According to, Chinese buyer have varying preferences when it comes to property hunting overseas, depending on whichever city the Chinese buyer hails from, reports OPP Connect (7 July 2014). Survey results revealted the 5 most popular countries for Chinese buyers to be the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Thailand. However, buyers from different cities look towards different destinations for their homes abroad – 61% of Chinese buyers from Shanghai prefer the US, while 61% from Shenzhen are keen on homes in Australia. As for those from Harbin, 22% have a penchant for homes in Spain instead. Moreover, the initial search of Chinese buyers may also differ from their final enquiry with intent to invest. Most recently, just signed with – China's leading luxury shopping giant that earned US$1.7 billion in revenue in 2013 – to promote and share content with Chinese luxury consumers.