In the first half of 2016, Bloomberg reports Asian investors bought up an estimated $15 billion worth of overseas real estate – a figure that matches the amount spent in all of 2015. Asian buyers are increasingly turning to unconventional locations (for them), like Orlando, Seattle and Houston. Here in Arizona 18% of all foreign buyers hail from Asia, again no surprise given the steep increase of Chinese buyers seeking investments in U.S. properties.

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