foreign investment Archive

Global Tech Series Part 4 – International Show & Tell

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute Welcome to our ongoing series of how to use and leverage technology to excel in today’s booming International Real Estate marketplace. In prior articles...

Global Tech Series Part 3 – How to Communicate Internationally

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute As covered in last month’s article, a recent study from the National Association of REALTORSⓇ estimates that in from March 2017-April 2018, foreign buyers...
December 19, 2018

New Resource: Business Practices Around the World

We are thrilled to announce a new resource, Real Estate Practices Around the World, available at nar.realtor/global/real-estate-practices-around-the-world. Countries who share borders or even some customs might seem so similar, it’s expected the real estate process works the same way....
November 16, 2018

Global Tech Series – Introduction and resources to help you succeed

Intro to Global Tech Series by Craig Grant, President, EasyRealtySites and The Real Estate Technology Institute I was speaking with a REALTORⓇ the other day who indicated that because they had immigrated to America, they thought focusing on International real...

Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate: Down, but not out

New report from NAR shows inventory shortage, rising prices are impacting sales to foreign buyers  Foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate dropped to $121 billion last year, down 21% from the year prior. In a market with tight...

Keeping an Eye on Currency

The state of the global economy is constantly changing. Markets fluctuate within the blink of an eye, bringing currency values around the world with them. These changes matter whether they are big or small. Even a seemingly minor change...
February 6, 2018

Americans Moving Overseas. –How to prepare.

Thanks to our many resources, you probably have a good idea who is buying up property in the United States. However, have you considered looking at the countries Americans are moving to? The U.S. State Department estimated that 9...

Going Global in 2018

It’s never too early or late to amplify your client base and referral partners by going global. Is your New Year’s resolution to go global this year? Here’s a short checklist to help you get started: Earn your CIPS...
January 2, 2018

Get Started in Commercial Real Estate

Last year, foreign buyers spent over $200 billion on U.S. properties in markets of all sizes, and in all 50 states. These deals were both residential and commercial transactions. A great way newly licensed agents and/or residential agents can...
December 19, 2017

NAR: Making a World of Difference

by Alejandro Escudero, Manager of Global Alliances and Business Development National Association of REALTORS® Colombia. A global success story. The NAR Global mission is “to render the global real estate markets accessible, profitable and ethical for REALTORS® to conduct...