Real estate agent still waiting

The property market has warmed up a bit after the election but it will fully recover only after the first quarter of next year, real estate agents said. Currently, some property deals are being carried out with the lower prices, but most people that come to the agents are checking prices but not buying, realtors […]

Urban laws stuck in draft stage

The country needs modernised urban planning laws to keep with a rapidly changing real estate market, as legacy laws are unsuited for the purpose, according to experts. Yangon in particular faces numerous challenges that were not anticipated when the current urban planning rules were put in place. A slate of new laws and rules have […]

Political reform causes instability in real estate market, says Lamudi report

Myanmar’s real estate market depends on the country’s political changes, according to the annual report published by online real estate marketplace Lamudi on November 29. The report highlighted five focal points – political reform, economic potential, limitation on foreign direct investment, property price changes and fraud in real estate business – that affect Myanmar real […]

Chinese stampede upsets markets

Billions of dollars from opaque sources in China may be flowing into Myanmar each year, causing excessive volatility in areas such as the local real estate market, according to experts. Flows have increased recently as Chinese political and business leaders respond to efforts to curb corruption, causing many to look abroad to store their ill-gotten […]