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Hanoi to begin housing construction for Old Quarter residents’ relocation this year

Hanoi will begin construction of housing by year end to relocate 6,500 families from its Old Quarter as the city seeks to decongest the area.

HCMC real estate market spirals downward

The number of real estate transactions in HCMC has fallen 49 percent year-on-year in the first three months of 2019.

Real estate firms issue more high-yield bonds as capital shortage bites

A capital shortage following tightening of bank credit is pushing Vietnamese real estate firms to issue more high-yield bonds.
June 16, 2019 | 05:56 pm GMT+7

Low-cost housing increasingly scarce in HCMC

A severe land shortage and lengthy legal procedures have prevented construction of affordable apartments, a new report says.
October 24, 2018 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Japanese sun rises in Saigon housing market

From relative obscurity about five years ago, Japan has emerged as a top 3 housing projects investor in Ho Chi Minh City.
July 23, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Rentals rise in downtown Saigon as supply stagnates

In the second quarter of 2018, rentals for Grade A office space rose by as much as 17 percent due, a CBRE report says.
July 09, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Christmas help as UK homelessness becomes 'national crisis'

UK gov't's attitude towards homelessness has been deemed 'unacceptable complacent'.
December 26, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

Airbnb pushes back on Singapore's tough home rental rules

Airbnb faces hurdle in Asia-Pacific hub as part of growing reaction from regulators worldwide.
December 08, 2017 | 05:41 pm GMT+7

Former Vietnamese lawmaker stands trial for housing fraud

Her company is accused of swindling nearly $17 million out of prospective homebuyers.
October 02, 2017 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Red tape discourages foreign homebuyers in Vietnam

Only 750 foreigners have bought houses in Vietnam since the market was opened up to them two years ago.
August 25, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Saigon's housing market hits highest sales since 2011 bubble crisis

Affordable housing went through the roof, with Q2 sales jumping 123 percent, according to real estate firm Savills.
July 10, 2017 | 04:17 pm GMT+7

Saigon housing market slows as insiders warn of crash

Sales in the first quarter fell 13 percent from late last year with a 47 percent drop in the apartment sector.
May 21, 2017 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam cuts size limit for apartments to reach low-income buyers

The construction ministry has approved a developer’s request to build 25-square-meter apartments.
May 08, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

House in Saigon's narrow alley features patterned brick walls

The architects chose to use bricks to build the façade of the house.
March 07, 2017 | 01:35 pm GMT+7

Life in southern Vietnam's super-cheap apartments

$4,400 will pay for a 30 square meter apartment in the southern province of Binh Duong.
February 10, 2017 | 08:40 pm GMT+7
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