"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 >


In the Press

BNN

Chinese currency controls could impact Canadian housing

Juwai.com Vice President Byron Burley speaks to Greg Bonnel of BNN on House Money about Chinese property investor interest in Canada following tougher foreign buyer taxes, as well as policy changes by...

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NZ Herald

China relaxes capital controls, could affect housing

China's recently relaxed capital controls could bode well for global housing markets, reports the New Zealand Herald (14 September 2017). This includes New Zealand, which is currently the sixth most popular destination...

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The Australian

Melbourne top for Chinese property buyers

Despite foreign buyer taxes, Melbourne reigned as the top destination for Chinese international property buyers in H1 2017, reports The Australian (14 September 2017). Demand for Melbourne real estate from Chinese buyers...

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huffpost

Chinese homebuyers eyeing Canada jump by 30%, despite foreign-buyer taxes

Juwai data reveals Chinese interest in Canadian properties have jumped 30 percent y-o-y in H1 2017 even with the implementation of foreign buyer taxes, reports Huffpost (13 September 2017). Despite this surge...

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