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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611460/south-korea-presidents-housing-revival-spurs-plan-record
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1294717/housing-slump-holds-back-rebound-south-korean-economy
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1307756/more-south-koreans-opting-lease-home-values-fall-pushing
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1067492/seouls-poverty-lingers-shadows-gangnam-style-prosperity

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