February 22 – Shanghai has eased property curbs to stop home prices from plunging. Non-local residents are now allowed to buy second homes once they have held residence permits for three years. A policy introduced a year ago barred them from buying second homes in the city.
February 22 – China's investment in the property market rose 27.9% to ¥6.17 trillion in 2011, including ¥4.43 trillion in residential space, ¥737 billion in commercial real estate and ¥254.4 billion in office buildings, which were up 30.2%, 30.5% and 40.7% respectively from the year before.
February 21 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 14.74 million m2 at an average price of ¥21,584/m2 in 2011, down 12.6% and up 2.8% respectively from the year before, according to figures from the city's statistics bureau.
February 21 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 83,400m2 at an average price of ¥20,666/m2 in the week through February 19, 2012, up 27.1% and 1% respectively from the previous week, according to Youwin.com.cn.
February 21 – New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 35,400m2 at an average price of ¥16,550/m2 in the week through February 19, 2012, up 8.3% and 1.3% respectively from the previous week, according to the local land resources authority.
February 19 – China's home prices saw their worst performance in a year in January, with none of the country's 70 largest cities recording price gains, the National Bureau of Statistics said. During the previous month, 48 cities posted declines and 22 cities remained unchanged.
February 16 – The money spent by China's top property developers on land acquisitions slid 59% month on month and 88% year on year in January, statistics show.
February 16 – China's property sales rose 4.9% to 1.1 billion m2 in floor space valued at ¥5.9 trillion in 2011, up 4.9% and 12.1% respectively from the year before, according to a central bank report on the real estate sector.
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