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  1. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea president's housing revival spurs plan for record bonds

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Korea Housing Finance Corp will offer as much as eight trillion won of mortgage-backed debt Park's revival spurs plan for record bonds South Korean President Park Geun-hye's success in reviving the property market is prompting the country's sole issuer of bonds backed by home loans to plan record sales of the notes. State-backed Korea Housing Finance Corp ...

  2. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    Housing slump holds back rebound in South Korean economy

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Seoul Housing slump drags down Korean economy South Korea's worst property-market slowdown since 2004 threatens to limit the economy's rebound, as the government's stop-go policies to stimulate the housing market fail to secure any sustained revival. Apartment transactions in Seoul plunged 80 per cent in July from June, when temporary acquisition tax ...

  3. Property - International - SOUTH KOREA

    More South Koreans opting to lease as home values fall, pushing up rents

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... the supply of cheaper mortgages to spur homebuying, as well as adding to rental housing stock and giving tax breaks on rental expenses for low-income households. "Even people who can afford ... in the housing market prompted President Park Geun-hye to announce measures last month "to shift demand from rentals to home purchases", including cutting home-purchase taxes, bucking a trend ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Seoul's poverty lingers in the shadows of Gangnam-style prosperity

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... they don't starve is largely down to help from volunteers and religious groups." Guryong dwellings are all illegal, and gas and electricity supplies almost non-existent, leaving smoky coal ... triggered by heavy rains in July last year destroyed a large section of the village. The only advantage of living in such crude housing is that it can easily be replaced. "What comes down ...



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