Mandalay realtors gloomy over new Union tax rates

  Real estate agents in Mandalay say business is likely to be hurt by new higher tax rates that will take effect from April 1. All transactions will be taxed at least 15 percent in the coming fiscal year, up from this year’s base rate of 3pc. Sales worth up to K30 million will be […]

Buyers Remain Cautious as Condominium Law Approved By Parliament

Burma’s outgoing Union Parliament on Friday approved a new Condominium Law, clarifying some property regulations and making 40 percent of units available for foreign purchase. Three years in the making, the law is expected to breathe new life into a stagnating real estate market, though industry professionals predict foreign investors still await more reform. Under […]