International Archive

10 Things to Know About the Latest International Trade Data

Summary of the Latest Data U.S. exports punched ahead after stalling a bit. Faster export growth means faster job creation for Americans. Many tech companies like Apple do more businesses abroad than at home. Imports are not rising. America’s...

Foreign-Born Population: An Increasing Potential Base of Homeowners

The foreign-born population accounts for approximately 13 percent of the total U.S. population, up from about 5 percent in 1960.  California, New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Nevada are the top states in which the foreign born comprise approximately...

The Foreign Born Population: Renters Today, Home Owners Tomorrow

As of 2012, the foreign-born population accounted for about 13 percent of the total U.S. population, up from only about 5 percent in 1960. What are the prospects for homeownership of the foreign born? Data indicate the majority of...

63% of International Buyers Pay Cash

International clients frequently pay all cash compared to domestic buyers: About 63 percent of reported transactions were all cash, as reported in the recently released 2013 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, which captures transactions of respondents in the...

64% of International Clients Buy Detached Single-Family Houses

About 64 percent of international clients typically buy detached single-family homes, which they intend to use for primary residence and for longer than six months.   This information is based on the National Association of REALTORS®  2013 Profile of International...