Chinese Are Dominating The International Real Estate Market Without Even Leaving China

KONG (Reuters) – For some Chinese investors, the first step to purchasing millions of dollars in property on the other side of the globe is a lot like ordering a new t-shirt online – search and click. Social media is the catalyst, connecting Chinese buyers and overseas agents. At least one prospective buyer entrusted an [...]

Asian buyers scoop up ‘bargain’ million-dollar Bay Area homes

The continuing influx of well-heeled homebuyers from Asia has Bay Area real estate firms competing for a lucrative and growing slice of the region’s residential market. “It has gotten big enough to where people are starting to pay attention to it,” said James Yang, an agent with the Sereno Group in Palo Alto. “If you [...]

European properties eyeing for Chinese buyers

Countries hope to lure Chinese home buyers with visa policies While much of China is feeling the pressure of soaring home prices, the relatively cheaper homes in some European countries that grant temporary or permanent residents visas seem to provide a shortcut to relief for many Chinese. “I’ve been following the European immigration policies for [...]

Where Well-Off Chinese Are Looking to Immigrate

As wealthy Chinese increasingly look to invest overseas, foreign businesses also have stepped up their efforts to woo potential Chinese investors. Nowhere is this courtship more visible than with foreign real-estate developers. Associated Press Tourists are seen in silhouettes enjoying the sunset in Cavo Greco area near Ayia Napa resort southeast of the capital Nicosia, Cyprus, [...]