December 13 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 98,000m2 at an average price of ¥24,121/m2 in the week through December 11, 2011, down 34.3% and up 24% respectively from the previous week, according to Youwin.com.cn.

December 13 – New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 43,500m2 at an average price of ¥17,296/m2 in the week through December 11, 2011, down 13.5% and up 6% respectively from the previous week, according to the local land resource administration.

December 12 – The price of all properties in China averaged ¥5,474/m2 and the price of residential properties averaged ¥5,096/m2 in the first 11 months, up 6.8% and 5.8% respectively year on year, according to the China Index Academy.

December 12 – Eleven of China's 30 largest cities saw residential property sales decline in November from a month earlier, according to the China Index Academy.

December 9 – Investment in China's real estate market rose 29.9% year on year to ¥5.55 trillion in the first 11 months, where investment in residential space was up 32.8% to ¥3.99 trillion, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Overall property sales were up 8.5% to 895.94 million m2, where residential space was up 7.5% to 796.39 million m2. Overall property sales revenue was up 16% to ¥4.9 trillion, where revenue from residential space was up 13.7% to ¥4.1 trillion.

December 9 – Bank loans to property developers and mortgage loans will add up to ¥2.2 trillion this year, according to a report on the China real restate market released by the China Academy of Social Sciences.

December 8 – Despite China's chilled real estate market, Shanghai is second just to Singapore in Asia when it comes to attractiveness to property developers, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report.

December 7 – China's largest 130 cities auctioned 1.09 billion m2 of land including 391 million m2 for residential purposes in the first 11 months, fetching ¥1.18 trillion, including ¥586 billion from residential blocks, statistics show. The proceeds slid 30.5% from the same period a year ago. The average price of residential land fell 17.4% year on year to ¥1,495/m2.

December 6 – 30 of China's largest 35 cities saw home prices fall in the week through December 4, 2011, according to the China Index Academy.

December 6 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 159,200m2 at an average price of ¥19,457/m2 in the week through December 4, 2011, down 63.2% and 11.2% respectively from the previous week, according to Youwin.com.cn, a leading Chinese real estate service provider.

December 2 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 491,300m2 at an average price of ¥21,069/m2 in November, down 48.5% and 6.3% respectively from a year ago, according to Youwin.com.cn.

December 2 – New home sales in Beijing totaled 5,204 units at an average price of ¥19,593/m2 in November, up 11.3% and down 5.6% respectively from the previous month, according to the local property sales watchdog and Centaline Group, a leading Chinese real estate service provider.

December 2 – New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 145,500m2 at an average price of ¥18,757/m2 in November, down 38% and up 4% respectively from a year ago, according to the local land resource administration.

December 2 – New home sales in Guangzhou totaled 494,000m2 at an average price of ¥10,735/m2 in November, down 23% and 4% respectively from the previous month, according to the local property sales watchdog and Centaline Group.

December 1 – The Beijing city government's income from land auctions fell 14.4% year on year to ¥92.07 billion in November, according to the local land authority.

December 1 – Home prices in China's largest 100 cities dropped 0.28% month on month to ¥8,832/m2 in November, marking the third straight  month of decline, according to the China Index Academy, operated by SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE: SFUN). The average price of the top 10 cities was down 0.36% month on month to ¥15,663/m2 in November.

November 23 – China's property market saw more than 600 mergers and acquisitions that eliminated small industry players in the first 10 months, up 120% from the same period last year, according to Centaline Group.

November 22 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 111,700m2 at an average price of ¥20,975/m2 in the week through November 20, 2011, up 12.3% and 0.95% respectively from the previous week, according to Youwin.com.cn.

November 18 – China's home prices fell from a month earlier in 34 of its 70 largest cities in October, the worst performance since the government stepped up property curbs, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

November 17 – Overall properties sales in Shanghai declined 14.1% year on year to 14.18 million m2 in the first 10 months, including 11.45 million in residential space, which was down 15.3% from a year earlier, according to the local statistics bureau.

November 17 – First-tier cities in China will likely see a 20% to 30% drop in home prices and second-tier cities can expect a 10% to 20% drop in 2012, predicted Ba Shusong, a prominent economist.

November 17 – Residential properties under construction in Shanghai and Beijing had both exceeded 110 million m2 as of the end of October 2011, according to local statistics bureaus. Given the current downturn in the real estate market, experts argue that it would take the two cities a decade to sell these properties.

November 15 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 99,400m2 at an average price of ¥20,776/m2 in the week ending November 13, 2011, up 5.9% and down 11.8% respectively from the previous week, according to Youwin.com.cn.

November 15 – New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 29,600m2 at an average price of ¥19,455/m2 in the week ending November 13, 2011, down 32.6% and 2.3% respectively from the previous week, according to the local land resource administration.

November 15 – 29 of China's 35 largest cities saw a decline in home purchases and nine cities saw drops in sales volume of 50% or more in the week ending November 13, 2011, according to the China Index Academy.

November 14 – Overall property sales in Beijing declined 13.9% year on year to 10.08 million m2 in the first 10 months, including 6.97 million m2 of residential properties, which were down 17.8% from a year earlier, according to the local statistics bureau.

November 14 – New and second-hand home prices in Beijing averaged ¥20,670/m2 and ¥17,100/m2 respectively in October, down 8.5% and 2.5% respectively from the previous month, according to the Beijing Real Estate Association.

November 11 – The amount of commercial real estate available for sale in Shanghai climbed to 10.29 million m2 as of the end of October 2011, including 5.98 million m2 of shopping space and 4.31 million m2 of office space, according to Century21 China.

November 11 – China's real estate market, including property developers and mortgage payers, owed ¥10.46 trillion to banks as of the end of September 2011, according to Liu Mingkang, director of the China Banking Regulatory Commission.

November 11 – There were 43.47 million m2 of residential spaces available for sale in China's eight regional centers as at the end of August 2011, up 35.4% from a year ago, according to E-House China Holdings Ltd (NYSE: EJ). The combined stockpile for the top four cities, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen, was up 38% to 27.8 million m2.

November 10 – Almost 130,000ha of land will be supplied for residential development this year, up 10% from last year, the Ministry of Land and Resources predicted.

November 8 – China's home prices will fall by as much as 30% in 2012, driven by the government's housing curbs, Bloomberg reported, citing Barclays Capital Research. This correction in the property market will have an impact on the country's economic growth, though is unlikely to lead to a financial meltdown.

November 7 – The 133 major cities tracked by the China Index Academy recorded 55 million m2 in land auctions  in October, including 20 million m2  for residential purposes, down 37% and 45% year on year respectively, according to SouFun Holdings Ltd (NYSE: SFUN), a Chinese real estate service provider that runs the academy.

November 4 – The Shanghai government collected ¥105.6 billion from leasing 2,305ha of land in the first 10 months, compared to ¥136.3 billion and 2,115ha the same period a year ago, according to Sh148.org, the city's official website on land transactions.

November 3 – Residential properties available for sale in Hangzhou, Zhejiang's provincial capital, amounted to 81,073 units, according to Hzfc365.com, a property transaction watchdog.

November 3 – New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 183,500m2 at an average price of ¥19,119/m2 in October 2011, down 60% and 11% respectively from a year earlier, according to the local land resource administration.

November 2 – New home sales in Beijing totaled 1,526 units at an average price of ¥19,873/m2 in the week through October 30, 2011, up 16.3% and down 9.8% respectively from the previous week, according to Worldunion.com.cn, a real estate service provider.

November 2 – Zhuhai, an industrial city in Guangdong province, emerged as the first Chinese city to cap the prices of new residential properties at ¥11,285/m2 in a move to cool the overheated market.

November 2 – New home sales in Guangzhou, Guangdong's provincial capital, totaled 628,079m2 at an average price of ¥11,035/m2 in October 2011, down 4.9% and 6.8% respectively from a year earlier, according to G4c.laho.gov.cn, a local online property trading watchdog.

November 1 – Property prices in China will decline 10% to 15% in Q4 2011 and a further 10% in 2012, a Citigroup report predicted. It also forecasted the property sales volume in the country to fall 10% to 15% in 2010.

November 1 – Home prices in China's largest 100 cities averaged ¥8,856/m2 and home prices in the largest 10 cities averaged ¥15,720/m2 in October, according to the China Index Academy, which is run by SouFun Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ: SFUN), a Chinese real estate service provider.

November 1 – Home sales in Shanghai totaled 138,700m2 in floor space at an average price of ¥19,331/m2 in the week ending October 30, 2011, up 46.8% and down 10.5% respectively from the previous week, according to Youwin.com.cn. This was the first time the average price dropped below the ¥20,000/m2 mark in 24 weeks.

November 1 – New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 52,500m2 in floor space at an average price of ¥22,024/m2 in the week ending October 30, 2011, up 38.5% and 23.8% respectively from the previous week, according to the local land resource administration.

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