Florida ranks No. 1 in 2011 international home sales

March 28, 2012
 
 
Thursday, March 15, 2012, 12:10pm EDT 

Florida had the highest concentration of property purchased by international buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors

For international buyers, 31 percent of all international sales in 2011 came from Florida. Twenty-seven percent of buyers viewed U.S. real estate as a profitable investment, especially Canadians who accounted for 23 percent of all foreign buyers.

In fact, 8 percent of Florida resales in 2010 were to Canadians.

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Source: Orlando Business Journal by Megan Anderson, Web Producer


Downtown Celebration – Relay for Life March 30th – 31st

March 27, 2012

 

Friday & Saturday, March 30 – 31

Opening Ceremony at 6 p.m.

Lakeside Park, Celebration

The Celebration Relay for Life event has been a town tradition since 2002. Come out and celebrate Relay’s 10th anniversary with your neighbors and help us fight for a cure. Visit Celebration’s Relay for Life website for more information.

FIGHT BACK through research! THIS YEAR ONLY, the Celebration Relay for Life event will offer the unique opportunity to participate first-hand in a landmark new study, the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3).The American Cancer Society will be enrolling people into CPS-3, a long-term study that will help researchers better identify the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer. Please spread the word and visit the Cancer Prevention Study-3 website for more information about how to participate in research today for a cancer free tomorrow!