Most states have at least a few purchases of residential properties by foreign buyers. However, according to the 2012 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, foreign buyers of residential properties are concentrated in four states: Florida, California, Texas, and Arizona, accounting for 51 percent of international clients. Florida has been the fastest growing destination of choice, accounting for 26% of international clients.
What Does This Mean to Realtors®?
International clients have specific interests and needs. Information on addressing this market is available at http://www.realtor.org/global.