When the U.S. market is down, buyers from around the world go shopping. It’s no secret that global buyers with strong currencies are snapping up bargains here, but did you know that Canadians lead the pack?
The Chinese elite may be making big money investments in U.S. real estate markets, but many other Chinese immigrants and temporary workers already reside in the U.S., representing a significant pool of residential property buyers.
How can you take advantage of Chinese opportunities reaching our shores? The first step is conducting research in your own backyard to determine what properties might appeal to high-net-worth Chinese investors and what ties might already exist to connect with them.
China has become a powerhouse among world economies, growing even during the current global downturn. As China’s wealth and power as a nation have increased, so have the wealth and power of its individuals. There is now a burgeoning class of millionaires, and a considerable number of billionaires, who are looking for investment opportunities outside of China.
This issue of Global Perspectives looks at the surprising number of ways the Chinese are investing in U.S. residential, commercial and industrial real estate. Learn what this can mean for your business—signals that opportunities are present in your market, and how to reach out to Chinese buyers and alert them to good investments.
Mexico can still be a great place for some to retire, with a wonderful climate, excellent affordable healthcare, and a casual lifestyle. What should you know if you’re considering Mexico, or have interested clients?