International News to Know

HAR International Wins NAR Global Council Platinum Award Five Years Running

The HAR International program was once again recognized by NAR for its accomplishments during 2017. Several important items include the HAR board approval of an international listing agreement that can be used with global clients and starting in the first quarter of 2018 members that input global listings into area 82 of the HAR MLS will be required to also submit a signed seller’s agreement.
Features International

HAR International Year Ends on a High Note

By Nelly DeLourdes Mitford, CIPS, ABR, MCNE, TRLP-2013 The 2017 HAR International Advisory Group (IAG) year closes with the HAR International Listing Agreement approved and implemented and the IAG as the recipient of the NAR Global Achievement Program Platinum Award for the fifth year in a row! Way to go team! I cannot believe the year is almost over, it seems like it was yesterday when I wrote about the

Immigration Snapshot: Japan

First published in 2013 in the NAR Global Perspectives magazine One of the top twenty countries who visits monthly is Japan. Below is an article from the NAR Global Perspectives newsletter from 2013 but a lot of the information remains true today. Based on a 2004 census update, 1.2 million people of Japanese descent live in the United States, up 4 percent from 2000. Among this group, about 58
Features International

Foreign U.S. Home Sales Dollar Volume Surges 49 Percent to Record $153 Billion

Fueled by a substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new high, as transactions grew in each of the top five countries where buyers originated. This is according to an annual survey of residential purchases from international buyers released today by the National Association of REALTORS®, which also revealed that nearly half of all foreign sales were in
Interest Groups International

Don’t Miss International Day – Friday, Sept. 15

HAR has offered International Day several times; now we want to kick it up a notch with more in depth topics and presentations global REALTORS® need. Friday, September 15 Post Oak Conference Center Parking available in Garage 3 - $5. 9 a.m. registration 10 a.m. class (lunch is included) 4 p.m. class ends – Followed by a networking reception at Masraff's. Topics include: a case study on selling homes in