Florida leads the Nation for International Home Shoppers

It seems like there is no slowing down for foreign buyers looking to buy homes in the U.S. and Florida takes first place. In a new report that tracks International home shoppers shows the sunshine state with 25% of the market.

In the past 12 months that ended in June 2014, the dollar value of purchases in Florida topped $7.97 billion – a 24% increase from the previous year. The metropolitan areas with the most sales were: #1 : Orlando-Kissimmee with 11.5%, then 2cd place : Tampa-St. Petersburg with 11%, then 3rd : Miami-Miami Beach with 10%, then two tied at 4th place: Fort Lauderdale  & Sarasota-Bradenton  both with 8% of sales.

The countries were buyers are coming from: Canada, Western Europe, United Kingdom, France, Germany and of course many South Americans especially in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale real estate markets.

 

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