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Chinese workers walk past a new property development in Beijing on... News PhotoBeijing,City,City Life,Civilian,Construction Industry,Development,Economy,Finance,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,New,Occupation,Residential District,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChinese workers walk past a new property development in Beijing on April 1, 2013. Chinese home prices picked up in March as buyers rushed to beat new government policies aimed at cracking down on speculation. China issued new rules in March to rein in prices, including a nationwide capital gains tax of 20 percent on profits owners make from selling residential property. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)