Articles relating to "International":
Chinese buyers home in on more U.S. real estate (2/20/2015)
Spending by Chinese house-hunters nearly doubled – $12.8B to $22B – from 2013 to 2014, or about a fourth of the total dollar volume spent by foreign buyers.
Easy U.S. visa rules attract more Chinese buyers (2/12/2015)
In Nov., China and the U.S. signed an agreement to eliminate yearly renewals of tourist and business visas; both countries’ citizens can obtain 10-year visas.
International viewed as a high-growth sales niche (11/14/2014)
A Realtor is central to any international transaction. He or she must effectively bring together two different cultures, finance systems, etc., to close the deal.
Common myths of working with international buyers (11/5/2014)
Different languages, cultures and business protocols scare some real estate agents, but strong int’l sales don’t always require a second language or lots of travel.
Canadian snowbirds encouraged to buy a Fla. home (10/14/2014)
BMO Bank of Montreal’s “Annual Snowbird” outlook tells Canadians that U.S. home “affordability remains healthy, and prices are expected to increase in Fla.”
Chinese buyers may want a ‘feng shui contingency’ (10/6/2014)
An upswing in Asian buyers may bring a new wrinkle to some transactions, as a few Chinese buyers want to study a home’s “energy flow” before closing.
25% of international investors buy a home in Fla. (9/8/2014)
2014 Profile of Int’l Home Buyers in Fla.: Foreigners spent $7.97B in Fla. Most (82%) pay cash, and the top area isn’t Miami – it’s Central Fla.