The Number Of People Moving To Florida Is Surging Due To The Pandemic, With Miami Luxury Home Prices Up 42% Last Quarter

The great migration of residents to Florida appears to be accelerating due to the pandemic, newly released reports show.

In Miami, luxury home prices were up 42% to an average of $2.8 million in the most recent quarter, according to a report from brokerage Douglas Elliman.

Palm Beach is particularly strong, with the CEO of Elliman calling it the hottest market in the world right now, CNBC reported.

Florida gained an average of nearly 1,000 per people per day in 2019, but that number could be even higher in 2020 thanks to the pandemic. The large number of people moving south to the state in recent months has attracted the attention of international media, including the New York Times and the Daily Mail.

Less than 1% of single family homes were available for sale in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach as of July, according to an ISG World report. A sellers market is defined as one where less than 10% of units are available for sale.

The Miami condo resale market remains in favor of buyers, but inventory has been shrinking over the past few years, the report states. For new condo inventory, more than 91% of units built since 2012 have now been sold.

The share of residential buyers in the Miami area coming from other parts of the U.S. has doubled from a decade ago, ISG added.

 

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J.
9 months ago

!Dale! Just leave your NYC politics at the door please!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Yeah…just leave Trump’s politics in NYC.

Anonymous
9 months ago

And Giuliani’s!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Giuliani, you mean the guy who fixed NYC, braved it through 9/11, and was once loved by both sides? I’m sure you love DeBozo making NYC the 1970s again.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Yeah.. Giuliani even wears red tights with an “S” on his chest and a cape!

Anonymous
2 months ago

at least Giullani isn’t married to a monkey

Anonymous
9 months ago

Guiliani, the guy who loved law and order like trump!
I think deblasio is worthless but Guiliani was always there
for the photo op. Including 9-11.

J.
9 months ago

How does Trump factor into politics in NYC?

Anonymous
9 months ago

they’re too dumb to know your question

Anonymous
9 months ago

You Trump loving Einsteins really are a trip. Trump can own multiple multiple houses and businesses in Florida and get into it with some of it’s residents but you Trump a** kickers don’t see the irony in that?

Anonymous
9 months ago

Finally someone with some smarts..

J.
9 months ago

Your TDS is showing.

Anonymous
3 months ago

Democrats… worthless pieces of shit

Anonymous
28 days ago

You are being very generous my friend.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Sure, they are living because Trump politics ? , ja you have to be kidding right ?

Anonymous
28 days ago

Yes and make sure to leave Cuomo and Diblassio and all of the Biden MS13 illegals he let in.

Anonymous
9 months ago

People from the NE arent moving here or elsewhere for political reasons. They will continue to vote their usual affiliation which will affect Florida and other Red states.

Anonymous
9 months ago

You mean politics that caused an increase in North Easterners property taxes will effect negatively conditions if they were to vote in Florida?

J.
9 months ago

Eh….I don’t know about that. Before covid you would be surprised at how many are coming here to avoid high taxes.

https://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article226309415.html

N.A.
9 months ago

absolutely not people who move to the south have the money from the north east but with a conservative right wing view

J.c
9 months ago

Just because some doesn’t want to pay high taxes mean they are right wing. They just don’t want to pay high taxes.

Josh
5 months ago

Hopefully the old baby boom socialists from the NE will keep their residency in NY state and vote. Wall Streeters rely on Federal money so they vote democrat to keep their jobs.

Anonymous
1 month ago

The problem with demonRats is that when they destroy a city or a state they want to move away from their trash. So they move to a new area and in a decade that area has also been destroyed by them. They take t heir values with them.

Anonymous
9 months ago

stupid liberals ruined their blue state, so now they come to Florida to do the same. Got away !

Anonymous
9 months ago

Um, if a New Yorker hadn’t built a Railroad all the way down to Key West, it would’ve taken Florida (specifically South Florida) much longer to get out of it’s backwater look and condition than it took.

Malarkey Mark & The Fascist Bunch
9 months ago

Um, if St. Augustine Florida (America’s first and oldest town and fort) hadn’t been built all the way in the Indigenous Americans “newly discovered” land, it would’ve taken the rest of the World (specifically the Pilgrims) much longer to get out of their “backwater” look and condition than it took.

#justsayin

Anonymous
9 months ago

Does your mommy help you out your onesies every morning and make you hot cocoa? Sorry, but history hurts. Name me a country where a stronger people didn’t invade and slaughter previous peoples. Never mind that American Indian tribes were all doing it years before the Spanish arrived. What does this even have to do with anything? Project harder.

#justsayin

Guccis mom
9 months ago

You folks dont know crap. Learn Florida history before you run your mouth. All this belonged to native peoples befor you murdering disease infected Spaniards landed here. Spaniards taught the settlers about slaves in Africa also.

DME
9 months ago

Monkey see monkey do

Anonymous
9 months ago

Spaniards weren’t the only ones genius American whites due to their racist arrogant ways killed oof more Natives Americans than the Spanish my dear. I am member of the Native Americans and Friends Association and l have to disagree on your feelings towards other race. I’m the daughter 100% of Spanish descendants and l have high respect for the Natives of this beautiful country preserved by you’re ppl.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Spaniards are white people

Optional
9 months ago

Spaniards literally Are American Whites

Anonymous
9 months ago

They move here without a single care about the Everglades and protecting it, and vote in more corruption that carries on finding ways to kill the Everglades, and farms, and have driven up taxes and cost of living so high people are losing their homes cos we can’t afford them anymore. They move here cos taxes are cheap without understanding in a few years taxes will be exactlythe same cos they are driving them up, then they’ll all flee to Arizona, the next hot spot, to kill their nature and drive up their taxes and cost of living. My obly hope is once they get lost from Miami we vote in a good mayor who reverses much of the damage done by thoughtless tightwads who go and destroy city after city. If you are going to move somewhere, at least adapt to the culture, instead of forcing your own, cos people built that culture over decades, and the existing people are there cos they genuinely love that way of life, till you swoop in and change everything. Miami was not an over-developed over-priced party town. Outside of downtown, we were slow paced, relaxed, had orange groves and other farms, and had a Caribbean vibe…now we are nothing but traffic, rude people, high stress, and an overburdened infrastructure with power brown outs and cracking sewer systems. You all literally took our paradise from us and put up a parking lot..and condos..lots of fekkin ugly unwanted condos.

Anonymous
9 months ago

And trash everywhere

Veronica V.
9 months ago

Looking at the past through rose colored glasses seems wonderful sometimes to some who had it good. However the past was awful for most, women minority, and religious groups.
Also you cannot blame the passing of time and the changes that come with it, (i.e. cracking sewers, population growth etc.), come on. I agree with you on the crappy mayors part.
You also cannot ask people from different cultures who legally migrate, to abandon who they are.
Everyone has a familial and cultural history.
If you do not, and consider yourself more American than another citizen, because you’ve been here for generations, do not kid yourself. Leave your bias at the door!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Now I totally agree with you. All true.

Pamela
1 month ago

Floridians call transplants floridiots.Because they come here and want us to change so it’s like where they moved from.We used to dread the snowbirds ,Canadians ,and the New Yorker because of there blatant ignorance.We like quiet not obnoxious,abrasive ,loud ,rude, people who think they are the special ones.Floridians treasure quiet calm,not people stacked on people ,we love our nature and natural land,They also drive crazy…

Not Gene
9 months ago

Increase in prices doesn’t mean anything. Show me the number of new FPL accounts opened.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Don’t get confused bc 3/4 of these people are 6 monthers who are here ONLY to get their welfare account started. Then return to their country and live off ur tax dollar for the rest of their life.

Guccis mom
9 months ago

As a native miamian for almost 70 years, this is the absolute truth

Analymous
9 months ago

3/4 of new residents are using Shore Power so no new FPL accounts.

Anonymous
28 days ago

That makes absolutely NO sense brain child

Piruli
9 months ago

BIDEN 2020, TRUMP TO JAIL 2021!

Anonymous
9 months ago

stay out of Florida please

Anonymous
9 months ago

I guess you prefer the lizards?

Anonymous
9 months ago

Florida is red state. Trump 2029

Anonymous
9 months ago

NO, FLORIDA IS NOT A RED STATE. IT’S PURPLE TURNING BLUE!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Even though we have two Republican Senators for the first time since Reconstruction?

Anonymous
2 months ago

And the fact that’s the state is prospering is the genius of- a https://www.donaldjtrump.com/desk and a Republican Governor.

Anonymous
9 months ago

F&$k u!!!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Biden 2020, and Trump to jail 2021 will be a great outcome. LOCK HIM UP!!!!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Mitt Romney, Omarosa, and Micheal Cohen (all Republicans) said “Trump is a conman” and Omarosa and Micheal Cohen said he’s a “racist one at that!”

Anonymous
6 months ago

America has a stage four cancer of corruption that has metastasized into every area of our representative government. Here are hard truths Americans can no longer rationalize away: A presidential election was stolen from President Donald J. Trump in the most brazen and in your face way possible.

The government elites in all three branches, and in both parties, appear to be in on or complicit in the steal either by omission or commission. The strings of our government are being pulled by China and other global interests that have no qualms about tearing down our time-honored values of freedom of speech, freedom of association, and freedom of religion.

The Supreme Court, except for Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito has allowed partisanship, virtue signaling and cowardice to influence the merits of the cases they have deigned to accept or reject. There is no Democrat and Republican Party, only a UniParty. Both parties are merely two sides of the same coin, dedicated to selling out the country to China for power and enrichment. (Think of Judas selling out Jesus Christ for 30 pieces of silver)

News is not what the corporate media delivers, only leftist/globalist propaganda that rarely speaks ill of China or George Soros.

Anonymous
9 months ago

TRUMP 2020. PENCE 2024 AND 2028. DEAL WITH IT.

Anonymous
9 months ago

How is your 401k doing

Anonymous
6 months ago

Biden – seriously???? He cannot complete a sentence.

Anonymous
3 months ago

He is a moron. Anyone who voted for that retard is just as dumb. We need to eliminate Democrats. The earth’s trash.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Great. More rich old elitist New York champaign liberals to complain about Ultra. Gene must be thrilled.

Anonymous
9 months ago

I would prefer to see more “rich old elitist New York champaign” drinkers walking around downtown Miami than Roosters.

Anonymous
9 months ago

And don’t forget the pot belly-pigs and oh yes…the 17ft pythons

Anonymous
9 months ago

Let me get this straight! People are fleeing to Florida where the pandemic is skyrocketing under Gov. RON DESANTIS’ brillliant leadership? Not to mention the rising water level which will flood coastal areas within next 10 years? Ha! Godd luck with that!

J.
9 months ago

You do realize infection rates are also going up in NYC right? Your precious city isn’t doing too well either it seems…

Anonymous
9 months ago

l was just told by a doctor…. not from this country ….that we are being inundated with diseases that we haven’t seen in 100 years. They won’t wear masks and won’t follow any rules bc “It is NOT THEIR COUNTRY”. So that wipes out the future for our AMERICAN children.
SAD

Veronica V.
9 months ago

Most folks I see refusing to wear masks are “American”, to quote you.
Please, try to hide your prejudice a little better.
It is because of people who look to be divisive and blame others, instead of finding constructive ways to solve problems, is what got us here in the first place.
It’s also how we wound up with an incompetent, hateful, bigot in the White House!

Anonymous
9 months ago

exactly that is why we are number one in the world for the worst at managing this virus never mind that this is a “first world country”. In this pandemic certain Americans think they’re somehow above the wrath of a virus and the fact they listen to a politician for their medical advice against the evidenced based science proves that we are a country full of fools .

Anonymous
9 months ago

Whatcha talking about?.. Trump said he knows more than his Intelligence Agency.

Anonymous
9 months ago

And so many possible hurricanes this year that they’re going through the alphabet of names twice.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Exactly mind baffling… all you have to do is look at the water table and the map of the sea levels and flood regions and the scientific evidence re what’s going to happen here in the foreseeable future And anyone buying a home on or by the water especially in this global warming era are gonna’ be nervous five months of the year we are in a new climate phase. Predictions are that people are going to be moving farther north to escape the heat .The whole ecosystem will be changing .Going to see many new opportune invasive species here that weren’t here before and a lot of changes that the infrastructure nor the resources are no where near prepared for.

Anonymous
9 months ago

So, you’re buying up real estate in places like Montana and upstate NY since you have this great foresight about Florida being doomed by rising seas and heatwaves?

J.
9 months ago

I think you’ve been watching too much The Day After Tomorrow…

Godisgood
3 months ago

Skyrocketing? Keep
Listening to CNN. We love our governor! While you were home milking the government in your state, we were working bringing the economy in our state back. Wake up!

Truth1st
9 months ago

Please, no more transplants. I’ve seen my beautiful state take a turn for the worst with all of these new arrivals. My family’s been here since the 1800s and I can honestly say Florida’s losing itself because of these newcomers.

Anonymous
9 months ago

I guess you and the first person you ever slept with are still together because you two don’t want to lose who you are because of some “newcomer.”

Not Gene
9 months ago

Y’all, Truth1st was churning butter in Florida before the Flatiron Building was up in NYC!

Jacob
9 months ago

Si este supuesto efecto de más habitantes en la ciudad , fuera directamente proporcional a mejorar la calidad de vida en Miami, servicios públicos , costos y precios , seguridad …que impulsara el crecimiento y desarrollo sostenido palpable que convirtiera a Miami en la ciudad que se merece ser , podría celebrarse esta noticia . Pero con la calidad de seudolideres que tenemos , es difícil dar una bienvenida .

Anonymous
9 months ago

Palm Beach is the hottest market in the world?!?! That’s because that orange A-hole moved here He just doesn’t know he’s really gonna be moving to jail

Anonymous
9 months ago

Hopefully so–

Anonymous
9 months ago

God help the Gimme gimmes w/o the rich white people paying for their “EVERYTHING”.

Anonymous
3 months ago

You are a POS

Anonymous
9 months ago

You mean people leaving their high taxed state to move here. Specially New Yorkers who move here destroying our state voting the same that got them here in the first place. Some say New York was better like why did you leave? Then they say they had too. Leave your politics behind & leave our state red. We dont want your high taxes & gun control here.

Anonymous
9 months ago

New Yorkers fled because of an infectious contagious disease, otherwise they would have stayed. Most come to Miami/South Florida because theyve been here on vacation and want beaches, fun, restaurants, and the other activities they associate with it. You are so obsessed with taxes and guns as if nothing else could possibly exist. BTW South Florida is Blue, not Red.

J.
9 months ago

You do realize both our mayors are Republican right?

Anonymous
9 months ago

Leave your liberal democrat politics behind don’t ruin our State

Anonymous
9 months ago

I’m sure the native birds of Florida doesn’t care who moves to the state, as long as their not pythons.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Miami winning!

Anonymous
9 months ago

What’s the prize at the end of the race?

J.
9 months ago

A growing economy. More educated people. Greater tax base. Do I need to go on or are you just being dense?

Anonymous
9 months ago

So Mr Smartass Einstein (Aka J), what other cities are competing with Miami in the race?

J.
9 months ago

Besides the usual suspects of Seattle, Austin, Portland, Raliegh…do I need to go on?

Pamela
1 month ago

Overbuilt ,overpopulated ,high crime,creeps from New York,Jersey.We already had this show once before ,it took 45 years to get rid of the riffraff ,criminals,they destroyed our schools,most Floridians go to private schools because of the trash that comes here from north.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Only the people in
NYC with sky high rents and high price property prices would find this an attractive place to move or retire to, coupled with the fact that there are very few jobs, companies or industries here ( and even less good paying jobs), one of the highest violent crime rates in the nation, high cost of living, horrendous traffic, nonexistent public transportation and some of the nastiest, and rudest people with little education, No wonder a very high percentage of residents are moving the heck out of this place😡😡😡

Anonymous
9 months ago

Transplants are now changing our Fl into something else. Stay back in your own home state. Our income and lifestyles are being thwarted by these folks raising all our home prices. Go home!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Gee, I wonder what people in other states say when they see someone from Florida moving to their state?

Anonymous
3 months ago

The NE Locust invasion is here, hopefully they leave soon !

Anonymous
9 months ago

Go Miami go!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Now why did you wanna go and tell the truth like that!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Fuck off and go back to where you moved out of. We just finished spending billions widening the roads because of this cancerous increase in population.
And they are already jamming up.
Parasites instead of fighting for change you run away from the nonsense.

Typical of democratics no balls just bitching.
I’m leaving this state after 20 years because this influx of cancer will just bring more debt and taxation and a higher cost of living.. human beings are just literally cancerous consumers of ever thing around them. Beautiful places turn into hideous overpopulated sewars.

Uggggggggggggg!!!!!!!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Bye Felicia

Guccis mom
9 months ago

Amen

Anonymous
9 months ago

Funny but wasn’t it the Republicans who first appeared on this site and concerning this article complained about NYers moving to Florida (something they’ve been doing for over a hundred years)?

Anonymous
9 months ago

mine all mine ! where did you come from ?
lol such is the attitude of trump worshippers… stop thinking you have a monopoly on this country cause ya don’t

Anonymous
9 months ago

Just for that, I’m going to build a wall and make you pay for it.

– Trump

Anonymous
3 months ago

These many people moving here is badically a plan by the democrats to saturate florida with idiots liberals and change the outcome of elections. Saf but true.

Anonymous
9 months ago

No queremos comunistas en la florida

Anonymous
9 months ago

Typical right wing scare tactic. Please read the definition of communism… no one is advocating complete state-ownership of all land and private industry…get over yourself. Even the most left leaning politicians in the US would be labelled centrists in Europe and would be FAR to the right of anyone who would identify as “communist”.

Anonymous
9 months ago

That approach from the Trump campaign is to scare people that come from Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua socialists-communist regimes. These people usually don’t follow politics and have tunnel vision, and are easily scared by lies and misinformation by guest who- TRUMP!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Another one who has drank the KOOL-AID!!!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Doesn’t Florida depend on tourism to fund their state? The cost of living is cheaper but so is their paychecks.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Thats why the virus wont go away,we keep letting everyone come here.they more concerned with making money versus keeping the public safe…make some guidelines…

Josh
5 months ago

NYC and CAL destroyed by socialists dictator Governors who have destroyed all the small businesses and peoples livelihoods by psycopathic driven lockdowns .

Anonymous
2 months ago

They just better NOT vote the stupid ass way they did up north, or else they will turn Florida into the debt ridden, crime infested state they left

Anonymous
6 months ago

Florida’s be weather is oppressive. Way too crowded. Too flat. Too many large bugs. Unless you have allot of cash, you’ll mist likely live near white trash.

The state of serial killers.

Pamela
1 month ago

Most serial killers come here to hide ,they are from the north

Anonymous
9 months ago

The greatest thing about moving to Florida from the Northeast? Property is cheap and I get to drive prices up which drives the scum out. And I’m rich and your not so you hillbilly rednecks will be forced to move out of my new State!!! Should have gone to school and got yourself an education dirtbags!!

Anonymous
9 months ago

Ouch!!!

FL Black Libertarian
9 months ago

Obviously this person is a useless jerk but they’re also right. They win, and we lose. They’ll ruin our state and there’s nothing we can do about it because that’s the way of the world.

Anonymous
9 months ago

Look, what’s wrong with you people in Florida? If NYers come down here and mess things up, like I said, “only I can fix it.”

– Trump

J.
9 months ago

Dad stop.

Christine Truglia
8 months ago

It’s so beautiful here in South Florida and who cares where your from , as long as you come here to live a better life , no one should have a problem with that . I’m a Realtor and lived here most of my life. There is such great land here to work with and we are utilizing that land and making South Florida more and more desirable . If you need a Realtor when you move I’m on Facebook Christine Truglia . 👍

Anonymous
6 months ago

I am from volusia county, A friend of mine just just put her house on the market 1-24-2021,there were so many buyers they had a bidding war to buy it. It’s just nuts,a year ago 1000 people a day were moving into Fl. Now it’s close to 1500 a day.The whole state will soon turn into a nuthouse . The entire coast and most of the land from the center of the state south to miami and below will be under water in 30-to40 years.So if you want a home here you should think about a boat.The state can not sustain this increase in population,soon there will not be enough water for the people. I will be moving out in a year or so . ?? Anywhere but here.

FLO-RIDA
2 months ago

OH GOD! Florida under water once again. Everyone was saying in “12” years now its 30-40. Lmfaooooooo

Pamela
1 month ago

Floridians hate overpopulation and high rise condos.

Pamela
1 month ago

You are the scum,mines doesn’t buy you class,New Yorker are examples of that.We own the you want and most of us won’t sell to you ,people like you are syphillis on Florida.Floridians are that wealthy don’t try to destroy native Floridians homes.My family has been here for200 years.we are not hillbillies.putting anonymous means you are a spineless .you trash your state and move here because of low taxes ,I pray for karma to give you what you deserve….