# Investing in Property Market Buy and rent investment.

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Investing in Property Market Buy and rent investment

Why Hong Kong people like investing in property market?? The supply of the property market is limited Like buying gold, buying property can be a kind of saving The values of the property: usually grow faster than the inflation usually will not suffer a total loss

The disadvantage of investing in property market The growth of interest rate Lack of liquidity negative equity problem Maintenance fee Liability if injury in the public area of building

The risk of renting cannot receive rent from the tenant Vacancy Damage of the infrastructure by the tenant

Mortgage Plan Lets consider an example: For a 70% Mortgage Plan (25 year term) Someone can afford the initial payment of \$0.5million Purchasing power: 0.5/0.7=1.67million

Mortgage Plan Mortgage monthly payment The best lend rate (p) = 5% mortgage rate is about P-2.8%=2.2% Effective monthly interest rate=2.2%/12=0.183% Monthly payment: PV=C/r ( 1-(1+r)^-n) 1.67*0.7M=C/0.00183(1-1.00183)^-300 Therefore, the monthly payment(C) =\$5067.16

Expense when trading property Initial payment=0.3* 1.67M=0.501M Registration fee and taxes Stamp Duty=\$100 (for property worth <\$2M Registration fee is about \$1500 Miscellaneous Expenses Sell and purchase agreement about \$2000 Assignment and Mortgage Deed about \$20000 Agency commission= 1.67M*1%=\$16700 (1% of the price of the property) Total expense is about \$541300=0.5413M

Return on renting Lets find out the rate of return on renting in the first year Assuming the maintenance fee is 0, the rate of return should be at least 0.55% (HIBOR) in order to earn as much as the risk free rate.

Return on renting Taxes includes gov. rent 3%, rate 5% and property tax calculated by standard rate=15% Rental income per month should not less than \$3067. If the rent rises to \$5700, 1 st year rate of return =5% The rate of return will be increased as the interest payment decreases by years.

Conclusion Property market Good investment as it can help us saving money It can catch up with the inflation rate However, the risk of investing in property market cannot be ignored, especially for now there is bubbles in this market as the price grows up too fast.

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