Foreign Investment and Real Estate Law

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Real estate investments and foreign involvement have been cooperative between countries in the past so that each party is able to maximize profits. However, international deals do require more consideration regarding legal and economic differences.

  • ContentCan Foreigners Buy Real Estate in the United States?

    As the real estate market in the U.S. has made a strong indication of recovery, some outside of the United States have begun to look again at American real estate investments as a possibility. This leads some to wonder, though, whether it is even possible for a foreigner to buy real estate in the U.S.? If so, are there any special laws to be aware of or taxes that must be paid?

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  • ContentDoes America Have to Follow International Laws?

    Attorneys often experience a passionate client coming into their office and insisting that they have a case based on something they read about happening in another country. In other instances, people will invoke rights they believe they have under treaties or international agreements like the Geneva Convention. Thus, many wonder whether American courts must follow international laws?

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  • ContentInformation for International Investors Doing Business in the United States: Consumer Protection

    Investments, business and foreign involvement has been cooperative in the past so that every party included is able to maximize profits. The absence of most restrictions that may be placed by other countries shows this to be the case, and any needed information is usually provided for these investment matters.

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  • ContentInvestor Visa Denied - Can I Get My Investment Funds Back?

    Visa applications for immigration or remaining in the United States based on entrepreneur matters is based on having a company already and showing that the established or startup falls within the required criteria. Without showing these factors to the Immigration Office, the visa could be denied even if investment amounts are large.

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  • ContentNegotiating an International Real Estate Deal

    When negotiating with a real estate deal, the most important factors are the clients. However, international deals may require more consideration such as legal, economic and geographical aspects. If a real estate agency has been contracted to deal with international clients or in another country, it is important to fully research the area, understand what is expected and know how the client lives to truly embrace the challenge of global real estate sales.

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