China and Real Estate

Overview

China has a growing interest in real estate, both in China and in the United States. Wealthy Chinese buyers are investing in bricks and mortar. This topic provides Chinese-language real estate listings, current articles about real estate in China, Chinese buyers in the U.S., books and website.

References

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International Real Estate Sales

Read more about the 2018 Profile of International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate.

Information From the National Association of REALTORS®

Read more about the 2018 Profile of International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate.

CIPS-Asia/Pacific International Real Estate Course —"The Asia/Pacific & International Real Estate CIPS course counts as one of the three elective courses required to earn the Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) designation. By taking this course, real estate professionals are introduced to the basic skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate transactions with Asian clients. This course is designed to benefit both experienced real estate professionals as well as those just getting started."

Chinese Real Estate Buyers in the United States

Hawaii's China wave smaller than expected (Hawaii Business Magazine, Jul. 13, 2018)

Chinese buyers eye Los Angeles over all other cities (Mansion Global, Jul. 5, 2018)

Are Chinese Shifting from Real Estate Buyers to Sellers? (National Real Estate Investor, Apr. 18, 2018)

Here's why Chinese investors are so eager to buy homes in the US (Business Insider, Mar. 14, 2018)

Real Estate in China

Tencent invests $1 billion in Chinese real-estate brokerage Lianjia (MarketWatch, Sep. 5, 2018)

China’s Real-Estate Sector Faces Massive Layoffs as Beijing Cools Housing Prices (Epoch Times, Sep. 4, 2018)

Officials questioned on house price rises (China.org.cn, Aug. 21, 2018)

Chinese real estate market likely to cool (Mansion Global, Aug. 1, 2018)

Shanghai announces new policies to curb real estate speculation (China.org, Jul. 3, 2018)

China's real estate tax levy to consider own conditions, practices of other countries (Xinhuanet, Mar. 7, 2018)

China’s Housing Market Is Like a Casino. Can a Property Tax Tame It? (The New York Times, Jan. 22, 2018)

Websites & Other Resources

China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce (CRECC)


PRIMARY CONTACT:
Yan Hao

Email: haoyan@crecc.org
Phone: 86-10-65289210-396
Fax:
http://chinahouse.infoRm.606, Danyao Building, No.172,
Wangfujing Street
Dongcheng District, Beijing 10006
/ China


PRESIDENT'S LIAISON:
Linda Lee

Email: linda@buy858.com
Phone: 1 858 720 9699
Fax: 3965 Fith Avenue
Suite 300
San Diego
CA / USA
92103


AMBASSADOR ASSOCIATION CONTACT:
San Francisco Association of REALTORS®
Walter Baczkowski

Email: walt@sfrealtors.com
Phone: 1 415 431 8500
Fax: 1 415 553 3968
http://www.sfrealtors.com301 Grove Street
San Francisco
CA / USA
94102-4497

China Institute of Real Estate Appraisers and Agents (CIREA)

PRIMARY CONTACT:

Email: lijuanlele@163.com
Phone: 86 10 88083085
Fax: 86 10 8808 3156
http://agents.org.cn11th Floor, Building 7 Interwest Business Center
9 Shou Ti Nan Road, Haidian District
Beijing, 100048
/ China


PRESIDENT'S LIAISON:
Linda Lee

Email: linda@buy858.com
Phone: 1 858 720 9699
Fax: 3965 Fith Avenue
Suite 300
San Diego
CA / USA
92103


AMBASSADOR ASSOCIATION CONTACT:
San Francisco Association of REALTORS®
Walter Baczkowski

Email: walt@sfrealtors.com
Phone: 1 415 431 8500
Fax: 1 415 553 3968
http://www.sfrealtors.com301 Grove Street
San Francisco
CA / USA
94102-4497

China Real Estate Association (CREA)

PRIMARY CONTACT:

Email: crea@263.cn
Phone: 86 10 6816 1084
Fax: 86 10 6833 3959
http://No.8 Building, Cui Wei Nan Li
Beijing 100036
/ China


PRESIDENT'S LIAISON:
Linda Lee

Email: linda@buy858.com
Phone: 1 858 720 9699
Fax: 3965 Fith Avenue
Suite 300
San Diego
CA / USA
92103


AMBASSADOR ASSOCIATION CONTACT:
San Francisco Association of REALTORS®
Walter Baczkowski

Email: walt@sfrealtors.com
Phone: 1 415 431 8500
Fax: 1 415 553 3968
http://www.sfrealtors.com301 Grove Street
San Francisco
CA / USA
94102-4497

Society of Hong Kong Real Estate Agents (SHKREAL)


PRIMARY CONTACT:
Karen Wong

Email: shkreal@netvigator.com
Phone: 852 2575 1260
Fax: 852 2838 0062
http://www.hkrealtors.comGPO Box 49
Hong Kong
/ China-Hong Kong


PRESIDENT'S LIAISON:
Linda Lee

Email: linda@buy858.com
Phone: 1 858 720 9699
Fax: 3965 Fifth Ave, Suite 300
San Diego
CA / USA
92103

 

Chinese Real Estate Websites

Fang -- Chinese-language real estate listings website

Juwai — Chinese-language real estate listings website

Lianjia--Chinese-language real estate listings website

eBooks & Other Resources

eBooks.realtor.org

The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:

Emerging Market Real Estate (Kindle, Adobe EPUB eBook, Adobe PDF eBook)

Chinese Business Etiquette and Culture (Kindle and Adobe eBook)

Doing Business in China (Overdrive Digital Audiobook)

Books, Videos, Research Reports & More

The resources below are available for loan through Member Support. Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Call Member Support at 800-874-6500 for assistance.

Emerging Market Real Estate Investment: Investing in China, India, and Brazil (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2010)


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