Chinese buyers are targeting buy-to-let properties in Manchester and Liverpool, reports BuyAssociation (20 March 2018). Chinese buyer enquiries for Manchester have soared 255.6% y-o-y in January 2018, while enquiries for Liverpool rose 160% y-o-y on, China's most popular international real estate website. According to Juwai data, Chinese investors are mainly motivated to buy in Manchestor for pure investment purposes. “The share of Chinese buyers who say they intend to occupy their purchase is more than twice as high in London, at 52.7%, than in Manchester, where it is 18.9%,” said CEO Carrie Law. “Manchester currently has the greatest dynamism and momentum in attracting Chinese buyers.”