Understanding the risks of unauthorised building works before buying or renting property in Hong Kong


As additions or alterations may affect the safety of a property and may render the title defective, agents should inform their clients of any such orders registered against the property and the risks involved

Pay close attention to stamp duty when buying property in Hong Kong


•Since property transactions usually involve large sums of money and buyers bear the cost of stamp duty, they are advised to carefully research what category they fall under and not just rely on property agents

Regulations on Issuing Property Advertisements


◾There are a number of requirements that estate agency companies need to comply with when issuing property advertisements
◾The Estate Agents Authority issued a circular last December that spells out new requirements.

I would like to share a case concerning a property advertisement with misleading or wrong information.