Compared with a year ago, new home prices rose 10.4 percent in May, slowing slightly from an 10.7 percent gain in April, Reuters calculated from National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data.
In monthly terms, average prices grew in 56 of the 70 cities surveyed.
There were prices gains in six of the 15 first- and second-tier cities closely monitored by the NBS, unchanged from April.
Prices of new homes in Beijing where property hikes are the tightest remained unchanged from the prior month while current house costs edged down 0.9 percent the first lost since February 2015.
Given the tougher cooling measures, analysts predicted that home prices will continue to cool in coming months and there will be more intensified policies due to price rises in some third-tier cities.
FIFTEEN Chinese cities where the strictest measures to curb speculation have been imposed registered slower year-on-year growth in new home prices for another month in May, evidence that the country's hottest property markets continued to stabilize. A straight average for the 15 listed top-tier cities dropped nearly 3 percentage points to annualized growth of 16.2 percent.
Shenzhen led the declines with a 0.6 per cent contraction in May compared with April, while prices in Hangzhou fell 0.3 per cent.
Xia Dan, a senior researcher at the Bank of Communications, predicted prices in previously red-hot markets like Beijing would continue easing.
As many as 20 cities have enforced rules that call for buyers of new residential houses to keep the homes for a minimum of two years before resale.
Price growth in smaller third-tier cities rose to 0.9 percent in May from April's 0.8 percent, CBRE's Xie said. Property sales pertaining to floor space edged up 8.3 percent year on year in May compared to a 14.3 percent year on year gain for the January to May period while increase in terms of value on a year on year basis grew 12.6 percent in May compared to 18.6 percent January to May.
Analysts including Patrick Wong and Kristy Hung of Bloomberg Intelligence say the Chinese housing market may weaken in the second half on government curbs and rising mortgage rates.
"Once people there have bought up property, their next home [purchase] might be five years later", Mr. Hu says.
Cant once said in an interview that he was surprised that so many fans remembered him as a legend of children's television. Brian's fellow Play School presenter Tony Robinson wrote: " Brian Cant was my mentor & friend on Playaway".
And it shakes up a US grocery industry that has been struggling to keep up with growing competition, both in stores and online. But a person close to Instacart told Bloomberg that the startup thinks it can still hang on to its Whole Foods partnership.
Il magistrato che segue il caso ha fatto sequestrare i locali dove è partito l'incendio per le dovute perizie tecniche. Bonificata la stanza, i pompieri hanno dichiarato chiusa l'emergenza e le persone hanno tirato un sospiro di sollievo.
Native Hawaiian ancestors were not only skilled navigators but good stewards of the islands who farmed and fished sustainably. The crew of the Hokulea used only those techniques to make the journey. "This is so powerful".
YotaPhone 3 will be available in two variants - with 64 GB of storage for $350, and with 128 GB for $450. The Yota3 might also feature a 12MP/13MP camera combo, 4GB RAM, a 3,200mAh battery and a USB-C port.
She was known only as "Baby Doe" until three months later, when a tip led to the arrests of McCarthy and Rachelle Bond. After 15 days of testimony, the defense rested its case on Monday morning - without Michael McCarthy taking the stand.
Shane deserves an enormous amount of credit for keeping the Coyotes in the Valley and for growing the game of hockey in Arizona . Doan has played 1,540 NHL games since Winnipeg selected him with the seventh overall pick in the 1995 NHL Draft.
The BRICS cooperation has already developed full fledged framework involving dialogue cooperation covering various fields. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday called for closer cooperation among the BRICS countries.
But the fire spread rapidly after it started on Saturday, fueled by the heavy timber in the remote town in southern Utah. The weather is expected to remain dry and warm over the coming days, with a chance of thunderstorms later in the week.
Cyborg, Anderson to fight for featherweight title
De Randamie won the bout in controversial fashion at UFC 208, and then outright refused to face Justino. Justino is regarded as the best women's fighter in the world and been deemed unbeatable by fight fans.
Dimentica la moglie alla sosta
Dopo il break l'uomo si è rimesso in sella alla moto per accorgersi, solo dopo 40 chilometri , che con lui non c'era nessuno. Il 'centauro distratto' e' quindi subito ripartito per andare a recuperare la moglie nel paesino astigiano.
More GTA mods axed following OpenIV closure
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Spider-Man could appear in Marvel's Venom movie
I actually felt Kevin Feige handled himself pretty well in the interview (he usually does) when Amy Pascal dropped the Venom bomb. The phrasing of the universe - a world based on Marvel characters but that exists outside of the MCU - caught many off guard.
BSEB Bihar Class 10 Results 2017
This year, the Class 10 exams were held from March 1 to March 8 and an estimated 15 lakh students appeared for the exams. The results were earlier expected to be announced on May 30, 2017. - Download and take a print of the result.