"Chinese individuals tend to emphasise trusted relationships or ‘guanxi’ in making property investments."

Georg Chmiel, CEO of LJ Hooker

Quote of the Week: 'Guanxi' crucial with Chinese buyers

'Guanxi', which means 'relationship', is similar to the idea of social capital and can often be considered as... Continue reading >


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In the Press

ABC 2018

Hong Kong unrest sees residents look to Australian property safe haven

There has been a surge in interest in Australian properties, with both wealthy elites and professionals preparing to emigrate from Hong Kong amid the ongoing unrest and political crisis, according to a...

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Real Estate Business

Currency concerns drive Chinese buyers to Australia

China’s economic future has led to fears the yuan will be devalued, which is the biggest driver of new Chinese eyeing up Australian properties, reported Real Estate Business (22 October 2019). A...

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BNN Bloomberg

Chinese Demand for Southeast Asian Real Estate Increasing: Juwai.com

Georg Chmiel, executive chairman of online property site Juwai.com, explains which real estate markets Chinese buyers are eyeing, and how the anti-government protests in Hong Kong are affecting the markets. He speaks...

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south china morning post 2018

Indonesia to tap foreign investors for development of new political seat in East Kalimantan

Indonesia’s plan to move its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan will open up new opportunities for foreign investors, including those from mainland China, stated a report in the South China Morning...

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