Posts Covering Foreign National Lending
July 15, 2014
In 2013, non-U.S. buyers purchased $68 billion in U.S. real estate. How to get a foreign national mortgage, plus today's mortgage rates.
October 6, 2008
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
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
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
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...
2014 Conforming & FHA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county,
as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, and the FHA.