Southwest Florida’s International Appeal

By September 9, 2011 Blog No Comments

When it comes to international house hunters, Florida is where they want to be…by a wide margin. At least that’s what the website trulia.com found when it recently examined traffic to its popular site. Six of the top ten cities searched were in Florida, with Southwest Florida claiming three of those six spots. (Cape Coral #3; Naples #7; Ft. Myers #9) Canadians top the list of sun seekers, followed by the United Kingdom, Australia, France and Germany. Southwest Florida has long been an attractive destination with foreign buyers and favorable exchange rates, combined with the new affordability of homes, has created an exceptional opportunity for overseas buyers to fulfill their dreams. With local inventory declining rapidly this opportunity could spur new home construction and job growth and get us back on the path to prosperity.