My blog offers real estate related information and life observations from the Miami and Miami Beach Florida communities.
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According to Realtor.com I read that 31 out of the 50 largest US markets have reached the same level of pricing as in 2006. This time without predatory lenders.There are several markets that are still well below that mark. All out west, Tuscan, Las Vegas and Riverside CA are all at least 20% ...
300 Biscayne Blvd. Downtown Miami This planned tower was just recently announced after preliminary plans were approved. It will be the tallest residential building south of NYC. A mix of residential units with a luxury brand hotel will also include a world class spa.Not sure if I am feeling this...
Paramount World Center-Miami Eight of the amazing units will be two-story duplexes and all penthouses will be housed in the upper core of the 60-story tower. The only residential building currently for sale in the massive mixed-use development encompassing 27 acres in downtown Miami.The lavish...
With our first cold front of the season (already) it has briefly ushered in a wintery couple of days.Here in South Florida that means clear skies high temps near 80 degrees and lows in the high 50's.It felt nice to sleep without the air conditioning running and no humidity but I miss summer already!
The Penthouse at L' Atelier-Miami Beach FLIt really does NOT get much better than this. One of Miami Beach’s most spectacular new penthouses has just sold to Steve Hafner, CEO and Cofounder of KAYAK.The purchase price of the PH @L’Atelier Residences is $21 million, which comes down to just unde...
Here is the HOOP SCOOP gathered from public sources on the latest real estate news involving our local NBA players and associates. $5.25 million: Asking price for Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson’s 10,138-square-foot Pinecrest mansion, purchased for $4.83 million in August 2016.$40,000: Proposed ...
No big surprise here. When a hurricane comes to town real estate activity basically comes to a halt. Hurricane Irma came to Florida on September 11th. For 3 days before a storm no home owner policies are written, during the storm and its aftermath all is pretty much on lock down until the power ...
I have always been more of a trust my own instincts kind of person. In my personal decisions and in business I like to rely on my own judgement. I will ask others for their opinions on occasion but it all comes down to my own gut feeling. I trust myself, know myself and have a good history with m...
I was actually surprised to see my own city in a list of only 5 BEST NEIGHBORHOODS TO INVEST IN THE WORLD. There are ony 2 contenders from the USA, besides Miami the other is a place called Buda, TX. Right me either.Below is a photo and copy as posted in the Real Deal. Downtown Miami (Averette/...
A recent study done by GoBanking found that in the Sunshine State it was less expensive to buy than rent (if you have the 20% down payment).Our average rents according to the study are $1500+ VS $1300+mortgage payment for buying. That equates to a savings of over $2000 annually if you purchase ...