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Signs of Global Strength

It's official. International buyers continue to identify the United States as a desirable place not only to own property, but also to make a profitable investment.

According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2015 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, total residential international sales in the United States equaled $104 billion for the year ending March 2015 - a 13 percent increase from the previous year. International sales now are roughly 8 percent of the total U.S. housing market.

Notably, while many homes purchased by foreign buyers are used as a primary residence, vacation and rental use are also major reasons for a purchase. All totaled, 61 percent of international buyers purchased detached single-family homes, according to REALTOR® data. In the foreseeable future, that strong activity is expected to continue, mirroring the general housing market nationwide.

Sales to
International Buyers

Sales Dollar Volume of U.S. Residential
Property to International Buyers.

$104B
April 2014 - March 2015

Why Invest in the United States?

Generally speaking, with its large and diversified economy, the United States is the premier location for investment.

The U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) of approximately $17 trillion is significantly larger than the GDP of any other country. The GDP value of the U.S. represents 27 percent of the world economy.

From a housing perspective, recent advantageous market conditions have drawn increasing interest from foreign buyers, including U.S. economic strength, low housing prices, solid demand, strong rental rates and attractive exchange rates.

"We live in an international marketplace. So while all real estate is local, that does not mean that all property buyers are. Foreign buyers are being enticed to U.S. real estate because of what they recognize as attractive prices, economic stability, and an incredible opportunity for investment in their future."

Steve BrownPresident, National Association of REALTORS®

Where Are the Real Estate Hot Spots?

Lennar builds across the
U.S.A. in 17 states.

Lennar builds across the U.S.A.
In over 40 of the most desirable markets:

  • Arizona

    Phoenix

    Tucson

    California

    Bakersfield

    Fresno/Central Valley

    Inland Empire

    Los Angeles/Valencia

    Orange County

    Palm Springs/Coachella

    Sacramento

    San Diego

    San Francisco/Bay Area

    Colorado

    Denver

    Delaware

    Millsboro

  • Florida

    Clermont

    Fort Lauderdale

    Jacksonville/St. Augustine

    Melbourne/Viera

    Miami

    Naples/Fort Myers

    Orlando

    Palm Beach

    Sarasota/Manatee

    Tampa

    Winter Haven

    Georgia

    Atlanta

    Maryland

    Baltimore

    Maryland/DC Metro

  • Minnesota

    Minneapolis/St. Paul

    Nevada

    Las Vegas

    Reno

    New Jersey

    Burlington Township

    Jackson

    Mays Landing

    Monroe Township

    Rockaway Township

    South Brunswick Township

    Tinton Falls Township

    Verona

    Waretown

    Weehawken

    North Carolina

    Charlotte

    Raleigh

    Oregon

    Portland

  • South Carolina

    Charleston

    Charlotte

    Myrtle Beach

    Tennessee

    Nashville

    Texas

    Austin

    Dallas/Fort Worth

    Houston

    Killeen

    San Antonio

    Temple

    Waco

    Virginia

    Virginia/DC Metro

    Williamsburg

    Washington

    Seattle

    Vancouver

Selection + Markets

Of the ideal lifestyle markets across the United States,
these four show especially strong growth:

Investment Properties

Minimize exposure and maximize return with a proven homebuilder.

In over 40 of the finest markets and 17 American states, Lennar connects homebuyers to U.S. real estate opportunities while offering deep, localized expertise, market by market. Whether it’s an investment in the promise of America, a path to permanent residency or a desire for risk-adjusted returns, Lennar delivers.

Vacation / Seasonal Homes

The purchase of vacation homes remains strong across the U.S.

There were approximately 717,000 sales of vacation homes in 2013, an increase of nearly 30 percent from 2012. Clearly, that is a lot of resort-style living across the U.S. in the form of well-appointed communities in luxurious settings.

Second Homes

Lennar offers the highest quality and value in the industry.

Lennar builds quality homes in communities that cater to all lifestyles, including urban, suburban, active adult and golf course living. What’s more, Lennar builds in some of the most desirable cities in the U.S.

Multi-Generational Homes

Homes designed to accommodate an expanded family is the newest trend in the housing industry.

In response to this growing trend, Lennar offers NEXT GENSM; – The Home within a Home®. It's a complete suite with bedroom, eat-in kitchenette and living room. It can be integrated into a home's living space or kept as a private residence.

Lennar's International Appeal

As the U.S. real estate leader for the global market, Lennar is well positioned to meet the needs of international buyers.

Founded in 1954, Lennar (NYSE: LEN) is the leading builder of more than 800,000 quality new homes in over 40 of the most desirable real estate markets across the United States. Lennar possesses the industry's deepest management team, tested and proven through multiple U.S. real estate cycles. The International Team represents each participating country and every client – speaking their language and helping them understand and navigate the process on both sides of the border.

Quality. Value. Integrity.SM

Our commitment to these three pinciples is the foundation upon which we were built, and this commitment continues to guide us every day.

Lennar is dedicated to being an industry innovator and is constantly focused on providing the highest quality homes. We always strive to deliver the best possible home value to each of our customers. And all of us are committed to doing the right thing for the right reason.

Everything's Included®

Lennar invites you to discover an entirely new way to buy a home.

Lennar's Everything's Included approach is simple – giving buyers all the add-ons and extras they want, already included, at the best possible value. This translates to thousands of dollars in luxury features from ceiling to floor. A security and monitoring system that can be controlled remotely called Nexia™ Home Intelligence. And cutting-edge green features like Energy Star appliances and WaterSense faucets for the most energy efficient home. With Everything’s Included, Lennar can deliver tremendous value without hassles, headaches and guesswork for homebuyers.

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