CNBC Street Signs – Is Miami Forming a New Housing Bubble?
Posted by Jonathan Miller - Monday, June 18, 2012, 1:10 PM
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Reporter Robert Frank spoke with me and pens a good piece on the Miami phenomenon and provides an interview for Street Signs. It’s worth a look.
No, not in the same way we saw one formed in the middle of the last decade.
In other words, Miami’s boom is not a broad-based market recovery driven by local families needing a home. It’s being fueled by a tiny top slice of super-rich overseas buyer looking for the latest hot investment.
They’re not buying their first home, or even their second or third. They’re investing in a stock with an ocean view.
25% of foreign investment of US real estate in Florida, most of it is in Miami.
“Most patient” capital
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