Over the next 4 weeks I will be posting a series of easy to read and understand blogs regarding financial issues that affect us all. My intention is to give you a better understanding of some fundamental financial concepts and strategies in an effort to make a meaningful contribution to your long term financial well-being. Your personal financial journey is like a ship crossing a vast ocean in that the small course changes you make today will have...Continue Reading!
Archive for August, 2007
A morning walk on the beach, then off to tennis, some shopping and a siesta outside overlooking the water before you fly home that night. Or, buy one of the more than 1800 condos for sale in Aventura and live the dream on Tuesday or any day of the week. Yes, now is the time to buy in Aventura with an average of only 44 sales each month, it could take years for a seller to sell, unless of...Continue Reading!
Market trends - we hear about them, read about them and talk about them; but what are they? For me it's about what is happening in the real estate market that I specialize in - The Redland, Miami's rural community. The media calls it Deep South Dade - I call it home. I've been selling real estate there for more years than I care to admit to and have watched the demographics change from a majority of property owners driving pickup...Continue Reading!
If you are still confused or were not able to attend the property tax presentation on Wednesday. Here are some links that may help. FAR's property tax tool kit (including PowerPoint presentation) FAR's website or FAR's Legislative Website House Bill 1 Legislation or Florida Senate Session Miami-Dade Exemption Comparison Calculator Dept. of Revenue's Roll-back Rates Info Continue Reading!
For those of you who drive up to our neighborhood on the North end of Miami and are in the market for awesome jewelers, take note that the Jewelry Exchange is moving one block north next to Old Navy in Aventura. Remember to go to Lalush and ask for Eli. He's fab and he is great at designing what meets your personality. We have to wait till late September for the opening of the New Exchange to buy a...Continue Reading!
Add this gem of a farmer's market to all the reasons why you should live near the Hollywood Boardwalk. For about the last 4 and 1/2 years, Josh has been bringing fruits & veggies so fresh, they can be on your table within 24 hours of having been picked in the field. Organics don't come any better or fresher, as Josh's devotees congregate from near and far to sample wares and try juice concoctions made right on the spot, all...Continue Reading!
Miami-Dade and Broward Counties Combined Single Family Homes for Sale: 32,057 (up 120 ) Condos, Townhomes, Villas for Sale: 47,920 (up 144) South Miami/Coral Gables Single Family Homes for Sale: 671 (up 6) Condos, Townhomes, Villas for Sale: 407 (up 2) If you would like any information about South Florida, South Miami or Coral Gables homes, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 305-666-8686, ext 2423. I'll be happy to answer any of your questions. Source: SE Florida MLXchangeContinue Reading!
Wouldn't it be nice if one of your biggest problems was where to land your new Gulfstream V? That may just be a question that the new homeowners of these top 5 homes may have had to ask themselves once or twice. So here they are Fort Lauderdale's top 5 most expensive homes. 5. $12,900,000 : 1100 SE 4th Street : Squeezing in the number...Continue Reading!
Today, August 30, 2007 my beloved Aunt (Tia) Carmen will turn 100 years old! She lives with my husband and me, our 4 dogs and our Sun Conure, Mango, in our Coral Gables home. Family and friends are coming from across the country to join us in celebrating this very special birthday. We've been planning this celebration since she turned 95 - when she was still working and driving. We always knew she'd make it and sure enough, she...Continue Reading!
Live in this PRIME Hollywood Lakes neigbhorhood located 1 mile from Hollywood Beach, 1 mile to downtown Hollywood or one block to the Hollywood Golf and Country Club! This is truly an ideal home for a young couple or retirees... Price right at $395,000. EASY TO SHOW. Visit www.monicalomonaco.com for photos and additional information. Featuring: 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 1 Garage, Screened Patio and Room for a pool, Approx 1,400 sf.Continue Reading!