Launches International Listing Site® launched a global property listing site in October to build members’ business.

The site aims to expand the exposure of United States property listings to international markets by offering home searches in 11 languages: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Dutch, Russian, Japanese Korean and Chinese. Other enhanced features include currency and metric conversion.

In addition to all U.S. for sale and rental listings currently on®, the global site includes international property listings. NAR continues to work with its global partners to aggregate non-U.S. listings, and in the coming months additional countries will be featured.

Purchases of domestic residential properties by people living outside the United States rose to $82 billion in the 12 months leading up to March 2011—up from $66 billion for the same 12-month period a year before, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Learn more at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, November 11–14 in Anaheim, Calif.