"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

CNBC

The trade war is weighing on Chinese home buying in the US

U.S. property sales to Chinese buyers saw a 4% drop from 2017 to 2018, according to numbers provided by Juwai.com, China’s largest foreign property sales site, reports CNBC (26 June 2019). U.S....

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Nikkei Asian Review

Chinese interest in Japanese housing surges as US loses luster

Chinese demand for Japanese real estate is increasing, reports Nikkei Asian Review (8 June 2019). According to data from Juwai.com, China's top international real estate website, Chinese inquiries for Japan rose 13...

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Business Insider 2018

Forget San Francisco — these 6 global cities have thriving tech hubs that could make them the next Silicon Valley

New places such as Shenzhen, China, are emerging as new hotspots for the tech scene, reports Business Insider (7 June 2019). CNN called Shenzhen China's Silicon Valley. "Shenzhen is a big part...

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Yahoo News

Japanese property on a roll as Chinese grow weary of traditional hotspots Vancouver, Sydney

Japan real estate is benefiting from the US-China trade wars and foreign buyer taxes in Canada and Australia, reports Yahoo News (7 June 2019). The number of enquiries for Japanese properties in...

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