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Challenges
for Chinese homebuyers
in the US

Challenges Answers
No loan offers from Chinese banks Finance your investment with a US mortgage
Foreign purchases limited by Chinese government New US opportunities for the Chinese middle class
All-cash payments reserved for the rich US residence increases approval chances and conditions

NOTE: China includes buyers from the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

  • Chinese homebuyers during April 2019 - March 2020

Reasons for buying a property in the US

Primary residence

48%

Residential rental

18%

Vacation and rental

10%

Other

7%

Vacation home

5%

Student use

4%

Considerations for new homeowners in the US

One time costs:

US property taxes

Recurring costs:

Property utilities, security, maintenance and community costs

Optional costs:

30% withholding tax on rental profits for non-residents

Mortgage interest is tax-deductible for US taxpayers

Conditions for
mortgage approval

Documentation you might need for approval

Non-residents living outside the US Permanent or temporary residents living and working in the US
Chinese documents US documents
Tax documents Income Tax and Benefit Return and Notice of Assessment 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Investment income Last two years of investment slips 1040 Schedule B Interest and Ordinary Dividends, and/or Schedule D Capital Gains and Losses
Salaried Employees Last two years of income slips. Paystubs for the past 30 days of income W2 Wage and Tax Statement of Income
Self-employed individuals Last two years of business returns for any entity where ownership is 25% or more, with all pages and schedules 1040 Schedule C Net Profit or Loss from Business, and/or 1065 K-1 Partner’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc.
Retired individuals Most recent retirement awards letters Social Security or Awards Pension letter
Proof of citizenship Copy of passport, Green Card or a US visa
Proof of identity Tax Identification Number Social Security Number
Proof of assets Account statements for most recent two months per each account you hold*
Insurance documents Current property owners need to provide copies of property tax notice and home insurance premiums for each residential property owned
Non-residents living outside the US
Chinese documents
Tax documents Income Tax and Benefit Return and Notice of Assessment
Investment income Last two years of investment slips
Salaried Employees Last two years of income slips. Paystubs for the past 30 days of income
Self-employed individuals Last two years of business returns for any entity where ownership is 25% or more, with all pages and schedules
Retired individuals Most recent retirement awards letters
Proof of citizenship Copy of passport, Green Card or a US visa
Proof of identity Tax Identification Number
Proof of assets Account statements for most recent two months per each account you hold*
Insurance documents Current property owners need to provide copies of property tax notice and home insurance premiums for each residential property owned
Permanent or temporary residents living and working in the US
US documents
Tax documents 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return
Investment income 1040 Schedule B Interest and Ordinary Dividends, and/or Schedule D Capital Gains and Losses
Salaried Employees W2 Wage and Tax Statement of Income
Self-employed individuals 1040 Schedule C Net Profit or Loss from Business, and/or 1065 K-1 Partner’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc.
Retired individuals Social Security or Awards Pension letter
Proof of citizenship Copy of passport, Green Card or a US visa
Proof of identity Social Security Number
Proof of assets Account statements for most recent two months per each account you hold*
Insurance documents Current property owners need to provide copies of property tax notice and home insurance premiums for each residential property owned

* Statements must include your name, account number, all pages, bank name, beginning and ending balances, and time period. Accounts include: personal checking and savings; line of credit (if using these funds to close on your new home); Retirement Savings Plan; Investments/ brokerage (if using these funds to close on your new home.)

Mortgage
process duration

Typical process phase Estimated duration
Registration and loan inquiry at Kredium 5-10 minutes
Mortgage pre-approval through Kredium up to 24 hours
Personalized offers from Kredium up to 24 hours
Mortgage application with a lender 1-5 days*
Mortgage processing by a lender 30-45 days**
Mortgage closing with a lender 1 day

* within a day If all documentation is prepared beforehand
** dependent on the US lender

Camille Leachman

Mortgage Adviser

+1 (407) 230-4451

Our international mortgage expert will get back to you as soon as possible to help you with your application process as well as any questions you may have.

David Del Castillo

Mortgage Adviser

+1 (864) 734-7552

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Camille Leachman

Mortgage Adviser

+1 (407) 230-4451

Broj telefonaWhatsappEmail