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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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6 reasons why Golden Week will be bigger this year

The second Golden Week of the year – China’s peak season and gold rush for travel and real estate sales... Continue reading >


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Fang.com: A cautionary tale for Chinese buyers

Chinese property website Fang.com (formerly known as SouFun) recently drew flak when news of a lawsuit filed against them went... Continue reading >


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China’s widening luxury landscape

If this is supposed to be the ‘Chinese Century’, then China’s luxury consumers have made a pretty fast start in... Continue reading >


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Chinese tourists to spend $264 billion overseas by 2019

Since 2012, China has been the world’s biggest outbound tourism market1, and their impressive growth rate is outstripping... Continue reading >


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China investors in 2015: Real estate outlook

2014 was a year that saw major transformations that shook the world... ...sparking a global boom encompassing overseas property investment,... Continue reading >


In the Press

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Juwai.com appoints Georg Chmiel to its board of directors

China's top property portal Juwai.com has appointed Georg Chmiel to its Board of directors, reports Property Portal Watch (2 June 2017). With 17 years of experience in the online real estate industry,...

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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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