Listen to Florida Home Finders' Brian Ellis and Wayne Levy as they are interviewed on CFRB's "Ask the Experts" radio program
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Imagine a window looking out on a warm, sunny Florida beach. But the window is closing. That’s how Wayne Levy describes the state of the Florida real estate market for Canadian buyers. “Inventory is shrinking, prices are going up. If people wait to buy, they will lose out.”
“Everything we touch just gets better. Look at Florida now,” quipped Toronto-area businessman Brian Ellis. Ellis, with his partners Wayne Levy and realtor Phil Calvano, has helped hundreds of Canadians buy deeply discounted vacation homes that are now recovering from the U.S. housing meltdown.
When Ron Kearn, 59, and his wife Winona, 61, purchased a Florida vacation home last July, it was the fulfillment of a dream that had been 40 years in the making.
Florida real estate market enticing Ottawa investors
While Ottawa’s condominium market may be slowing, locals are joining many Canadians in taking advantage of Florida’s improving fortunes. “A lot of people from Ottawa and the Ottawa region are taking advantage of the deals down there," he said, adding that “several hundred” locals have recently brought Florida property.
Hey Aspiring Snowbirds: The Florida Housing Market Could Be Rebounding.
Florida is known for its amusement parks, but no white-knuckle ride has been quite like the last real estate cycle. From 2004 to 2007, Florida experienced one of the biggest property booms in America. Lax lending policies coupled with borrower greed led to massive growth in a relatively short period of time.