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The Summit in French Concession

The Summit is a great service apartment compound in the former French Concession. It contains of a total of 360 apartments within tall buildings that are surrounded by green areas. A perfect location for expats who want to live a luxurious life in the French Concession in Shanghai. Facilities In addition to a great more »

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Housing in Shanghai-to the best property

shanghai apartment for rent in The Bay near Huangpu River

Housing- the best property belongs to you You can stay in Shanghai for virtually any price. A reasonable flat (80 square meters) Can be rented for RMB 10000 /month and up. If you want to rent a villa with a small garden, the price will increase dramatically. But everything depends on which areas you want more »

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Home buying sentiment rebounds in Shanghai

Shanghai Arch

Home buying sentiment rebounded slightly in Shanghai last week despite a plunge in supply, latest market data suggest. The area of new residential properties sold, excluding government-subsidized affordable housing, rose 3.2 percent to 303,200 square meters during the seven-day period ended Sunday, Shanghai Homelink Real Estate Agency Co said in a report released today. more »

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HK housing ranks as ‘severely unaffordable’

Hongkong Housing market

Hong Kong has the least affordable housing of 87 major global cities, with prices a record 19 times average pre-tax household income, according to a new survey. Housing in the city is classified as “severely unaffordable” in the report by think tank Demographia. The rating was the least affordable ever recorded in the 12-year more »

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30% of listed realty firms see loss

Beijing Skyline

About one third of China’s listed real estate developers expect a loss for 2015 while nearly 50 percent said they would suffer a drop in net profit despite a general recovery in the property market, latest data showed. Fifteen of the 50 property developers listed on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges which have more »

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YK Pao School

YK Pao School – a Chinese/western alternative If you want your child to go to a “western friendly” education system in Shanghai, there are a lot of schools to choose from. But YK Pao School is a good alternative for those of you who wants to combine the English speaking classes with a touch more »

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Nanjing Road and The Bund – video

The Bund and Nanjing Road If you want a glimpse of what Shanghai can offer, this Youtube video might be something for you. Nanjing road is one of the most popular and famous shopping streets in Shanghai – and it ends where The Bund starts. Enjoy!

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How to find an apartment in Shanghai

Each individual that want to move to Shanghai need to be aware of one thing: the Chinese housing market. I have lived in Shanghai several years and have tremendous experience from renting apartments downtown. I have a couple of things I want to share with those of you that are looking for an apartment more »

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Shanghai Singapore International School

Shanghai international school for Singaporeans Shanghai Singapore International School is an international school in Shanghai with two campuses: “Minhang Campus” is a campus built for the older students and “Xuhui campus” is a campus for the younger children. The school was founded in 1996 and have a wide spread of nationalities. Wikipedia says that more »

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Calculate start costs with a Shanghai apartment

The expenses of moving into a Shanghai apartment You will have some few expenses when you move into a new apartment in Shanghai. It is not too different from how it works in most countries in Europe, but you might be surprised of a cost called “agent fee” to your landlord because he or more »

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