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Charting U.S. real estate desires of Canadian buyers

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Homebuyers from Ontario -- Canada's wealthiest and most populous province -- were among the most active in 10 U.S. real estate markets identified as international hot spots in an Inman News report released this month. In that report, "10 Hot Spots for Global Homebuyers," Inman News explores the 10 most popular areas in the U.S. for foreign homebuyers, based on public records of foreign buyers who cite a non-U.S. address. Six of the 10 market areas are in Florida, while the remaining four are in Arizona, New York, Hawaii and Nevada. The 10 markets, ranked by highest share of foreign buyers who used a non-U.S. home address, according to public records data complied by DataQuick, are: 1. Lakeland-Winter Haven, Fla. 2. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Fla. 3. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Fla. 4. North Point-Bradenton-Sarasota, Fla. 5. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Fla. 6. Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Ariz. 7. New York County, N.Y. (Manhattan) 8. Honolulu, Hawaii. 9. Tampa-St. Petersburg-C...