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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Since announcing he would be bringing his talents to South Beach, LeBron James has been called a one-man stimulus package for South Florida - but among the area's real estate circles, the Miami Heat's entire starting lineup looks like a walking, dribbling dollar sign. At least four of the Heat's ...
07/22/2010
Just as in Cleveland, Lebron James looks to have a positive impact, not just on the Miami Heat's chances of winning a championship, but on the overall economy of the Miami area as a whole.William Talbert, president of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, told USA Today that James' deci...
07/19/2010
Ian Schrager, the celebrity hotelier who invigorated South Beach with his launch of the Delano hotel 15 years ago, is coming back to the beach.Through a partnership with Marriott, Schrager is set to turn the shuttered 12-story Seville Beach Hotel into a boutique property under the new Edition bra...
07/16/2010
Brandon Klein has done what few Floridians can: go weeks without driving his car. The 26-year-old tax accountant walks three blocks from his condominium tower on Biscayne Bay in Miami to his office at Deloitte LLP. On weekends, he and his friends hang out on the pool deck or share a cab to a loca...
07/14/2010
Finding a "cheap" mansion on Miami Beach has become easier in the last few years due to the yo-yo-ing real estate market. That is, if you consider $3 million to be cheap. A few years ago, many of the properties on millionaire-row streets like North Bay Road and Palm Avenue were untouchable by man...
07/09/2010
Thanks to the ongoing appetite of international and cash buyers, South Florida's real estate market was shielded from a national drop-off in sales.Because those buyers were not eligible for a tax credit, their desire for real estate didn't taper off after the benefit expired at the end of April, ...
07/07/2010
According to a new report by Condo Vultures, lenders filed 49 percent fewer foreclosure actions against borrowers in the tricounty South Florida region in the second quarter of 2010 compared to a year earlier.Banks initiated about 14,500 foreclosure actions in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach ...
07/06/2010
BY ALAN ZIBELAssociated PressNew U.S. home sales jumped in June by the largest amount in more than eight years as buyers took advantage of bargain prices, low interest rates and a federal tax credit for first-time homeowners.While home prices are still falling, the figures released Monday were an...
07/02/2010
With the exception of Fort Lauderdale's home market, values for South Florida and Miami home values rose for May compared to last year. Home values in Ft. Lauderdale dropped by 6 percent. According to data from trade association Florida Realtors, last month Florida realtors sold 972 Miami condos ...
07/01/2010
By DARRELL A. HUGHES The U.S. Treasury Department said Wednesday it had approved five states' plans to aid homeowners in the hope of thwarting foreclosures in communities hit hard by the recession. State housing agencies in Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan and Nevada will receive a total of...
06/28/2010