Archives: December 2016

Pakistan real estate booms and busts

Pakistan real estate booms and busts Since the dawn of 21st century, real estate sector has played a prominent role in our national economy. Pakistan has witnessed two property booms and busts since 2000. Let’s discuss the reasons behind these two property booms and busts. First property boom in Pakistan 2003-2005 Reasons of property price…

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Pakistan real estate construction sector is stagnant

Pakistan real estate construction sector is stagnant Pakistan real estate construction has always played a major role in national economy, as Pakistan is a developing nation and needs new residential areas & commercial centers for its booming urban population. But, now things are not rosy for real estate construction sector. In December 2015, more than…

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Benefits of living in a home

Benefits of living in a home The choice of living in an apartment or a house solely depends on one’s requirements and financial circumstances. Both houses and apartments are good for living with certain advantages. Here we discuss the advantages of homes over flats. Homes have higher re-sale value and are better choice for investment…

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Property market situation after tax amnesty scheme

Property market situation after tax amnesty scheme Recently government has passed the tax amnesty scheme bill for real estate sector. This bill is passed to ease the realtors’ pressure and also to bring investments back to Pakistan property sector. According to this bill, non-taxpayers can pay 3% tax on property purchase to be tax-payers or…

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Supreme Court is requested to ban amnesty scheme

Supreme Court is requested to ban amnesty scheme Government imposes Income Tax Act 2016 (06-12-2016) The Federal government has imposed the Income Tax (Amendment) Act 2016 across the country. Parliament approved tax amnesty scheme for real estate sector on 30th of November 2016. This is open ended amnesty scheme, without time limit. According to this…

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