Miami Real Estate, Its All in the Numbers

Unlike the television show, Numb3rs, I am not going to get into any fancy or complicated formulas.  I am just going to state the real estate numbers for Miami-Dade County as of the end of the first quarter of 2009.  You can use them to make your purchasing or selling decisions, to get a glimpse […]

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Free High-Efficiency Shower Heads and Rebates to Conserve Water and Save $$

Water conservation is extremely important in Florida.  Even though we are surrounded by water, we are in the middle of a several-year drought and we all need to do our part to save water.  In addition to complying with current watering restrictions, there are steps you can take around your home to cut down water […]

Environmental, Freebies, Home Improvement
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Buying a Home? Know What You are Looking For

I know it sounds obvious, but knowing what you are looking for isn’t always as simple as it sounds.  Once you are pre-approved for a mortgage, decide what your ideal neighborhood and home would be.  Are schools important or is it more important that you be close to work?  Determine what the “must haves” are.  […]

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Key Biscayne, Florida Real Estate Update January 2009

Single Family Homes Total single family sales in January 2009: 0 Pending Sales: 3 total, none of which are water front Active: 140 of which 27 are water front Price Range for Active:  Non-Water: $5,450,000 – $950,000  Water front: $19,900,000 – $2,925,000 Condos – Closed Sales Total condos sales in January 2009: 7 Highest Sales […]

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Pinecrest, Florida Real Estate Update January 2009

Single Family Homes Total single family sales in January 2009: 10 Highest price: $1,750,000 Lowest price: $261,000 for a bank owned foreclosure Pending Sales: 23 Active: 294 Highest price: $6,499,000  Lowest price: $299,900 bank owned foreclosure Condos – Closed Sales Total condos sales in January 2009: 0 Pending Sales: 23 Active: 33  Price range: $1,150,000 […]

Market Summary, Pinecrest
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Why Homeownership is Like Drinking Red Wine

Both are good for your health! According to a recent U.S. News & World Report article there are more than just economic benefits in owning your own home. "People have more extensive social support systems, and that has a potential positive impact on health," according to William Rohe, professor of city and regional planning at […]

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Coral Gables, Florida Real Estate – Annual Market Summary 2008

Single Family Homes 2% increase in sales of single family homes from 2007 to 2008. Total sales of single family homes increased from 318 in 2007 to 325 in 2008. If you average the number of homes sold in the last quarter of 2008, there is still a 23 month supply of single family homes […]

Buying, Coral Gables, Neighborhood News
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8 Reasons Why Now is the Perfect Time to Buy Real Estate

Okay, so things are scary out there. You can’t open a paper, turn on the t.v. or listen to the radio without hearing doom and gloom news. Layoffs, no one is shopping, increasing unemployment, the stock market fluctuates wildly. But, since people are scared and aren’t buying much of anything, it is the perfect time […]

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8 Reasons Why Now is the Perfect Time to Buy Real Estate

Okay, so things are scary out there. You can’t open a paper, turn on the t.v. or listen to the radio without hearing doom and gloom news. Layoffs, no one is shopping, increasing unemployment, the stock market fluctuates wildly. But, since people are scared and aren’t buying much of anything, it is the perfect time […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate
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