Yangon real estate bodies take aim at unlicensed foreign firms

Illegal foreign-run real estate agencies are “snatching” work from licensed agencies, real estate professionals are complaining. They say the influx of foreign investors and companies and the boom in the construction of luxury homes have been accompanied by an upsurge in activity by unlicensed foreign estate agents. And now they want to put them out of business. […]

New property tax rates can spur demand for real estate market

Real estate agents are extending a cautious welcome to a change in the tax laws that could stimulate the torpid property market. A combination of anxiety over the coming election and backlash against huge price surges over the past few years has had a significant cooling effect on the property market since at least the […]