Taiwan’s property prices up 1.2% in Q2: survey

Taipei, Sept. 16 (CNA) Property prices in Taiwan rose 1.2 percent from a year earlier in the second quarter of this year and the increase has put the island on the 44th spot among the 55 countries around the world surveyed, according to London ... ( read original story ...)

Why Taiwan is ideal for smart cities

http://www.property-report.com/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=834a5365-ce25-42de-9bf0-1c1cb55c69f9&groupId=10184&ext=png1503020811256 Taiwan’s major urban areas are best suited for advancement as smart cities, Virginia-based public-private partnership ... ( read original story ...)

Why Taiwan is ideal for smart city development

Taiwan’s major urban areas are best suited for advancement as smart cities, Virginia-based public-private partnership MeriTalk reported. World-famous for its PC and motherboard manufacturing industry, Taiwan is primed for piloting smart city programmes ... ( read original story ...)

Buying interest rises in Taipei’s upscale homes

1 (CNA) Luxury homes accounted for about 10 percent of the total housing transactions in August in Taipei, the most closely watched property market in Taiwan, up from about 7 percent the previous month, according to statistics released Friday by property ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan looks to clean up its act on money laundering

The potential costs and increased difficulty of getting transactions done under the new rules worry those in the property market, said Wong Jui-chi, the spokesman for Taiwan’s Chinese Association of Real Estate brokers, while emphasising that his ... ( read original story ...)

Fewer empty homes recorded in Taiwan last year

http://www.property-report.com/c/document_library/get_file ... average monthly power consumption below 60 kilowatts per hour qualified as empty homes. New Taipei City had an empty home rate of 7.6 percent, representing around 118,067 units, the highest ... ( read original story ...)

Taipei’s most expensive condo comes in a ‘double helix’

Wealthy individuals at home and abroad have flocked to this new property, whose price per unit is said to be over 1 billion New Taiwan dollars ($32.9 million). The condo is being built by Japanese general contractor Kumagai Gumi, which also built Taipei ... ( read original story ...)