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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

RNZ

'Foreign buyers will continue to be an important part of the market'

New Zealand's new ban on foreign buyers will not drive international property investors away from the NZ housing market, reports Radio New Zealand (16 August 2018). Instead, real estate experts believe the...

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Newshub

How the world reacted to New Zealand's foreign buyers' ban

New Zealand's new policy banning foreign homebuyers has been met with mixed reactions from industry experts, reports Newshub (16 August 2018). Some experts have pointed out that international investors are still able...

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The Times

New Zealand stops foreigners buying homes

New Zealand has passed laws banning most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle soaring property prices, reports The Times (16 August 2018). Faced with high rents and a housing...

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Australian Broker

Chinese property investors return to the market

While Australia saw a decrease in potential foreign investment during 2016-17 fiscal year, there are signs in July 2018, that foreign investment is picking up, reports Australian Broker (16 August 2018). Chinese...

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