Will Trump Make the Housing Market Great Again?

While Donald Trump’s victory in November caught many professionals in all industries off guard, the real estate community has been especially apprehensive. Here we have a president, who has absolutely no political or military experience, yet comes from a background rooted in real estate. Although the stock market has surged since ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: February Rolls On

This past week the Miami-Dade condo market had 113 sales for a total sales volume of $38,750,919. The average price for a condo was $342,928.49, or $268.01 per square foot. Miami Beach was the top city with 10 closings for a total of $13.297 million. Miami followed with 56 sales for ... Read More...

Real Estate News and Stories – February 2017

A brief snapshot of real estate news from around the United States. MIAMI – Downtown Miami apartments are expected to exceed condos in 2017. According to a report from Miami’s Downtown Development Authority, developers are focusing on the multifamily market as condo sales seem to be slumping. The report found that ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: Steady as She Goes

The Miami-Dade condo market remains steady the second week in February. Last week there were 109 sales for a total sales volume of $54,518,715. The average price for a condo was $500,171.70, or $284.00 per square foot. Sunny Isles was the top city with 9 closings for a total sales volume ... Read More...

South Florida Condo Inventory Raises Concerns

Ron Shuffield, President and CEO of EWM Realty International, believes that the oversupply of condos for sale in Miami-Dade County should lead to lower prices. At the recent 2017 Real Estate Market Outlook conference, he reported that there is a “troubling” 55 months of supply for luxury condos. Shuffield stated that, ... Read More...

Advice for Agents: Marketing Trends for 2017

For real estate professionals, there are several key marketing trends to look for in 2017. When investing time and money into your advertising, understanding the trends is essential. A recent article on Inman.com focused on the rapidly evolving pace with which agents are jumping onto the online advertising bandwagon. Here ... Read More...

Are Real Estate Pros Making the Most of Social Media?

Social media has been proven to be a valuable real estate marketing tool. It has become a full-fledged, proven business-builder, carving paths to fresh online leads with every share, according to a recent report in RISMedia. Finding time to make the effort is another story. A survey by RISMedia found the ... Read More...

Sprucing Up Online Listings With Virtual Staging

There are common complaints from owners, managers, and developers in new communities, high-rises, and resorts. “Vacant apartments are a challenge to rent. Units filled with worn or dated furnishings are a turn-off, too.” If the rooms in your online listings are in need of paint, new furnishings or updated decor, ... Read More...