Seattle Becomes Number 1 Investment Choice for Chinese Investors

An alternative title for this article might be “Do High Real Estate Taxes Pay?” Vancouver British Columbia is a Canadian gateway city to the Far East where many real estate investors have been taking advantage of secure investment opportunities in foreign countries.

Chinese Buyers Dominating Vancouver’s Luxury Homes Market

A recent article by the Globe and highlights the impact Chinese buyers are having on the luxury real estate market in Vancouver, Canada. According to data from a real estate company in British Columbia, mainland Chinese buyers accounted for 70% of the companies transactions for luxury homes in the city costing in excess of

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Bitcoin Uses Highlighted in Recent Real Estate Event

Real estate agents attending a recent Arcadia Association of REALTORS event in California, each received one dollar’s worth of bitcoin during a talk highlighting this new technology. The trade organization focuses on subjects relevant to real estate agents in the San Gabriel Valley and this was the first event held which has looked at the

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China Becomes Australia’s Biggest Foreign Real Estate Investor

According to a report in AFRWeekend, Chinese investors spent an incredible $12.4 billion on real estate during the last financial year, making China Australia’s biggest source of approved foreign investment. Apparently Chinese investors planned to spend $27.7 billion in Australia, according to the Foreign Investment Review Board annual report. This is much higher than investors

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US Properties Become Increasingly Attractive To Chinese Investors

Chinese investors are increasingly choosing to bid on distressed properties such as hotels and office buildings and other commercial properties. Investors in China have already purchased so-called trophy projects in Manhattan and are busy developing other projects in California, but are now looking towards purchasing properties that have high vacancy rates or which are in

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Attractive Property Markets for Chinese Investors

The Chinese investment marketplace is growing by leaps and bounds. As more and more Chinese citizens become affluent, so their need to find ways to invest grows too. There has already been a large property bubble growing within China, (and there’s some evidence this bubble may burst too), so the practice of investing in “brick and mortar” commodities is well established, and in many cases ingrained into potential investors. All this said, investing outside of China has never been more in demand for those with resources in the country.

Chinese Interest in Canadian Real Estate Is Still Strong

Apparently Chinese investors are just as interested in purchasing Canadian real estate, with Toronto and Vancouver still forecast to be top of their list. According to a new report from Colliers International real estate services, around 20% to 40% of investors in these cities are from the Chinese mainland. Vancouver remains a perennial favorite, especially

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US Property Investment Sector Expected To Grow

A recent initiative by the Chinese government to liberalize restrictions regarding the investment of capital in foreign countries is going to have a positive effect on real estate in the USA, according to claims made by Glenn Melton, president of the Professionals Realty Group USA. The article in SF Gate quoted Melton as saying that

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Chinese Developer Unhappy over Failed Bid to Buy 0.3% of Iceland

A Chinese developer is apparently deeply unhappy at having his plans to buy 0.3% of Iceland rejected by the government, labelling the decision as “irresponsible.” Huang Nubo, chairman of Zhongkun Investment Group, feels the rejection is unjust and reflects the problems and prejudice faced by Chinese companies in the West. He feels many foreigners automatically

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Yet Another Chinese City Announces Cooling Measures

It looks as if the Chinese government is still struggling to control property prices, as another Chinese city has announced restrictions on residential real estate purchases, which unusually includes a price cap. Zhuhai is a southern Chinese city adjacent to Macau, and its government announced on Tuesday that transactions for new apartments will not be

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