NAR: International Buyers of Residential Properties by Country

by 22 Jun 2012
(National Association of Realtors®) -- Foreign buyers of residential properties come from around the world.  According to the 2012 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, foreign buyers of U.S. residential properties are concentrated in 10 countries.  Canada, China, Mexico, India, and the U.K were reported as having the most international buyers, with Canada and China as the fastest-growing home countries.     What Does This Mean to Realtors®? The international real estate market requires specialized skills in many cases, as international clients have specific interests and needs.  Information on addressing this market is available at



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