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Florida, California, and Texas: Top Foreign Buyer Destinations, According to 2018 NAR Survey

Foreign buyers purchase property across the United States, but 52 percent of international buyers are still concentrated in five states: Florida, California, Texas, Arizona, and New York, according to NAR’s recently released 2018 Profile of International Activity in U.S....

Chinese Buyers Still #1, According to NAR 2018 International Survey

Chinese buyers remained as the top foreign buyer of U.S. residential property, according to NAR’s recently released 2018 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate. [1],[2] Chinese buyers accounted for 15 percent of foreign buyer purchases during...

Foreign Buyer Residential Purchases Decline to $121 B, According to NAR 2018 International Survey

Foreign buyers purchased $121.0 billion of existing homes from April 2017—March 2018, a 21 percent decline from the past period’s level, according to NAR’s recently released 2018 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate.[1],[2] Foreign buyers accounted...

Fewer Cash Sales, Investor Buyers, and Distressed Sales in 2017

In the monthly REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, the National Association of REALTORS® asks members who reported about their most recent sale for the month “Did the buyer pay in cash, without financing the home?” The share of cash sales...

More Foreign Buyers Purchased in Cities/Suburbs Than in Resort Areas

An increasing share of foreign buyers[1] are purchasing property in a central city/suburban area, while fewer foreign buyers are purchasing property in a resort area, according to NAR’s recently released 2017 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real...