One of these is Coulters, a property specialist based in Edinburgh, which has launched a new website in China to meet increasing demand.
According to the firm, the overall average price of properties for Chinese buyers in the UK is £770k but ultra-high-net-worth buyers can spend millions.
Statistics show that, on average, Chinese high-net-worth individuals own 2.5 homes in China or abroad.
Coulters has decided to embrace this and says it’s recognised the need to provide a bespoke service to potential investors from the Far East.
It’s now become the first property, sales and lettings agent in Scotland to launch such a service.
“In 2013 China’s high net worth individuals grew dramatically with a 17 per cent increase in the millionaire bracket,” says managing director Mark Coulter.
“Last year alone approximately 88,000 students came to the UK from China to study, which proves there is a huge market to be tapped into.”