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New PR visa rules could fire up Chinese demand for Japan property

Chinese will now be able to become Japan permanent residents in just under one year.1 The Japan government has... Continue reading >


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6 factors driving Chinese towards Japan real estate

5 million Chinese visited Japan in 20151 – a record-breaking number twice the 2.4 million recorded in 2014. What’s... Continue reading >


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China’s RMB and its rising dominance

As China’s RMB grows from strength to strength, Chinese are increasingly eyeing the world and opportunities overseas – something... Continue reading >


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Top News This Week: Mandarin's rise, Singapore and more

Mandarin Chinese, the language of tomorrow With the world’s nearly 2 billion Chinese language speakers and China on its way... Continue reading >


In the Press

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Chinese investment sets new records in property purchases

Demand for property, especially in Bangkok, continues unabated. Despite a drop off in absolute tourism numbers, enquiries from Chinese real estate buyers remains strong, setting new records. According to juwai.com, buyer enquiries...

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Sydney Morning Herald

'Poor answer': New Zealand ban on foreign buyers starts

Many foreigners will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday, unless they are newly built apartments, reports The Sydney Morning Herald (22 October 2018). Chinese buyer inquiries for houses...

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Banning foreign buyers seen not solving NZ's home shortage

Housing became a major campaign issue for an election last year that ended the National Party government's near decade in power and landed Jacinda Ardern the premiership in a surprise result. "The...

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Reuters

Ban on foreign buyers seen poor answer to New Zealand's housing shortage

Many foreigners will be banned from buying homes in New Zealand from Monday (22 October), unless they are newly built apartments, as the Labour-led government fulfils an election promise that critics say...

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