A--Agent Peter Lee
B--Buyer Mrs. Chen
A: Mrs. Chen, what do you think about this unit?
B: I don't like this unit because the view is terrible. Take a look. It is so
close to the other old buildings.
A: I see, Mrs. Chen. I have another unit on the twenty-second floor. The view
is much better.
(They take an elevator to the twenty-second floor and Peter Lee opens the
A: Please come in, Mrs. Chen.
B: The area is a little bit small. What size is it?
A: The gross area is around four hundred and fifty square feet and the net
area is three hundred square feet.
B: How much does it cost?
A: Let me check for you. This one is two point two million Hong Kong dollars
and the price is open to negotiation.
B: Well! The average gross rate is about five thousand Hong Kong dollars per
square foot and the net rate is around seven thousand and three hundred Hong
Kong dollars per square foot. I think it is much too expensive for
A: Mrs. Chen, the
demand for commercial buildings is steadily increasing right now. Also, the Mong
Kok Center is a high quality office building. It is such a busy area for
business. Think about it, whether for investment purposes or self-use it is
B: Anyway, I would like to compare it with some other commercial buildings
near this location. Can you help me?
A: Oh yes, Mrs. Chen. I will provide the marketing information for your
reference as soon as possible.
B: Thank you very much.
A: You're welcome.
（改编自：英语周报 英语点津 Annabel 编辑）