JTHS Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS - Jupiter, Tequesta, Hope Sound

     

                

  • JTHS-MIAMI Golf Tournament to Benefit Veterans Organization on 9/11

    Aug 10, 2017
    The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) will host its 32nd annual JTHS-MIAMI Golf Tournament on Monday, Sept. 11 at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens. Partial proceeds will benefit the Renewal Coalition, a Jupiter-based organization that assists wounded veterans and their families.
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  • JTHS-MIAMI Realtors Collect 240 Pounds of Food for Needy Palm Beach Residents

    May 16, 2017
    The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) collected 240 pounds of non-perishable food for the Palm Beach County Food Bank in April as part of the JTHS-MIAMI Leadership Academy’s “Move for Hunger” Food Drive.
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  • JTHS-MIAMI Rock the Market Attracts Top Experts, Panels

    Mar 09, 2017
    Palm Beach County real estate will continue outperforming the national average because of continued population gains, a growing economy and spectacular amenities, South Florida top brokers and real estate analysts said at the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) Rock the Market conference on Feb. 28 in Jupiter.
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  • JTHS-MIAMI Realtors to Host Rock the Market in Jupiter

    Feb 27, 2017
    The Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (JTHS-MIAMI) will host JTHS-MIAMI Rock the Market on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place. The conference is designed to equip local Realtors with the latest market information, services and trends so they can better serve their clients.
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  • Lynne Rifkin Elected 2017 JTHS President of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS

    Feb 10, 2017
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) has elected Lynne Rifkin, Broker Associate, ABR, MRP, PMN, SRES as the 2017 President of the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors (JTHS) Council. She and the entire 2017 JTHS Board of Governors were installed Dec. 2 at Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens.
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  • JTHS Realtors Collect More than 500 Holiday Toys for Local Children

    Jan 09, 2017
    The Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound (JTHS) Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) collected more than 500 toys for local families in need this holiday season during its first JTHS Young Professionals Network Toy Drive on December 15.
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  • JTHS Realtors to Host Educational Breakfast with Palm Beach Schools Superintendent

    Jan 09, 2017
    The Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound (JTHS) Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) will host a “Make a Connection” Breakfast with Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa as the featured speaker on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Eastpointe Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens.
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  • YOUR July Minute with the JTHS President

    Jul 29, 2016
    Announcing Important Upcoming Events
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  • Jupiter Broker Patti Fitzgerald Appointed to Florida Real Estate Commission

    Mar 03, 2016
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® is honored to have one of its members, Patti Fitzgerald, named to the Florida Real Estate Commission, which administers and enforces real estate license law. Fitzgerald is a past president of the statewide Florida Realtors association and is currently a real estate broker associate and manager for Illustrated Properties in Hobe Sound.
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  • YOUR February Minute with the JTHS President

    Feb 18, 2016
    We are halfway through February. Time goes by so quickly. Our JTHS Leaders continue to focus on goals to maximize our Member's strengths. Our Professional staff continue to make enhancements to products and service offerings.
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  • Sue Gaieski Elected 2016 JTHS Council President of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS

    Feb 18, 2016
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) has elected Sue Gaieski, e-PRO, SFR as the 2016 President of the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors (JTHS) Council. She and the entire 2016 JTHS Board of Governors were installed Dec. 11 at Frenchman’s Creek Beach & Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens.
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Colombians Adding to Miami's Multicultural Community

by | Jul 27, 2016

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Looking for a world-class city and a safe place to keep their money, Colombians have increasingly turned to Miami. Known as the Capital of Latin America, Miami boasts premier beaches, brand shopping and urban living, which Colombians and South Americans desire.

So it should come to no surprise that Colombia continues to lead all foreign countries searching for South Florida real estate. Colombia registered the most web searches among all global nations on the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) web portal, www.Miamire.com in May 2016. Colombia has now led the MIAMI search rankings for six consecutive months.

"We are seeing an increased diversification of foreign buyers from a large array of countries," said Mark Sadek, the 2016 MIAMI Chairman of the Board. "This increased diversification is the new norm for Miami real estate."

Miami is just a three-hour flight from Bogota. Colombians are attracted by Miami's multicultural, multilingual population, tropical climate, global business center and world-class amenities. They join a growing percentage of South Americans here in Miami from countries like Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Venezuela and more.

South Florida is the No. 1 U.S. market for international consumers in May 2016, according to Realtor.com data.

Colombia: A Top Market for South Florida Real Estate
Colombian home buyers tied with Argentinians in purchasing the third-most Miami real estate among foreign countries, according to the 2015 Profile of International Home Buyers in Miami Association of Realtors Business Areas. Colombia registered 10 percent of all foreign South Florida transactions, according to the survey conducted by MIAMI and the National Association of REALTORS. Only Venezuelan (13 percent) and Brazilian (12 percent) buyers purchased more.

Colombians moving to South Florida are often upper-middle-class families who want to enjoy their prosperity earned in their homeland as professionals and entrepreneurs. Colombians spend the second-most on South Florida property among foreign buyers. The $516,000 average purchase price of Colombians tied with Argentina and only trailed Brazil ($766,000), according to the 2015 survey.

Surging Interest from Spain, India
Spain posted the fifth-most searches of South Florida real estate in May. It was the country's highest finish since it took sixth in June 2013. India, meanwhile, continues to show strong interest in Miami properties. India, which has a population of 1.25 billion residents had the sixth-most searches for the third consecutive month.

The top-10 countries visiting Miamire.com in May

2016

  1. Colombia
  2. Venezuela
  3. Argentina
  4. Brazil
  5. Spain
  6. India
  7. Canada
  8. Israel
  9. Philippines
  10. Mexico

2015

  1. Brazil
  2. Colombia
  3. Canada
  4. Venezuela
  5. Argentina
  6. India
  7. Russia
  8. Philippines
  9. United Kingdom
  10. France

South Florida: The Top-Ranked U.S. Market for International Consumers
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is the most-searched U.S. market for international consumers, according to Realtor.com May 2016 data. South Florida has now registered the global real estate web searches of any U.S. market for seven consecutive months. Realtor.com began studying U.S. regions for international real estate demand in November 2015.

The top-10 U.S. markets for international real estate demand:

  1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  3. Bellingham, WA
  4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  5. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
  6. Urban Honolulu, HI
  7. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
  8. Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI
  9. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
  10. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

South Florida ranked as a top-five market for consumers in eight of the world's ten-largest regions in May 2016. South Florida finished as the most-searched market in four of the regions:

North America:

  1. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  2. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
  3. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
  4. Philadelphia PA
  5. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

South America:

  1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  2. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
  3. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  5. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Northern Europe:

  1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  2. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
  3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  4. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  5. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Australia and New Zealand:

  1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  2. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  3. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
  4. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
  5. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Western Europe:

  1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  2. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  4. Washington DC
  5. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

Caribbean:

  1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  2. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
  3. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
  4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  5. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Southern Europe:

  1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  4. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
  5. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Eastern Asia:

  1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  2. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  3. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
  4. Washington DC
  5. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Western Asia:

  1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  4. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
  5. Washington DC

Eastern Europe:

  1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
  2. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
  3. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
  4. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
  5. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL

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