It certainly is a brave new world. I am so proud of this country. Today, I went to the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts to watch this moment in history: Martin Luther King's Dream has come true. Forty years later, as he predicted, we have a Black president: Barack Obama. A new beginning. A better country. A better world. It's all happening. We don't realize it with all the media blitzing us with horrendous stories of our worst of times. But it's also the best of...Continue Reading!
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Spectacular property 2 Bedroom /2 Bath, in the quiet community of Pine Island Ridge, magnificent lake and pool view. Fully equipped kitchen: utensils, appliances, electronics, linen, Tv's, furniture, only bring your clothes and toothbrush. Exclusive country club with all the amenities: restaurants, sauna, card room, billiards, pools, tennis court, golf course and play ground.Continue Reading!
During this difficult economic period, the ICSC Office of Global Public Policy is focused on restoring capital flows to the retail real estate industry and bringing shoppers back to our centers. To that end, ICSC has been conducting meetings with Congress, Treasury and other real estate trade groups to lay out the issues and concerns. This week ICSC sent the letter to Congress with suggestions for provisions that may help liquidity in the commercial real estate lending markets and stimulate...Continue Reading!
Reis Q4 2008 Data Release — Reis is pleased to present the Q4 2008 First Glance Reports for the office-q4-2008, multifamily-q4-2008, retail-q4-2008 sectors, and for construction-q4-2008 activity. Stay tuned for the full reports which will be published on February 1. Continue Reading!
How many times in the recent weeks and months have you read negative press about the South Florida Real Estate market? How many times have you read positive reviews? I can almost guarantee the numbers are much higher for the question than the second one. Well I am here to burst the bubble!!! The numbers are fantastic. In 2008 there were 748 condos sold in Aventura. That is a whopping 27% more than was sold in 2007 (only 589). Furthermore in the last...Continue Reading!
This property closed for $405,000. It was originally priced at $625,000. This home at 5360 SW 76th Street on a large, 12,500 square foot lot in easy-living South Miami/High Pines has been reduced to $525,000. Three bedrooms, two baths, impeccably maintained with tile and refinished terrazzo floors, this corner residence is in the heart of the most desirable residential neighborhood in South Florida. A special feature is the split plan, there is a one bedroom, one bath guest quarters across...Continue Reading!
In his first 2009 South Florida Market Update, Ron Shuffield, President of EWM Realtors, gives us a quick overview of 2008 and his predictions for the new year. How are sales, values and inventory levels? What are the implications for buyers and sellers? Will we see a turnaround? These are some of the questions he addresses in his latest video. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uixd0ZHbdKY[/youtube] To make sure your receive all future real estate market updates from Ron Shuffield, President of EWM Realtors Inc., subscribe here.Continue Reading!
Fabulous waterfront location with golf views! This 5 Bedroom, 5.5 Bath + Office has so much to offer.Over 5700 Total SF, Cul-de-sac street, chef's dream kitchen, huge master with "room size" walk-in closets, triple split floor plan and every bedroom has it's own bath. Marble floors, granite everywhere, wine cooler, soaring ceilings, wet bar, great entertaining patio with heated pool & spa. Just Reduced $200,000.Continue Reading!
Chapel Lake Estates In Pembroke Pines, FL 33029 – Home For Sale At 1051 NW 185 AV – Open House January 17, 2009 12-3 pm
You've got to see this beauty! We will be holding an open house on January 17th from 12-3 pm. Stop by and visit us at this great property. Enjoy a fantastic and relaxing lake view! Features: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 2 car garage Remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, wood cabinets and stainless steel appliances Brazilian cherry wood on stairs and foyer upstairs Beautiful oak and wrought iron railing on stairs Diagonal 20" tile downstairs and laminate wood in bedrooms French doors in family room to the patio Fenced lot All wood pergola...Continue Reading!
“What are mortgage interest rates based on?” The ONLY correct answer is Mortgage Backed Securities or Mortgage Bonds, NO longer the 10-year Treasury Note. While the 10-year Treasury Note sometimes trends in the same direction as Mortgage Bonds, it is not unusual to see them move in completely opposite directions. DO NOT work with a lender who has their eyes on the wrong indicators. “What is the next Economic Report or event that could cause interest rate movement?” A professional lender will...Continue Reading!