Trends in Florida’s real estate

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The annual Florida Realtors conference offers brokers and associates an opportunity to learn about national and state market trends, such as:

15,000 people a quarter move to Florida from New York.

1,142 net new residents come into Florida daily, according to the latest census.

Cape Coral/Ft. Myers has had a 4% increase in population growth (No. 3 in the state) and Naples has grown by 2.8% (No. 10 in the state).

The top feeder states for Florida’s population growth (in order): New York, California, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Texas.

Percentage wise, Florida’s the top state in the country for population growth.

– Mike Hughes, Downing-Frye Realty, Inc.