Miami Real Estate Is Moving!!!

Still doubt the Miami real estate market is rebounding?  EWM’s Coral Gables/South Miami office did over $21,000,000 in sales this week.  We had 12 new listings and 21 sales.  Inventory is decreasing and buyers are still out there in droves.

Buying, Selling
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What Do Elizabeth Taylor, Christies, The Pearl Islands, and EWM Have in Common?

Okay, this blog is one of those “six degrees of separation” instances. Elizabeth Taylor was given La Peregrina Pearl, which was found in the Pearl Islands off the coast of Panama.  Christies will be auctioning off her collection this week in New York. EWM is Christies exclusive affiliate in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.  EWM is the listing agent […]

Luxury Real Estate, Selling
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3 Quick Fixes To Add Curb Appeal

An article in today’s Miami Herald discusses the importance of first impressions when you are selling your home. According to the article, you have 8 seconds to make a first impression, whether good or bad. Three quick and relatively inexpensive fixes for the front of your house include: 1. Mulch existing landscaping 2. Put colorful […]

Home Improvement, Selling
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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 […]

Buying, Market Summary, Selling
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How Walker Friendly is Your Home?

Miami just ranked 8, with a score of 72.5,  in a walkability scoring of  the 50 largest cities in the U.S.  Having moved from San Francisco, ranked 2 with a walkability score of 84.9, I decided to check out my home’s walk score.  I live in Pinecrest, a suburb, so I wasn’t too surprised to […]

Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Selling
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You Have An Executed Contract On Your Home! Now the Real Work Begins.

Before you start celebrating your executed contract, take a deep breath and realize you are only half way to the closing table.  You still have to get through inspections and, if the deal is based on financing, the appraisal.  In order to make it through inspections, you may want to fix the little things you have […]

Selling
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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 […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate, Market Summary, Selling
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Miami Real Estate: Do You Want To List Your Home Or Sell It?

Okay, sellers.  It is time to get real and face today’s Buyer’s real estate market.  If you want to LIST your house, hoping you find an all cash buyer willing to over pay for your home, you don’t need to read any further.  However if you want to SELL your home, please read on. Today I […]

Selling
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Pinecrest Real Estate – Market Summary for Single Family Homes

How does the housing market look in Pinecrest half way through 2011?  Below are the numbers for single family homes.  Note that all of these are going to change a little due to status changes that happen at the end of the month, but are not updated in the MLS until the following month.  As […]

Buying, Foreclosures, Market Summary, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Selling
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Miami Beach Real Estate: Market Summary for Single Family Homes

We are half way through the year and the market has been moving.  Sales are up, mostly due to lower prices.    As of June 30, the single family home market in Miami Beach for the year so far is as follows: Closed sales:  94. Low of $190,000 to a high of $25,500,000.  9 of the closed […]

Buying, Foreclosures, Luxury Real Estate, Market Summary, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News, Selling
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