Our Global Alliance Committee was formed to meet the needs of the growing market of the international real estate specialists. The mission of the Council is to provide networking and technological opportunities to its members. This is accomplished through foreign outreach activities and our education programs designed to enhance the cultural and marketing knowledge of members within specific target market countries and regions.
Find more information, education, and connections you need to thrive in the growing field of international real estate. NAR works to make the global real estate market accessible, profitable, and ethical for REALTORS®, and offers International REALTOR® Membership to real estate practitioners outside the U.S.
To assess the significance of foreign home buyers in Florida, the National Association of REALTORS®, in cooperation with the Florida REALTORS®, has conducted an annual survey of the experiences of Florida REALTORS® in working with non-resident international clients since 2007. Florida is one of the major U.S. destinations of international residential real estate buyers. Approximately 25 percent of foreign home buyers in the U.S. purchase property in Florida. In the 12 months ended June 2014, the dollar value of purchases of non-resident foreigners buying property in Florida is estimated at approximately $7.97 billion, an increase from the previous 12-month period’s level of $ 6.43 billion.
We live in a global marketplace. While all real estate is local, not all property buyers are. A significant share of home purchases are made by people whose primary residence is outside of the U.S. Find out which are the top five countries of origin for foreign buyers of U.S. homes, and how these buyers are using the services of REALTORS®. This year's Profile examines purchases of real estate in the United States by international clients for the twelve-month period ending in March 2014. Download the PowerPoint presentation about the Profile of International Home Buying Activity