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Seattle is becoming a top U.S. market for Chinese home buyers as nearby Vancouver imposes a 15 percent tax on international purchasers

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
otential purchasers from mainland China put in more inquiries for Seattle than any other U.S. city in four of the last seven months, according to, the biggest Chinese site for buyers who are interested in North American real estate.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.