Archive for February, 2008

Miami Beach Real Estate: This Week’s Pick of Luxury Condos Priced Right

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Ok off the heels of last week’s wildy successful “Great Deals” post, I decided to make it a regular here at the SBCB.  Some of these condos may or may not be in foreclosure or bank-owned.  I truly believe that the best deals are out there, it’s just that they are being overlooked because many […]

All You Ever Wanted to Know About the Miami & Miami Beach Real Estate Market: A Video Round-up

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

So Miami and Miami Beach were front and center today on CNBC and the Today Show. I brought together video segments from today’s coverage for my readers. I’ll let the videos, good and bad, do the talking. Here’s my official comment on the Miami real estate market: The developers did overbuild, thus creating an oversupply, but is that such […]

Miami Beach Real Estate: A Few Good Condos

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

I’ve been thinking about the idea of having a regular post that highlights what I feel are really great real estate buys here in Miami Beach.  There is no exact science that goes into selecting them, just my intimate knowledge of each building and their respective values. Miami Beach Condo Buys ICON South Beach:  450 […]

Miami Beach Real Estate News: Apogee South Beach Closings Begin

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Finally, the wait is over.   Apogee South Beach, destined to become Miami’s most prestigious condominium, is here.  Closings began a few weeks ago and sources say that approximately 40 percent of the units are closed. I’ve been looking forward for Apogee to be completed.  I recently toured the building with my clients and their design and architectural team.  During […]

Big News: Lenders Blacklist Some Miami Condos

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Say you want to sell your unit at Related Group’s new 50 Biscayne Condo in downtown Miami, you find a buyer willing to purchase your unit, you agree on terms, and you probably think, “whew, I’m really lucky I sold.”  Not so fast: today’s Daily Business Review is reporting Banks and mortgage lenders compile lists of buildings they […]

Heinous MLS Photo of the Week: Valley of the Dolls

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Ok, someone needs to hide the pills!  Enough said.