State Economic Data for Engaging in International Real Estate

International migration and trade and investment among countries open opportunities for working with international clients. This report provides state-level economic data that point to the potential of working with international clients interested in purchasing U.S. residential or commercial real estate for a primary residence, vacation home, investment rental property, or business uses.

According to the 2019 National Association of REALTORS® Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate, foreign buyers purchased $77.9 billion of residential property during April 2018—March 2019, or five percent of the $1.6 trillion of total existing-home sales during the same period

The 2020 Commercial Real Estate International Business Trends survey reported $4.3 billion in commercial transactions with foreign clients in 2018 among REALTORS® who are typically engaged in commercial transactions of less than $1 million per transaction.

More data and information on residential, commercial, and global resources can be found at:

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