The Tower of London is a store of great treasure. It’s a fine peace of Real Estate. It has been seat of British government as well as the site of infamous political intrigue. It has housed notorious traitors, virtuous members of court, lions, bears, and ravens. Most famously perhaps, it has been and continues to be the repository of Britain’s Crown Jewels. Almost as well known as Her Majesty’s Tower are the Yeoman Warders often call the Beef eaters who...Continue Reading!
Archive for May, 2009
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If you missed (as I did) the special Hazardous Waste Collection on May 17th at Weston, Florida you don't have to keep it forever hanging around your backyard or garage. Broward County has 3 Permanent Places to drop off your hazardous waste. The Closest to Weston is at 5490 Reese Rd davie, Fl and it opens on Saturday Only from 8:00AM to 3:00PM View Larger MapContinue Reading!
The Children’s Trust Family Expo is a day-long a family festival at the Miami-Dade Fair and Expo Center(Coral Way & SW 112 Ave.) from 10:00AM-6:00PM. They are expecting 30,000 people to attend. Here are some of the fun-filled family activities: face painters, clowns, stilt walkers, magicians, storytellers, arts & crafts, bounce houses, rock climbing walls, music and dance performances, workshops and classes for parents, child fingerprinting, injury prevention, programs for children with special needs, Pre-K registration, KidCare outreach, vaccination information, after-school...Continue Reading!
Did you miss the opportunity to file your Homestead Exemption, if so, all is not lost. You have until August 31, to file a late 2009 application. After you file your late application, you are required to file a petition with the Value Adjustment Board and pay a $15 non-refundable petition fee. If you owned and resided on your property as of January 1, 2009, please visit the Property Appraiser's Downtown Miami or Cutler Bay office to file your late application. Late Exemption...Continue Reading!
Pedro Garcia, Miami-Dade County’s Property Appraiser, is asking for you help. The Property Appraisers Office is currently developing the January 1, 2009 assessed values. They understand that these are extraordinarily-challenging times for commercial property owners. The economic downturn is having a negative impact on local businesses and real estate values. Against this background, it is even more important that they develop accurate property values. Therefore they are asking for your input in the valuation process as it relates to the most current income and...Continue Reading!
3 Coconut Grove Foreclosures Got Snapped Up This Week There were 3 foreclosures to go under contract this week in Coconut Grove. The first is 1835 Opechee Drive priced at $612,500, which I wrote about last week in a post titled "1835 Opechee, Is It Worth It?". The house has been in and out of contract several times over the past few months. The second was 4243 Lennox Drive priced at $549,900. The third was 4365 Ingraham Highway priced at $365,900. All three...Continue Reading!
We absolutely love our office space. Everything’s so calm here. People speak in hushed tones, the subtle hues of our ergonomically correct desks quietly complement our neutral walls. … zzzzzzzzzzz … cough, cough …. Oh, dear – we drifted off for a second there. How embarrassing! What the EWM Marketing team needs is a space as bright and full of life as we are. Ah ha – got it!! We’re totally inspired by the vibrant color of the season. Yes, yes --...Continue Reading!
Our listing at 7920 SW 53 Ct in High Pines was just reduced to $599,000... Move into a large, 2,325 sq.ft. single family home within walking distance to schools and all the amentities of Downtown South Miami ... This is a hard to find 4 bd/2ba home with a 2 car garage...Lots of potential in this home which features spacious living spaces including a eat in kitchen.... This is not to be missed....Continue Reading!
In one of the worst days the mortgage backed securities market has ever witnessed the price of the Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae 4.5% coupons dropped off a cliff pushing mortgage rates to their highest levels since November of 2008. Many lenders issued 4 or 5 rates sheets during the course of the day with each subsequent rate sheet indicating higher rates. This melt down may adversely effect the Fed's effort to stabilize the housing market by artificially keep mortgage...Continue Reading!