"They wire the money overnight, and they close the deal within five days."

Julie Tsai Law, Alain Pinel Realtors

Quote of the Week: Chinese investors fueling housing recovery

Chinese buyers are bolstering housing recovery in the US, with Silicon Valley leading the way – and most of them... Continue reading >


Silicon Valley San Jose Business Journal

2012 smashes record for Chinese investment in US deals

Chinese investment in US projects reached a record US$6.5 billion during 2012, while Chinese investment in Europe nearly doubled the... Continue reading >


Silicon Valley's boom creates shortage of $1 million homes

The capital of high tech is now the capital of high-priced real estate. Silicon Valley sells the most number of... Continue reading >


China develops a taste for Napa wine

With wines such as its 2002 Cabernet that received an eye-popping 99 points from Wine Spectator, Sloan Estate wines typically... Continue reading >


In the Press

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Portugal’s golden visa programme ‘swamped’ by inquiries from Hongkongers seeking alternative residence and a safe haven

Portugal has seen an upswing in recent months as wealthy residents and investors from Hong Kong and China clamour for an alternative residency amid escalating political tensions in Hong Kong, reported the...

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Foreign buyers 'not hiding' to get around ban

New data shows that foreign buyers are not using companies to get around rules that will prevent them from buying New Zealand houses, reported New Zealand website Stuff (9 August 2019). Chinese...

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CURBED

Will trade tensions scare away foreign real estate buyers?

Slower sales, trade tensions, and anxiety over potential recession have cooled down the market for foreign buyers of US property, according to a report by Curbed (6 August 2019). “Yes, the trade...

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Lower demand but Thailand is still China’s favourite international property market

The yuan has dropped in value against the Thai baht but Chinese investors are still buying up Thailand property although not at the same rate as they did last year, according to...

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