NO ILL EFFECT: Last month’s data mainly reflected deals made in February, when the spread of COVID-19 was still relatively mild in Taiwan, housing brokers said
Date: Apr 04, 2020
By: Crystal Hsu / Staff reporter
Housing transactions in the six special municipalities totaled 19,824 units last month, up 7.8 percent from a year earlier, brokers said, citing government data.
Last month’s data mainly reflected deals made in February, when the pinch of the COVID-19 pandemic was not yet evident, they said.
Taoyuan posted the largest improvement, with housing transactions soaring 36.6 percent year-on-year to 3,676 units, local government data showed.
Taiwan Realty Co (台灣房屋) attributed the pickup to the completion of two presale residential projects in the municipality. [FULL STYORY]