Chinese invest $110 billion in U.S. real estate (5/17/2016)
From 2010-2015, at least $93 billion was spent on homes, highlighting the “breadth, depth and speed” of the Chinese entry into U.S. real estate markets.
New tools identify and target global buyers (5/13/2016)
NAR now has an updated-monthly map that identifies global buyer demand by U.S. city and state – and more international tools will be coming soon.
HGTV host offers tips on selling homes to Canadians (5/4/2016)
If you want to sell a home to a Canadian, ditch the faux-marble finishing, pack away doodads, and paint it gray or beige, says HGTV personality Kimberley Seldon.
Report: Chinese foreign investment up 30% (4/13/2016)
While more money flowed out of China, Fla. received less than other Southern states. Still, Fla.’s share of Chinese investment money tripled in 2015.
Fla. real estate investment part of int’l event (3/30/2016)
Florida Realtors recently joined international leaders to showcase the state at the global property market, conference and networking event in Cannes, France.
Foreign buyers pulling back, Realtors say (3/9/2016)
Home prices in cities favored by international buyers continue to go up, and demand has dropped because some foreign buyers can’t afford to make the investment.
Middle East buyers interested in Orlando real estate (2/22/2016)
Working with international buyers? Check to see if a country has just started offering direct air service. New non-stops from Dubai have sparked C. Fla. demand.
Timing right for Canadian snowbirds to sell (2/1/2016)
Canadians who bought homes six years ago got a great deal thanks to a favorable exchange rate – but the U.S. dollar is strong now, making it a good time to sell.
Respect paramount with global buyers (1/17/2016)
Realtors working with international clients must understand their country’s banking system and culture, but knowing isn’t enough – they should also respect it.
U.S. still favored by Chinese property buyers (11/17/2015)
A weakened Chinese economy hasn’t hurt demand for U.S. homes. Fla. is one of the five favored states, notably Miami and Gainesville, an “up and coming” area.