August 5, 2016

Property transfer cost in Pakistan increases up to 200pc

The new property evaluation method based on actual market rate will increase the cost of properties transfer by at least 100 to 200 percent.

The property dealers said the business of property sale and purchase has nosedived since the announcement of this new system and imposition of fresh taxes on real estate sector as there is more than 80 to 200 percent difference between the actual property rates and DC rates.

“Now the buyer has to pay almost Rs300,000 for registration of a plot of five marla in a lower middle class locality in Lahore suburbs against earlier rates of Rs150,000 under DC rates,” Nasir, a property agent, said.Read More »Property transfer cost in Pakistan increases up to 200pc