Archive for November, 2007

Miami Beach Condo Foreclosures-Why They May Not Be the Best Miami Beach Real Estate to Buy

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

I was watching Channel 7 News last week when a special segment about real estate foreclosures in South Florida aired.  I felt badly for the people in this story that are losing their homes but there are two messages in the video segment below which I feel may be beneficial to some. It is my feeling that foreclosures […]

Miami Beach Real Estate: South Beach Condos-Three Year Analysis

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

When I was interviewed last month by The New York Times for a piece Miami Beach real estate, specifically luxury condos, I was asked to research the condo market going back two years.   What I decided to do, since SO many people have asked me, was to do a three year snapshot of the market, specifically for the […]

Miami Beach Condos: One Bal Harbour Condominium- A First Look

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

One Bal Harbour is Bal Harbour’s newest condominium since 2004.  One Bal Harbour started closings on Thursday and here is a first look in and around the condominium. This is the lobby for the condominium of One Bal Harbour.  It is very traditional. Here we have the oceanfront social room.  The room resonates with sophistication. One […]

Miami Beach Real Estate Update: A-Rod Backs Out of Deal on Shaq’s Star Island Manse

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

First reported here on the SBCB, A-Rod, who was under contract on the “major” estate located at 26 Star Island Drive, excercised his right to “walk” from the deal on Shaq’s property on Star Island in Miami Beach, according to the Miami Herald Alex ”A-Rod” Rodriguez, who signed a contract to buy Shaquille O’Neal’s mansion on Miami Beach’s […]

Miami Beach Real Estate: South Beach Luxury Condo Outlook 2008

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

This month I have started to feel that Miami Beach condo sellers are coming to terms with the reality of the “new” market. The impending wave of new condos “across the bridge” will no doubt bring down the market as a whole. Don’t worry, the best properties in the best locations are the LAST to […]

SBCB Scoop: Shaq’s $32M Star Island Estate Under Contract

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

Who Bought Shaq’s Star Island Estate? Rumor has been confirmed that Shaq’s Miami Beach estate located at 26 Star Island Drive is under contract. There have been a few names tossed around as possible buyers including A-ROD. $25M–$27M is the price that has been “mentioned.” Shaquille O’Neal, Shaq, Star Island, A-Rod, Miami Beach, real estate […]