Rich chinese means cash to the table: More than three-quarters of their purchases were all-cash buys.
California is the biggest market for the Chinese, accounting for a third of their purchases.
New York and Los Angeles top the list of U.S. cities they are most interested in, according to Juwai.com, a website where Chinese buyers browse global real estate listings.
More surprisingly, Philadelphia and Detroit come in at No. 3 and No. 4.