Real Estate Foresight Updates, Media Coverage, Conferences
Our 3rd annual ‘Beyond Cities: China Districts’ report for 2017 is out. REF China Forecast clients receive the full 90+ page report packed with actionable insights, data and charts…
SCMP picked up my interview with The Peak – risks are rising yet in my view China housing remains one of the largest, most intriguing, fascinating and complex markets, so significant to China’s economy and hence the world… Full Article Here
This animation shows how the China’s housing markets have been cooling on price growth on a year-on-year and month-on-month basis since the peak of September 2016 to August 2017 – based on price index data from NBS
Discussing the subtleties of China’s housing markets in The Peak magazine in Hong Kong
This chart shows what really changed in the China housing market between January and June this year, using the year-on-year house price growth rates for 70 cities (NBS data). Back in January, there were quite a few cities in the 20%+ bucket. They subsequently cooled off, while the longer tail rose across, slightly. From our[…]
China property (new homes) sales volumes continue to cool down in major cities in July, down around -16% year-to-date y/y for our 20 cities sample for the week ending July 16, esp. those subject to home purchase restrictions and policy tightening. That’s in contrast to the strong growth in June at a national level (+13.5%[…]
A property-clock type visualisation for China residential markets: China Housing Eye(TM) from Real Estate Foresight, produced programmatically. Note in the top chart based on Apr-May 2017 data, how almost all the cities among the 70 major cities have positive 12M price growth but within that the spread of growth rates is very wide. The second[…]
It was a pleasure to chair the PERE China Forum 2017 last week in Shanghai. I felt there was less talk on markets overall and more on very specific real estate ‘products’ this year across all sectors and niches; interesting to hear perspectives on inbound and outbound investments from leading players including Fosun, Vanke and[…]
Reuters article mentions Real Estate Foresight and its innovative use of alternative data / local news scanning, Link to Full Article
At Tsinghua University in Beijing, just had a chance to give a guest lecture on our experience with the application of machine learning and data mining to forecasting Chinese house prices. A very engaged group of students!
With flagship China Property reports and private briefings, we help clients form a view, identify turning points in the market, and provide clients with extensive analysis of latest data, qualitative and policy factors
CITIES & DISTRICTS
With CityScreener™ reports, we help clients identify opportunity areas and support clients in top-down multi-criteria city selection and assessment and monitoring of exposure, based on relative attractiveness of cities
With QuantiviableTM we provide clients with an online analytics companion – an interactive charting tool that uses our ranking-data for evaluating relative attractiveness of districts, developers or cities on multiple criteria
With City Reports, we help clients gain quick and practical insights into housing prices and sales volumes dynamics, inventory, land sales, new starts, at a city and district level for major cities.
Through in-depth market studies, we support clients in due diligence and strategic project decisions, providing an independent assessment rigorously grounded in a combination of data-driven primary and secondary research
With Project Detail Analytics, we help clients monitor sales at a project level, collecting, crunching and visualizing the data in an innovative way.
How are we different?
We apply advanced data analytics tools and combine data science and technology with on-the-ground research, with a track record in accurately forecasting the Chinese housing markets.
Technology solutions and skills we have developed enable us to provide clients with unique insights by capturing and analyzing larger volumes of data as well as making sense of extensive qualitative content.
Thanks to collaboration with data partners, especially Beijing-based SouFun - China Index Academy, we are able to build our proprietary analytics on top of private raw data.
At the same time, thanks to our specialization and focus on China property markets, we stay very close to the market talk and engage with wide range of market participants on a daily basis, which gives us first-hand insights into what is going on. Our founder Robert Ciemniak is a frequent speaker, moderator and panelist at key industry events on China.
… with house price forecasts, city selection, due diligence market studies
Technology & Analytics
… driven, working with small and big data and proprietary tools
… include SouFun-China Index Academy in Beijing
Independence & Specialization
… independent from brokerage, fund raising, securities trading, and focused on China real estate markets