A flood of potential property buyers from Hong Kong are approaching local migration agents, hoping to secure Australian residency ahead of buying homes in Sydney and on the Gold Coast, reported Domain (21 August 2019). Until 2017, Hong Kong buyers ranked Australia their top destination for foreign home buying, according to property website Juwai.com, but since 2017 Australia has ranked fourth. "But now Hong Kong demand for Australian property is back to where it was in 2014," said Georg Chmiel, Executive Chairman of Juwai.com,