Showing posts from September, 2016

Is the Hong Kong Property market back?

There is a notable increases in agents and prospective buyers around this weekend, and the "buzz" of another possible period of property prices increases is definitely in the air. I would not say its a frenzy by any means, but definitely a notable stirring of interest and activity.
And as always, what seems to happen in HK so quickly, is that those sellers who had considered selling only a few weeks ago are putting their asking prices up in response to buyers who are now looking to get "back in", sensing that prices are moving back up.
Are we really back into upward movement in HK property prices? Possibly. 
Certainly, the outlook for interest rates increases is becoming increasingly subdued. A 25bps increases, whether it comes in December or some time in 2017 will be easily absorbed by the HK property market, except perhaps to some extent, the high end luxury market. 
Supply is still very limited, with the big increase in supply "promised" by CY Leung n…

Fishing on Park Island

Historically, fishing played a big part on Ma Wan, much as it did on many of Hong Kong's islands. The following photos capture images that I think we will look back fondly on, but which will gradually become rarer as Hong Kong modernizes.

Misc Photos - Park Island and Ma Wan

Here are some of the best photos from Park Island that I cannot categorize. Enjoy :)

 Very romantic, although I hope they cleaned up any mess and left nothing behind...

Photos of Ma Wan Sunsets

There's something about a sun setting, especially over water, that brings out a feeling of warmth, satisfaction, comfort and happiness. Perhaps especially nice if you add in a cool beer or a glass of wine. Park Islanders enjoy these views from their balconies, the beach, the outdoor swimming pools, the lawn of the Blue Blue club house, or the tree-line promenade along the seafront.

Here are some of the best pictures that capture the moment, all taken by Park Island residents:

Best photos of Ma Wan Village, Hong Kong


Best nature photos from Park Island, Ma Wan, Hong Kong