Love at first sight? As Realtors, we work with a myriad of foreign buyers. Many foreign investors are drawn to Miami, as much for the location and weather as for the laid-back lifestyle, reputation and romantic allure.
Our buyers come from Italy, Germany, Spain, Brazil, England… looking for exactly the same thing: a home in the tropics … a bit of Miami … “Un Posto al Sole!” … a taste of paradise. They fall in love, often, before they even set foot here. Miami has an aura… a reputation. Miami is truly magic. Miami HAS the stuff that dreams are made of.
Buyers want waterfront homes, and waterview condos, at great prices, in perfect condition, and in very, very specific areas. Brickell and Miami Beach and the Venetian Causeway seem to be the front-runners, the hottest destinations for international buyers, observe international real estate experts, Vicki and Alexandra Restivo at EWM Realtors, Miami.
“Coming from a world rich in history, the veritable lack of history that Miami offers is almost magnetic, drawing foreign buyers in, in droves. They embrace the ‘new’ with a fervor that doesn’t seem to be found elsewhere. What is it about our ultra modern highrise condos? They seem to offer something that appeals on almost every level imaginable: Floor to ceiling glass (impact resistant, hurricane glass) with an intrinsic sense of safety… Concierge for every whim and fancy… Valet Parking… Lunch “on-the-run” ( the famed American sandwich)… breakfast, wi-fi and a laptop (otherwise known as a stop at Starbucks!) … and the all important proximity to the beach. After all, Miami IS, the epitome of the eternal vacation. Salt water and yachts… No mountains … The sweltering sun and tropical romance are intoxicating: The people watching and seemingly endless nightlife are addicting. So… what exactly is it about Miami that makes it such a foreign affair?”
“Word of mouth”… A comment between friends. A secret, a shared story, a dream or two. A guest coming to visit. Vicki Restivo enjoys working with the foreign investors: “I must say, the foreign buyers’ enthusiasm is catching… isn’t it? Working with international buyers is a whirlwind: translating not only contracts, but conversations: for interior decorators, furniture suppliers, marble and tile designers, car dealers, and legal advisors. It puts a whole new spin on real estate. Miami is unquestionably a foreign affair… with Miami being a “melting pot” in the very best sense of the term!” … and…the Restivos welcome your thoughts and insights on their Blog: MiamiRealEstateCafe.com ! For international relocations or vacation property acquisitions, contact Vicki at 305 793 1365 or Alexandra at 305 632-0164… or through email@example.com. Again, your comments are always welcomed!