Home » FAQ » Buy Real Estate in the U.S.Buy Real Estate in the U.S. posted in: FAQ, Jobs, Business & Finance | 0 What are the requirements for foreigners to buy real estate in the U.S.? Do I need a special visa to own or buy property in the U.S.? Do I need to use a real estate agent? Where can I find a real estate agent? What is the usual commission that real estate agents charge? Can a foreigner get a bank loan/mortgage to buy a house or other property? What are the closing costs? Do I need a lawyer? How can I find properties for sale? What is the MLS? What type of taxes do I have to pay? Can I sell my property later?