Athens 5th in EU search list among Chinese property buyers

Athens, Chinese property buyers

Athens was fifth most popular European city among internet searches completed by Chinese property buyers in 2016, slipping one place from the previous year, according to a leading Chinese property portal. said that Paris kept first place, remaining the most searched European city among Chinese property buyers, followed by Barcelona and Berlin.

"With the euro still weak against the Chinese yuan, Europe continued to be of interest for Chinese investors last year," said Juwai.,com in a statement.

"Surprisingly, despite the terror attacks in France last year, Paris stayed as Chinese buyer's most-searched city in Europe for 2016. However, France still slipped out of the top 10 list in terms of Chinese buyer enquiries last year, as seen above.