Problem Areas Concerning Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate

Allen, John T. Jr., Olaussen, David B. | January 1, 1980

Current problems related to foreign investment in real estate have a long and involved history. After a brief historical review, this per- spective will consider present limitations on alien ownership of real es- tate, inconveniences such as disclosure of ownership, and incidental administrative side effects which place the foreign investor in a differ- ent position than a U.S. investor.