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South Florida in a week: July 25-29

This week's South Florida news relating to the real estate industry

Need news in a flash? Here’s what’s happening in your community.

According to SmartAsset’s second annual list of the top counties for real estate investment, investors will have the best luck in Osceola County in central Florida, which had 10.9 percent business growth and an Incoming Investment Index of 73.18. St. Johns, Sumter, Walton and Nassau counties rounded out the top five.

Black Knight Financial Services released its May 2016 home price index data for Miami, finding the metro’s home price index value at $281,000, up 0.7 percent month-over-month and 6.7 percent year-over-year.

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While several Latin American countries show interest in Florida real estate, Trulia’s most recent international house hunters report indicates that Venezuelans contribute the highest share of interest in South Florida.

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