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The Spirit Forward Bacardi Women In Leadership Empowerment Series, kicking off this February, is dedicated to championing the outstanding individuals that make up the spirits trade and hospitality community and elevating them to their highest …

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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 estate …

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 2008, …

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 other …

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
The …

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, boasts …

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 great …

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 home …

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 oceanfront …

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 family …

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 Malibu, …

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 at …

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 a …

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 specifically …

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 Beach …

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 their …

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 there …

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 how …

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 half …

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 regards …

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 total …

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 2006, …

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 decreased.
According …

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 over …

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 mortgage …

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 unique …

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 County, …

Amazing Gables Club Penthouse $14,900,000
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It took 3 years to finish this 2 story masterpiece in Coral Gables. Recently completed in 2007, the 11,000 square feet Gables Club penthouse boasts 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. This beautiful home in the …

Julio Iglesias Razes Miami Home
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World famous singer Julio Iglesias recently razed his Indian Creek Island Estate. The large 10,328 square foot home no longer met his family needs, according to the 64 year old singer.
The home was on the …

Dan Marino Home For Sale In Weston Florida
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Former Miami Dolphin, and Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Dan Marino listed his home for sale. Located in Weston’s prestigious Windmill Ranch Estates, this 15,000+ square foot home is situated on a 4.3 acre lot, …

Real Estate, Miami & Tourists
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Lincoln Road Theater on Miami Beach

On Miami Beach, there is a stretch of land .80 miles long, known as Lincoln Road Mall. It’s a fabulous place to walk, eat or shop. Some of Miami’s excellent …

2007 Housing Report – The Best & Worst
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According to a report by CNN, the 5 most expensive housing markets in the USA in 2007 along with average home prices were Beverly Hills, CA $2,206,883, Greenwich, CT $2,018,750, La Jolla, CA $1,800,000, Santa …

Key Biscayne Home For Sale $38,500,000
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485 W. Matheson Drive in Key Biscayne For Sale $38,500,000

One of the most beautiful contemporary homes in the Miami area is on the market for sale at an asking price of $38,500,000. Located at 485 …

Real Estate Market Worst Since World War II
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A report by USA Today stated that record declines in home prices took place this October in 11 large metro areas. Miami, Tampa, Detroit, and San Diego led the list of cities whose home prices …

Relocating High Schools In the Miami Area
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Ida M. Fisher High School on Miami Beach – 1927

Below is a list of High Schools in the Miami area:
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BARBARA GOLEMAN 14100 NW 89TH AVENUE …

Indian Creek Mansion Sold For $20,000,000
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23 Indian Creek Drive sold for $20,000,000
A beautiful estate home just sold on Indian Creek for $20,000,000. 23 Indian Creek Drive was listed for sale at an asking price of $23,500,000 and closed 3 days …

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate For Sale – Palatial Mansion
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1818 SE 10th St in Fort Lauderdale is priced at a kool $28,500,000

One of the finest homes in Fort Lauderdale is on the market for sale at an asking price of $28,500,000, down from the …

A Sign Of Things To Come?
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This morning, a report by RealtyTrac stated that foreclosures were down nationwide 10% in November 2007 as compared to October 2007. It was the first month-to-month, double-digit drop since April of 2006. That may be …

Flipping Properties – Is It Still Going On?
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Buying properties and quickly reselling them at a profit is commonly known as “flipping”. Believe it or not, attempts at flipping are still going on in the Miami area, even in the presently depressed residential …

Miami Beach Closings of Homes & Condos
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271 N. Hibiscus Drive sold for $9,000,000
In the past 30 days from November 15, 2007 to December 15 2007, a total of 9 listed homes closed on Miami Beach, in the area extending from Palm …

Ultra Luxury Home For Sale On Fisher Island
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$15,500,000 can buy this ultra-luxury Fisher Island home. Completely renovated with 5 bedrooms and 6 and one half bathrooms, this marvelous home boasts 8,900 square feet of living space, along with amazing direct oceanfront views, …

Beautiful Lot On MIami Beach’s Palm Island Sold
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A wonderful Palm Island lot sold recently for $3,695,000. Although there is a 3,500 square foot house sitting on the property located at 1 Palm Ave., which boasts 110 feet of waterfront on a 17,674 …

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