Miami Beach Becomes International with “Sleepless Night”

Miami Beach Becomes International with “Sleepless Night”

Miami Beach, furthering its reputation as the “hippest place on earth”, will be hosting the first ever Sleepless Night, a round-the-clock venue of free entertainment and cultural events on November 3rd. This event will be the first event of its kind in the United States. According to the Miami Herald, Sleepless Night will be held […]

Miami Beach Becomes International with “Sleepless Night”


Florida Tax Reform: Tell Me How Much Already!

Florida Tax Reform: Tell Me How Much Already!

Forget all those news articles trying to explain what it means to you.  Here is a tax-plan calculator, which attempts to give an idea of your possible savings.

Florida Tax Reform: Tell Me How Much Already!


Florida Tax Reform: Just as unenthusing as Insurance Reform?

Florida Tax Reform:  Just as unenthusing as Insurance Reform?

Over the last few months, I have been mildly following the tax reform see-saw.  In the very beginning, it was “thought” (or more likely, hoped for) that Florida property taxes were going to be completely eliminated.  Many people jumped on the “no more property tax” bandwagon.  E-mails were sent, initiatives were started.  I, for one, did […]

Florida Tax Reform:  Just as unenthusing as Insurance Reform?


Danny DeVito’s Restaurant Opens for SoBe ‘A’ listers

Danny DeVito’s Restaurant Opens for SoBe ‘A’ listers

Tonight I went to Danny DeVito’s VIP opening of his new restaurant in South Beach on Ocean Drive. The paparazzi were out in full-force, it was a scene! DeVito South Beach is in the old Joia Restaurant space that was owned by Chris Paciello & Ingrid Casares adjacent to the Century Hotel in the trendy […]

Danny DeVito’s Restaurant Opens for SoBe ‘A’ listers


Clients are sometimes surprised when your advice isn’t SELL NOW!

Clients are sometimes surprised when your advice isn’t SELL NOW!

Recently I had a conversation with a client with regard to a condo-hotel unit that he purchased, pre-construction, at a resort which is nearing completion. The reason for his call, being an investor, was to basically get my opinion on what he should do with his unit. It was clear that his first thought was […]

Clients are sometimes surprised when your advice isn’t SELL NOW!


“As-Is” vs. “Warranted Sale” Contracts & Open Permits

“As-Is” vs. “Warranted Sale” Contracts & Open Permits

Today my friend and colleague, Beth Butler, COO of EWM Realtors and I, discuss one of the recent changes to the Florida Association of Realtors contract. Hopefully this discussion will shed some light on how these changes may impact the consumer with regard to open building permits, and the rights and obligations of both parties […]

“As-Is” vs. “Warranted Sale” Contracts & Open Permits