Property agents in Shanghai say that lived-in home prices rose at least 15 per cent last year, more than double the official estimates. Photo: Reuters Property agents in Shanghai say that lived-in home prices rose at least 15 per cent last year, more than double the official estimates. Photo: Reuters
Property agents in Shanghai say that lived-in home prices rose at least 15 per cent last year, more than double the official estimates. Photo: Reuters
China property

China’s tightening measures aimed at rooting out housing speculators end up hurting genuine buyers

  • Many prospective buyers across the country say that the measures intended to keep speculators out are unintentionally causing them heartache
  • Analysts say speculators will find a way to get past the barriers erected to keep them out

Topic |   China property
Property agents in Shanghai say that lived-in home prices rose at least 15 per cent last year, more than double the official estimates. Photo: Reuters Property agents in Shanghai say that lived-in home prices rose at least 15 per cent last year, more than double the official estimates. Photo: Reuters
Property agents in Shanghai say that lived-in home prices rose at least 15 per cent last year, more than double the official estimates. Photo: Reuters
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