Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Indonesia to Relax Property Ownership Rules for Foreigners ?

January 29, 2019 - Indonesia
The Indonesian government should relax property curbs on foreign buyers to catalyse growth in the real estate industry.

China buyers back hunting for Vancouver homes

October 31, 2018 - Vancouver
Inquiries by mainland Chinese property seekers on the property portal Juwai.com skyrocketed 131% in the third quarter from a trough in the second quarter.

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes

August 21, 2018 - New Zealand
The Government’s bill banning foreigners from buying New Zealand homes is now set to become law in weeks after passing its third reading in the House on Wednesday.

New Zealand softens ban on foreigners' home ownership

June 19, 2018 - New Zealand
New Zealand's government has softened its stance on foreign ownership of homes, rewriting a proposed law banning non-residents from investing in housing.

Hainan tightens ownership rules

April 26, 2018 - Hainan
Authorities in Hainan on Sunday imposed tougher restrictions on property purchasing that applies to the entire territory of the southern island province.

Why foreigners are buying luxury homes in Kenya

February 26, 2018 - Kenya
According to Knight Frank, the local luxury segment is the place to be with high net worth individuals ditching traditional investment destinations for Kenya.

Malaysian investors to acquire Battersea Power Station

January 18, 2018 - London
A Malaysian fund has agreed to buy a direct stake in London’s Battersea Power Station in move that values the building at £1.6bn.

Education drives Chinese investment in Canadian real estate

January 17, 2018 - Canada
A new research report revealed education, rather than investment or immigration, as the biggest reason Chinese buyers look to purchase homes in Canada’s largest cities.

Chinese dominating real estate in Sihanoukville

October 04, 2017 - Sihanoukville
Sihanoukville city has seen a lot of Chinese investment, which is pushing up prices.

Why Chinese investors keep buying Australian property?

May 22, 2017 - Australia
Up to 80% of foreign property demand in Australia is from China and despite numerous impediments, they are set to continue to grow.