Foreign investors will continue to favor U.S. assets


Although the cycle predicts that the overall investment in US real estate will decline a little bit after it peaked in 2015, the demand remains strong. In Q2 2017, both interest and values of US real estate reach a historical high. Despite of some uncertainty in the global market, globalization and foreign investment has a strong effect on the US real estate market. For example, Brexit resulted in international investment flooding into the US, expecially from Asian buyers. Many investors see US property as a "safety deposit box" for their wealth. And it's true that the US assets are generating higher yields than alternative investments in other parts of the world. Yields on some European bonds are even negative, while comparatively the US real estate is offering a solid return. Read more here

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