international Archive

Unravel the Mysteries of International Real Estate

What’s the difference between a resident alien and a non-resident alien? Do foreign nationals need a social security card to purchase property in the U.S? How many decades has it been since the last time it rained in Lima,...
October 12, 2012

Going Global: Are You Ready?

Miami is known for its colorful vibrancy, but 23,000 vacant condos put a dark cloud over the south Florida market at its peak inventory in 2008. Do you know what happened? They’ve all sold — largely due to the...
October 12, 2012

Cuba: The Birth of a Real Estate Market

By Wendy Cole, Managing Editor, REALTOR® Magazine I just returned from ten days in Cuba. It was a personal trip that offered a fascinating glimpse into one of the country’s great conundrums: how to balance people’s desire for greater economic freedom without compromising the country’s deeply-held socialist principles. ...
December 27, 2011

Hola, Bonjour, Hej, Allo, Ciao

By Erica Christoffer, multimedia Web producer, REALTOR® Magazine It was a truly a “small world after all” in Anaheim Thursday night. More than 300 representatives from 30 countries gathered for the International Welcome Reception during the REALTORS® Conference &...
November 15, 2011