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Brazilians Lead List of Global Consumers Searching South Florida Real Estate

by | Mar 21, 2015
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS (MIAMI), the nation’s largest local Realtor association, continues to see sizable increases in visitors to its website, a sign more consumers are searching for properties and information about the South Florida real estate market.The Miami real estate market continues to attract signi`cant attention from both foreign and domestic consumers.
Visits to MIAMI Properties on Website Surged in February

 

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Christopher Zoller
2015 Residential President
MIAMI Association of Realtors®

The MIAMI Association of REALTORS (MIAMI), the nation’s largest local Realtor association, continues to see sizable increases in visitors to its website, a sign more consumers are searching for properties and information about the South Florida real estate market.The Miami real estate market continues to attract signi`cant attention from both foreign and domestic consumers.

MIAMI’s website, Miamire.com, registered 188,287 visits in February 2015--- a 42.6-percent increase from the amount of web visitors in February 2014. Miamire.com also had 62,527 unique visitors in the month of February, a jump of 33 percent compared to the same month a year ago.

Brazil topped the list of countries that conducted searches on the MIAMI site in February 2015. Brazilians have long been interested in Miami real estate, and regularly rank among South Florida’s top foreign buyers. In 2014, Brazilians registered 11 percent of all South Florida international real estate deals. Brazil had the third-most Miami and Broward Counties transactions among all foreign countries, trailing only Venezuela (16 percent) and Argentina (12 percent).

Top-10 Countries visiting Miamire.com in February:

2015 2014
1. Brazil 1. Brazil
2. Colombia 2. Colombia
3. Venezuela 3. Canada
4. Canada 4. India
5. India 5. Argentina
6. Argentina 6. Venezuela
7. United Kingdom 7. Bolivia
8. Russia 8. France
9. Philippines 9. United Kingdom
10. Italy 10. Russia

Top U.S. Markets for Miami
Miami is a top choice for consumers in many U.S. markets. Not including Florida, the top-10 U.S. states for consumers searching Miamire.com in February were:

2015: 1) California, 2) Georgia, 3)Texas, 4) NewYork, 5) Illinois, 6) Michigan, 7) Pennsylvania, 8) Virginia, 9) Ohio, 10) North Carolina

2014: 1) California, 2) Georgia, 3)Texas, 4) NewYork, 5) Illinois, 6) Michigan, 7) Pennsylvania, 8) Virginia, 9) New Jersey, 10) North Carolina

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Lynda Fernandez,
SVP of Public Relations
lynda@miamire.com 
(305) 468-7040

Teresa King Kinney
Chief Executive Officer
tkinney@miamire.com 
(305) 468-7000

Chris Umpierre
Director of Communications
chris@miamire.com
(305) 468-7047


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