Duran Duran to Perform Special Concert at the Faena Theater in Miami Beach for SiriusXM
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 SiriusXM announced today that GRAMMY Award-winning, iconic British band Duran Duran will perform a special invitation-only show for SiriusXM on Saturday, December 9 at the Faena Theater in Miami Beach. 
The exclusive performance for SiriusXM will feature Duran Duran playing signature music from throughout …

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Miami Beach Home For Sale $15,900,000
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2046 N. Bay Rd. Miami Beach Florida For Sale $15,900,000

2046 N. Bay Road, Miami Beach is a great address, because the property includes a magnificent new classic contemporary home boasting 15,000 square feet of …

Real Estate Market Expected To Improve With Election Of New President
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Almost half of all homebuyers are optimistic about the real estate market. According to a new survey recently released, and conducted by Harris Interactive®, 44% of homebuyers surveyed believe that the real estate market …

Housing Stimulus Bill – NAR Update
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As Congress gets ready to take leave in August, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) is making every effort to get a housing stimulus bill to the desk of the President. In the informative …

Donald Trump Palm Beach Home Sold For $100,000,000
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Donald Trump’s home in Palm Beach Florida, sold recently for a reported $100,000,000, to a Russian billionaire named Dmitry Rybolovlev. The deal is supposed to close some time this month according to an article …

Housing Bottom In 2009?
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According to Jim Cramer, a bottom in the housing market is possible in the near future, meaning in 2009, which is only 6 months away. He recently did an interview with Farnoosh Torabi, where …

Mid-Year Home Sales In Miami and Miami Beach
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According to statistics extracted from the Southeast Florida MLS, Miami home sales continue to be sluggish. Homes and condos continue to flood the market with more listings appearing every month, accompanied by fewer sales …

Miami Home For Sale On Hibiscus Island – Price $10,500,000
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265 N Hibiscus Drive on Hibiscus Island, Miami Beach For Sale $10,500,000
On the market for only one month, the home located at 265 N Hibiscus Drive on Miami Beach, is a “masterpiece completely remodeled”, …

Indian Creek Home Sold For $7,050,000
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36 Indian Creek Island Road Sold for $7,050,000

A marvelous home on Indian Creek sold and closed this week for $7,050,000. The 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 8,510 square feet home located at 36 Indian Creek …

Sunset Islands, Miami Beach – An Introduction
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One of the very finest areas in Miami is located on the western shoreline of Miami Beach. The Sunset Islands, which can be reached from North Bay Road at 20th St. and 29th St., …

Miami Beach – A Video Tour
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Miami is a great place to live, especially for those who love a year round warm climate. The southern part of Miami Beach, commonly referred to as South Beach, has become known as the …

Mending Miami Market
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Sunset Island Home Sold For $5,700,000

Some people won’t believe this, but the real estate market in Miami is beginning to show signs of mending. A few months ago, there were very few buyers around …

North Bay Road Home Sold For $6,500,000
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Miami Beach Home On North Bay Road Sold For $6,500,000
One of the most exclusive streets in Miami is North Bay Road, which stretches from 20th street to just north of 63rd St on the …

Venetian Islands Home Sold For $6,250,000
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A brand new Miami home located on San Marco Island, one of six Venetian Islands stretching from Miami Beach to Miami, sold last week for $6,250,000. The home located at 1374 S. Venetian Way, …

Miami Beach – Introducing Pinetree Drive
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One of the nicest areas of Miami Beach is Pinetree Drive, which is just west of Collins Ave. and stretches from 23rd street to 63rd street. Lined with some of the largest homes on …

Miami Housing Market Report
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Recently, CBS4 came out with a report, which stated that according to Forbes Magazine, Miami is #1 on the list of the top ten worst selling housing markets in the country. The CBS4 report, …

Aventura Florida – A Fine Miami Community
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Aventura Florida is one of Miami’s finest communities, and is home to Aventura Mall, as well as to the very private Turnberry Isle golf course. Aventura has been referred to as the Beverly Hills …

2 Ultra Luxury Miami Beach Homes Sold
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5050 North Bay Road Miami Beach Florida Sold For $13,100,000
Two ultra luxury homes sold this week on Miami Beach. 5050 North Bay Road, which had been listed for $18,900,000, sold for $13,100,000 after having …

Miami Beach Condo Sold For $2,000+ Per Square Foot
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The Setai Courtyard at 20th and Collins Ave on Miami Beach

Who would have guessed that in a depressed real estate market like the one in Miami, a 3 bedroom condominium in Miami Beach could …

Miami Home Sales Prices Decline 21.7 Percent
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According to the Case-Shiller home price index released today by Standard & Poor’s, home prices nationwide (for 20 key metro areas) are down a previously unheard of 12.7% in the 12 months ending February. …

Miami Architectural Gem Sold At Bargain Basement Price
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1215 N Venetian Way, Miami, Florida Sold at $588 Per Square Foot
A gorgeous Miami home just sold on San Marco Island at an amazing price, if you were the buyer that is. Located at …

Real Estate 101 – What Is A Short Sale
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A short sale in real estate refers to a concept whereby a lender (mortgagee) agrees to discount the amount of money owed on the loan made to a borrower (mortgagor), due to hardship on …

Miami Nostalgia Circa 1950’s
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One of Miami’s finest areas is Coral Gables, a city of 41,000 residents who live just south of Miami, and enjoy close proximity to one of America’s busiest and most culturally diverse hubs. Coral …

Cher’s Miami House (Former) Reduced By $2 Million
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64 La Gorce Circle, Miami Beach Florida $14,900,000

Cher’s former Miami Beach home located at 64 La Gorce Circle, on beautiful La Gorce Island, was just reduced by $2,000,000 in asking price. The price was …

San Marino Island Home Sold For $5,000,000
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214 W. San Marino Drive, Miami Beach Florida Sold For $5,000,000

A beautifully renovated Miami home located on San Marino Island just closed for $5,000,000. It is a sale worth mentioning because the per square …

Miami Beach Oceanfront Villa Sold $6,700,000
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Miami Beach Oceanfront Home sold for $6,700,000

A beautiful one of a kind Miami Beach Villa closed this week for $6,700,000. Located in the Residences at the Bath Club at 5959 Collins Ave., this most …

Venetian Islands Home Sold For $2,350,000
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114 West Rivo Alto Drive Miami Beach Florida sold for $2,350,000
The Venetian Islands are very desirable to Miami home buyers, because of their beauty and central location on Miami Beach. A few days ago …

One Of The World’s Finest Homes
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Although this blog is dedicated to informing readers about real estate in Miami, and other generally useful real estate information, there are times when a little deviation from the norm is interesting. This is …

Miami Beach Pending Sale $14,900,000
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24 S. Hibiscus Drive, Miami Beach Florida on Hibiscus Island $14,900,000

 
A beautiful Miami Beach mediterranean estate located on Hibiscus Island, and priced at $14,900,000 is now listed as a pending sale on the Miami …

Miami Beach Mediterranean Estate $10,500,000
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6431 Pinetree Drive Circle, Miami Beach Florida – Asking $10,500,000
Discretely located between Lagorce Island and Allison Island on Miami Beach, a beautiful mediterranean estate situated on a 20,815 square feet lot, and boasting 8,606 …

All The News Not Fit To Print
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The Beautiful Venetian Islands Looking West to Miami

It is always interesting to read news reports, especially when those reports are accurate. It has been said to not believe everything you read, and a real …

Miami Home Sales Statistics
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According to statistics compiled by the Realtor Association of Miami Dade County, in January of 2007, 2,245 single-family homes sold in Miami-Dade at a median asking price of $340,800. Twelve months later, in January …

Miami Beach Bayfront Home For Sale
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595 North Shore Drive, Miami Beach For Sale $1,149,000

Located on Normandy Isle, a beautiful Miami Beach guard gated community surrounded by Biscayne Bay on one side and an 18 hole golf course on the …

NAR Supports Florida Homeowners
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The National Association of Realtors is doing everything they can to support homeowners who are facing foreclosure. Today this letter from the NAR came in the mail….
 
Tell Congress that Market Conditions Demand FHA Reform …

Palm Island Home Sold For $11,500,000
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16 Palm Ave. on Palm Island in Miami Beach Sold for $11,500,000 in March 2008

A beautiful Palm Island estate was sold this month for $11,500,000. The mediterranean walled in 7 bedrooms, 6+2 bathrooms home, …

Miami Condo Market Crashes
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Condo sales in the Miami area are decreasing month after month, and it looks like there is going to be a bloodbath with regards to the condo market in the near future. This is …

Star Island Homes On Miami Beach
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Miami Beach is an Island in Southeast Florida, and there are a number of smaller islands on Miami Beach, one of which is exclusive Star Island. Each home on the Island is a waterfront …

Ultra-Luxury Homes For Sale In Miami
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As of today, there are 23 homes for sale in the Miami Beach area stretching from Palm and Hibiscus Islands to Bal Harbour, priced from $10,000,000 to $52,000,000. In Golden Beach, there are 7 …

Miami Real Estate Sales Statistics
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Recent statistics reported by the Realtor Association of Miami-Dade County clearly point to a depressed real estate market in the Miami area. In December 2007, there were a total of 1,154 sales of single …

Miami Beach Homes Listed Too High For Sales
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Miami is different than most other cities in the US, in that there is an international clientele for real estate and luxury homes. Moreover, Miami real estate is undervalued when compared to cities like …

Ricky Martin’s Miami Homes For Sale
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Two ultra-luxury Miami homes owned by celebrity singer Ricky Martin are listed for sale. One of the homes is located on Miami Beach, and the other in Golden Beach. The Miami Beach home, located …

Miami Beach Home Sold Above Market Price
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101 E Dilido Drive, Miami Beach, Florida recently sold for $2,750,000

Homes are still selling on Miami Beach, albeit at a snails pace in comparison to home sales just a few years ago. There is …

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