With the exchange rate over $2.05 to the pound, the highest it has been in 20+ years, now may be the most affordable time for our English friends to buy. This year a Miami Beach Pad may be on every Footballers Wives wish list for the holidays.
What and where will your money buy?
Deal, Kent is a beautiful classic English Village within easy commute of London. Picked as one of Englands best places to buy by the Financial Times March 3/4 2007. Turner-esq sunsets light up the pebble beach. A very easy commute from London. This village offers loads of charm with quaint narrow streets, plus tons of fresh organicaly grown food leaving everyone feeling healthy, happy and relaxed. Enjoy the French farmers market the first Saturday of each month. France is only 21 short miles away across the Channel. The old part of town had a historic preservation order placed on it in the 1960’s leaving the houses basically untouched as they had been for the past two hundred or more years. Get a Grade II Listed cottage oozing period charm in the heart of the Conservation Area.
Number 9 Middle Street on the market with Bright and Bright Estate Agents bbestate.co.uk. a local realty firm who specialize in the Conservation Area. The cottage is a 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, with eat in kitchen, living room featuring original inglenook fireplace and beamed ceiling, and a small walled garden listed at 225,ooo pounds sterling, approximately $460,000. This property is freehold and the annual council tax is 1191.51 sterling or aprox. $2240.
South of Fifth in Miami Beach, one of the hottest communities in South Florida. Shimmering sandy beaches, turquoise tropical waters, Niki Beach, Joe’s Stone Crab, Smith and Wolinsky, Prime 112. Towering high rises Portofino, Continuum I and II, Murano Grande, Icon South Beach, Apogee. Bentlys, Merc’s, Porche’s, Range Rovers you name it, they are all cruising the local streets. This is the place to live the glamorous life South Florida has to offer. Looking for a weekend crash pad to jet into?
The Ambassador, a historically preserved building totally rebuilt from the ground up with the exception of the facade in 2000. Unit 302 a 2 bedroom, 2 bath corner unit listed with EWM, overlooks the pool, has a washer/dryer, granite counter-tops, marble floors throughout, marble baths and one deeded parking space. Currently on the market at $469,000 or approximately 225,000 pounds sterling. The estimated property tax is around $8500 or 4200 pounds as year with a maintenance fee of $469 or 225 pounds a month.
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