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The Myth about China and Australian Property

Published 28 Apr 2014

For about a month recently Australian media – including the Sydney Telegraph, Fairfax, and Guardian Australia – ran headline stories suggesting that a surge in property investment from China was distorting the market and hurting first home buyers. At a meeting of AIIA NSW pre-eminent property consultant Chris Curtis delivered the facts – including statistics from the Reserve Bank and the Foreign Investment Review Board – showing that this story was just another media beat-up.