A man walks past an advertising billboard for a commercial property development in Beijing. The city has tightened a loophole that allowed newly divorced couples to qualify as ‘first time’ buyers. Photo: Reuters

Beijing imposes fresh home purchase restrictions to close the ‘divorce’ loophole

Residents divorced for less than a year no longer qualify as ‘first-time’ buyers

Topic |   China property

TOP PICKS

A man walks past an advertising billboard for a commercial property development in Beijing. The city has tightened a loophole that allowed newly divorced couples to qualify as ‘first time’ buyers. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE