The one app you need to help you sell to Chinese buyers

It’s called WeChat, and it’s available for free. Here’s why agents hoping to sell to Chinese buyers should consider putting it on their business cards …

US education attracts Chinese buyers, study finds

Chinese buyers have been at the center of many international real estate conversations the past few years. Although this demographic’s U.S. residential real estate investment is expected to slightly drop this year, that isn’t stopping real estate profe…

Strengthening U.S. dollar constricting foreign homebuyer affordability: Zillow

U.S. homes are now even more expensive for foreign buyers, who tend to purchase homes that are in the $300,000 and above bracket and pay all-cash. Today a Chinese buyer would spend $2,015,670 yuan for a $300,000 home versus $1,814,103 yuan for the same priced home in …

Chinese and Canadians are top foreign investors in U.S. real estate

Foreign buyers and recent immigrants have spent a record-breaking $150.3 billion on U.S. residential real estate, and that only accounts for purchases made from April 2016 to March …

Chinese real estate investment in US predicted to drop in 2017, according to Juwai.com

Juwai.com says it expects U.S. investment to drop in 2017 because of Chinese restrictions on the transfer of capital overseas, foreign buyer restrictions and taxes in some key markets, and predictions the Chinese economy will slow down in the coming ye…

Concierge Auctions expands reach to China

Real estate auction company Concierge Auctions is expanding its reach to China, a response to the increasing participation from Chinese buyers during auctions based elsewhere …

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices to target Chinese buyers via Juwai.com

Juwai.com has teamed up with another U.S.-based brokerage, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS), to syndicate all of BHHS franchises’ residential listings …

3 truths to improve your standing with Chinese homebuyers

Agents all over the world are increasingly looking to sell their condos, houses and new projects to Asian investors. And this is for a good reason — the Asian buyer’s market is large and growing fast …

Podcast: 4 financing routes for international real estate buyers

Have you been wondering if foreign buyers of U.S. real estate could be your local real estate market niche? Entrepreneur, investor and founder of RSN Property Group Reed Goossens found that to be the case after immigrating to the United States from Aus…

How to handle anxious clients living with visa uncertainty

Zephyr Real Estate’s Tim Gullicksen had enthusiastic home hunter clients from India who were ready to bid on an expensive San Francisco property. But the couple pulled out of the offer submissions just before bids were due …