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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

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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 …

Miami Home Sales Statistics
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Miami home sales are suffering according to the latest statistics. This past October there were 15,422 single family homes for sale in Dade County, according to information supplied by the Coral Gables, Homestead-South Dade, Kendall-Perrine, …

Cash Back At Closing And The Banking Industry
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Cash back at closing has been around for many years. One reason that it is popular among some people is because almost no one minds ripping off banks. The banking industry for the most part …

How Cash Back at Closing Works
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Cash back at closing schemes have been the cause of many of the foreclosures happening today. Ralph Roberts of ralphroberts.com describes it like this… Here’s how a cash-back at closing scheme works: The buyer pays …

Good & Not So Good Real Estate News
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Palm Island home sold for $16,400,000

There is good news and bad news in real estate today. Here is the good news; on Miami Beach, there are 2 adjacent islands, namely Palm Island, and Hibiscus Island. …

Today’s Real Estate Report
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Home prices are falling all over the country. According to the NAR, prices continued to fall during the 3rd quarter of this year, accompanied by declining sales. The biggest declines in home sales are in …

Miami Beach Real Estate – North Bay Road
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For a cool $18,900,000, anyone can buy this gorgeous home on Miami Beach.
North Bay Road has some of the most luxurious estates in Miami and all of Florida.
Many celebrities, including the Bee Gees, …

15% Recent Home Buyers Have Negative Equity
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This is the fourth consecutive quarter that home values have declined nationwide, 5.7% year-over-year, according to a third quarter 2007 home value report released by Zillow earlier this week. That is the largest year-over-year decline …

Signs Of What’s To Come?
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Realtors, sellers, and just about everyone else, wish that this real estate crisis had never happened, but it did, and more reports came out today. Last month, applications for building permits dropped to a 14 …

International Spending on the Increase
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According to a report on CNBC, international spending is expected to increase in the USA, by 12% in the coming year, due to the shrinking dollar. Europeans are coming here in droves just to shop, …

A Result of Subprime Mortgages
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A report by CNN Money said that “According to the Center for Responsible Lending, 7.2 million households have subprime mortgages, and more than 14 percent of those are in default. It projects that one …

Exclusive Fisher Island In Hot Water
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I received a very interesting email this morning, informing me that this weekend hundreds of people are going to protest discriminatory and abusive treatment of the workers that clean, maintain, and protect Fisher Island, a …

Landlord Foreclosures – Let The Renter Beware
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Something very interesting with regards to real estate, but unbeknownst to most renters of homes or apartments, is that renters must be very aware of exactly what they are getting themselves into when they sign …

Gorgeous Four Seasons Condo For Sale
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Former Chicago Bulls NBA basketball player, Boris Gorenc, whose teammates were Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, has put his condo on the market for sale. It’s a gorgeous 2 bedroom apartment high up on the …

Major Price Drop Forecast in 2008 Housing Market
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RISMEDIA, Nov. 8, 2007-The U. S. housing market, already stressed by mortgage challenges, will experience falling home prices at a record rate in 2008, according to the new annual Housing Predictor national forecast.
Home prices are …

A Very Kool Website
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Here is a site a very kool website, which is unrelated to real estate, but I just couldn’t resist. Enjoy! http://www.tprf.org

Recreated State of the Art Real Estate Website Announced by Alex Shay
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Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2007 — The popular, state of the art Miami real estate website, http://www.alexshay.com/ has been recreated and redesigned to meet the demands of savvy homebuyers and sellers in today’s real …

A Really Great Palm Beach Home – Donald Trump’s of Course
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We all know that the Donald loves to talk, especially on TV, and you either like him or you don’t, but make no bones about it; he sure has some nice real estate in Palm …

Blogging, Real Estate, and the Internet
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Watching the video clip below should give you a good idea of just how important the internet has become in the business of real estate. Watch and enjoy! …

Mortgage Meltdown
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A real estate report by CNN this morning stated that housing starts are down to the lowest level in 14 years. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson wants to license mortgage brokers, so that there will be …

Donald Trump Makes A Good Point On Larry King
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Last night Donald Trump told Larry King on Larry King Live that this is a wonderful time to be negotiating for property and for making great deals. He is right about that. He fell short …

Miami Real Estate On A Positive Note
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Although real estate in Miami seems like a foriegn word these days, there are some positives that should not be overlooked. For example, with the Euro being valued at $1.41 and with the British Pound …

Pending Home Sales Go South
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CNN news reported more bad news today with regards to real estate sales in the USA. They said that pending home sales in August 2007 were the lowest on record nationwide. That means that home …

Miami Real Estate Woes Continue
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Last month real estate sales in Dade County Florida, which includes Miami and Miami Beach, slowed even more, to the lowest point in the last 18 months. According to information taken directly from data supplied …

Latest Real Estate Report
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In August, homes sales dropped for the sixth straight month, as the housing market continued on it’s downward turn, according to a report by the National Association of Realtors. Homes sold in August fell 4.3% …

Economic Outlook – Real Estate
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The housing market in this country needs a boost, and hopefully that boost will come sooner than later, although according to Alan Greenspan, the real estate market still has a way to go before it …

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