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Miami Beach Real Estate: 2010 South Beach Condo Market Index

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

This Miami Beach real estate condo index is comprised of nine luxury waterfront high-rise condos in the chic South of Fifth neighborhood in South Beach:  Apogee South Beach , Continuum North (or 2),  Continuum South( or 1), Portofino Tower, South Pointe Tower, Murano at Portofino, Yacht Club at Portofino, Murano Grande, and ICON South Beach. […]

Top 5 Miami Beach Trophy Properties For Sale

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

What defines a trophy property?  A trophy property, in this case, is real estate that is superlative for one reason or another, and not determined solely on price.  Other factors like location and provenance play a large part, if not larger, than the actual price.   1. 1736 W. 28th Street, Miami Beach  This home comes in first […]

Madoff’s NYC Penthouse: “I Believe the Cloud Has Lifted” [Video]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

I’m kind of loving this video for a couple of reasons.  I love the tour that this deputy gives; he must have been boning up on his broker-speak. He believes “the cloud has lifted.” 4,000 sq. ft.!  That’s all?  If that property is his crown jewel, well, I’m not all that impressed.  Seems small and cramped to me.

Crytpic Miami Beach: 4462 North Bay Road Up in Flames

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Just three days ago I wrote about Miami Beach waterfront real estate statistics and identified 4462 North Bay Road in Miami Beach as a good buy. Well, low-and-behold, it burnt to the ground today.  There has been lotsa news coverage on it so I won’t bore y’all with all the same stuff that you’ve probably heard […]

Timing the Real Estate Market

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

With all of the talk that has recently been taking place about the real estate market, you may be wondering if now is the time to buy.  After all, everyone knows that the biggest real estate investment credo is to “buy low and sell high.”  But, how can you tell if now is really the […]

A Decreasing Supply of Miami Beach Condos

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Miami Beach Real Estate:  Too Blind To See It?   The number of Miami Beach condos on the market seems to be showing a clear trend downward.  In May of 2007 the real estate inventory peaked at just over 5,700 Miami Beach condos on the market; the latest figures show about 4,800 units available for sale. In January 2005 there […]