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  • MIAMI Realtors Sign Four International Agreements at Miami International Congress

    Jan 07, 2019
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) signed four international collaboration agreements during its recent Miami International Congress. MIAMI now has 204 international partners. These alliances create business opportunities for MIAMI members, enhance Miami’s global position and strengthen the local economy. The bilateral agreements also provide resources, visibility and connections for MIAMI’s international partners.
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  • MIAMI Realtors Partners to Host Miami Shores Plaza 98 Monthly Events

    Dec 26, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) is partnering to host free monthly community events from 5-8 p.m. on Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9 and April 13 at Miami Shores’ new community destination, Plaza 98, at 9802 NE 2nd Ave. The events are open to all ages and feature family entertainment and games and food and drink for purchase.
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  • Palm Beach County Condominium Sales Continue Rising in November

    Dec 19, 2018
    Palm Beach County condominium sales have now increased in 12 of the last 13 months after another strong November of condo sales, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Broward Condo Sales Rise for Eighth Consecutive Month

    Dec 19, 2018
    Broward County existing condominium sales increased for the eighth consecutive month in November as total Broward home sales increased 4.3 percent year-over-year, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Miami Real Estate Posts Fifth Consecutive Month of Rising Home Sales

    Dec 19, 2018
    Total Miami-Dade County home sales increased 7 percent year-over-year in November, marking the market’s fifth consecutive month of year-over-year transaction gains, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • MIAMI Realtors Signs 15 New Collaboration Agreements with AMPI Chapters in Mexico

    Dec 17, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) is honored to have recently signed 15 new international collaboration agreements with local chapters of AMPI, the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals, at the 2018 AMPI National Real Estate Congress in Oaxaca, Mexico.
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  • South Florida’s Biggest Open House Weekend Set for December 8-9

    Dec 07, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) is organizing South Florida’s biggest open house weekend of the year for December 8-9. MIAMI expects more than 2,000 properties at every price range to host open houses in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties. More than $1 billion in houses and condos are participating.
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  • Palm Beach County Home Sales Register Robust October

    Nov 21, 2018
    Total Palm Beach County home sales increased 17.1 percent year-over-year in October as median prices and dollar volume rose for all properties, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Broward Existing Condo Sales Continue Upward Trend, Surge 20 Percent in October

    Nov 21, 2018
    Broward County existing condominium sales increased for the seventh consecutive month in October, this time rising 20 percent year-over-year, as total Broward County home sales surged 15.1 percent year-over-year, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Miami Real Estate Posts Fourth Consecutive Month of Rising Home Sales

    Nov 21, 2018
    Total Miami-Dade County home sales surged 14.7 percent year-over-year in October, marking the market’s fourth consecutive month of year-over-year home transaction gains, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • MIAMI Realtors Partners with FIABCI-Arabic Countries

    Nov 21, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) recently signed an international collaboration agreement with FIABCI-Arabic Countries during FIABCI World President -Elect and FIABCI-Arabic Countries President Walid Moussa’s visit to Miami, increasing MIAMI’s international partners to 180 (the most of any U.S. Realtor association). The alliance will create business opportunities for MIAMI members, enhance Miami’s global position and strengthen the local economy. FIABCI-Arabic Countries includes United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Bahrein, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.
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  • MIAMI Realtors and Turkey Federation Sign International Partnership

    Nov 21, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) signed an international honorary reciprocal agreement with Türkiye Tüm Emlak Müşavirleri Federasyonu (TEMFED) at the 24th Annual Miami International Real Estate Congress in Coral Gables, increasing MIAMI’s international partners to 179 (the most of any U.S. Realtor association). The alliance will create business opportunities for MIAMI members, enhance Miami’s global position and strengthen the local economy.
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  • Total Palm Beach Home Sales Increase in 3Q 2018

    Nov 07, 2018
    Total Palm Beach County home sales increased 7.4 percent in 3Q 2018 as median prices for all properties rose, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Total Broward Home Sales Increase in 3Q 2018

    Nov 07, 2018
    Total Broward County home sales increased 5.9 percent in 3Q 2018 as median prices for all properties rose, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Total Miami Home Sales Jump in 3Q 2018

    Nov 05, 2018
    Total Miami-Dade County home sales surged 15.2 percent in 3Q 2018 as median prices for all properties rose for the 27th consecutive quarter, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • MIAMI International Real Estate Congress to Feature Delegates from 12 Countries

    Oct 22, 2018
    Delegates from 12 foreign countries will participate in the 24th annual MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) International Real Estate Congress on Oct. 28-30 at the Biltmore Hotel. More than 300 real estate professionals will attend the prestigious event, which will feature 20 industry speakers, numerous panels and marketing sessions.
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  • Total Miami Home Sales Surge a Year after Hurricane Irma

    Oct 19, 2018
    Total Miami-Dade County home sales surged 35.7 percent last month a year after Hurricane Irma brought minimal damage and stalled hundreds of sales in September 2017, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • MIAMI Commercial & Expo to Explore Industry Trends and Opportunities

    Oct 17, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors Commercial (MIAMI Commercial) will present its 18th annual Commercial Conference & Expo on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. Five panels and sessions with more than 15 speakers will analyze the latest trends and opportunities in the South Florida commercial real estate market.
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  • MIAMI Realtors to Showcase South Florida Real Estate at Paris Expo

    Oct 11, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) along with partner association FNAIM Gran Paris will again promote South Florida’s lifestyle and real estate market at one of France’s largest property showcases, Salon National de L’Immobilier, on Oct. 12-14 in Paris. MIAMI will make several South Florida market presentations at the expo, which is expected to attract 7,000 visitors and 70 exhibitors.
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  • Delegates from Six Countries Confirmed for MIAMI International Real Estate Congress

    Oct 10, 2018
    Delegates from six foreign countries have confirmed their participation for the 24th annual MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) International Real Estate Congress on Oct. 28-30 at the Biltmore Hotel. MIAMI will announce more participating countries soon as it prepares to host the international real estate event of the year, attended by more than 300 real estate professionals.
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MIAMI International Real Estate Congress Attracts Foreign Delegates, Industry Experts

by | Mar 09, 2017
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South Florida international home sales increased year over year in 2016, according to findings from the 2016 MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) Profile of International Home Buyers survey announced at the recent 22nd annual MIAMI International Real Estate Congress.

South Florida international home sales accounted for $6.2 billion in dollar value in 2016, up from $6.1 billion from the previous year. The complete survey, prepared annually for MIAMI by the research division of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), was released by MIAMI on Jan. 19.

“South Florida remains the top region in the nation for international real estate, and our annual International Real Estate Congress gathered many of our foreign delegates for an unforgettable week of learning and collaboration,” said Teresa King Kinney, MIAMI’s chief executive officer.

80 Foreign Delegates Participated at MIAMI Congress
Eighty foreign delegates from 13 countries and hundreds of Realtors® from the U.S. collaborated, networked and learned at the MIAMI Congress.

Delegates from Austria, Brazil, Israel, Spain, UAE/Dubai and Greece provided market presentations on their respective countries on the first day of the Congress on Oct. 30.

Attendees enjoyed nightly gala receptions and participated in marketing sessions to capitalize on the presence of MIAMI’s esteemed partners. MIAMI has official partnerships with 160 international organizations worldwide.

After the Miami Congress’ conclusion in Coral Gables, MIAMI delegates and real estate professionals traveled to the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter on Nov. 2 for an international luncheon and information session. The event highlighted Palm Beach economic growth and statistics while also discussing Palm Beach’s impact in the global real estate marketplace.

MIAMI provided delegates tours of Palm Beach locations such as the historic Breakers Palm Beach hotel and CityPlace, the upscale lifestyle center in downtown West Palm Beach. Dozens of Miami Congress delegates then made the 2.5-hour drive with MIAMI from Jupiter to the 2016 NAR REALTORS® Conference and Expo on Nov. 4-7 in Orlando.

Visit MiamiCongress.com for PDFs of all the presentations at the 2016 MIAMI Congress. The direct link for MIAMI Congress videos is
http://bit.ly/2fdHelk

2016 MIAMI Congress photos are at:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/rambmiami/albums/72157675855066716

The 2017 MIAMI International Real Estate Congress will be held Oct. 29-31, 2017. To register, visit: http://www.miamicongress.com Join more than 300 real estate professionals in Miami and then fly non-stop to Chicago for the 2017 NAR Conference & Expo on Nov. 2-6, 2017.

Miami: A 24-Hour City on the Rise
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s keynote address at MIAMI Congress detailed Miami’s growth as a 24-hour, global city. South Florida is setting new highs for job creation as it remains one of America’s top place for international real estate purchases, Yun said.

Miami’s strong real estate market can be attributed to its growth as a 24-hour city. Miami is one of just seven 24-hour cities in the United States, Yun said. Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. are the others. 24-hour cities create more jobs, revitalize public space, promote citizen security, foster tourism and offer a sense of belonging to residents.

“24-hour cities perform better consistently in all economic real estate data points” Lawrence Yun

Markets to Target

Colombia, China, Eastern Europe, Canada and Chile are the top markets to target in South Florida, Yun said the Miami Congress.

Chinese investment in South Florida has increased in recent years, and was a top subject at the 2016 MIAMI International Real Estate Congress. For the first time, China ranks among the top-10 foreign countries purchasing South Florida real estate. Chinese investors purchased 3 percent of all South Florida international real estate sales in 2016, which ranks the country ninth.

Jesse Ottley, president of the development division of the Cervera Real Estate and the AREAA President-Elect, and Craig Studnicky, co-founder and principal of ISG World, led a Congress panel discussion on China.

Chinese students are the fastest-growing demographic at the University of Miami and that statistic should only increase now that UM is the top ranked university in Florida, according to the 2017 rankings from U.S. News & World Report. Miami’s Florida International University, which has a campus in China, has two times as many Chinese students (2,000) as Miami.

China loves Miami’s top schools, infrastructure, modern and cutting-edge condominiums, PortMiami expansions and the city’s status as the Capital of Latin America. Those same positives are why Miami is attracting homebuyers from an increasingly diversified array of countries. The Middle East, India and Turkey have joined longtime Miami investment from South America.

“One of our realities is we have gone from being this fun, beach town to all of a sudden being a global city that offers great venues for art, entertainment, culture and education,” said Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, the managing partner and principal at Cervera Real Estate. “That speaks to people at a different level. Before, people were thinking let me grab my bathing suit and go to Miami for a week. Now, they are thinking let me grab my family and relocate.”

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