Chinese purchases of US real estate accounted for 11% of all foreign purchases or some $9 billion worth of real estate last year. If you are a real estate agent or home owner, you may be able to cater to new clients, especially at the top end. See Chapter 4 as well.
You can read more at Woman Buys US 65m Manhattan Apartment for Two Year Old Daughter from SCMP. And you can also watch a CCTV video about it over at Sina: 视频：中国妈妈为2岁女儿买650万美元豪宅 (English-speaking is in the middle of the segment).