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How will Chinese buyers react to New Zealand’s new ban?

A potential ban on foreign buyers is looming in New Zealand, but Chinese buyers could be snapping up Kiwi homes... Continue reading >


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What Hong Kong’s tax change tells about Chinese property demand

Hong Kong recently increased their stamp duty on foreign buyers from 15% to 30%.1 This not only means it’s... Continue reading >


Mutligen

Chinese buyers invest for grandchildren

What's the biggest misconception that real estate agents outside of China have about China's property market today?  It's that the... Continue reading >


"Three years ago the average price was in the mid-7s to maybe 8s per square...

Alan Mark, Founder of The Mark Company

Quote of the Week: Condo prices rocket sky high

Urban living combined with a roaring technology sector and inundation of foreign property investors has propelled condominium prices sky high... Continue reading >


Chinese Flee Hong Kong

Chinese buyers flee Hong Kong for overseas property markets

Deterred by Hong Kong's cooling measures, cash-rich mainland Chinese are scouring overseas, especially the US, the UK and Canada, for... Continue reading >


In the Press

Realty plus mag

Chinese demand for UK properties up

Chinese enquiries for the UK are still up 18 months after the Brexit referendum, reports Realty Plus Mag (2 January 2018). According to Juwai.com, a real estate website listing overseas properties in...

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Seattle Business

The China challenge: Washington would be a major casualty in a Trump trade war

Strained US-China trade relations could affect Washington more than other states, reports Seattle Business (1 January 2018). China is Washington's top export market, but recent tensions following the US-China $346 billion trade...

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The Advertiser

A new report reveals China-backed developers are behind the Adelaide apartment boom

Nearly 30 percent of new developments in Adelaide are being built by developers with Chinese interests, reports The Advertiser (29 December 2017). A recent report from Colliers International and the Australia China...

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Ekathimerini

Online property auctions attract interest from Russians, Chinese

The affordability of Greek properties and its prospective gains are attracting foreign investors, reports Ekathimerini.com (27 December 2017). International buyers, especially those from Russia and China, are increasingly looking for property to...

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