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High-end 'micro-flats' latest trend for Hong Kong home buyers

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HONG KONG - At a glitzy show stall for a new residential development in Hong Kong, property agents with loudspeakers are promoting the latest trend in the overcrowded city -- high-end "micro-flats" which still come with an eye-watering price tag. 

A woman waits at a pedestrian crossing surrounded by residential buildings in Hong Kong on August 2, 2014

Hong Kong's poorest residents are used to making their homes in cramped accommodation, but now developers are touting minuscule upmarket apartments to reel in young middle-class buyers.

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