Kijner & Sons International Realty is pleased to share with you the latest report from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), entitled "Profile of International Home Buying Activity 2012". This report is based on a survey conducted annually since 2007 where the terms "international" referes to both: 

> Foreigners with permanent residences outside the US and who purchase real estate properties for investments, vacations or visit purposes (they remain less than 6 months in the US)
> Clients who are recent immigrants or temporary visa holders and who reside for more than 6 months in the US for professional or educational purposes or other reasons

It is interesting to note that from March 2011 to March 2012, international buyers accounted for 4.8% of total US sales, an estimated $82.5 billion of the estimated $928.2 billion total US market sales.

To download and read the full NAR report, click on the image below.

 

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Sourcehttp://www.realtor.org:8119/sites/default/files/reports/2012/2012-profile-international-home-buying-activity-2012-06.pdf