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We have very knowledgeable German and Spanish associates to assist our German and Spanish clients:

Wir haben einen sehr erfahrenen deutschsprachigen Immobilien Mitarbeiter zu Ihrer Beratung.

Miguel Acosta es nuestro socio de habla español, y estará encantado de ayudar a cualquiera de nuestros clientes hispanos.

WHY FLORIDA?

  • Healthy appreciation of real estate compared to other states and countries.
  • Favorable exchange rate between the Euros and the US dollar
  • Availability and affordability of waterfront real estate.
  • Low interest rates.
  • Reliability and efficiency of utilities
  • No individual state income tax on foreigners, as most other states have
  • Low cost and high Quality of Living
  • Beaches & Recreational Facilities

FLORIDA'S FOREIGN POPULATION

Source: U.S Census Office

  • 2.7 million of the state's population is foreign-born
  • 23 % of the population speak at least one foreign language
  • Florida has the largest U.S. share of foreign buyers - 26% (and growing)
  • 82% of foreign purchases have been cash
  • 19% of all home sales in Florida are to foreigners

PURPOSE OF INTERNATIONAL HOME BUYING IN FLORIDA

  • Vacation home for family/friends 39%
  • Rental property 24%
  • Both vacation AND rental 37%

PROPERTY RIGHTS

  • Private property is guaranteed by the government
  • No restriction on foreigners to buy property
  • No requirement of permanent residency

FOREIGN BUSINESSES IN FLORIDA

  • 1,500 foreign affiliated companies with total holdings of $32 billion
  • Largest investors in Florida
    • Europe (46%)
    • Canada (21%)
    • Asia/Pacific (17%)
    • Latin America and Caribbean (11%)

 

  • Source: Enterprise Florida, Inc.

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 Copyright 2014 Multiple Listing Service of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc.; All rights reserved. The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site is the copyrighted and proprietary database of the Multiple Listing Service of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc. The properties displayed may not be all of the properties in the MLS' database, or all of the properties listed with Brokers participating in the cooperative data exchange program. Properties listed by Brokers other than are marked with BR logo and include the name of the listing Brokers. Information provided is thought to be reliable but is not guaranteed to be accurate; buyers are advised to verify facts before making the decision to purchase a property. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the data herein, or for their use or interpretation by the user. Information provided is for consumer\'s personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. This site will be monitored for \'scraping\' and any use of search facilities of data on the site other than by a consumer looking to purchase real estate, is prohibited. Listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but buyers are advised to confirm all items.