"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

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Silicon Valley San Jose Business Journal

2012 smashes record for Chinese investment in US deals

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

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China develops a taste for Napa wine

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In the Press

RNZ

'Foreign buyers will continue to be an important part of the market'

New Zealand's new ban on foreign buyers will not drive international property investors away from the NZ housing market, reports Radio New Zealand (16 August 2018). Instead, real estate experts believe the...

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Newshub

How the world reacted to New Zealand's foreign buyers' ban

New Zealand's new policy banning foreign homebuyers has been met with mixed reactions from industry experts, reports Newshub (16 August 2018). Some experts have pointed out that international investors are still able...

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The Times

New Zealand stops foreigners buying homes

New Zealand has passed laws banning most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle soaring property prices, reports The Times (16 August 2018). Faced with high rents and a housing...

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Australian Broker

Chinese property investors return to the market

While Australia saw a decrease in potential foreign investment during 2016-17 fiscal year, there are signs in July 2018, that foreign investment is picking up, reports Australian Broker (16 August 2018). Chinese...

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