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Stable Interest Rate Will Stimulate Property Market of Pakistan

KARACHI, February 08, 2017: The benchmark interest rate in Pakistan remained fixed at 5.75 percent in January 2017. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) decided for the fourth consecutive time to leave the rate unchanged in a bid to keep economic growth alive in a stagnating inflationary environment. So how will this affect homeowners? The mortgage market is still in …

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Ladies First: The Women of Pakistan’s Tech Scene

KARACHI, 25 JANUARY 2017: The tech industry in Pakistan is emerging as a vibrant and essential part of the economy. And the biggest shift is the role in which women are playing; many of whom are spearheading the digital transformation. Women Driving the Tech Space Maria Umar is the founder of the Women’s Digital League (WDL). Her online portal for …

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Ten Interesting Things to Know About Lahore

Keeping in mind that the popularity of Lahore, the city of gardens, is ever increasing. Lamudi.pk has compiled a list of 10 very interesting facts and attractions that drag people towards the beautiful city. Lahores’ safety, its famous architecture, the peoples love for food, their spontaneous nature, the infamous bhatooray and Chaman ice-cream are just some of the things that …

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The Future of Asia’s Online Real Estate Market

KARACHI, January 11, 2017: 2016 was a year of change. For many, it was a year of turbulence, and for others, it was a year of prosperity. But what do the events of last year mean for the real estate market of the future? What predictions can be made for 2017? How is technology shaping the face of Asian online …

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Karachi to become a City in the Clouds

KARACHI, XX DECEMBER 2016: At the moment, Bahria Town Icon (938 feet) is the tallest building in Karachi and Pakistan. It stretches 62 stories has ten floors of offices, 40 floors of apartments, and Pakistan’s highest terraced restaurant—the Altitude. But this is only the tip of the iceberg as over 100 high-rises are currently under construction that will raise the …

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Will this be the Ultimate Tax Amnesty?

KARACHI, 16 NOVEMBER 2016: Back in May, the government decided to end its latest tax amnesty, which came into effect on Feb 1, 2016. That ambitious amnesty had expected to net one thousand traders, but a disappointing 9,020 came forward contributing Rupees 850 million to the exchequer. Not put off by this the government is back for round two with …

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Pakistan’s Tax Policy Scaring off Investors Living Overseas

KARACHI, 16 September 2016: Pakistanis living overseas are a key contributor to the real estate economy in the country but are recent tax changes discouraging these invaluable investors? After four years of acting like a bull, the real estate market in Pakistan appears to be cooling down, according to analysts at Lamudi.pk. Industry experts point to the amendments to Section …

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ASIAN TECH STARTUPS IN EMERGING MARKETS TO WATCH

KARACHI, 25 August 2016: Internet penetration is beginning to accelerate in Asia’s emerging markets. While smartphones are widespread in many Asian countries, in others, the smartphone revolution is just beginning. Tech startups in the Pakistan seem to be racing ahead, whereas in countries such as Myanmar, there are larger obstacles to overcome. Within Asia’s emerging markets, which startups are making …

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Virtual Reality: The New Housing Dimension

Buying a house will never be the same when you strap on KARACHI, 19 JULY, 2016: The process of buying or renting a house is about to change, change utterly: introducing the virtual world of real estate. Virtual reality has reared its head across almost all sectors of the economy in what only seems like a short number of months. …

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10 Amazing Cities of the Future

BERLIN, 15 June 2016: The population of the world is expected to spiral to 9.6 billion by 2050 according to a United Nations report. But with so many people and so little space, inventors, architects and developers are collaborating to create some interesting projects; some are floating, some are underwater, but they are all seeking to utilize space in the …

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