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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

realestate.com.au

Victoria’s state budget ‘not too damaging’ for foreign homebuyers

Higher taxes for foreign homebuyers to purchase properties in Victoria and remains as Australia’s No.1 destination for Chinese property buyers, reports realestate.com.au (28 May 2019). Ms. Carrie Law, CEO and Director of...

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Property Observer

Foreign property buyers and ownership hit in Victoria state budget

Foreign property buyers taxes hike in Victoria is not too damaging, reports the Property Observer (28 May 2019). Victoria's state budget announced an increase for foreign buyer tax from 1.5 percent to...

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Greek Reporter

Chinese demand for Greek property remains high despite EU crackdown

Chinese demand for Greek real estate remains high despite the recent EU crackdown, reports Greek Reporter (28 May 2019). Chinese enquiries for Greek property have dropped since Q3 2018 but still are...

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Domain

Victorian state budget 2019: Property industry, social services advocates react to taxes, infrastructure

The Victorian state project has had mixed response from industry experts, reports Domain (28 May 2019). While some think the foreign buyer tax will have adverse effect on the market, others think...

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