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Golden Visas, and Europe’s growing allure for Chinese buyers

2016 saw Chinese real estate investors pumping $17.4 billion into European commercial property, triple the $6.4 billion recorded in 2015.... Continue reading >


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Here's why domestic restrictions are driving Chinese buyers abroad

Chinese buyers bought a record ¥9.9 trillion ($1.4 trillion) worth of real estate in China last year, up 36.1% y-o-y.... Continue reading >


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Could Turkey be the next investment hotspot for Chinese buyers?

A new Golden Visa player has now emerged in Europe, and this time, it’s Turkey. Buoyed by the success of... Continue reading >


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Easier visa policies spur global Chinese property demand

Chinese tourists are forecast to spend $422 billion overseas annually by 2020.1 This projected leap from the $229 billion... Continue reading >


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China’s retirees: an emerging force in global property markets

340 million – that’s the forecasted China’s greying demographic aged 60 and above by 2030.1 That’s an increase of... Continue reading >


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4 factors why Portugal is a rising star for Chinese buyers

Chinese investors generated a record $23 billion in investment into Europe during 2015.1 That’s nearly half of the US$51.6... 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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