focal point of local manufacturing and service industries - Tai Po Industrial Estates. Outside...

"We Go Mall" in Ma On Shan is conceived to be like this.
Ma On Shan residents no longer need to worry about food choices and eating out because a brand new shopping mall with numerous of restaurants will open in 2018 at Bo Tai Street, Ma On Shan. Ma On Shan,  a “third-generation" new town, is now one of the most popular residential areas in the Sha Tin District. Although it is...

Spacious Real Estate Data Insider - September Spacious Data Signal: Sales Maintains Strength, Rental Strengthens Sale Data Signal - All three data signals remain positive, indicating that transaction volume and pricing should continue to rise in the near term. Rental Data Signal - Data signals indicate a stronger probability of increased rental pricing in the near term. The Listing Price signal has strengthened significantly in recent months,...

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