MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – The biggest worldwide jump over the past year in luxury housing prices is in South Florida.

Prices for luxury housing in Miami jumped more than a quarter from 2020 to 2021, according to an analysis by the British-based firm, Knight Frank.

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The firm analyzed price changes for the “most desirable and expensive property in a given location,” which is generally defined as the top 5% in the market by value for 46 cities across the world.

It is the first time Miami has topped the high-end residential price index since it was created in 2007, according to the Miami Herald.

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“The hunt for larger accommodation, coastal living, and Florida’s low taxes acted as a key draw for a new breed of remote workers in the U.S.,” the report said.

Other cities with double-digit jumps in luxury home prices over the year were Seoul at 23%, Shanghai at 21%, Moscow at 21%, Toronto at 20%, and San Francisco at 20%.

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