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Brazil is back: Brasileiros lead foreign investment in South Florida homes in 2018

Brazil is back: Brasileiros lead foreign investment in South Florida homes in 2018

Miami real estate agents have one reason to be happy – Brazilian buyers are back as a dominant buyer...

Florida banks increase scrutiny over Venezuela transactions amid US sanctions

Florida banks increase scrutiny over Venezuela transactions amid US sanctions

Florida banks are feeling the sting of the recent sanctions imposed against the government of Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolas...

Venezuela opposition leader spurs renewed interest among SoFla real estate investors amid turmoil

Venezuela opposition leader spurs renewed interest among SoFla real estate investors amid turmoil

UPDATED, Feb. 21, 4:10 p.m.: As Venezuela descended into economic turmoil in recent years, real estate values plummeted and investors looked elsewhere, including to...

Feds sanction Venezuelan media mogul who allegedly laundered money through So Fla real estate

Feds sanction Venezuelan media mogul who allegedly laundered money through So Fla real estate

The U.S. Department of the Treasury placed sanctions on a Venezuelan media mogul and the country’s former national treasurer on Tuesday for a wide-ranging...

A wild ride: South Florida’s top real estate news of 2018

A wild ride: South Florida’s top real estate news of 2018

It was a tumultuous year for South Florida real estate, which began on an upbeat note when Miami was...

Venezuelan siblings allegedly scammed $2.9M to fund Miami real estate purchases: lawsuits

Venezuelan siblings allegedly scammed $2.9M to fund Miami real estate purchases: lawsuits

A pair of investor brothers entangled in a Venezuelan petroleum scandal allegedly misappropriated about $2.9 million from a Caribbean...

Foreign investment in residential real estate drops in Florida: report

Foreign investment in residential real estate drops in Florida: report

Foreign investment in Florida homes fell over the past year, according to a report from the Florida Realtors. Foreign...

See no evil: How a culture of secrecy boosts South Florida’s condo market

See no evil: How a culture of secrecy boosts South Florida’s condo market

A lawyer with ties to Venezuela’s oil ministry, a member of the country’s “boliburguesía” elite and a money launderer sat...

Feds look to seize Porsche Tower condo unit tied to $1B money laundering case

Feds look to seize Porsche Tower condo unit tied to $1B money laundering case

UPDATED, Aug. 7, 4:55 p.m.: Federal officials are seeking to seize a condo unit at Porsche Design Tower in...

Foreign investment in South Florida homes totaled $7B in ’17. Here’s where the money came from.

Foreign investment in South Florida homes totaled $7B in ’17. Here’s where the money came from.

Despite the residential market’s lackluster year, foreign investors spent $7.1 billion on South Florida homes in 2017, up nearly 15 percent from the previous...

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