Property ownership

EDITORIAL: Raising Ownership Costs

To curb soaring housing prices, the government should revise the Land Tax Act (土地 稅法) to increase the cost of owning a property, as selective credit checks and the tax on real estate hoarding appear to have had an effect. limited from the central bank. The surge in house prices …

Read More »

NFHS on women’s land ownership inconclusive

While the Fourth National Family Health Survey in 2015-16 surprised experts with its findings that 38.4% of women surveyed reported owning a house / land alone or jointly, this figure has risen to 43. 3% in NFHS-5. 45.7% of rural women claim such property against 38.3% in urban areas. States …

Read More »

Are Trusts in Your UK Ownership Structure? Don’t forget to register with the UK Trust Registration Service

We Previously reported on the introduction of the trust registration service in 2017 and, in particular, on its likely impact on the commercial real estate industry. The Fifth Directive on Money Laundering (MLD5), which entered into force on October 6, 2020, considerably broadened the scope of registration obligations. In this …

Read More »

Transfer of property after divorce

Can my ex-spouse transfer the house to me? Yes – if the marital home is mortgage free, it can be transferred between the parties as part of the comprehensive financial settlement. This essentially involves removing the name of an ex-spouse from the property deeds, leaving the other party as the …

Read More »

Foreign Owned Ownership in Malaysia: Your Best Options

If you are considering long-term appreciation prospects, buying a property on Penang Island is an option as there is a shortage of land. Your best investment options in Malaysia According to the IMF, Malaysia’s economy is the sixth largest in Southeast Asia. Its labor productivity is considerably more developed than …

Read More »

Foreign Ownership in Thailand: Your Best Options

You can own freehold condo units in Thailand as a foreigner. Houses and villas, however, remain prohibited for non-Thais, except for long-term leases. Foreigners can buy apartments in Thailand Foreign buyers can fully own freehold condominium units in Thailand. In other words, although you cannot buy the land under a …

Read More »

Citi Third Quarter 2021 Residential Property Survey | Taiwan News

Fewer respondents expect house prices to rise The average age of first-time buyers is 31 years old HONG KONG SAR – Media reach – November 11, 2021 – Citi Hong Kong conducted a September 2021 survey of residential property in the third quarter of 2021. According to the survey results: …

Read More »

Co-creation: a holistic approach to property

With interest rates on home loans at record highs and a host of government initiatives and campaigns to help ease household financial burdens, the dream of owning a home now doesn’t seem so unattainable after all. Still, buying a home is an expensive affair, and therefore, it is more important …

Read More »

Government urged to simplify measures for foreign ownership

Thai government urged to simplify measures for foreigners wishing buy a property. Things like money transfers and an increase in medical staff are among the measures that are considered too strict. Thailand’s Board of Trade vice chairman Atip Bijanonda says these barriers make it difficult for foreigners to buy condos. …

Read More »