Sichuan’s provincial capital Chengdu and Henan’s provincial capital Zhengzhou on Sunday banned people from buying a third property in some areas. Wuxi, a southern manufacturing base close to Shanghai, raised down-payment requirements for second homes to a minimum of 40 percent of the property’s value from 30 percent previously.Wuhan implemented buying restriction effective October 3.
Capital city Beijing on Friday increased down payments for first-time purchasers to a minimum of 35 percent of the selling price, the highest level among Chinese biggest cities. Adjacent Tianjin banned non-locals from buying second properties, while southern Suzhou said it would warn developers if prices were “notably” higher than costs plus a reasonable profit. And Shandong’s provincial capital, Jinan, increased down-payment requirements on first homes to 30 percent from 20 percent in select areas, and on second residences in those places to 40 percent from 30 percent, according to the official Xinhua News Agency.
Sina: 武汉今日起部分区域住房限购限贷 首套房首付提至25%