Foreign Investors Topics
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Top U.S. Real Estate Markets for 2021
- Sacramento, California
- San Jose, California
- Charlotte, North Carolina
- Boise, Idaho
- Seattle, Washington
- Phoenix, Arizona
- Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
- Oxnard, California
- Denver, Colorado
- Riverside, California
Source: The Top 10 Housing Markets of 2021 – Who Made the List? (realtor.com®, Dec. 7, 2020)
Foreign Investment Trends in the U.S.
Korean Appetite for U.S. Commercial Real Estate Heats Up During Pandemic (The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 17, 2020)
Foreign Investors Poised to Flood U.S. Real Estate Market (Axios, Nov. 12, 2020)
Cross-Border Investment Dropped Sharply in the First Half of 2020. But Foreign Buyers Will Come Back (National Real Estate Investor, Sep. 8, 2020)
Understanding CIFUS: New Rules Mean Foreign Investments in US Real Estate Fall Under Government Review (Smart Business Pittsburgh, Aug. 1, 2020) E
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)
Profile of International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate (National Association of REALTORS®, 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)
Investing in Foreign Markets
Overseas Real Estate Trends 2021: 3 Places to Hunt Profits in the New Year (Cision PR Web, Jan. 12, 2021)
Four Taxes to Understand When Purchasing Real Estate Overseas (Forbes, Oct. 30, 2020)
Top 3 Buy-to-Flip Markets Overseas (Forbes, Aug. 19, 2020)
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)
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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