The New Year Will Bring Several Changes That Will Affect The Real Estate Market

The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that starting January it will begin scaling back its bond purchase program from $85 billion per month to $75 billion per month. 2012’s Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act, if not modified, will continue to affect owners of older homes who have subsidized flood insurance.  A 25% increase in insurance is […]

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Florida Is Expected To Outperform The U.S In 2014 and 2015

The economic outlook for the Sunshine State is extremely positive. TD Economics, an affiliate of TD Bank, estimates that Florida’s economic growth will grow from 2.4% this year to 3.5% in 2014 & 4.0% in 2015.  This growth is largely due to the increase in domestic in-migration, which has led us to knock New York […]

Buying, Commercial Real Estate, Florida Life
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Another Great Week At EWM's Coral Gables Office – $29 Million In Real Estate Transactions

Total sales (24) still outnumbered total new listings (11), which is to be expected in the middle of the holiday season.  Buyers are still out in full force and are purchasing in all price ranges.  The highest sale in our office was the home pictured below.  It sold for $7,030,000 and was listed by EWM.

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Another Great Week At EWM’s Coral Gables Office – $29 Million In Real Estate Transactions

Total sales (24) still outnumbered total new listings (11), which is to be expected in the middle of the holiday season.  Buyers are still out in full force and are purchasing in all price ranges.  The highest sale in our office was the home pictured below.  It sold for $7,030,000 and was listed by EWM.

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Florida Foreclosure Starts Down 18.02% Month-To-Month

Realty Trac’s November Foreclosure Market Report shows that foreclosure start in Florida dropped 18.02% from the previous month and a whopping 45.9% drop year-over-year; completions were down 2.72% month-to-month and 15.59% from previous year; and overall foreclosure activity was down 15% and 23% respectively. These decreases show that the foreclosure crisis is almost over, but the Florida still […]

Buying, Foreclosures, Luxury Real Estate, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Selling
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Not Going To The Dolphins Game Or Holiday Shopping? Check Out These Pinecrest Open Houses

Okay, it is another beautiful, hot, Miami day in December with lots going on.  If you are not busy and are looking for a new home for 2014, take a look at some of these open houses in the Village of Pinecrest. One of my favorites, is the house pictured below.  It is a 1926 […]

Buying, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest
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Perez Art Museum Miami Free This Sunday

If you were so busy with Art Basel and Art Miami that you missed opening week of PAMM, take the opportunity to visit it for free this Sunday.  It is a beautiful addition to Miami’s growing cultural scene.  I would recommend taking the metro  since the Frost Science Museum is still under construction.  There is […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Florida Life, Neighborhood News, Things To Do
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Barnacle Moonlight Music Presents Gary Cooper

Whether you are visiting Miami to escape cold weather  or are a year-round resident enjoying the cool weather and lack of humidity, this Saturday night is a perfect night to head over to the Barnacle moonlight concert.  This historic home has an expansive lawn that slopes gently down Biscayne Bay and is an ideal setting […]

Coconut Grove, Neighborhood News, Things To Do
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