'Chinese pouring billions into US real estate'

'Chinese pouring billions into US real estate'

Chinese nationals became the largest foreign buyers of US homes last year as they pour billions into American real estate, seeking safe offshore assets, according to a new study.

Chinese investment in US hits record level

Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) in the US hit record levels in 2012 and shows little sign of slowing, despite worries that the inflow of Chinese money presents a growing security risk to the country.