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IT WAS supposed to secure his dream home in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, but $277,000 has evaporated into thin air. Property developer Peter Zhu has forfeited...

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High expectations: Record-breaking prestige market pushing asking prices up

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Sydney unit approvals decline as investors leave market

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Developers still going to China, but demand down 40pc

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China correction would have negative effect on Australia property

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China giant in the ring for Lendlease villages

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A Chinese government crackdown on offshore property deals will be widely felt in countries including Australia, says Trade Minister Stephen Ciobo. Chinese companies have been the biggest source...

Mr Bra’s home the latest in $350m spending spree by Chinese buyer

The son of one of China's richest men "Jeremy" Jianmin Song has ramped up his push to buy Australian assets with the $18.75 million...
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