What Is Going To Happen To The Miami Real Estate Market In January?

I have had several long-time customers ask me what I think is going to happen to the Miami real estate market come January.  Although I don’t have a crystal ball, and the real estate market in Miami in general has been doing well with inventories down and prices up,  with bidding wars happening as multiple […]

Buying, Coconut Grove, Foreclosures, Neighborhood News, Selling
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My Favorites From Art Miami

I finally made it to Art Miami today and had a great time.  There was a lot of wonderful art by Miro, Picasso, Wifredo Lam, and many others.  There was also a lot of silly art, such as a ball that consisted of a variety of dish sponges all glued together.  Although I thoroughly enjoyed […]

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Ready To Sell? Fight The Urge To Wait Until Spring And List Now.

Contrary to popular belief that listing a property over the holidays is a bad idea because people don’t buy during the holiday season, now is a great time to list if you want to sell.  There are several reasons this is true: Only serious buyers are looking for properties during this time Low inventories mean […]

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Black Friday Buyers Are In Miami To Shop For Investment Real Estate

Black Friday brings out buyers looking for bargains and buyers looking for Miami real estate investment properties are here in droves.  While most people are enjoying time with family and friends, Realtors are busy selling properties.  Driven by news reports of increasing prices, decreased inventories, and increasing rents both local and foreign buyers continue to […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Buying, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Foreclosures, Investment Real Estate, Pinecrest, Selling
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Happy Thanksgiving!

I love Thanksgiving!  It is probably my favorite holiday of the year because it is the only one that does not entail buying gifts.  It is about giving thanks for all that we have, for sharing special time with friends and family, and for reflecting on the year that is rapidly coming to an end.  […]

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Can This Happen To Your Vacant Property?

Tuesday night, CBS 4 reported on a homeowner whose house has been taken over by squatters.  According to the story, the house was sold and when the Realtor went to the final walk through before closing, she found people living in the house.  The people living there claim they were duped and rented the property. […]

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9 Factors That Influence A Buyer’s Choice In Neighborhoods

The 2012 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers the 8 factors are as follows: neighborhood quality – 61% convenience to jobs – 43% overall affordability of homes – 39% convenience to family and friends -35% neighborhood design – 26% convenience to shopping – 26% quality of school district – 25% convenience […]

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9 Factors That Influence A Buyer's Choice In Neighborhoods

The 2012 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers the 8 factors are as follows: neighborhood quality – 61% convenience to jobs – 43% overall affordability of homes – 39% convenience to family and friends -35% neighborhood design – 26% convenience to shopping – 26% quality of school district – 25% convenience […]

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How To Track Your Absentee Ballot

Many voters in Miami-Dade County are voting by absentee ballot due to the long (9+ pages!) ballot and resulting long waits at the polls.  If you want to track your absentee ballot, go to http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/regist-status.asp.

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Miami Real Estate: Foreigners Continue To Invest In South Florida

In case you think that the investment in Miami is starting to ebb, there is an article in today’s Business Monday about Fort Capital Management, a private equity firm, buying up prime South Florida real estate.  Their most recent purchase it the Surf Club in Surfside. Miami-Dade’s strong rebound in the tourism industry is driving […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Selling
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