CondoWatch Miami: Breezing Through April

The Miami Dade condo market continues to have a spring in its step as we sail through the middle of April. Last week there were 127 sales for a total of $51,437,039. The average price for a condo was $405,016.06, or $310.96 per square foot. Miami was the top city with ... Read More...

Advice for Downsizing

When does less become more? It happens gradually, as we age. What we begin to realize is that the less you have, the less you need to pay for and the less you need to take care of. When you finally decide to downsize, although the decision sounds simple, there ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: March Ends Strongly

The Miami Dade condo market ended the month on a strong note. Last week, there were 160 sales for a total of $61,205,390. The average price for a condo was $382,533.69, or $292.53 per square foot. Miami was the top city with 57 closings for a total of $15.927 million. Miami ... Read More...

Advice for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers

A recent article in RISMedia’s Housecall (First-Time Homebuyers: Financial Missteps and Opportunities) looked at the profile of first-time real estate buyers. Single women continue to outpace single men as homebuyers, according to the National Association of homebuyers, while single men only made up 8%. The profile also shows that women ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: Spring Sales

The Miami Dade condo market continued its steady pace this past week. A total of 120 sales were reported, for a total volume of $54,196,559. The average price for a condo was $451,637.99, or $324.49 per square foot. Miami Beach was the top city with a sales volume of $20.053 million ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: Good Showing

The Miami Dade condo market had a solid week, reporting 134 sales for a total of $47,515,500. The average price for a condo was $354,593.28, or $295.97 per square foot. Miami was the top city with 56 closings for a total of $13.645 million. Miami Beach had a total sales volume ... Read More...

Advice for Creating a Home Inventory

Once new homeowners are settled in their new place with most of the boxes emptied and their contents put away, it is important to consider creating a home inventory. In the unfortunate event that your valuables are ever lost or stolen or possibly destroyed by a flood or fire, having ... Read More...

CondoWatch Miami: Spring is Around the Corner

The Miami Dade condo market performed modestly this past week.  There were 106 sales for just $36,944,600. The average price for a condo was $348,533.96, or $275.84 per square foot. Miami Beach was the top city with total sales volume of $15.536 million on a reported 22 closings. Miami followed with ... Read More...

Downtown Los Angeles Leads Nation in Gentrification

Downtown Los Angeles has become the fastest gentrifying zip code in the country. In recent years, gentrification has become synonymous with “hipster invasion” – an increase in housing prices and the addition of trendy storefronts, cafes, galleries and pop-up bars. According to a survey by RENTCafe, downtown LA’s 90014 took ... Read More...