The Real Deal Miami

Venezuelans top foreign visitors to Miami listings site

October 16, 2013 03:00PM


Caracas, Venezuela, near Avila National Park

Surpassing the Brazilian community, Venezuelans were the largest group of foreign prospective land buyers in Miami last month, according to data on web visitors from the Miami Association of Realtors’ site.

Venezuelans made 114,338 visits to the website, a 47 percent jump year-over-year. Last September, they took sixth place. The other top international consumers hunting for real estate on are, in order, Canada, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Lithuania, France, Italy, Spain and the Philippines.

Not including Florida, California residents scoured last month more than any those from any other states. Behind California were Texas, New York, Georgia and Illinois, the release said. — Mark Maurer