Luxury home sales slow

NO BUYERS:With higher-end property sales dropping, the central bank has called for property tax reform as the only effective and fair way to regulate the market

Taipei Times
Date: Apr 08, 2015
By: Crystal Hsu  /  Staff reporter

The nation’s luxury housing market is drying up as holding tax hikes, selective credit controls and a proposed property gains levy scare away potential buyers, government data show.

The official real-price registration Web site has seen just 17 deals valued at NT$60 million (US$1.92 million) or more so far this year, plunging 91 percent from 187 during the same period last year and 205 in 2013.     [FULL  STORY]

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