Postcard from Austin

Postcard from Austin

If you have been following the news, it’s no surprise Austin, Texas is by far the most popular destination for US property investors. This was echoed in our Deep Dive report, where we use empirical data to support this conclusion and the drivers behind its strong price appreciation and high (very) high rental yield.  I would […]

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Tax Strategies for U.S. Real Estate
There are many income tax issues that must be considered when a foreign national invests in U.S. real estate.  

Tax Strategies for U.S. Real Estate Investors living Overseas

There are many income tax issues that must be considered when a foreign national invests in U.S. real estate.   The analysis begins with the foreign national’s tax status in the U.S. tax system: 1) Are they U.S. citizens (dual citizens)?  2) If not, do they hold a “Green Card” that allows permanent U.S. residency status?   […]

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Housing Market in the U.S.
2022 has been a particularly hot year for the U.S. housing market overall, but in sunny Tampa, Florida, that market is scorching.

Tampa is Now the Hottest Housing Market in the U.S.

2022 has been a particularly hot year for the U.S. housing market overall, but in sunny Tampa, Florida, that market is scorching. The city was rated as the hottest market of 2022 by Zillow, outranking other hot markets like Austin, Texas, and Phoenix, Arizona. Overseas buyers likely know Florida for its excellent weather and as […]

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U.S. Expat Investor

Globally How Much Real Estate Can You Get for USD$1 Million?

As a foreign national or U.S. expat investor, real estate remains one of the wisest and most lucrative investments one can make. With technology making the world smaller every day, there is no reason investors shouldn’t be searching out opportunities globally. However, when looking to invest in real estate, getting the best bang for your […]

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Buying Property In The U.S.
Whether you're a foreign national or U.S. expat looking for an overseas investment property, buying real estate in the U.S. can be a wise and lucrative financial decision. However, in a country so vast, diverse, and spread out, choosing the best location can be a daunting task.

Top 10 Best Places to Buy a House in the U.S. for Price Appreciation

Whether you’re a foreign national or U.S. expat looking for an overseas investment property, buying real estate in the U.S. can be a wise and lucrative financial decision. However, in a country so vast, diverse, and spread out, choosing the best location can be a daunting task. Luckily, a recent SmartAsset study examined home prices […]

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Buying Property In The U.S.

The top 10 U.S. cities to buy a home for under $250,000

The U.S. property market has been a wild ride for the past few years. As millennials move from metropolitan areas to the suburbs and interest in vacation homes has spiked, home prices have also jumped. Whether you’re buying your first home or building your real estate portfolio, picking the correct city to invest in could […]

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Hawaii's property appreciation

From the warm, sandy beaches of Waikiki to the lava-flowing volcanos on the island of Hawaii (Big Island), we compare real estate prices in The Aloha State of Hawaii. Enjoy.

Hawaii’s property appreciation is one of the main reasons the Aloha state brings in many real estate investors, overseas and local. There is no shortage of tourists looking to rent a property, and long-term rental yields are some of the best in the U.S. For U.S. expats and Foreign Nationals looking to invest in Hawaii, […]

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