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On Gatsby's north shore, Chinese luxury home buyers pause as curbs bite

Over the past eight months, Beijing has introduced a series of measures to make it more difficult to move capital out of the country

A home in the Old Westbury section of Long Island. "The money suddenly dried up last year," said Lois Kirschenbaum, a broker specialising in luxury homes in the area, a place favoured by Chinese.

Jericho, NY

AMONG the sprawling colonial homes and well-tended lawns on the north shore of New York's Long Island, there are signs that Chinese policies crafted 11,000 kilometres away are taking a toll.

In the past year, there has been a slowdown in the stream of affluent Chinese...

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