International Archive

About one-in-five REALTORS® closed a commercial sale for international clients

On the global front, the past year has experienced an improvement in economic conditions. It was not long ago that developed economies were grappling with economic weakness, as central banks reached for unprecedented negative interest rates to stem the...

Chinese, Canadians, and Mexicans: Top Foreign Buyers in April 2016–March 2017

Despite the slowdown in Chinese economic growth and tighter regulations on outflows of foreign exchange, Chinese foreign buyers remained as the top foreign buyer of U.S. residential property, according to NAR’s recently released 2017 Profile of International Activity in...

Foreign Buyer Residential Purchases Rose to $153B in April 2016–March 2017

Foreign buyers purchased $153 billion of U.S. residential property in April 2016–March 2017[1], an increase from the $102.6 billion of property purchased in the previous 12-month period, according to NAR’s recently released 2017 Profile of International Activity in U.S....

2017: What You Can Look Forward to from NAR Research

The new year has already started off with a bang and NAR’s Research Team has many projects in the works for our members, the media, and the general public related to the housing market. We’ve compiled a little cheat...

Profile of International Clients Who Sold U.S. Residential Property in April 2015—March 2016

NAR’s recently released 2016 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate gathered information from residential seller’s agents about international clients who sold residential property. International clients who sold their U.S. residential property mostly came from Canada, China, United...