Although most Chinese buyers held back investing in the UK till the Brexit results were announced, many are now making up for it post-Brexit, reports MSN (23 July 2016). A survey by China’s leading international real estate portal shows Chinese buyer enquiries for UK properties have increased 40 percent. "The Chinese are very, very interested in the U.K., and post-Brexit we're seeing that demand increase," said Charles Pittar, CEO of, on BBC World. According to Pittar, the number of leads generated on since the Brexit referendum has already surpassed the level of interest for the entire rest of the year.