CNN interviews Wei Min on Chinese property investors

Posted by Wei Min Tan on September 21, 2017

Publication:  CNN Money


Summary:  Chinese property buyers have become the largest group of international investors of American property.   The top states attracting Chinese buyers are California, Washington and New York where property prices are on the high end of the price scale.  Surprisingly, Chinese buyers also go to Detroit, Michigan, to scoop up cheap property.

CNN reporter Les Christie interviews Wei Min Tan on Chinese property buyers who are buying New York property as a form of asset diversification.


Wei Min’s comments in article:  The volume of Chinese buyers have been increasing, driven by the economic boom in China.  Many Chinese investors buy property in New York for investment purposes.  These are property that they will never live in but instead will rent out.  The focus price point is between $1 million to $4 million and the objective is asset diversification, as a hedge.

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About Wei Min

  • Focuses on investors of Manhattan condominiums, interviewed by CNBC, CNN, Wall Street Journal, New York Times
  • Ex-Citibanker, managed $500 million portfolio
  • MBA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Manhattan resident since 1999. Currently lives in Tribeca with wife and 2 kids
  • 352 burpees in 23 minutes, student of muay thai kickboxing

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