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China’s ‘godfather of real estate’ pitches reverse mortgages to skeptical elders

M
eng Xiaosu is trying to persuade older Chinese to cash out on their home equity despite the deeply held cultural opposition to such practices.
6 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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