Mortgage Interest Deduction: Should It Be Phased Out?

Well disappointingly, but not suprisingly, the Congressional “Super Committee” failed to come up with a plan to reduce the Federal deficit. The fact that the deficit needs to be reduced and there were no new proposals on the table of how to go about doing so, got me to thinking about some of the original […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate, Selling
Comments Off on Mortgage Interest Deduction: Should It Be Phased Out?
read more

Thinking About Investing in Miami Real Estate?

I attended the Realtors Commercial Alliance’s Super Conference today and wanted to share some of the things I heard that may help you decide whether or  not now is the time to invest in real estate. Dr. Randy Anderson, the Howard Phillips Eminent Scholar Chair at the University of Central Florida: pointed out that no other asset […]

Buying, Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate
Comments Off on Thinking About Investing in Miami Real Estate?
read more

Investors Are Taking A Bite Out Of Inventory

I had a buyer call me today wanting to buy a 2 bedroom 2 bath in Kings Creek for under $90,000.  I told her there weren’t any on the market in that price range at the moment.  She responded, “What happened to all of the inventory”?  I explained that investors were snapping up the lower […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate, Selling
Comments Off on Investors Are Taking A Bite Out Of Inventory
read more

San Jose Island, Panama: How Big is 11,000 Acres?

Okay, I have already posted that it is twice the size of Key West, but maybe that is still hard to put into perspective.  So, I will compare it in size to other famous islands.   Using AskNumbers.com conversion table, I came up with the following: Cayman Brac: 14 square miles =8,960 acres Little Cayman: 10 square miles = […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Selling
Comments Off on San Jose Island, Panama: How Big is 11,000 Acres?
read more

Miami Real Estate: The Market is Changing

If this week’s sales vs listings in just one of EWM’s offices is any indication, the market is changing.  Our Coral Gables office had 37 residential sales versus 10 new listings and 27 leases vs 8 new rentals.  Our total for this week, which include the sale of a commercial property was almost $35,000,000.  This […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate, Market Summary, Selling
Comments Off on Miami Real Estate: The Market is Changing
read more

Ever Dream of Owning Your Own Private Island?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMdFQogX7JM[/youtube]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate
Comments Off on Ever Dream of Owning Your Own Private Island?
read more

Student Housing Popular With Investors

An article in CoStar regarding student housing, reinforced what I already know.  Student housing is a good investment and not all student housing is created equal.  As a parent with two students in college, and a third student one year away,  I spend a lot of money on housing.  My first experience was when we arrived in […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate
Comments Off on Student Housing Popular With Investors
read more

5 Steps To Take If You Are Buying In Today’s Miami Real Estate Market

If you are trying to purchase your first home or investment property and take advantage of the low interest rates and prices, congratulations! A couple of things you may want to do to avoid frustration: 1)If you are financing, prequalify for a mortgage. It will make your offer that much stronger. 2)Do your homework-find out […]

Buying, Foreclosures, Investment Real Estate
Comments Off on 5 Steps To Take If You Are Buying In Today’s Miami Real Estate Market
read more

5 Steps To Take If You Are Buying In Today's Miami Real Estate Market

If you are trying to purchase your first home or investment property and take advantage of the low interest rates and prices, congratulations! A couple of things you may want to do to avoid frustration: 1)If you are financing, prequalify for a mortgage. It will make your offer that much stronger. 2)Do your homework-find out […]

Buying, Foreclosures, Investment Real Estate
Comments Off on 5 Steps To Take If You Are Buying In Today's Miami Real Estate Market
read more

Office Building For Sale Coral Gables, FL

This free-standing building with 14 parking space at 3860 SW 8 Street, Coral Gables is a great buy.  Located in the popular medical district of 8th Street and Ponce de Leon, it is a great buy: 6535 square feet for $1,300,000 is less than $200 per square foot.  You can’t build a new building for […]

Buying, Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate
Comments Off on Office Building For Sale Coral Gables, FL
read more