Miami is an international city, with international dollars vying for the best property. But if you were to rank interest in the city from each of the countries, just which one would come out on top? Turns out that Brazil would take the top prize as the #1 country searching for South Florida real estate in August, according to new statistics from the Miami Association of Realtors. With a population of 200 million, it's little wonder. Who else is looking at South Florida? You'll see these countries respectively fill out the top five spots: Russia, Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina.
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Here's the full list of top searches on Miamire.com in August 2015:
When it comes to actually purchasing those homes, the picture changes. Brazilians drop to #3, constituting 11 percent of all sales last year. Venezuelans buy the most, at 16 percent. Coming right behind them is Argentina with 12 percent of sales. They also spend the most on average in Miami-Dade and Broward: $495,000, when compared to $245,000 among all Florida buyers.