Despite mortgage loan request fall, private sector optimistic

Publication date 14 August 2019 | 20:58 | ICT

Despite a Credit Bureau Cambodia (CBC) report showing a 36 per cent quarter-on-quarter fall in mortgage loan applications in the second quarter of this year, the private sector has retained its optimism in the Kingdom’s housing sector.



  • Seoul apartments resilient to property measures since 2017

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 12:08 | ICT

    South Korea’s Moon Jae-in government has introduced stern regulations on rebuilding old apartments or redeveloping old areas in Seoul, leaving housing redevelopment projects effectively blocked in the capital.

  • Vietnamese ministry plans to release quarterly reports on property market

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 11:23 | ICT

    Vietnam's Ministry of Construction plans to start releasing quarterly reports on the domestic real estate market to increase transparency, Minister of Construction Pham Hong Ha said in a ministry meeting late last week.

  • Regulator implements measures to stabilise China housing market

    Publication date 18 July 2019 | 11:12 | ICT

    As Chinese property developers are flocking to issue offshore bonds, the nation’s top regulator has stepped up efforts to prevent financial risks and stabilise the real estate sector, said experts.

  • Construction investment capital valued at $3B in H1

    Publication date 17 July 2019 | 11:01 | ICT

    Construction investment capital in Cambodia was valued at around $3 billion in the first half of this year, a more than 50 per cent increase compared to the same period last year, according to data from the Ministry of Land Manageme

  • More condo projects enter capital’s housing market

    Publication date 11 July 2019 | 15:45 | ICT

    Eight more condominium projects have been completed and placed onto the housing market in the first half of this year, bringing the total condominium supply in Phnom Penh to over 16,000 units, according to a report by property firm

  • Fitch: Singapore buildings sector to grow 3.2% in 2019, but risks abound

    Publication date 11 July 2019 | 13:05 | ICT

    The residential and non-residential buildings sector in Singapore will grow at 3.2 per cent this year and 2.3 per cent next year, supported by a strong pipeline of planned projects, according to Fitch Solutions Macro Research.

  • EVFTA gives VN industrial real estate market a boost

    Publication date 11 July 2019 | 12:10 | ICT

    The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will have a positive impact on Vietnam’s real estate market, especially the industrial real estate, experts said.

  • South Korea mulls reining in overheated Seoul housing market

    Publication date 11 July 2019 | 10:47 | ICT

    With housing prices in Seoul showing clear signs of rebounding, the South Korean government is considering taking steps to rein in the overheated market.

  • Cement, brick demand on the rise

    Publication date 10 July 2019 | 10:35 | ICT

    Growth in the Kingdom’s construction sector has buoyed demand for cement and bricks to about nine million tonnes this year, causing prices to increase by some 10 per cent, data from local manufacturers said.

  • Land prices in three capital districts see sharp increase

    Publication date 08 July 2019 | 11:45 | ICT

    Land prices in Phnom Penh’s Prek Pnov, Dangkor and Chbar Ampov districts have seen a sharp increase during the first six months this year, a report issued by Key Real Estate said.