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Making room with a boom

Dust rises after a building was demolished in Haikou, south China's Hainan province on Dec. 25. For the past two years, China has sought to control residential property prices with measures including restrictions on second and third home purchases, higher minimum down payments, and annual taxes in some cities on multiple and non locally-owned homes.

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