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What the G20 Summit tells about the Chinese buyer mindset

Last week, the G20 Summit was hosted in China for the very first time.1 The 11th G20 Summit... Continue reading >


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California love: Chinese appetite for the Golden State

As California struggles with a statewide drought, Chinese tourists and real estate investors are feeding a steady stream of consumer... Continue reading >


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The silver lining of China's thick miasma of smog

Clean, fresh air has now become a luxury in China. As China recently experienced its most serious case of air... Continue reading >


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Farmers, too, sell to Chinese

It's not just real estate sellers who are benefiting from China's increasing wealth. Farmers in countries like Australia are making... Continue reading >


In the Press

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Rich, young Chinese are buying overseas properties on their smartphones

70 percent of Chinese millennials own a home, and they are increasingly looking to buy overseas real estate, reports The Wall Street Journal (9 May 2017). According to a recent HSBC survey,...

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Chinese investment in real estate grows to $32b: FIRB

The latest FIRB report revealed that Chinese investors have pledged to invest A$47.3 billion in Australia – $31.9 billion that will go into property developments, reports the Australian Financial Review (9 May...

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Is Calgary the next property hot spot for foreign buyers?

With Toronto and Calgary real estate markets overheating, lower-priced Calgary could see a surge in Chinese buyers, reports Maclean's (8 May 2017). However, the low-profile of the region does not make it...

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Why wealthy Chinese are lining up to pay $500k for U.S. visas

Chinese account for over 80% of the EB-5 visa program applications approved since 2011, and now the Kushner family wants to leverage the EB-5 to lure Chinese buyers to their New Jersey...

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