Tightened capital controls by the Chinese government have slowed but not stopped Chinese from buying international properties, reports Bloomberg (29 September 2017). Chinese buyers are still snapping up properties all over the world, and while the volume of Chinese transactions has risen, the prices and sizes of properties they are looking at has decreased as many choose to look at more affordable real estate in emerging investment destinations. According to data from Juwai.com, the average price of overseas properties that Chinese buyers enquired about dropped to just over $292,000 this year, compared to more than $356,000 in 2016.