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Things to Know about Renting a Flat in Hong Kong

Many of us have been through these – new to Hong Kong and have no ideas where to live, having to move because of our work places, moving out from our parent’s home because we are a grownup already. No matter what reason it is, we understand the stress of relocation especially to a brand new place. So, here are …

Asif Ghafoor - April 6, 2017

See the Sea at Home: 5 Districts to Live with Stunning Sea-views

The high density of high-rise buildings in Hong Kong always gives people struggle to live and breath. People here would love to escape from the skyscrapers city, even with a higher cost of time and money. To live in an apartment with stunning sea-view might be one of the options to get you relaxed from the lego-like crowds. Spacious presents …

Asif Ghafoor - March 31, 2017

The “Disappearing” Buildings in Hong Kong (V) — Sham Shui Po Downgraded Historic Building

Sham Shui Po is a perfect place for buying electronic parts, cheap products and antiques. In addition to shopping, Sham Shui Po is a place with a high density of old buildings. So, we’ve brought you five valuable historic buildings in Sham Shui Po. 117-125 Nam Cheong Street 117-125 Nam Cheong Street is the largest group of tenement houses in …

Asif Ghafoor - March 28, 2017

The “Disappearing” Buildings in Hong Kong (IV) – The Not-being-graded Tenement House in Central

120 Wellington Street, Central It is estimated that the tenement at 120 Wellington Street has a long history of 137 years, which becomes the very last existing tenement among the first generation tenements in Hong Kong. Before the tenement being emptied, it was occupied by Wing Wo grocery store, which had been operated for 80 years. As 120 Wellington Street …

Asif Ghafoor - March 9, 2017

3/8 News Roundup: Tin Shui Wai Private Home Surged HK$10,000 Barrier, URA Invites Interest for Tai Kok Tsui project

Tin Shui Wai Private Home Surged HK$10,000 Barrier Kingswood Villa surged to over HK$10,000 per square foot, a record high for the Tin Shui Wai private home estate amid a fresh wave of price rises. The two-bedroom flat that comes with a rooftop was sold at HK$4.43 million, or HK$10,045 per square foot, to a first time home buyer. Estate …

Asif Ghafoor - March 8, 2017

3/7 News Roundup: Second Home Prices Reaching New High, Cullinan West to Upload Price List Soon

Second Home Prices Reaching New High With the increasing price in the primary home market, and the record high price of Ap Lei Chau residential site, the secondary market are turning viral. Home prices in Tin Shui Wai reached another peak, with a 446-square-foot apartment at Kingswood Villa fetching a price of HK$4.18 million, or HK$9,372 per sq ft, the …

Asif Ghafoor - March 7, 2017

The “Disappearing” Buildings in Hong Kong (III) — The Last Corner Tenement Building in Wan Chai

Wan Chai was known as “Ha Wan” in the past. Owning to the reconstruction, it leads to a rapid dropping number of the historical buildings in Wan Chai in the recent years, such as Lee Tung Street, also known as Wedding Card Street as it was a centre for publishing wedding cards. In fact, Wan Chai is still there remains …

Asif Ghafoor - February 28, 2017