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Investor Opportunity-VALENCIA-S. Miami – REDUCED!!

Christine Stiphany

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath 2 Parking spaces on the 5th floor near the unit 842 Square Feet Maintenance $418 NEW PRICE: $179,900 Attention Investors! This unit is leased at $1,600/mo until July 2009. Immaculate, Light and Bright! Well maintained “Biscayne” model with two prime parking spaces! Beautiful berber carpet, brand new washer/dryer, open kitchen, balcony off of living room with great city views. Wonderful amenities include: resort style pool, billards room, gym, internet café, party room, door man and peaceful meditation garden. Conveniently located...Continue Reading!

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As of today’s date there are 28 active and pending sales in Embassy Lakes, Cooper City, Florida The prices range from $260,000 to $650,000. ALL the pending sales are priced from $250,000 to $370,000. As you can see the lower priced homes are selling!!!!! Short sales and REO’s (bank owned properties) are also on the rise which is having a great impact on the price of homes. Of the listed homes 75% are normal listings, 2% are bank owned and 18%...Continue Reading!

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Leaping leprechauns-Lisa Liotta Shaves it off!

Caroline Carrara

[youtube][/youtube] In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, I wanted to share a story about a dear friend of mine and what a admirable woman she is... This past Saturday, in celebration of St. Patrick's day, court was held at Mickey Byrne's Irish Pub in Hollywood, the celebration other than St. Patrick's in an Irish Pub with a bunch of beer swiggers was in honor of a little 3 year old girl-Gabriella, who had cancer and other children who had cancer... It was a...Continue Reading!

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The Ultimate in History and Luxury

Riley Smith

The original home of Walter DeGarmo located in DeGarmo Estates has just gone on the market.  This 1921 property has been carefully restored to perfection. In fact I was in the house over the weekend because it was part of The Villagers Coconut Grove Garden Tour that I attended.  You can see from some of the pictures above how spectacular the grounds are.  The owners have clearly spent a significant amount of time and energy working on the home and landscaping. For more about...Continue Reading!

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Foreclosure – Weston Florida – 3755 W GARDENIA AV

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Here comes another great foreclosure straight to your door! This home is located in The Isles of Weston.   If you have been looking to buy a home in Weston this may be your opportunity!! This lovely home features: 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms Almost 3,100 La SqFt 2 Story w/ Double Garage Directions: WESTON ROAD TO SOUTH POST RD . GO WEST TO MANATEE ISLES DRIVE THEN MAKE A LEFT ON THE ISLES AT WESTON ENTRANCE ON YOUR LEFT . LEFT ON HIBISCUS AND LEFT ON...Continue Reading!

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Cash Is King In The Aventura Housing Market

Over the weekend and into the week, every buyer I spoke to was shopping with all cash.  It is so time consuming and difficult to get a mortgage that buyers are out and they are looking to make good deals even better by offering all cash. Many of the older high rises in Aventura, like the Coronado, are attracting cash buyers because the banks, especially Bank of America, are adverse to lending in buildings that don't have large cash reserves and...Continue Reading!

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Broker’s Open at 2600 Cardena Street, Coral Gables

Emilio Prieto

OPEN MARCH 18TH FROM 12 TO 2 PM Biltmore Court Villas Condo (USE ENTRANCE TO UNIT 7 ON ALMERIA AVENUE). Impeccable 2 story townhouse, living areas and kitchen downstairs, bedrooms upstairs, each with its own bath and balcony. Shutters, swimming pool, storage room and more. This unit has its private court yard and direct access to Almeria Avenue in addition to the main building’s entrance on Cardena Street. From Le Jeune go West on Almeria Ave to Cardena St (Entrance of unit...Continue Reading!

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Homeowner’s Blog about Home Improvements

Carlos Ruiz de Quevedo, AIA

Earthdate: 090317.01 Its been almost a week since I last reported and more progress has been made. The masonry walls in the garage are up about 3 ft to prepare for forming and pouring the concrete slab in the garage. The rough-in plumbing that connects the current detached garage and will be taking the black water. Since I will have two septic tanks, I designated the one in the back yard as a gray water tank and the front yard for black water....Continue Reading!

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Mortgage Interest Rate Update

James R Venney CMPS

Last week stocks reacted favorably to talk on Capital Hill about addressing the flawed "Mark-to-Market" accounting rule.  Typically big up days in the stock market would push MBS prices lower and mortgage interest rates higher however rates remained essentially the same.  Currently 30 year fixed rates for conforming loan amounts are 5% with no points and for Jumbo mortgages the 5/1 ARM is at 5.375% and the 30 year fixed rate is at 6.625% through the Private Mortgage Bank. Housing starts in...Continue Reading!

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Insider Info – Miami-Dade & Broward Real Estate

EWM Marketing

Imagine this … you’re at your desk working, working, working. All of a sudden a magnificent closet pops up on your computer screen and you’re struck with an immediate case of “closet envy”. Okay, okay … it doesn’t hurt that the closet comes complete with a super cool 2-story living room, an unbelievably dreamy tub in the master bath, and a to-die-for water view. Ahhhh … but we digress. Back to the closet and how it is that we saw it...Continue Reading!

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