Foreign Investors Topics
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Top U.S. Real Estate Markets for 2020
- Austin, Texas
- Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
- Nashville, Tennessee
- Charlotte, North Carolina
- Dallas/Fort Worth
- Orlando, Florida
- Los Angeles
Source: Here are the Nation’s Top Real Estate Markets for 2020 (Housing Wire, Sep. 19, 2019)
Foreign Investment Trends in the U.S.
Middle East Investments in US Real Estate Soar During 2019 (Arabian Business, Jan. 23, 2020)
Graham Backs a Bill Friendly to Real-Estate Industry (The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 14, 2020)
Global Property Forecasts and Trends for 2020 (RISMedia House Call, Dec. 4, 2019)
Hot Texas Real Estate Market Brings in Billions from International Buyers (Culture Map Houston, Sep. 26, 2019)
Overseas Investors Unload U.S. Real Estate (The Wall Street Journal, Sep. 3, 2019)
Foreigners are Buying Fewer Homes in Manhattan (Crain’s New York Business, Jul. 18, 2019)
Realtor® Survey Shows Decline in Foreign Investment in U.S. Residential Real Estate (National Association of REALTORS®, Jul. 17, 2019)
Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate (National Association of REALTORS®, 2019)
Investing in Foreign Markets
Brexits and Bubbles: How Investors View Europe’s Shaky Real Estate Market (The Real Deal, Jan. 21, 2020)
How to Invest in Foreign Real Estate with International REITs (The Balance, Jan. 8, 2020)
The Best European Cities to Invest in for 2020 (Forbes, Dec. 19, 2019)
Europe’s Hottest Property Market is Getting Too Hot for Some (Bloomberg, Sep. 18, 2019)
Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) (link is external)—Provides information and research on foreign investment trends in real estate.
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (link is external)—Advocates and promotes international real estate investments. Provides an forum for investors to meet and exchange information through regularly scheduled meetings in the United States and Europe.
eBooks & Other Resources
The following Books and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:
Global Real Estate Investment Trusts (eBook, Kindle)
Passport to Exotic Real Estate (eBook, Kindle)
No Going Back - Buying Abroad (eBook)
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