Articles relating to "International":
Second language skills boost agents (7/22/2014)
About 15% of real estate agents speak a second language: 12.2% speak Spanish and 2.5% speak French. Russian, Mandarin and German are close behind.
More Chinese buyers coming to America (7/14/2014)
NAR finds inflation, rising affluence and a slowing economy increased demand for U.S. real estate. One forecast suggests Chinese buyers may surpass Canadians.
NAR: International homebuyers continue to invest in profitable U.S. market (7/9/2014)
Total international sales from past year estimated at $92.2B, up from a year ago. Florida remains the top destination, with a 23% share of all foreign purchases.
Missing in Miami’s new condo boom: Miamians (7/7/2014)
New construction is attracting buyers from Brazil, France, Russia and other parts of the globe, but locals can’t come up with the cash deposit requirements.
German trade mission expands Florida Realtors’ reach (6/25/2014)
“Florida’s real estate market has recovered,” was the message Florida Realtors President Sherri Meadows shared on a recent trade mission to Germany.
Brazilians make their mark on Florida and beyond (6/12/2014)
Census: More than 325K people of Brazilian ancestry call U.S. home - but count may be higher. Fla. attracts many Brazilians, who often buy properties in cash.
NAR backs changes in foreign investment taxation (5/16/2014)
There’s a move in Congress to tinker with FIRPTA and shield more foreign investors’ real estate investment income from taxation.
High demand for U.S. real estate in 10 countries (4/16/2014)
Expect more international buyers who consider the U.S. economically stable and safe for investors, along with bargain real estate prices.
Canadians looking in Fla. told it’s time to buy (2/10/2014)
In addition to Fla.’s rising home prices and limited inventory, Canadian Press is telling citizens to check monetary exchange rates – the loonie is down 10%.