"Economists Bullish On Miami"

In case you missed my posts on the projected economic improvement of South Florida and Miami-Dade in particular, read today’s front page Miami Herald article, Forecast calls for robust rebound in Dade. Previous posts I have written include a lot more detail if you want to read more: Commercial Real Estate Starting To Pick Up […]

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“Economists Bullish On Miami”

In case you missed my posts on the projected economic improvement of South Florida and Miami-Dade in particular, read today’s front page Miami Herald article, Forecast calls for robust rebound in Dade. Previous posts I have written include a lot more detail if you want to read more: Commercial Real Estate Starting To Pick Up […]

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Commercial Real Estate Starting to Pick Up

The recent up-tick in consumer spending has resulted in an increase in demand for retail space.  Since the multi-family and office had been showing improvement, this is a good sign the economy is starting to pick up. On a local level, Miami Today reported  the following increases in November: Total taxable sales are up 7.5% […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Miami Real Estate – Condo Inventory Continues to Shrink

According to Condovultures.com, only 16% of the 22,231 condo units built in Greater Downtown Miami during the latest boom are still available for sale.  If you continue to wait for prices to drop further, you will probably find you missed the boat.  That doesn’t mean prices are going to appreciated rapidly, or at all, in […]

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Waiting Until After The Super Bowl To List Your Home?

Common belief in the residential real estate industry is that nothing happens until after Super Bowl Sunday, which this year happens to be February 6.  Many sellers hold off on listing their home until after then.  That may be a mistake.  Sales are currently up.  In Miami-Dade County, 893 single family homes and 1,397 condos […]

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Miami Real Estate – It May Be Cheaper To Buy Than To Rent

According to Trulia’s Q1 Rent vs Buy Index, Miami is #1 on the Top Ten Cities To Buy vs Rent table.  The reason I titled my post “ It May Be Cheaper To Buy Than To Rent”  instead of “It Is Cheaper To Buy Than To Rent” is because Trulia arrived at their conclusion by […]

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