Retiring overseas might save you a huge sum of money and allow you to live an expatriate adventure in retirement simultaneously. How poetic it might seem, you can’t just pack your bags and set off to your destinations. Retiring abroad, such an important decision, requires your great effort in planning ahead and getting ready for it. In order to...

It was a striking moment when Emmanuel Macron was elected to be the new French president with 66.1% of vote. The crowd cheered, French flags were waved, the music ascended. But the most remarkable point about Macron's victory in this election is definitely his ability to bring France back to its prime again. Without a political party behind him,...

Planning your retirement? Wanting for a brand new place to live? You realize that you concern more about your health as you grow older, therefore the place you live when you retire cannot be highly polluted, adversely influencing your health condition. Also, since you are not working anymore and spending your saving from the past years, the lower the expenses,...

Parc Inverness launched 10 units for tender Chinachem Group announced yesterday of its tender offer for 10 flats at its Parc Inverness project in Kowloon Tong. The tender period starts from Saturday until next Tuesday. Units are scattered in Phase 1, 2 and 5 and are all located on 10/F. Buyers are expected to buy 10 units in bulk instead of...

It is well known that property prices in Hong Kong are really high! The price that can only bring you a tiny flat in Hong Kong may actually offers you a large and furnished house overseas. So how high is Hong Kong property price actually is? Want to have a clearer picture about it? Here are some comparisons. So in...

Sino Land Won Central URA Project Sino Land outbid more than 20 other developers to win the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) project on Peel Street in Central. The URA said it received a total of 22 tenders - the highest number on record for one of its redevelopment projects. The URA did not reveal the amount of Sino Land's winning...

HK Raised Base Rate by 0.25%, Following US Fed's Move The US Federal Reserve announced that the benchmark interest rate would rise by 25 basis points, boosting federal fund rates to a target range of between 0.5 and 0.75 per cent, up from 0.25 to 0.5 per cent since December 2015. Fed Chair Janet Yellen expected three further rise in...

Kathleen Peddicord, the author of HOW TO BUY REAL ESTATE OVERSEAS, is an expert in overseas investments with over 25 years of experience. She’s the publisher and founder of LIVE AND INVEST OVERSEAS. During a discussion with Spacious, she discussed the basics of overseas properties investments, common mistakes and provided advice on how to get started and specifically which place you should be...

Amoy Garden Small Unit Sold at HK$4.08m A 255 sellable square feet flat at Amoy Gardens in Ngau Tau Kok was sold for HK$4.08 million or HK$16,000 per square foot. It is the second most expensive small unit sold from the estate. Meanwhile, a 431-square-foot two-room unit in Rhythm Garden was sold at HK$6.28 million or HK$14,571 per square foot,...

Are you considering moving to China? Are you interested in living in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing or Shenzhen, but you’d like to know some of the differences between the cities?  Do you have questions about the culture and the lifestyle adjustments you'll have to make? Of course you do! Stuart Strother, PhD is a professor of economics and leads the...

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