Selling Miami Beach Real Estate? Just How Hard Is It?

Selling Miami Beach Real Estate?  Just How Hard Is It?

Why do some properties languish on the market for an eternity, while others get snapped up?

Some sellers don’t want to admit that they know the real reason that there property isn’t selling.

An article in today’s Miami Herald shows the success of a stalled condo project in mid-beach that is bucking the trend.

Selling Miami Beach Real Estate?  Just How Hard Is It?


The Die Was Cast. Miami: Sexy and Sinful

The Die Was Cast. Miami: Sexy and Sinful

Miami Beach was always destined to become exactly what it now is: a playground. Check out this video from the ‘6o’s. Nothing really has changed except maybe for the fashions.

The Die Was Cast. Miami: Sexy and Sinful


Miami Beach Real Estate: A Six-Year Retrospective of the Miami Beach Condo Market

Miami Beach Real Estate: A Six-Year Retrospective of the Miami Beach Condo Market

I haven’t been around much lately; the reason for that will become apparent very soon. In the meantime, this post was inspired by an email from a consumer who wants to buy a Miami Beach condo and asked me for some insight. Since I didn’t readily know the answer to the question (and I usually do), I figured it was time […]

Miami Beach Real Estate: A Six-Year Retrospective of the Miami Beach Condo Market


Miami Beach Real Estate Statistics: Distressed Properties & Diana Olick

Miami Beach Real Estate Statistics: Distressed Properties & Diana Olick

Miami Beach is a really unique place.  That’s why I get a tad frustrated with the media for lumping Miami Beach into Greater Miami’s real estate statistics on foreclosures, short sales and shadow inventory. Now there’s new phrase du jour, “double dip.”  I liken Miami Beach to Manhattan or Beverly Hills.  Manhattan real estate operates on its own from the […]

Miami Beach Real Estate Statistics: Distressed Properties & Diana Olick


Miami Beach Luxury Real Estate Percolates; La Gorce Island Estate Sells for $16M

Miami Beach Luxury Real Estate Percolates; La Gorce Island Estate Sells for $16M

The big sales in Miami Beach keep rolling on in.  On the heels of a $15M sale at Setai South Beach and A-Rod’s $7.4M land purchase on N. Bay Road, 88 La Gorce Circle, on gated La Gorce Island, closed today for $16M. The home, which was built in 2008, has 17,200 interior sf, 10 bedrooms, two docks, and a […]

Miami Beach Luxury Real Estate Percolates; La Gorce Island Estate Sells for $16M


Miami Beach Real Estate- Has A-Rod Finally Stepped Up? $7.4M Acre of Land on Celeb-Studded N. Bay Road Sells

Miami Beach Real Estate- Has A-Rod Finally Stepped Up?  $7.4M Acre of Land on Celeb-Studded N. Bay Road Sells

A-Rod has been looking for a place on Miami Beach for years- pre-Madonna, post-Madonna.  At one time he had Shaq’s Star Island home under contract, the estate that Naomi Campbell’s beau, Vladislav Doronin, bought about one year ago. The parcel of land, which is 46,690 sf, has 230 linear ft. of prime, wide-bay waterfrontage and spectacular, unobstructed views of downtown Miami.  The […]

Miami Beach Real Estate- Has A-Rod Finally Stepped Up?  $7.4M Acre of Land on Celeb-Studded N. Bay Road Sells