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Where are foreign buyers searching for homes in America?

If you want to target an international demographic, these countries would be good to look into
  • The most international buying searches for U.S. homes came from Canada.
  • New York City is the most sought after metro for every country.
  • Middle Eastern countries searched more in the middle of the country, in cities like Detroit and Houston.

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If you're searching for foreign buyers interested in purchasing a home in Austin, it might be helpful to know that 9.3 percent of home searches from Zimbabwe were focused in the 512 area code. According to Trulia's International House Hunters 2016 Report, which showed where the most home searches in America were coming from all over the world, the most foregin searches for U.S. homes came from Canada. To get this data, Trulia used the total searches from each country and divided it by the number of searches in America for each country. Trulia's interactive map shows the top searches for certain countries. Buyers from Canada remain the most interested of any country in the world. Of all searches up north made until May 1, 13.8 percent were focused in the United States. That is a 3 percent drop from last year. Countries looking at cities where you least expect it New York City (surprise, surprise) is the no. 1 searched for metro from all the countries in the world. But the...