Miami, Florida is an amazing multi-cultural city boasting some of the most envied real estate on the planet and remains one on the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
An Alpha World City, home to the highest concentration of international banks in the country and winner of a multitude of accolades it is no wonder so many choose to call Miami home or at least have a vacation or investment home here. Ranked “Richest City in the United States” in 2009 (5th in the world), “America’s Cleanest City” by Forbes and well known for its boat shows, fashion shows and music events Miami is the favored playground of the rich and famous from around the globe.
Year round sunshine, swaying palm trees, sparkling ocean, designer shopping, fine international cuisine and unrivaled nightlife delivers endless days of excitement and relaxation making it a pure paradise, no matter what your tastes are.
As with any metropolitan area the size of Miami there are neighborhoods where crime is higher than the state average, though there are also great schools and there unlikely fewer buzzing business centers ideal for launching new businesses.
Miami, Florida has become heralded as leading the U.S. real estate rebound following the crash of the early 2000s. However, it is pretty obvious that Miami real estate will always be in high demand. In fact between February 2011 and February 2012 the average price per square foot has risen over 142%, with the number of sales up over 21% and the median sales price jumping almost 10%.
From multimillion dollar sky-scraping penthouses to the mega mansions of Star Island homeowners here could easily say they already have their own slice of heaven. The ‘Magic City’ is home to many of the world’s wealthiest and most famous musicians, fashion moguls and athletes. However, there are also many affordable homes and condos to be found