July 31 – New home sales in Shanghai totaled 174,200m2 in floor space at an average price of ¥23,974/m2 in the week through July 29 2012, down 0.7% and up 2.4% respectively from the week before, according to joint figures from Ehousee.com and Youwin.com.cn.
July 31 – New home sales in Shenzhen totaled 72,500m2 in floor space at an average price of ¥18,220/m2 in the week through July 29 2012, up 30.9% and down 3.7% respectively from the week before, according to Worldunion.com.cn.
July 31 – Home prices in Guangzhou averaged ¥13,355/m2 in July, up 5.8% from June, according to an online property trading website controlled by the city's government. It was the highest average monthly price since so far this year.
July 30 – New home sales in Beijing totaled 2,778 units in the week through July 29 2012, up 40.2% from the week before, according to the local housing and urban-rural development authority.
July 30 – Proceeds from land auctions in Guangzhou, Guangdong's provincial capital, declined 42.2% year on year to ¥9.46 billion as the central government's policies aimed at checking the country's property bubbles continued to work, the city's finance authority said.
July 26 – Mortgage loans taken out by individuals totaled ¥345.5 billion in 1H 2012, ¥222 billion less than in 1H 2011, according to central bank figures.
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