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Foreign Buyers Snap Up U.S. Properties

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Foreign Buyers Snap Up U.S. Properties

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Foreign Buyers Snap Up U.S. Properties

Foreign Buyers Snap Up U.S. Properties

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In 2007, foreign investors acquired more than $43 billion worth of U.S. properties — almost double the amount foreigners spent a year earlier. What does this mean to the U.S. property market?

Curt Nickisch reports for NPR station WBUR in Boston.