'Getting divorced will help me buy property'
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'How getting divorced will help me buy property in Shanghai'

There's a social trend emerging in China - some couples are opting for a quickie divorce so they can get around new rules on buying property.

The government's trying to calm a booming housing market by placing restrictions on who can buy what.

But in some cities people are getting divorced, then planning to re marry to avoid the extra cost.

Robin Brant reports from Shanghai.

  • 16 Nov 2016