Chicago ranks high with international homebuyers

The Windy City is a popular location when it comes to global buyers who are looking for a home. In fact, Chicago topped’s list of most searched U.S. cities by non-U.S. consumers throughout the month of January 2013.

A National Association of REALTORS® article, “Where are Global Buyers Searching in the United States?”, breaks down which U.S. housing markets are most frequently searched by specific countries.

And which countries are most interested in Chicago?

  • Canada
  • Ireland
  • India
  • Russian Federation
Illinois REALTORS® can learn more about working with global buyers by attending the Illinois Association of REALTORS® Multicultural Summit, April 26 in Oak Brook. This year’s topic: Opportunities in the Caribbean and South Africa.
Click here to find a schedule, a list of speakers and information on how you can register for this one-day event.



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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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