Miami Real Estate: More Signs Market Is Improving

Technology jobs tend to be higher paying jobs and according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, three of the ten cities leading the nation in tech jobs are in Florida. Miami ranked seventh, Jacksonville ranked fourth and Tampa ranked 8th. High paying jobs + buyer’s market + high affordability index = real estate sales. The challenge for these […]

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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 […]

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More Construction…Signs Of An Improving Market

  Here is another construction site on Ponce de Leon East of U.S 1 close to 88 Street.   I blogged about another site that has just been cleared and is being prepared for a new home. More Proof Miami-Dade’s Housing Market is Turning Around The new building is not limited to the affluent Ponce/Davis area […]

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Buying Real Estate in Miami? You Need A Realtor.

I received two phone calls from buyers last week.  They were calling me on a sign in front of a South Miami townhouse I have listed for sale.  Both of them wanted to see it, neither was working with a Realtor.  I explained to them that the townhouse was under contract but that I would […]

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Your Realtor Works Hard to Schedule Appointments: Please Be Punctual

Be Considerate, Be On Time I know some of us Realtors make what we do seem so easy that a monkey can do it, but believe it or not we go to a lot of work just to arrange showings.  When you want to go see homes it takes coordinating various schedules (the listing agent, […]

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Investors Taking Advantage of Strong Rental Market

Over the last several months I have written about different signs, see blog links below,  that the real estate market is changing.  Today’s Miami Herald article, Rents rise as overseas buyers invest, talks about some of the reasons why. More Proof Miami-Dade’s Housing Market is Turning Around Investors Are Taking A Bite Out Of Inventory […]

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More Proof Miami-Dade's Housing Market is Turning Around

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More Proof Miami-Dade’s Housing Market is Turning Around

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Buying A House? Get Prequalified For A Mortgage

Are you ready to get off the fence and jump into the real estate market? Good for you…there is still a decent, though starting to dwindle inventory, and interest rates are still at historic lows. There is a lot of competition out there, especially from cash buyers, so be prepared befor you start looking at […]

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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 […]

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