The decision to charge foreign investors the highest fees in New South Wales could intensify its affordability issues, Australia, reports Domain (4 June 2017). According to Sue Jong, COO of, this policy could potentially decrease foreign investment on NSW new property by as much as 15 percent. “With every misguided new policy proposal, foreign investment will decrease along with new housing construction, housing affordability and construction employment. For every unit a foreign buyer purchases, they enable developers to build four more homes for first-time buyers and investors.” said Jong.