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Monday November 19, 2018

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Sydney’s Fear of Foreign Housing Investors
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Friday May 19 2017

Sydney’s Fear of Foreign Housing Investors

More than 75 per cent of Sydneysiders think foreign investors are driving up Australian property prices despite data showing they account for less than 15 per...

Housing Sector Backs Federal Budget
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Wednesday May 10 2017

Housing Sector Backs Federal Budget

Australia's peak housing body backs federal budget measures to help first home buyers save for a deposit and increase supply but warns barriers to foreign investment...

Chinese Cop Boss Jailed over Australian Real Estate
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Monday March 20 2017

Chinese Cop Boss Jailed over Australian Real Estate

A Chinese court has sentenced a senior police officer to 17 years in prison for his part in a bribes-for-projects scandal, proceeds from which were used...

Queensland Foreign Stamp Duty Surcharge
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Thursday October 20 2016

Queensland Foreign Stamp Duty Surcharge

The Queensland Government has legislated an additional three per cent stamp duty surcharge (known as Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty or 'AFAD'), which came into force on...

Foreign Buyers Forced to Sell
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Wednesday September 21 2016

Foreign Buyers Forced to Sell

Treasurer Scott Morrison has forced the sale of another 16 residential properties held by foreign investors worth $14 million because they were in breach of the...

Foreign Investment Dollars Headed for Vancouver
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Monday May 23 2016

Foreign Investment Dollars Headed for Vancouver

Global uncertainty, the low loonie and Canada’s tempting lifestyle, economy and commerce has made Vancouver and Toronto increasingly attractive to foreign commercial real estate investors —...

Foreign Investors Buying Up Toronto’s New Condos
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Thursday May 19 2016

Foreign Investors Buying Up Toronto’s New Condos

Foreign buyers are more interested in snatching up newer condos in Toronto and Vancouver than older units, according to a new report from the federal housing...

Strong Demand and Limited Supply Keeps Commercial Real Estate Buzzing
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Thursday May 19 2016

Strong Demand and Limited Supply Keeps Commercial Real Estate Buzzing

Canada's low dollar continues to make real estate attractive to foreign investors

Chinese Investment in Canadian Real Estate Continues to Grow
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Thursday April 28 2016

Chinese Investment in Canadian Real Estate Continues to Grow

Chinese investors are getting hungrier for real estate in Canada, where foreign demand has fuelled record price gains and made million-dollar homes the norm in cities...

Business
Sep 12 2018
Charging Foreign Owners Extra For Property Will Cost West Australian Jobs

They say, “money makes the world go ‘round” and although it may seem crass and crude, it’s quite true. Take a drive through any of WA’s...

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Business
Jul 17 2018
NSW Govt to Probe Chinese Land Visa Deal

The NSW government is investigating claims a Chinese developer promised overseas investors a permanent resident visa in Australia if they bought into a NSW Hunter Valley...

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Business
Jun 13 2018
Chinese Investors Feeling Unwelcome in Australia

Chinese investors are more wary about Australia, with a growing number saying they feel unwelcome.

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Business
14 Apr, 2016
Chinese Investment in Australian Property up 60%

Chinese investment in Australia has grown 60 per cent to $15 billion as investors continue to buy real estate, and expand into new areas such as...

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