China Residential Real Estate:
Seeking the Better Bargains?
Real Estate Analysis Limited
(Based on Data from Soufun: China Real Estate Index
and friends alike are always interested to know which China markets
(cities) they should focus at any one time with reference to their price
levels, expected returns, economic prospects, and sometimes perceived
risks. Definitely these are multi-million fee questions and your humble
author has no intention or the resource to properly and professionally
address such concerns in detail here in this article.
following chart may offer some hints (based in part on residential price
data obtained from the Soufun database
AND if the
above is not obvious enough, here is another chart spelling out the
obvious, the ”„average of the 10 cities”¦ gives a benchmark as to which of the
markets listed above are RELATIVELY overpriced and which ones are RELATIVELY
undervalued. DO NOTE that these are relative measures and they may all go up
or down price-wise in absolute terms. Visually, Beijing and Shenzhen deserve
some caution, while Chongqing and Nanjing deserve some interest.
IF the above
percentages are still not easy to grasp, then refer to this chart below,
which is actually the same as the previous one but it presents the markets
in terms of ”„how many years the homeowners would need to work and save
toward the purchase price”¦ assuming a 90m2 residential unit and a
real estate developers are eyeing some of the 2nd and 3rd
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