Understanding Rent-to-Own

An alternative to a traditional agreement between buyer and a seller is the rent-to-own contract. In a typical sale the buyer will present an offer. If accepted, the deposit, payment and settlement will result in new ownership of the property. Rent-to-own or Lease-to-own is a different process. In effect, this ... Read More...

Miami Condos Becoming the Hong Kong of the West

Has Miami become the “Hong Kong of the West?” In a recent article in Forbes, Ellen Paris maintains that Chinese investors love Miami (Why Chinese Investors Love Miami, The ‘Hong Kong Of The West’). Caroline Li Griffith, a Chinese real estate investor recently purchased her third luxury condo in Miami. ... Read More...

Interior Design Trends for 2018

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal focused on the top interior design trends for 2018 (Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2018). After polling over 100 designers, here is the consensus of what will be in and what will be out. OUT – Lab-like Kitchens- Many designers agreed that ... Read More...

Luxury Spotlight Las Vegas: Priciest Condo Sales

This week’s luxury focus spotlight looks at Las Vegas, the Entertainment Capital of the World. The desert comes alive here - it’s the place where dreams are made of. Las Vegas is a global destination with people flocking from all over the world seeking thrills, romance, sun, or the chance ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: Merry and Bright

The Miami Dade condo market was understandably quiet during the Christmas week. There were 96 sales for a total volume of $51,597,254. The average price for a condo was $537,471.40, or $326.54 per square foot. Miami Beach was the top city, recording a total volume of $22.872 million across just 15 ... Read More...