Colombians still crazy for South Florida homes: report

Venezuela, Canada, Brazil and Spain in the top 5

Miami skyline (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)
Miami skyline (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Buyers from Colombia led foreign interest in Miami homes in August, according to a new report from the Miami Association of Realtors. The Latin American country has shown the most interest in South Florida homes for six consecutive months.

Colombians represented 10.5 percent of all international searches on in August. After Colombia came Venezuela with 5.4 percent and Canada with 4.9 percent. Brazil rose from sixth place in July to fourth in August with 4.1 percent of all international searches.

Last year, Colombian and Brazilian homebuyers made the third-most international purchases in South Florida with a 10 percent share, according to the report.

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Check out the top 10 list of countries looking for Miami homes in August:

  1. Colombia
  2. Venezuela
  3. Canada
  4. Brazil
  5. Spain
  6. Argentina
  7. France
  8. India
  9. Philippines
  10. Mexico

Katherine Kallergis