July 24 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 175,500m2 in floor space at an average price of ¥23,408/m2 in the week through July 22 2012, down 16.8% and 7.9% respectively from the week before, according to joint data from Ehousee.com and Youwin.com.cn.
July 24 – New home sales in Beijing totaled 1,982 units in the week through July 22 2012, down 31.3% from the week before and hitting an 11-month low, according to the local housing and urban-rural development authority.
July 24 – New home sales in Tianjin, a provincial level city in northern China, totaled 215,000m2 in floor space at an average price of ¥9,591/m2 in the week through July 22 2012, up 18% and down 3% respectively from the week before, according to the local land resources and housing management authority.
July 23 – New property sales in Hangzhou, Zhejiang's provincial capital, totaled 4.38 million m2 in 1H 2012, including 3.8 million m2 of residential space, up 25.2% and 29.7% respectively from the same period a year ago, according to the local statistics bureau.
July 23 – Overall property sales in Shanghai totaled 7.94 million m2 in 1H 2012, including 7.03 million m2 of residential space, down 8.8% and 1.2% respectively from 1H 2011, according to the local statistics bureau.
July 20 – Bank loans made to China's property market totaled ¥565.3 billion in 1H 2012, ¥227.1 billion less than in 1H 2011, central banks figures show.
July 20 – China will not relax property controls and ordered local governments to maintain curbs on the market in order to avoid a rebound in prices, according to an "urgent notice" jointly released by the Ministry of Land and Resources and the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.
July 18 – Average new home prices in China remained almost flat from May to June, ending eight straight months of declines, according to figures from the National Bureau of Statistics.
July 18 – New home sales in Beijing totaled 35,000 units at an average price of ¥20,500/m2 in 1H 2012, up 13.7% and down 9.2% respectively from 1H 2011, according to the Beijing Real Estate Association.
July 18 – New and second-hand home sales in Beijing totaled 13,433 units in the first half of July, up 27% from the same period during the previous month, according to the local housing and urban-rural development authority.
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