Tag Archives: China

Chinese Investors Flocking To Bay Area

Home prices in China appear to have peaked so droves of Chinese investors are turning to the San Francisco Bay Area instead. The Contra Costa Times reports: Wei Luo, an electrical engineer-turned-contractor and real estate investor, said he has helped at least 10 friends from China buy about 15 homes and condominiums in the Bay […]

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Why China’s Housing Crash Could Lead to a Chinese Spring

Many people assume that China is somehow immune from a housing crisis because buyers typically put down large down-payments. This is bass-ackwards. China is far more susceptible to economic catastrophe specifically because it is the people, not the banks, that will suffer the most. A culture of savings is watching it disappear. Combine this massive destruction […]