Malaysia became the second-most popular Southeast Asian market for Chinese international property buyers in H1 2017, reports Property Guru (14 August 2017). According to a recent report by, China's top international real estate website, Malaysia recorded one of the highest number of Chinese buyer enquiries after Thailand, which reins as the top pick in the region for real estate investors from China. “Thailand is inexpensive and easy to reach, and Chinese buyers like the relatively inexpensive luxury of the city condominiums and resort properties available in Thailand,” noted Sue Jong, COO of