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Why is China being blamed for a rise in Australian real estate prices?

by Mark Benson on October 13, 2014

Why is China being blamed for a rise in Australian real estate prices?

Why is China being blamed for a rise in Australian real estate prices?

The impact of Chinese investment on an array of different markets around the world has caught the headlines of late with many suggesting the “flood” of Chinese investment is pushing markets away from the general public. One area which has received significant focus over the last few years is the Australian real estate sector and the countries blossoming relationship with China. However, while on the surface many are blaming Chinese investment for the “Australian real estate bubble” is this fair?

Before we begin to look at the details surrounding Chinese investment in the Australian real estate market it is worth noting that the Australian Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) is actually in charge of approving all foreign investment across Australia. So, what do the figures look like with regards to Australian real estate? [click to continue…]

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