Property News & Insights

Explore OKAY.com’s latest property news and trends across the Hong Kong, China and Global property markets. With expert commentary and opinion, we keep you up to date on property happenings both near and far.

(How) Will the US-China Trade War Impact Hong Kong’s Property Markets?

5 July 2019 - I remember the initial skirmishes of the US-China trade disputes well. A seemingly innocuous and isolated tariff on solar panels was the first move made by US President Donald Trump in January 2018.  This was then followed by a series of tariffs and threats of further tariffs on goods ranging from steel to batteries to TVs – covering
By: Joshua Han Miller

Home with an Outdoor Space? Real Hidden Gems in Hong Kong

28 June 2019 - We all know how nice it would be to have a terrace at home to throw parties for friends and family or spend evenings chilling out on the rooftop – a place we can use for our own private holiday romance! But Hong Kong is a really crowded city. No doubt finding a home that has an outdoor space is going to be hard. We are here to take
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OKAY.com Nina Schulte-Mattler & Liza Boltz Promote Positano, Discovery Bay on Cable TV

19 June 2019 - OKAY.com’s agents Nina Schulte-Mattler and Liza Boltz are featured on Cable TV’s Hong Kong property program “Property Outlook” (「樓盤傳真」) on 15 June 2019, where they showcased a Sole Agent apartment in Positano, Discovery Bay.
By: Liza Boltz

Guide: Rent your next dream home in Hong Kong’s best primary school catchments

19 June 2019 - Summer holiday is for children: wrapping up their final exams, shoving school bags and textbooks deep into the cupboard and off they go, care-free, having all the fun in the world. On the contrary, it could well be the busiest time of the year for parents, especially those who are pulling their hair out in preparation of their kids
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Pre-purchase Checklist - 5 Critical Problem Areas to Watch Out for in a Property Inspection

5 September 2019 - When looking to buy a property in Hong Kong, it’s easy to judge based on first impressions alone.  Upon stepping into the potential property of your dreams, chances are you’ll be swept off your feet by the sense of excitement, either from the stunning décor or the freshness of an empty space, full of potential to create your un
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Eden in Hong Kong – Island Garden

24 May 2019 - Island Garden, Nan Fung Group’s popular establishment in Hong Kong’s Eastern District, has attracted prospective buyers since 2016. While owners have gradually moved in, the remaining 11 special units will be on sale later this year.Located in Shau Kei Wan, Island Garden offers four blocks of 470 units with a net area of between 485
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Buying company-owned properties in Hong Kong

17 May 2019 - When investing in real estate, stamp duties are perhaps the most significant add-on costs, and it is often the primary consideration when buying any property. A common, tax favourable approach is to buy a company that, in turn, owns a property.  However there are pros and cons to this approach and it is important for potential homebu
By: Joshua Miller

7 Top Tips for Southside Living

30 Aug 2019 - Whether you are moving to the southside for your children’s schooling or you like the relaxed vibe of the sunshine and beaches, you are now ready to explore. You may be living in the city for awhile now so this could be a big change for you and this would mean you are trading the convenience of instant shopping and MTR stops for more
By: Liza Boltz

Running Routes & Properties that Fit You the Most – Hong Kong Island

3 May 2019 - In Hong Kong, working out in gym is undoubtedly a come-in-handy thing as there are diversified fitness centers distributed in most districts. However, not everyone tends to run in an air-conditioned environment. Instead, they may want to take a breath of fresh air given that they have already working under the air-conditioning for the
By: OKAY.com

Hong Kong Favours a Dovish Fed vs Uncertain Global Economy

17 April 2019 - With the first quarter of the year just behind us, it’s already been a roller coaster of a year.  January saw a resurgence in global optimism, though that momentum has almost immediately come into question. Heightened political uncertainty in many parts of the world, combined with faltering corporate earnings have led many to expec
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