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Chinese doubling down on Aussie property

Bulk of recent deals sealed after Shanghai Composite Index started tumbling in June

A prospective buyer inspecting a property for sale in the Sydney suburb of Vaucluse last weekend. Potential Chinese buyers consider Australian homes a safer bet than mainland stocks at this time.


AUSTRALIA'S property brokers are cashing in on China's stockmarket calamity.

The almost US$4 trillion rout is fuelling demand for less volatile assets in one of China's favourite real estate markets, where a plunging Australian dollar is making property cheaper for offshore...