We agree with Adam also......additionally, we project that when this market projection is over and we begin to review the new numbers, we will find that the foreigh buyer will comprise a much larger portion of the Florida market than previously understood-17-18%.
The foreigh will represent in excess of 30% of our real estate transactions.
The "Eckler Team"
The second thing you should do is ask yourself what you want to know in terms of "who". Are you asking about their national origins, their gender, their working status, their occupation, their age,...
The U.S. Bureau of the Census provides excellent statistics on the demographics of the residents of zip codes. If you looked up the zip code of Casey Key for instance, you can find amazing stats on its population.
I recently showed some $900,000 + homes to a couple from England. They were only going to be here four weeks out of the year, but loved the fact that there were so many diverse things to do here.
I also have Canadian clients who have purchased two homes here, and spend just short of six months in Sarasota, return home for a month, and then come back to Sarasota. It has something to do with losing their free health care if they stay more than six months out of the country.