In Florida approximately 95% of all deals are done between two agencies, one representing the seller and the other one representing the buyer, with a shared commission included in the sales price.

The role of a real estate agent representing the buyer is to do a custom search for him amongst all the properties on the market across all real estate agencies, without charge.

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is situated in the west coast of Florida on the Gulf of Mexico.

With a population of 250,000 inhabitants, it’s the 5th largest city in Florida.

Boasting 361 sunny days per year, St. Petersburg holds the Guinness world record for 768 consecutive days of sunshine. It’s dubbed Sunshine City.

Its 16 km of beaches, restaurants, night life, museums, universities and parks render it a very attractive city.

Boca Raton

Boca Raton is situated south of Palm Beach County on the east coast of Florida, 70 km north of Miami.

This city is known for its trendy, affluent community.

Inhabitants have included Paul Newman, Ernest Borgnine, Greg Norman, Bon Jovi, Donald Trump, and other celebrities who are less well known to Europeans.

Its very large university, Florida Atlantic University, has a staff of 2700. There are also many other colleges and universities.

Boca Raton is also well known for its famous golf courses.

It is served by 3 airports: the Boca Raton airport, Palm Beach International Airport and Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Palm Beach

Palm Beach is situated on the east coast of Florida, north of Boca Raton.

Its climate is humid and temperatures vary between 30 and 32 degrees in summer and 21 and 24 degrees in winter.

The average age of the population is 67. The median income is high.

Palm Beach has a high number of Russian residents.

Several celebrities have called Palm Beach home, including Rod Stewart, Ivana trump, John Lennon, Michael Jackson, the Kennedy family, Brian Mulroney and Howard Stern.


Hollywood is situated on the east coast of Florida, north of Miami.

This city of 150,000 inhabitants has many French speaking residents.

This average age is 39.

It has a very large hospital, the Memorial Healthcare System, which employs over 10,000 people.

It also has many schools, colleges and nearly 24 private learning institutions.

Hollywood is served by a large airport, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Hollywood is famous for its beaches and nightlife.