Which Florida counties rank best for real estate investment?

  • For the second year in a row, Williams, North Dakota, ranked as the top county in the nation for real estate investment by SmartAsset.
  • Central Florida's Osceola County ranked as the state's best for real estate investment.
  • Miami-Dade County ranked no. 9 in the state for investment, ranking the highest in the state for GDP growth.

Investing in real estate can have big rewards, but also big risks. When calculating the next place to look for an investment property or aiding a client in the hunt, it’s important to consider local economic conditions like business growth, new building permits and gross domestic product (GDP) growth.