International Real Estate Archive

How Currency Fluctuations Impact the Global Real Estate Market

The saying goes that all real estate is local, but in our global economy, not all buyers are local. In fact, according to NAR’s 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate, foreign buyers purchased more than $102 billion...

Infographic: “Welcome to the Neighborhood!”

According to the National Association of Realtors® 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate, China, Canada, India, Mexico and the United Kingdom represent the top five countries for foreign home buyers in the U.S. Here is an infographic...
July 18, 2016

Behind the Slower Flow of U.S. Property Purchases by Foreigners

$10 billion. That’s the amount sales pulled back by non-resident foreign buyers in this year’s 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate report, which surveyed Realtors® about their transactions with international clients between April 2015 and March 2016. Combined, non-resident and...

Infographic: International Housewarming Traditions

Yesterday the National Association of Realtors® released their 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Real Estate. From April 2015 to March 2016, foreign buyers purchased $102.6 billion of residential property in the United States, and most are purchasing...
July 7, 2016

Out Wednesday: NAR’s 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate

Just as you come back from the Fourth of July weekend perhaps tired and a little too sunburn, be prepared for NAR Research’s highly anticipated annual survey of international home buying activity. If you need a refresher, last year’s...

Examining Foreign Buyers of U.S. Properties from Mexico

Did you know today’s 154th annual celebration of Cinco de Mayo commemorates the accomplishment of the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862? In honor of today’s holiday, below is a look...

Not Joking Around: Correcting Four Housing Market Myths

In the spirit of any jokester’s favorite day of the year, I bring you the most common housing myths. Thanks to the magnificent data from NAR Research, these statements are as laughable as many of the false assertions you’ll...
April 1, 2016

Infographic: International Housewarming Traditions

The saying goes that all real estate is local, but that does not mean that all homebuyers are local. According to the National Association of Realtors® 2015 Profile of Home Buying Activity of International Clients, global buyers spent an...

Story Idea—Foreign Buyers Flock to Warmer Dwellings

It’s not uncommon to hear of friends, family and neighbors packing up and heading to a second home in warmer states during the winter months. After all, many parts of the country experience brutally long bouts of cold and...

Inside the Release: International Investments in the U.S. and Canada

Realtors® from across the U.S. and Canada were asked to discuss their international commercial clients in a new survey from the National Association of Realtors® and the Richard J. Rosenthal Center for Real Estate Studies at REALTOR® University. Some highlights from...