Monthly Archives: February 2014

South Florida Real Estate Insight: A Glance At Trends for 2014

Last time, I analyzed the top real estate stories of 2013. Now, it’s time to dust off the crystal ball and look ahead at what I foresee will happen in our market this year. Prices will continue to rise but at a slower pace. According to real estate association data, South Florida single-family home prices […]

Why is the Miami real estate market burning so hot?

The Magic City beat third consecutive sales record by 8%     Strong demand for real estate in the city styled the “Capital of Latin America” resulted in a third consecutive record sales year and two years of double-digit price appreciation. That’s the word from the 31,000-member Miami Association of Realtors and the local MLS […]

2015 Miami Boat show to expand at Watson Island, Huge development…

Organizers of the Yacht & Brokerage Show have signed a contract to expand the 26-year-old show into an as-yet-unbuilt megayacht marina on Watson Island.   Despite a decade of false starts, the Island Gardens project is slated to confirm financing this spring and begin dredging the marina by June, said Mehmet Bayraktar, the Turkish founder […]

South Florida real estate market has international appeal, developers and investors say

South Florida’s commercial and residential real estate markets remain hot for international investors as well as for homeowners moving from suburbs to downtown cores, panels of industry leaders said Thursday at the Perez Art Museum Miami. About 200 people attended the third annual University of Miami Real Estate Impact Conference, which included a keynote session […]

Miami home prices rose sharply in fourth quarter from a year earlier

House and condo prices continued to march higher in Miami-Dade County in the fourth quarter, marking the eighth consecutive quarter of growth in both. Still, experts predict a tamer market in 2014. “While demand for Miami real estate continues to generate price appreciation, we are experiencing more moderate growth,” said Liza Mendez, chairman of the […]