Up to half of Chinese buyers leave apartments vacant

A quarter of Chinese buying property overseas leave their apartments vacant and the majority pay for their purchase with cash, a survey of mainland...

Chinese property buyers shift interest from Australia to other parts of the world

Australia is losing Chinese buyer interest to other parts of the world as tougher government regulations and new tax rules continue to bite, new...

Mortgages and debt: How lending culture is leaving Australians vulnerable

A decade of housing price rises, low interest rates and relatively easy credit has left Australians carrying the second-highest level of household debt in...

New investment rules to curb China’s foreign acquisition binge

The Chinese government has officially put the brakes on Chinese companies pouring big money into overseas property development, issuing rules likely to have a...

Fears of Chinese exodus from Sydney property market

THERE are nascent signs Chinese foreign buyers have toned down their enthusiastic buying of Sydney property. There are three pinpointed causes. Firstly, Beijing has narrowed...

Fears government restrictions will stop flow of Chinese money to Brisbane, Gold Coast development

THE great wall of money from mainland China arriving in Queensland will continue but there are concerns cracks are appearing. Over the past few years...

Vaucluse property: The great sprawl of China as developer seeks to combine two luxury...

THE 29-year-old heir to a billion-dollar Chinese property empire wants to rip up one of Australia’s most exclusive ­estates to expand his historic Vaucluse mega...

China’s credit crackdown is starting to bite and we won’t be spared

Should we be bracing for a coming China crash? Figures released on Monday clearly show that the Chinese economy is losing momentum as tighter financial conditions...

Chinese retreat from Australian property market

Chinese property buyers are turning away from Australian housing as efforts by regulators in both countries to slow investment begin to bite. Chinese buyers, who make up about 80...

Chinese investment in Australian property could fall as much as $16b in 2017

Chinese buyers have turned off the Australian investment property market, with 43 per cent of Chinese agents surveyed by Investorist saying they would stop...
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