"The expected surge of high net worth Chinese investors spending $5 million in Australia to be eligible for the significant investor visa (SIV) has coincided with a rise in Chinese online searches for Australian property and Macquarie launching a new series of SIV funds. Chinese international property portal Juwai.com has recorded a 61% rise in Australian residential property searches since the start of the year with property viewings up 162% over the same period."