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By Michael Sahlman, e-PRO - Miami Beach Florida Luxury Homes
(www.HomesForVIPs.com - Keller Williams Realty)
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As of May 11, 2008, the following statistics were found relating to distressed properties. Miami-Dade County currently has 113,127 Preforeclosures, 38,786 Auctions and 10,122 REOs, which totals over 162,000 distressed properties. The Miami area is believed to be #4 in number of distressed proper...

By Adrian Salgado
(DASH - A Real Estate Company)
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Is vehicular traffic getting more and more congested with each passing day? Does the price of gas make you think twice about idling in traffic on your way to visit frenemies? Does the young lady cruising in the Kia Spectra while “texting” her boyfriend and applying Maybelline Pink Diamonds #430 o...

By Philippe Diener
(Brown Harris Stevens)
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Mortgage applications slip as rates rise According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly application survey, volume fell 15.3% during the week ended May 30.June 4, 2008: 9:46 AM EDTWASHINGTON (AP) -- Mortgage application volume fell 15.3 percent during the week ended May 30, according to t...

By Investor Realty Group, Local Expertise with a Global Reach
(Investor Realty Group, LLC)
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  The National Auctioneers Association awarded me the prestigious designation of Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE). The Institute's AARE program educates and trains real estate and auction marketing professionals in ways that enhance their client services. Course topics include legal i...

By Carlos Garcia
(Keyes)
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Despite the issues affecting South Florida homes and the country’s real estate market, buying investment property remains one of the most profitable investments available. During market upswings (as evidenced circa 2002) investment property can generate incredible returns but anyone considering ...

By Museum Park
(Museum Park Realty)
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As the real estate and housing market inches closer every day to 2009, many followers are sitting on pins and needles waiting to see if the NAR predictions touting an increase in buying and selling activity in South Florida homes and around the country as the year comes to an end hold true. Surpr...

By Philippe Diener
(Brown Harris Stevens)
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Why the Smart Money Rents in MiamiMay 24, 2008 11:45 a.m. MIAMI - Maybe the smart way to play the real-estate crash is to come down here and rent.You can live in an amazing, brand-new condo, high above Biscayne Bay, for about $2,000 a month. And there are plenty of desperate owners who need the i...

By Adrian Salgado
(DASH - A Real Estate Company)
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I stumbled upon Arlington Miami in front of the Bayfront Amphitheater in Downtown Miami this past Sunday afternoon on my way to Bayside Marketplace from the College/Bayside station of the Metromover. It made me stop. In a city sorely lacking in art in public places (unless you count the roosters...

By Noel Padilla, CDPE
(J. Luis Properties, Inc.)
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Usually when clients call me regarding my services, they have missed a few payments and they are in various states of the foreclosure process. I will try to explain what can be done to avoid foreclosure.They are only a few options and here is a quick list:1. Reinstatement-This where the homeowner...

By Investor Realty Group, Local Expertise with a Global Reach
(Investor Realty Group, LLC)
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While real estate auctions continue to grow, accounting for over $60 billion in annual sales, it is forecasted that auctions will represent approximately     1 in 5 sales over the next 5 years alone. Auctions already account for close to 40% of sales in Australia and are widely an accepted form o...

By Noel Padilla, CDPE
(J. Luis Properties, Inc.)
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Back in March of 2007 I felt compelled to enter the foreclosure market because I quickly realized it would be the only market in my area and most of the country. I hate to say it but my predictions are coming to frutation and I am afraid this is only the beginning.I have put together this blog to...

By Noel Padilla, CDPE
(J. Luis Properties, Inc.)
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Before we can define what a Certified Distressed Property Expert is, we need to define what a distressed property is. A property can become distressed for a variety of reasons but the most common is a foreclosure. Any situation that has caused a property owner to have difficulty making mortgage p...

By Noel Padilla, CDPE
(J. Luis Properties, Inc.)
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The recent rave in the real estate community seems to be the infamous 'Short Sale'. I want to take a little time and briefly explain what a short sale is how it is being used in the real estate community to liquidate distressed properties.A short sale is a phrase used to described a sale in which...

By Noel Padilla, CDPE
(J. Luis Properties, Inc.)
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  Foreclosure is the means that a bank has a legal right to take possession of a property if the mortgagor (owner) has failed to live up to the commitments as outlined in the mortgage agreement. Usually a missed payment will trigger this process. Foreclosure in itself is pretty straight forward. ...

By Noel Padilla, CDPE
(J. Luis Properties, Inc.)
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The amount of money owed to a bank after a short sale can attempt to be recovered through a suit known as a deficiency judgment. Equally important to note, if the bank sells the property for less than what was owed or the foreclosure auction nets them less than what was owed they can also file a ...

By Rick & Ines - Miami Beach Real Estate
(Majestic Properties)
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We wanted to share a Miami real estate deal for sale now in 4 Midtown, one of Midtown Miami's new highrise buildings. This tower received its certificate of occupancy in February 2008 and people are already moving in and making this fabulous building their home. How do we define a Miami Condo De...

By Roman Pavlik
(Pavlik Real Estate Group)
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As domestic real estate numbers reach record lows and the U.S. economy continues to lag real estate professionals are beginning to search abroad for customers. Canadians, Europeans and Latin Americans have all seized the opportunity to invest in valuable U.S. property during the current recession...

By Lucas Lechuga, Miami Condos specialist
(Miami Condo Investments)
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I recently got a 5 bedroom condo listing in a building called Villa Regina.  The condo has 4,100 square feet, a total of 15 rooms, 5 bedroom, 5 baths and gorgeous bay and city views.  Take a look at the post on the Miami Condo Investments Blog to read more about the 5 bedroom condo listed at Vill...

By Rick & Ines - Miami Beach Real Estate
(Majestic Properties)
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Even for experienced Miami Realtors, visiting new condos is always exciting.  I for one love to check out the finishes and the preliminary design flaws.  Then I tear them apart with my clients, from finish choices to distribution problems. This week I had the pleasure of visiting Marina Blue, de...

By Adrian Salgado
(DASH - A Real Estate Company)
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(Small CBS single-family home built on a large canal-front, rhomboidish-shaped lot in North Westchester circa 1959.) David Mijares has to physically inspect the structure’s interior. We gotta complete a BPO. You know, a Broker Price Opinion. See, the bank owns this property. Yes, the same bank th...

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