One pre-sale consents issued in first quarter of 2012
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The Lands Department announced today (April 10) that it had issued a pre-sale consent for residential development in the first quarter of 2012. 

The pre-sale consent for residential development involved 253 units in Sheung Shui, which are  estimated to be completed in September 2013.

As at the end of March, 18 applications for pre-sale consent for uncompleted residential developments and one application for pre-sale consent for uncompleted commercial development were being processed. 

The 18 applications for pre-sale consent for uncompleted residential developments being processed involved a total of 8,090 units. Among them, five developments involving a total of 554 units are estimated to be completed this year, ten developments involving a total of 7,160 units are estimated to be completed in 2013 and two developments involving a total of 327 units are estimated to be completed in 2014. For the remaining development involving 49 units, the estimated completion date is to be updated by the developer. 

In addition, one application for consent to assign involving 164 residential units and one application for consent to assign for commercial development are being processed. 

Members of the public can obtain up-to-date information on pre-sale consents for uncompleted residential developments issued for the past six months, and cases pending approval as at the end of March, by calling the Legal Advisory and Conveyancing Office's hotline (2147 5475) or on the Lands Department website (www.landsd.gov.hk). 

Intending purchasers are advised to carefully study details of the development and the sale procedures, through information available from public advertisements, sales brochures and price lists released by the developer, before making a deposit for a purchase. The sales brochure for a development provided in both English and Chinese also contains the main points of the Deed of Mutual Covenant, including information on common parts, undivided shares, terms of appointment of manager, principle/basis of fixing management fee, apportionment of management expenses, management fee deposit, retained areas (if any) and other relevant details, as well as any special features of the Government land grant, which intending purchasers are recommended to read carefully.

 

 

 

Ends/Tuesday, April 10, 2012

 


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Table 1 - PARTICULARS OF PRESALE CONSENT AND CONSENT TO ASSIGN ISSUED FOR THE 1st QUARTER OF 2012 (PDF file)

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Table 2 - PARTICULARS OF APPLICATION FOR PRESALE CONSENT AND CONSENT TO ASSIGN PENDING APPROVAL AS AT 31/03/2012 (PDF file)

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