SPECTRUM MIAMI, RED DOT MIAMI, AND ARTSPOT MIAMI – MIAMI ART WEEK 2017
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Three shows under one roof showcase pioneering artists and galleries from the U.S and around the globe 
 
The ultimate destination for today’s contemporary and fine art world returns to Miami’s Arts & Entertainment District, Dec. 6–10, 2017   
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Premier Picks

Luxury vacations in Carmel Valley, interview with Joan Rivers, rocking with Police front man, Sting in concert, road trips in the Jaguar F-type, White House visit and more.

Gallery/Social Page

Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama, Martha Stewart, Nelly, N.E.R.D. Toni Braxton, Dwayne Wade, Russell Simmons, Sir Richard Branson, Jennifer Lopez, Dalai Lama, Kim Kardashian and more….

Interviews

Interviews with Alan Alda, Nick Lachey, Josh Groban, Ricky Gervias, Nancy O’Dell, Sir Richard Branson, Daphne Guinness, Russell Simmons, Meridith Vieira, Joan Rivers, Donald Trump, Sean Paul, Julian Marley, Mac McAnally among others.

Events This Week

A list of events and happenings in and around the Miami area, each week.

FASHION & BEAUTY

Trend setting fashion and inspirations for and from the Miami fashionistas.

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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 …

Mortgage Relief For Stressed Homeowners
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Mortgage relief for stressed homeowners is finally on the horizon. Project Lifeline is a mortgage relief plan instituted by the Treasury Department and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The plan is designed …

Miami Beach Median Home Price $1.64 Million
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Miami Skyline as seen from Miami Beach

Miami Beach is one of the most lucrative neighborhoods in the US, according to a report by Forbes. Since 1990, property prices on the central part of Miami …

Ammendment One Helps Miami Homeowners
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Florida voters approved Amendment One, a constitutional amendment of the Florida property tax system, which will bring sorely needed relief to homeowners in the Miami area. Many property owners have been feeling imprisoned in …

One Billion Dollar Home Built By India’s Richest Man
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The wealthiest man in India, Mukesh Ambani, is in the process of building a 27 story, $1,000,000,000 home. Isn’t it amazing how much value the zeros gain as they increase in number, simply because …

What To Do If You Are Faced With Foreclosure
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The video below is a wonderful mini instruction as to what to do if you are faced with foreclosure on your home. Barbara Corcoran appeared on the Today Show on Tuesday, and told viewers …

Miami Beach Home Sold For $10,000,000
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Originally listed for sale in May 2005, a beautiful Sunset Island Estate finally sold last week for $10,000,000. The listing agents had been unable to sell the home for more than 2 and one …

Miami Home Prices Fall Sharply
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According to the latest report from S&P Case/Shiller released yesterday, the housing market continues to get worse each month. The real estate industry considers the report to be one of the most accurate with …

2007 Foreclosure Report
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Foreclosures across the country soared an incredible 75% in 2007, according to RealtyTrac, a company that sells foreclosure properties. In December of 2007, foreclosures were up 97% compared to December 2006.
There were a …

Luxury Real Estate At Any Price?
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Although the real estate market has slowed dramatically throughout the nation, as well as in the Miami area, it seems that some people are unaffected, especially in the high-end market. For example, in May …

Statistics – Home Sales – Dade & Miami Beach
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The real estate market in the Miami area has continued to remain soft, with prices falling in both the housing and condo markets. Listings of homes on the MLS have increased, and sales have …

Al Capone’s House Miami Beach
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The infamous gangster Al Capone, once lived in a wonderful Miami Beach home located on Palm Island. The home at 93 Palm Ave. is on the market for sale for the first time in …

A Letter From The House of Representatives
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The following letter from Congressional Representative Debbie Wasserman Shultz, of the The United States House of Representatives of the 20th District of Florida, recently came in the mail. It addresses some issues regarding the …

Miami Florida – A Wonderful Place To Live
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So much has been said about Miami. It is undeniably a wonderful place to live, and Miami Beach is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The Miami area has its own …

Real Estate – Foreclosures & Investors
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According to Default Research, a provider of lis pendens data, foreclosures in the South Florida area were up by 66% in 2007. In Miami-Dade the increase in foreclosures was 26%, while in Broward …

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