All the buildings in Tehran are not in the similar height and size. Below is a pictorial showing how the really wealthy live in the capital. More and more rich Iranians are turning to real estate to protect savings, helping fuel a building boom in the capital, as international sanctions weaken the rial and the government curbs foreign – currency and gold purchases. One of the prime investment targets of well off Iranians as tangible. In Iran, only government employees pay their fair share of income taxes and no one pays a capital gains tax, which has allowed the rich to “squirrel away” their speculative real estate gains abroad.