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For IRA early withdrawal 10% penalty exception, would "First home purchase" (up to $10,000) apply to international as well? So if I buy a house in foreign countries, can I withdrawal $10,000 from my IRA without penalty?
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There is NO specific requirements to purchase a home in the US only.

So the home may be purchased in a foreign country and that will qualify for that exclusion.

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