All articles on house prices

Real Estate Developers Optimistic, But It's Hard to See Why
In May, a traditional peak season for China's real estate sales, transactions for forward delivery housing began to decline.
May 12nd,2009
Local Governments Manipulate Land Prices to Boost Growth, and Coffers
They are joining in the bidding for local land through government-controlled companies in order to get loans from banks, so bank loans can be transformed into governments' fiscal income. Some local governments have even ordered state-owned enterprises under their control to enter the real estate market to boost housing prices.
May 19th,2009
China's Real Estate Market Rebounding Still in Doubts
Home buyers' judgments on the market trend are mainly based on the calculations of possible housing supplies in the future. However, these calculations differ and have never been proved, leading to different predictions.
May 28th,2009
China to Keep House Market Rebound Momentum by Lowering Developers' Capital Threshold
The reduction of the capital ratio this time will release at least 300 billion yuan for real estate investment in the second half of the year.
May 31st,2009
Funds Escaping from Manufacture Re-balloon China's Housing Market Bubble
With loose credit, inflation expectation and the lift of measures against property speculation, more and more investors are entering the market to gamble, which is making the housing bubble prices in Shenzhen rise again.
May 29th,2009