Posts Covering Foreign National Lending
August 12, 2015 in Foreign National Lending
For foreign national real estate investors, changes in U.S. currency values can affect net worth and balance sheets. Analysis, plus access to live rates.
June 4, 2015 in Foreign National Lending
In 2014, non-U.S. buyers purchased $92 billion in U.S. real estate. How to get a foreign national mortgage in today's market, plus today's mortgage rates.
October 6, 2008 in Foreign National Lending
When foreign national buyers consider investing in U.S. real estate, they often focus on projects set to deliver 2-4 years out as opposed to projects that are ready to deliver today. Considering the path of the world's economy , this long-term investment strategy may be a bit short-sighted. For non-U.S....
August 15, 2008 in Foreign National Lending
The U.S. dollar is gaining value rapidly, changing the financials for foreigners buying U.S. property. The rising Greenback makes a case for Irish, British and Canadian foreign nationals to make as large a downpayment as possible on their next investment unit. It's a mortgage strategy reversal for the international real...
April 23, 2008 in Foreign National Lending
As the dollar slides against the world's currencies, foreign national buyers are flocking to U.S. housing market for second homes and investment properties. Looking at the graph, it's not hard to see why. Since September 2007, a European's cost to buy a $300,000 property in the United States has fallen...
March 3, 2008 in Foreign National Lending
Over the last six months, the U.S. Dollar has been on a steady slide versus the Euro, raising the purchasing power of the Irish and other EU citizens against all-things American. This includes U.S. real estate. The graph above illustrates, in real terms, the cost of a $300,000 property in...
2015 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)