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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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3 reasons why Chinese New Year is a global phenomenon to heed

US$111.1 billion – that’s how much the nationwide shopping spree in China over Lunar New Year last year was worth.... Continue reading >


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4 ways to capitalise on China's cross-border mentality

76% of total purchases by China's online buyers in 2014 came from cross-border shopping.1 Tack on China's skyrocketing outbound... Continue reading >


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Top News This Week: 2014 global property outlook, and more Chinese luxury buyers to shop abroad...

2014 global property outlook at a glance It seems the key word for real estate markets all over the world... Continue reading >


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Chinese pay more for houses, clothes, coffee, iPads...

If you're accustomed to thinking of China as an undeveloped country, it might surprise you that many things cost more... Continue reading >


In the Press

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Asian buyers help London’s prime property market weather Brexit

16 percent of prime central London buyers in the first three months of 2017 were from Asia, reports the South China Morning Post (25 July 2017). Contrary to predictions of doom and...

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Thai developers step up sales pitches as Hong Kong,China investors show increased interest

Growing Chinese interest in Thai properties has compelled Thai developers to attend more overseas roadshows, reports the South China Morning Post (25 July 2017). According to industry experts, Hong Kong is Thailand's...

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Chinese investors mess with Texas in hunt for cheaper property

Chinese international property buyers are turning towards cheaper markets abroad like Thailand and Texas, reports Financial Times (24 July 2017). According to Juwai.com, China's largest real estate portal, US$101.4 billion in Chinese...

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Chinese buying of US residential property hits record high

Chinese investment in US residential real estate hit a record high US$31.7 billion in 2016, reports South China Morning Post (19 July 2017). The figure comes from a recent report from the...

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