The deadline to file your appeal of your tax assessment is fast approaching, September 17 in Miami-Dade County and September 19 in Broward. For those of you who may be considering taking on this task yourself, I have attached some FAQ's, the appeal application and the process for filing your appeal. vab-information-package1 As an FYI, I recently attended a seminar hosted by the Realtor Association of Greater Miami and The Beaches on "Appealing Property Tax Assessments" with Special Magistrate Phil Spool. During the seminar which was...Continue Reading!
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The DiCarlo Group So you recieved your tax assessment and it is higher in a depressed market?! It begins with the year 2007. During this year prices went from hot to frozen and not in all the same areas at the same time. When your taxes are assessed the appraiser uses sales from the previous 12 months. This means your taxes (depending on the area you live and when prices fell in your area) could have been calculated on these red hot Real Estate prices...Continue Reading!
"It was the best of times; it was the worst of times…”it was the age of foreclosures and a time for short sales . . . . . but a time for great opportunities! Anyone who has ever read a Dickens’ novel, has endured the bleak of the cold and dreary climate of 19th century London. This year our nation’s winter has mirrored a Dickens’ classic. However, South Floridians have experienced the opposite! Anyone thinking about moving to the area may...Continue Reading!
Best choice at Flamingo South Beach. Spacious unit, open kitchen, washer and dryer, large balcony. Conveniently located within walking distance to Lincoln Road, restaurants and shops. Flamingo South Beach offers resort style amenities such as bay front heated pool, SPA and fitness center. Rent includes water and membership to the GYM. 1 Bedroom – 1 Bath – 731 SqFt – Balcony Offered at $1,400 Continue Reading!
The DiCarlo Group Some residents of Coral Gables have become concerned over a proposed eight-story mixed-use residential, office and retail complex to be located near the Village of Merrick Park. Last week developers DYL Merrick gave a presentation at the Coral Gables Youth Center for these concerned citizens. The project architect Jose Gelabert- Navia was on hand to put down any rumors about what was to be constructed. He believes this development will enhance the area. The only thing you will see are the shops all the way around...Continue Reading!
Brickell•High Pines Brickell - Print Map Read more about Brickell or search for other listings in this area. High Pines - Print Map We also have Open Houses in other areas!Continue Reading!
Coconut Grove•Coral Gables•Miami•Palmetto Bay•Pinecrest Coconut Grove - Print Map Read more about Coconut Grove or search for other listings in this area. Coral Gables - Print Map Read more about Coral Gables or search for other listings in this area. Miami - Print Map Read more about Miami or search for other listings in this area. Palmetto Bay - Print Map Read more about Palmetto Bay or search for other listings in this area. Pinecrest - Print Map Read more about Pinecrest or search for other listings in this area. We also have Open Houses in...Continue Reading!
As a child, I remember when the movie "Oliver" was released -- and I fell in love with the Artful Dodger. Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts (PPTOPA) is presenting Oliver on the following dates: Weekend Performances: Friday & Saturday Evenings 8:00 pm November 1,7,8,14,15,21,22,29 Saturday & Sunday Matinee 2:00 pm November 2,8,9,15,16,22,23,30 Check PPTOPA for tickets. Performances at the Susan B. Katz Theatre Now's the time to fall in love all over again!Continue Reading!
It may sound to good to be true but it's true. Miami's hottest new address is The Residences at Island Gardens located on Watson Island perfectly situated between South Beach and the magic cities downtown. We all know the state of the market right now, however sales have been swift at The Residences. Part of this is due in fact to the ultra - luxurious amenities that you will see later in this blog and the other is the fractional form...Continue Reading!
2008 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes for Miami Dade and Broward counties went out in the mail a few weeks ago. Many people were surprised to find that their tax assessment value stayed the same or increased in a year where most properties market value actually decreased. For some basic valuation questions you may want to read this excellent article about the valuation process. If after understanding the valuation process, you are interested in challenging your property tax assessment your window...Continue Reading!