Still Doubt An Economic Recovery Is Taking Place In Miami?

There was so much good news about economic activity in the Miami Today, today that I had to share some of the ones that popped out at me.  In addition to the one about all of the economic growth numbers from November (see tomorrow’s post), the following things jumped out at me as a good […]

Commercial Real Estate, Foreclosures, Market Summary, Neighborhood News
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Rental Property Owners Must Issue 1099's

The Small Business Jobs Act that passed Congress last year requires all property owners that rent out properties to file a 1099 for each vendor who does $600 or more in work.  Even if you only rent out a single property, you must collect the following for each vendor: name address Social Security or Federal […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate
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Rental Property Owners Must Issue 1099’s

The Small Business Jobs Act that passed Congress last year requires all property owners that rent out properties to file a 1099 for each vendor who does $600 or more in work.  Even if you only rent out a single property, you must collect the following for each vendor: name address Social Security or Federal […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate
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Miami Real Estate – If You Are Looking To Invest, Miami Is Top Choice

According to Mark Vitner, an economist for Wells Fargo, Miami is his top choice of a market poised for economic growth.  How can that be?  We have one of the highest unemployment, foreclosure and number of underwater homes in the country.  However, Vitner stated that Miami is currently posting some of the highest taxable sales […]

Buying, Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate
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Miami Real Estate – How Will Panama Canal's Expansion Effect It?

The Panama Canal is undergoing a massive expansion to allow bigger vessels to pass through.  Since the Port of Miami is  the closest U.S. Port to the Panama Canal, Miami is in a strategic position to benefit from the increase in America/East Asia trade. The Port of Miami is building a tunnel to the Port,  […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Commercial Real Estate
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Miami Real Estate – How Will Panama Canal’s Expansion Effect It?

The Panama Canal is undergoing a massive expansion to allow bigger vessels to pass through.  Since the Port of Miami is  the closest U.S. Port to the Panama Canal, Miami is in a strategic position to benefit from the increase in America/East Asia trade. The Port of Miami is building a tunnel to the Port,  […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Commercial Real Estate
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Commercial Real Estate – Why the Big Secret?

It is amazing to me that so many commercial real estate agents like to keep their listings a secret.  Instead of posting their listings on the MLS, or having their own commercial MLS if they want to keep it separate from residential real estate, they post their listings on their own sites.  If they do […]

Commercial Real Estate
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When Looking At Comparables, Make Sure You Are Comparing Apples to Apples

I received a list of comparables from an agent that was making an offer on one of my commercial listings. The comps resulted in a significantly lower price than what the sellers were looking for and my knowledge of the market told me something was wrong with his research. I went through the table he […]

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