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What Home Buyers Need to Know About the Land Registry

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 …

Spacious - May 17, 2020

5 Reasons Why You Should Move to a Mong Kok Apartment

When you hear Mong Kok, the first thing that comes to your mind may be a scene of bustling crowds and shopping streets. Mong Kok is known to many people as a commuter transport hub as well as a shopping and market district but have you ever considered to rent or buy a Mong Kok apartment?  Spacious will explain the 5 …

Spacious - May 16, 2020

The Secrets of “Lai See” (Red Packet) for Chinese New Year!

It is almost Chinese New Year and we can see Hong Kongers are busy preparing for the festival. Red packet money, also called “lai see”, is one of the reasons why they are so busy. Hong Kong people are estimated to give nearly HKD 10 billion in “lai see” as gifts during this CNY period. Assuming there are 3 million recipients, …

Spacious - May 13, 2020

Public Housing = Poor Living Conditions? These Asian Countries Say No!

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 …

Spacious - May 9, 2020

Living Abroad In China: Interview With Stuart Strother, PhD

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 …

Spacious - May 8, 2020

Living As An Expat in Hong Kong

With its booming economy and wonderfully cosmopolitan society, Hong Kong is an increasingly popular choice for ex-pats, but what do you need to know to live a comfortable life there? If you’re moving the whole family, how can you make sure that your new situation works for everyone? This guide, which draws on the experiences of ex-pats living there now, …

Spacious - April 30, 2020

What All Agents Ought to Know About the Estate Agents Authority (EAA)

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 …

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