home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: The REAL Real Estate Perspective - 02/10/12 01:37 AM
www.MiamiFreeHomeInfo.comBy Dennis Yen
Today's news really gives us mixed signals about the real estate market. Some say real estate is flourishing and some say that it continues decline. The fact of the matter is that there are quite a few angles from which you can view the real estate market. It isn't simply prices and loan rates, as most people like to report. It's much deeper than that.
One important angle, and the focus of this article, is that real estate ought to be looked at through a regional perspective. Even in a city, each neighborhood has its own characteristics. Some … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Homeowners Rent Out Driveways for Money - 01/20/12 05:07 AM
www.MiamiFreeHomeInfo.comby Broderick PerkinsRenting spaces from broom-closet sized extra rooms to vacation properties with ocean views is a snap, thanks to the Internet.Why shouldn't renting your driveway be just as easy? After all, finding somewhere to park is also about location, location, location. ParkatmyHouse has already cornered the niche market for select parking spaces in theUnited Kingdom where 40,000 property owners' digital parking meters have been stuffed with $5 million since the website's 2006 launch across The Pond.
Now they are coming to America to keep you from circling the block.ParkatmyHouse founder Anthony Eskinazi was in America studying at UC-Berkeley and discovered just how … (2 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Miami home sales soar for quarter - 05/12/11 05:15 AM
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Bargain pricing and the sparks of recovery combined to boost existing housing sales in the first quarter 2011, according to statistics from Florida Realtors that show a 13 percent increase in sales from the same period last year.
Sales of existing homes through March totaled 44,531 homes statewide, with 17 of 19 Florida municipalities showing sales gains year to year. Condominium sales were even stronger, with the number of sales jumping 29 percent for the quarter ending March 31.
Condo prices rose in all but one statistical region.
Sales were boosted in part by soft home prices. The median price … (2 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Q and A: The agent didn't bring this buyer to the table. Can I legally close deal w/o involving broker? - 05/11/11 01:35 AM
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It depends on whether you have a written listing agreement with the agent...and if so, what type.
The common top three listing agreement choices are:
 
 1) Open Listing
 2) Exclusive Agency Listing
 3) Exclusive Right-to-Sell Listing
 
Open Listing
An open listing lets an owner sell his/her home by themself. It is a non-exclusive agreement, meaning the owner may execute open listings with more than one real estate broker and pay only the broker who brings an able buyer whose offer the owner accepts. The big difference is an owner will probably pay only a selling broker's commission, … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Q and A: Relocating and need some advice, or thoughts, or experiences with selling my home fast. - 05/10/11 04:37 AM
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Hello Czahl! Thank you for your Trulia inquiry.
If you are on the move and need to sell, our team developed a program that's designed for you. Our Sellers Security Plan is an innovative program that gives qualified consumers who are accepted into the plan, the assurance your home will sell within a finite sales period. If it doesn't sell by a set time, ERA Franchise Systems LLC will buy it from you.
You will know up front what you will be paid for your home (between 80 and 90% of the appraised value.)
The Sellers Security Plan makes it … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: The Importance of Earnest Money in a Real Estate Transaction - 05/08/11 02:47 PM
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By Vickie Gylling
Just the thought of buying a home can be scary if you don't have the right agent representing you to give direction on the how's, why's and can I's. There are also many financial steps to consider and have the money at hand. From the moment you meet with an agent you are going to be given information that requires action to make a transaction run smoothly. In purchasing a home, there are lots of financial responsibilities that fall on the buyer to make sure that they have the dollars to cover the expenses or the deal could fall … (1 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: The Importance of Earnest Money in a Real Estate Transaction - 05/08/11 02:39 PM
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By Vickie Gylling
Just the thought of buying a home can be scary if you don’t have the right agent representing you to give direction on the how’s, why’s and can I’s. There are also many financial steps to consider and have the money at hand. From the moment you meet with an agent you are going to be given information that requires action to make a transaction run smoothly. In purchasing a home, there are lots of financial responsibilities that fall on the buyer to make sure that they have the dollars to cover the expenses or the deal could fall … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Exclusive Miami Beach Luxury Real Estate to Die For! - 04/21/11 02:54 AM
www.OnePlaceOpenHouse.com By Christina M MarieMiami Beach has some of the most exclusive communities in South Florida. This exclusivity combined with the proximity of the lifestyle South Beach offers makes private island living in Star Island and Indian Creek Island a desirable option for the rich and famous. Located in the pristine waters of Biscayne Bay, between Miami Beach and downtown Miami, is exclusive Star Island. An artificial island created by Carl Fisher and completed by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1922, Star Island real estate has become some of the most highly coveted land in the country. The luxury homes of … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Attract Serious Buyers and Discourage Lookie Lous - 11/01/10 02:58 AM
www.OnePlaceOpenHouse.com It goes without saying that you and your real estate professional want to attract serious home buyers, but your marketing may attract buyers who can’t qualify to buy your home and Lookie Lous.
Serious buyers want to find a home. They have criteria, a price, and a moving date. They’re usually represented by a real estate agent.  They’ve eliminated homes on the Internet and have your home on the short list. They’ve been pre-qualified by a lender, and are ready to make an offer on the right home.
A Lookie Lou is a person who is not seriously in the … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Experience Miami's newest destination in the heart of Brickell for sale or rent - 08/20/10 01:56 AM
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Experience Miami's newest destination in the heart of downtown. Fully equipped with parks, spa, restaurant, nightclub and more. Never before and never again will a project of such grand proportions be so perfectly located. Now is the time to experience the icon.Icon Brickell is an urban oasis, just steps from the financial district and downtown Miami and a short drive from South Beach, Coral Gables, the Performing Arts Center, and the Design District on nearby I-95 and US-1 - yet a world away from the rush of the city.With pricing lowered across the board, Miami's most spectacular condominium also … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: TGIF...Best Burger Ever - 08/13/10 02:26 AM
Recently I tried this burger recipe that was submitted by cooking4two for allrecipes.com.  The burgers were lean and very tasty.  A close runner up to the best burgers I've ever had.By: cooking4two  "I made up this mixture on a whim and wow! These are definitely the best hamburgers I've ever had and everyone who's had them says the same. The spices are Indian in origin, but the flavor is deliciously unique!"

Ingredients
1 pound ground lamb 1 tablespoon egg 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste 2 teaspoons garam masala 1 teaspoon dried cilantro 4 hamburger buns, split and … (1 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: How to Make a Foreclosure a Solid Real Estate Investment - 08/11/10 02:00 AM
www.OnePlaceOpenHouse.com Miami foreclosed homes nowadays are the crème of the crop and are often sold at a fraction of the market price because lending institutions are not in the business of maintaining homes.  Miami home buyers who have a specific plan of what they are looking for, financing ready to go, i.e., pre-approval from a lending institution or proof of funds, and a support team such as an knowledgeable miami real estate agent, creative lender and thorough inspector will find that purchasing a foreclosed homes can be a profitable endeavor.
When purchasing a Miami foreclosed home making a wise and … (0 comments)

home buying miami beach real estate for sale luxury homes south florida real estate home seller: Don't Forget Closing Costs When Buying A Home - 08/10/10 01:12 AM
www.OnePlaceOpenHouse.comClosing costs are often the last thing a person thinks of when buying a home. While closing is the joyous moment the home becomes yours, the costs can be surprisingly aggravating.
When you purchase a home, condo or other property, you will go through a period known as escrow. During escrow, various issues related to the property transfer are worked out. The last day of escrow is known as the closing day and you are going to be paying closing costs.
Closing costs come in many forms. Some involve significant dollars while others are relatively painless. Here's a list of typical … (0 comments)