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.

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 Han Miller

5 Questions to Ask When Negotiating a Hong Kong Property Purchase

17 May 2018 - OKAY.com property agent Liza Boltz outlines questions to ask when negotiating a Hong Kong property purchase, including bank valuation, comparable properties, settlement with property owner and property agent services.  1. What are the comparable properties in the same building/district? Work with your property agent to identify sim
By: Liza Boltz

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
By: OKAY.com

New On Market: The Consonance, North Point

4 April 2019 - Hong Kong’s property market is ready to soar back in the Year of the Pig after a steady decline of 10-20% since August 2018. New single-block developments remain higher demand among young buyers. In March, Henderson Land has unveiled its brand new single-block development project, The Consonance, with a price range of HK$5.2 to HK$7
By: OKAY.com

OKAY.com Director Andrea Adams Ott Promotes Cherry Crest on TVB

4 April 2019 - OKAY.com’s Director (Residential Division) Andrea Ott was featured on TVB’s Hong Kong property program “Closer Look At Property” (「樓市點睇」) on 1 April 2019, where she showcased an apartment in Cherry Crest, Mid-levels West.
By: Andrea Adams Ott

OKAY.com Hiroko Byrne & Amelia Ng Promote Redhill Peninsula on iCable

29 March 2019 - OKAY.com’s agents Hiroko Byrne and Amelia Ng were featured on iCable’s Hong Kong property program “Property Outlook” (「樓盤傳真」) on 23 March 2019, where they showcased an apartment in Redhill Peninsula, Tai Tam.
By: Amelia Ng

8 Things to Know Before Moving to Sai Kung

5 March 2019 - There is a real laid-back, relaxed fishing village vibe in Sai Kung. Couples and families are moving into the neighbourhood in search of quality homes, open space and tranquillity, or perhaps a bit more space to raise their kids. While you may already be quite familiar with this favourite weekend getaway, these are 8 things to know
By: OKAY.com

The History Of Kowloon Station

1 March 2019 - Kowloon station is one of the busiest transportation hubs in Yau Tsim Mong district, which encompasses Tsim Sha Tsui up to Prince Edward. Not only does it connect Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, but it is also next to Austin station of the West Rail Line and the West Kowloon Terminus of Express Rail Link, allowing Hong Kong citizens
By: OKAY.com