Xiamen University

Xiamen abolishes house purchase restrictions on Jan 16

According to the old policy, Xiamen families could possess a maximum of two houses, and residents without a local hukou, (household registration), could purchase only one     Siming and Huli districts in Xiamen abolished house purchase restrictions on Jan 16, leaving only 5 Chinese cities - Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Sanya still having the policy. According to the old policy, Xiamen families could possess a maximum of two houses, and residents without a local hukou, (household registration), could purchase only one, Xiamen relaxed the

Xiamen, Harbin latest in easing curbs on housing purchase

Two more second-tier Chinese cities withdrew their home purchase limits over the weekend following other second- and third-tier cities, triggering speculation whether first-tier cities will follow suit.   But experts warned that the housing authorities of first-tier cities, where demand for homes is very strong, must be cautious in relaxing home purchase restrictions.   The residents of Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, will not be required to offer documentary evidence of units of apartments owned by a family when they plan to buy
All