foreign investors Archive

Creating interactive marketing plans for cross-border business

by Nancy Macaluso, Portside Properties, Inc. and NAR President’s Liaison to South Africa  Hello All, To our surprise, my husband Tony and I were taking a break from work and turned on the television. Not much to watch, and...
December 2, 2016

New Report: U.S. Homes Still Appeal to Foreign Buyers

Despite waning economic growth in many countries and higher home prices further enhanced by a strengthening U.S. dollar, owning a home in the United States is still appealing to foreign buyers. This is according to an annual survey of residential...

FIRPTA Rate Increase: Explained

As an international real estate professional, it is important to understand the transactional nuances that foreign investors will face when buying property in the United States. Not all countries require title insurance, for example. Many don’t have buyer’s agency....

Assessing Your Local Market for Global Business

Foreign interest in both commercial and residential U.S. real estate remains strong, and is poised to grow in coming years. For some real estate agents, especially those in large metropolitan areas with a diverse demographic, “going global” is second...

Dubai, the truly global real estate market

by Jeff Hornberger According to NAR’s last survey of foreign buyers, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) did not make the list of top 10 investors in U.S. real estate. So why does this country matter to NAR members looking...