Morning Minute: Making the most of growing global real estate opportunities

More international buyers are looking to buy real estate in the U.S. according to the National Association of REALTORS®  2014 Profile of International Home Buying Activity.

Between April 2013 and March 2014, sales to international buyers totaled $92.2 billion, a sizable increase from $68.2 billion the year before. What’s driving the interest in the U.S. real estate market? Favorable exchange rates, affordable prices and rising affluence abroad, NAR reports. Read the report.

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® Multicultural Summit, Sept. 4 in Chicago, offers insight into working with one growing sector of the global market — the Latino buyer.

This one-day program, which coincides with the IAR Fall Conference & Expo at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, features informational panels covering the issues and trends facing the Latino market in Illinois. Learn more and register.

 

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