April 16 - Home sales in Hainan, China's Hawaii, totaled 11,012 units in Q1 2012, down 44.7% from the same period a year ago, according to House.hainan.net.
April 12 - Office rents in Beijing averaged ¥278/month/m2 in Q1 2012, up 12.6% from the previous quarter, according to DTZ China.
April 12 - Some banks in certain cities, including Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, have reinstated the 10% or 15% interest rate discounts for first-home buyers, a person familiar with the matter told the China Securities Journal.
April 11 - New home sales in Guangzhou, Guangdong's provincial capital, totaled 10.88 million m2 at an average price of ¥13,409/m2 in Q1 2012, according to Hopefluent Group Holdings Ltd (HKG: 0733), a real estate agency. No comparison was made to historic data.
April 11 - New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 591,800m2 at an average price of ¥17,000/m2 in Q1 2012, down 18.5% and 15% respectively from the same period a year ago, the local land resources administration said.
April 10 - New home sales in Shanghai totaled 107,000m2 at an average price of ¥21,900/m2 in the week through April 8, 2012, down 50% and up 3.9% respectively from the previous week, according to Youwin.com.cn.
April 9 - New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 48,400m2 at an average price of ¥16,712/m2 in the week through April 8, 2012, down 48.3% and 6.7% respectively from the previous week, according to the local land resource administration.
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