Thailand is currently the most attractive Southeast Asia country for Chinese real estate buyers, reports the Phuket News (13 August 2017). Sue Jong, Chief of Operations for – the largest source for global property in Chinese language with over 2.5 million property listings spanning 89 countries – explained, “Thailand is the third most popular country in 2017 for Chinese buyers of international real estate. It receives significantly more buyer interest than any other Southeast Asian country, including Malaysia – the next best Southeast Asian performer." According to Jong, Chinese investment into Thailand is rapidly burgeoning, with Chinese buyer enquiries up 26% y-o-y in Q1 2017. “Thailand is inexpensive and easy to reach, and Chinese buyers like the relatively inexpensive luxury of the city condominiums and resort properties available in Thailand,” adds Jong.