Texas is known for many things; cowboys, southern hospitality, country music, the best BBQ in the world. But did you also know that The Lone Star state is one of the fastest growing states in the USA? Since 2010, more than four million people have made the move to Texas. We find out what’s drawing so many buyers, including from overseas.
Last year, foreign investors snapped up 183,100 properties in the USA, amounting to a total value of $77.9 billion. While this is actually a decrease from the previous year, US real estate remains an incredibly appealing asset to foreign investors. Chinese buyers topped the foreign investment ranks, followed by Canadians, Asian Indians and UK buyers. So what’s the fuss about?
In the final part of our series in self-building your American home, we’ve reached the business end of the process – getting it built. Who do you need, how do you know they’re any good, what will you pay and what is the process of building?
Getting the kids away from screens and enjoying the great outdoors can be never-ending battle for parents. Choose a home in any of these family-friendly US destinations, however, and a digital detox will be easy – for all the family!
For part two of our series ‘Building your own American Home’, we’re taking a closer look at how to find a reputable architect and what steps you need to take to obtain planning permission before you can break ground on building your dream home.