tax Archive

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....

5 Myths About International Real Estate

International business can seem like a daunting venture. From language to culture to business practices, the potential complications are enough to make a seasoned real estate professional hand a foreign client to “someone more international.” But why hand that...

NAR Supports Pending FIRPTA Legislation

While NAR has existing policy on immigration reform that touches on the principles that should ideally govern the taxation of foreign citizens investing in U.S. real estate, no policy explicitly mentions the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act...
June 9, 2014