Back To School Savings This Weekend With Florida Tax-Free Weekend

  I know you are enjoying your summer vacation and school is probably the last thing on your mind, but you may want to do your back-to-school shopping this weekend.  It will save you money with several items exempt from Florida’s sales tax from August 2-4.  

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Selling Your Home? Remember To Include Your Closing Costs In Your Calculations

So, you have decided to take advantage of the seller’s market to sell your home.  When calculating what your proceeds will be, remember to take into account your closing costs, which will run between 6 and 7 percent of your contracted sales price. TYPICAL SELLER’S EXPENSES   Courier (federal express)   Documentary Stamps on the Deed: […]

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The Summer Doldrums Do Not Apply To Miami Real Estate

As of the time of this post, the Miami real estate market has yet to hit the summer doldrums even though many buyers are taking time off to travel with their out-of-school-children.  This week EWM’s Coral Gables office did over $16 million in sales and last week we did almost $30 million.  Given the lack […]

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Two Bedroom Rental At The Grande

Sorry, I had to remove the video because the unit rented in one day!

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Home Values Up But Still Off 43% From 2006 Peak

Many of my clients have been calling me, shocked at how rapidly home prices have risen over the last year and questioning whether the South Florida real estate market is entering a new bubble.  Although this graph confirms that prices have gone up, we are a long way off from the peak.  Given that we […]

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Already Winners In The Community; The Heat Win 15th Straight and Set Franchise Record

I love that the Miami Heat are winning games and setting records, but I love what they do for our community when they are off the court even more!

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$25 Million In Sales In One Week At EWM’s Coral Gables Office

Another spectacular week for real estate in Miami.  We had 29 residential sales this week in my EWM office.  Many properties are going under contract within a couple of days of being listed.  If you are buying, be ready to move as soon as a property is listed.  If you are selling, price realistically.  Six […]

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$25 Million In Sales In One Week At EWM's Coral Gables Office

Another spectacular week for real estate in Miami.  We had 29 residential sales this week in my EWM office.  Many properties are going under contract within a couple of days of being listed.  If you are buying, be ready to move as soon as a property is listed.  If you are selling, price realistically.  Six […]

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Architectural Styles In Florida

San Francisco is famous for its Old Victorian’s, Coral Gables is known for its Old Spanish, and Miami Beach for its Art Deco.  No matter where you live or travel, architectural styles play an important role in the fabric of a community.  Some other popular styles in Florida in the last 100 years include: Georgian […]

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Punxsutawney Phil Says Spring Is Here!

Phil says Spring is right around the corner because he did not see his shadow.   In Miami’s real estate market it has been Spring for a while.   Traditionally, Spring is the busiest season with sales peaking in April and May.  Our local market has been extremely busy since last year.  As a result, inventories are […]

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