Chinese investors are snatching up houses across America, with top metro areas becoming their preferred spot. New York and Los Angeles top the list of cities they are most interested in, but more surprisingly, Detroit and Philadelphia also ranked in the top 10.
Buyers from mainland China today can account for as many as half of the buyers at certain buildings in "Falasheng" and surrounding neighborhoods, brokers say. A few years ago there were virtually none.
Layton has over 35 years of experience in financial services and as a corporate leader. He worked for nearly 30 years at JPMorgan Chase and its predecessors, starting as a trainee and rising to vice chairman and member of the three-person Office of the Chairman, retiring in 2004..
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