China: According to Reuters Calculations, house price Nationally rose by 9.1% in September 2013 month compared to one year earlier. The National Bureau Of Statistics data showed certain larger cities rising much higher than the national average. For example, Beijing rose 17%, Shanghai rose 17% and Guangzhou rose 20%.
Real Estate Investment in China is still a safe investment. Demand for Real Estate is strong. The Central Government wants to control pricing. The local authorities are resisting because they rely on land sales to boast their coffers.