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Australian foreign buyer taxes won’t put off Chinese – here’s why

Chinese buyer enquiries for Australia was 37% higher in July than in June 2016.1 Despite new foreign buyer taxes... Continue reading >


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None issued yet, but significant visa applications dominated by Chinese investors eyeing NSW and Victoria

Chinese investors have accounted for over 200 applications for the Significant Investor Visa introduced late November 2012. Direct investment in real... Continue reading >


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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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Why wealthy Chinese are lining up to pay $500k for U.S. visas

Chinese account for over 80% of the EB-5 visa program applications approved since 2011, and now the Kushner family wants to leverage the EB-5 to lure Chinese buyers to their New Jersey...

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