Buying costs are low in Pakistan

November 08, 2017

How high are realtors’ and lawyers’ fees in Pakistan? What about other property purchase costs?

Transaction Costs

Who Pays?
Capital Value Tax 4% buyer
Stamp Duty 2% buyer
Registration Fee 1% buyer
Property Transfer Tax 1% buyer
Costs paid by buyer 8%
Costs paid by seller 0%
ROUNDTRIP TRANSACTION COSTS 8%
See Footnotes
Source: Global Property Guide

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Footnotes to Transaction Costs Table


Capital Value Tax
Capital value tax is levied at a flat rate of 4% on property value.

Stamp Duty
Stamp duty is levied at a flat rate of 2% on property value.

Registration Fee
Registration fee is levied at a flat rate of 1% on property value.

Property Transfer Tax
Property transfer tax is levied at a flat rate of 1% on property value.

 

Comments

Zaheer Ahmed | April 26, 2017

Valuable information for property buyers in Pakistan.

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