Baby-faced Chinese property tycoon, 27, who paid a record $52 MILLION for Sydney mansion says there are plenty of investors ‘just like him’ who will go ‘back and forth’ to buy more Australian homes


  • Jin Lin is the managing director of Sydney property group Aqualand
  • He is heir to a $5 billion Chinese development empire
  • Lin, 27, paid a record $52 million for exclusive Vaucluse mansion
  • He studied finance at Macquarie University and had a $7m home at 21
  • Rejects claims the Australian property market is a bubble ready to burst
  • Says Chinese investors will continue going ‘back and forth’ to buy homes



Jin Lin is managing director of property development company Aqualand who said he bought the historic $52m Villa Igiea mansion at Vaucluse for his baby daughter. He disputes there’s a property bubble about to burst