Vietnamese real estate is attracting Chinese investors seeking a value buy, reports VN Express (25 May 2018). Vietnam's rising appeal to China homebuyers is thanks to its comparatively low property prices, its strong economy that has seen it hailed as one of the world's fastest-growing economies, as well as the growing Chinese desire to diversify their portfolios overseas. CBRE Vietnam data recently revealed that Chinese buyers accounted for 25 percent of Vietnam’s total property transactions by foreign buyers in 2017, up from 21 percent in 2016. According to Carrie Law, CEO of, one of the biggest international property portal in China, Chinese buyer demand for properties in Vietnam surged 300 percent year-on-year in Q1 2018.