Kevin Berman's Blog Posts

Kevin Berman's Blog Posts

2019 Portability
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Veterans To Get Their Own Tiny Homes In Mulberry Florida
https://www.heraldtribune.com/news/20181217/veterans-to-get-their-own-tiny-homes-in-mulberry...

HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS
Use decorations made of fire-resistant materials. Artificial trees, garland and tree skirts are often made of this material, but check the package to be sure. If you prefer a li...

FHA Loan Limits Increased For 2019
WASHINGTON – Dec. 17, 2018 – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced the agency's new schedule of loan limits for 2019, with most areas in the country to experience ...

Reduce Your Tax Burden Before Year End
Reduce your tax burden before year-endWASHINGTON – Dec. 5, 2018 – The new tax law is adding a wrinkle to traditional end-of-year money moves.The higher standard deduction – $...

Fed Shifts Gears May Not Push Interest Rates Much Higher
WASHINGTON – Nov. 29, 2018 – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell ignited a market rally yesterday by saying interest rates are "just below" broad estimates of a level consid...

More Homeowners Add ADUs Make Improvements
Homeowners appear to be spending more on property improvements while waiting for the right time to sell.In October, expenditures on existing homes, including renovations, additions...

ESTIMATING FIRST YEAR TAXES How Can A New Home Buyer Estimate First Year Taxes
When you purchased your home this year, you inherited the seller's exemption status for the current tax year. Please review your closing statement, as the seller likely gave you a ...

Multigenerational Households Hit New High
NEW YORK – April 11, 2018 – More generations are living under one roof together. A new analysis from the Pew Research Center shows that households with two or more adult genera...

Millennials Who Keep Renting Will Pay 92K By Age 30
NEW YORK – April 9, 2018 – By the time millennials turn 30, they'll have paid $92,600 in rent, according to a new study by RentCafe, a nationwide listing service for rentals ...

Florida Receiving Money To Help Homeless Vets
Fla. receiving $567,928 to help homeless vetsWASHINGTON – April 9, 2018 – In a continued effort to end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developmen...

Price Reduction Coral Ridge Country Club Estates
CALL ME BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!!!!...

5 Financial ToDos For First Time Homebuyers
LAS VEGAS – March 26, 2018 – First-time home shoppers walk through a broker's front door eager to buy, but there's a lot they need to do before they start touring listings and ...

Home Buyer And Seller Generational Trends 2018
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Hillsboro Inlet On A Windy Day
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Music Under The Stars Scheduled For Friday March 9th
Join us for an evening of great music and entertainment as Vista Motor Company presents Music under the Stars every second Friday of the month. Music kicks off at 7:00pm at the Gre...

Luxury Dine In Movie Theater IPic Announces Fort Lauderdale Location
iPic Entertainment, a chain of luxury dine-in theaters, has signed an agreement to expand to downtown Fort Lauderdale.The Boca Raton-based company (Nasdaq: IPIC) wants to open a 40...

Decor Trends That Could Hurt A Sale
  For those who hope to put their home on the market, a few of the latest decor trends may best be avoided to prevent turning off buyers. Realtor.com® recently highlight...

Must A New Buyer Be Given An Old Inspection
Feb. 5, 2018 – A common question on the Legal Hotline concerns the responsibility a seller/listing agent to provide information regarding an inspection report ordered by some oth...

Home Prices Surge To New High Up 62 In November
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/30/home-prices-surge-to-new-high-up-6-point-2-percent-in-november.html...

Home Prices Up
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/30/home-prices-surge-to-new-high-up-6-point-2-percent-in-november.html...

Mortgage Rates Rise 30year Hits 404 Percent
WASHINGTON (AP) – Jan. 18, 2018 – Interest rates on long-term home loans rose this week to the highest level in months.Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on...

Jan 16 2018 5735 1
Prices in East Fort Lauderdale for new luxury water front homes is at an all time once in a life time level. If you have been thinking about moving East, then now is the ...

Miami Sea Aquarium 2018
          DOLPHINS IN FLIGHT!...

Homestead Exemptions Are NOT Transferable But You Can Move Your Savings With Portability AND A New
Homestead Exemption does not transfer from property to property. If you had this exemption last year on another property and moved, you must file a new applicat...

YOU CAN PREFILE FOR A 2018 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION
If you purchased a new home after January 1, 2017, you may pre-file now for tax year 2018 Homestead and other exemptions.The timely filing period for Homestead Exemption for 2...

Broward County Property Appraisers Are Visiting Neighborhoods Around Broward
By state law, the Broward County Property Appraisers must personally view each property in Broward County at least once every five years. That is why the  residential appraise...

Death Of A Homestead Recipient
If anyone named on a Homestead Exemption renewal receipt has died, you must promptly report it to the Broward County Property Appraiser's office to avoid potential penalties. ...

Florida Set To Launch Countrys First Private HighSpeed Train Service
https://www.npr.org/2017/12/07/569183423/florida-set-to-launch-countrys-first-private-high-speed-train-service...

Is It Worth Hiring An Inspector If A Home Has This
CHICAGO – Dec. 7, 2017 – When you tour open houses with buyers, tell them to watch for signs of larger issues with the property. Jenna Dougherty and Greta Eoff of the DeMasi Gr...

How Many Gates Does A Gated Community Need
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Dec. 7, 2017 – Question: We recently purchased our home in a new gated community that is still under construction. We just learned that the develop...

Filing For Homestead And Other Exemptions
All legal Florida residents are eligible for a Homestead Exemption on their homes, condominiums, co-op apartments, and certain mobile home lots if they qualify. The Florida C...

Tonight Christmas On Las Olas
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Real Estate Trend Indicator For Condos In Fort Lauderdale
Here is the current report from the Realtors of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors Association from January 1, 2017 to November 27, 2017, closed sales on Condos ...

Housing Starts Fell In March But No Big Deal
WASHINGTON (AP) – April 18, 2017 – U.S. builders broke ground on fewer homes in March, but the pace of construction so far this year remains stronger than in 2016.Housing start...

2017s Greenest States
https://wallethub.com/edu/greenest-states/11987/...

Forget Millennials Gen X Driving Todays Market
CHICAGO – April 18, 2017 – Millennials often get all the attention, but members of Generation X are really the ones driving the housing market lately. Gen Xers – adults betwe...

Apr 11 2017 5735 1 FINDING A New Home This Spring
Mission nearly impossible this spring: Finding a home to buyAssociated PressAlex Veiga, AP Business Writer 21 hours agoAnyone eager to buy a home this spring probably has reasons t...

Miami Home Prices Again Pushing Buyers North
MIAMI – March 31, 2017 – A recent study from Florida International University find more Miami residents looking to live elsewhere because they're struggling to find affordable ...

Broward County Property Appraiser Newletter
http://www.bcpa.net/Forms/ENewsletter/marty_kiar_bcpa_20170323.pdf...

New Weapon In Airbnb Battle Nixing The Homestead Exemption
MIAMI – March 20, 2017 – Miami-Dade homeowners frequently renting stays to Airbnb customers risk losing their homestead exemptions, according to a new advisory from the elected...

Fed Raises Interest Rates 14 Point As Expected
WASHINGTON (AP) – March 15, 2017 – The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signaled that any further hikes this year ...

Hollywood Florida Finally Gets Its Day In The Sun
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/hollywood-florida-finally-day-sun-article-1.2992571...

Buyers Racing To Snag A Low Mortgage Rate
NEW YORK – March 9, 2017 – Borrowers are getting spooked by rising mortgage rates and, as a result, rushing to lock in rates before any further increases. That, in turn, is pus...

When It Comes To Mortgage Rejections Fla Is No 1
ORLANDO, Fla. – March 3, 2017 – What happens after a home sale closes and the new buyer has keys in hand? In the days and months that follow, how do most new homebuyers feel?To...

501 In Fla Say Its A Good Time To Buy A House
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 16, 2017 – Homeownership nationwide is at a record low, but a slim majority of Floridians (50.1 percent) say it's a good time to buy a house, according...

Is There Any Leeway In Over55 Community Rules
While the Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination against protected classes, including families with children under the age of 18, federal guidelines permit exemptions for commun...

Residents Form East And West Solar Coops To Go Solar Together
NAME: Kay SommersEnvironmental Protection and Growth ManagementPHONE: 954-519-1257EMAIL: ksommers@broward.orgBROWARD COUNTY, FL - Neighbors have formed two solar co-ops...

Pompano Beach House New Restaurant GroundBreaking
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December Was A Sellers Market With Increased Sale Prices And Fewer New Listings
An increase in both median and average sales prices across the board and a decrease in closed sales and thenumber of new listings are the key takeaways from the December 2016 housi...

Americas Most Expensive Home Hits The Market
https://www.yahoo.com/style/americas-most-expensive-home-250m-los-angeles-mansion-170000588.html...

How To Find The School For The Home You Are Going To Buy In Broward County
http://www.browardschools.com/School-Info/locator...

Canadian Snowbirds Most Interested In Southern Florida
Canadians continue to dominate international searches for property in Southern Florida according to data from the Miami Association of Realtors.Colombia had been the long-time top ...

Estimating First Year Taxes For A New Homebuyer
If you purchase a home, you will inherit the seller's exemption status for the current tax year. Be sure to verify with the Broward County Property Appraiser's office just before t...

Older Adults Face Housing Troubles
Older adults face housing troublesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Jan. 3, 2017 – The nation's housing inventory won't meet the needs of an increasingly older population through the next two...

Welcome To The World E9
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Lori Parrish Letter Announcing Her Retirement Tomorrow December 14
To the property owners and residents of Broward County:December 14, 2016 will be my last day working in the office. December 31 will be my last day answering your emails and questi...

Jimmy Buffet Wants To Go To Space
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Broward County Homestead Exemption Filing For 2017
YOU CAN FILE NOW FOR A 2017 HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION!You can file today for 2017 exemptions. This includes homestead, disability, widowed persons, granny flat, portability, deployed mil...

Aspires Web Page For Luxury Condos
http://www.aura-condo.com/en/page/home.html...

Aspire Real Estate Development To Build Luxury Condos In Pompano Beach
POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 02, 2016The Aspire Real Estate Development company has acquired land to build a seven story, 19-unit luxury condo building in the heart...

The Extravagant In House Amenities Of Floridas Elite
http://nypost.com/2016/12/01/the-extravagant-in-house-amenities-of-floridas-elite/...

Inside The Oldest House In America For Sale
http://www.realtor.com/videos/video-step-back-in-time-inside-the-oldest-house-for-sale-in-america/1c1b34bd-f14c-4f57-8636-a032e8570411...

October Home Sales
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/realestate/fl-home-sales-october-20161122-story.html...

Tiny Homes
More tiny neighborhoods are comingSPUR, Texas – Nov. 23, 2016 – Tiny homes are still mostly illegal in the majority of the country since they don't tend to meet municipali...

Oct 21 2016 5735 2 Home Sales Update
Interesting article on home sales and real estate market http://finance.yahoo.com/news/come-existing-home-sales-133845662.html...

Oct 21 2016 5735 1
Jagr scores 750th goal but Ovechkin's goal lifts Caps to 4-2 victory over Panthershttp://http://bit.ly/2dT6Piv...

Oct 21 2016 5735 Jagr Scores 750 Goal
http://Jagr%20scores%20750th%20goal%20but%20Ovechkin's%20goal%20lifts%20Caps%20to%204-2%20victory%20over%20Panthers%20http://bit.ly/2dT6Piv...

HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS
STUART, Fla. – Oct 17, 2016 – Question: Has the law been amended to authorize the Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes to investigate complaints a...

BROWARD COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISERS Adjusted Square Footage
"Why does the BCPA.net measurement of my house size differ from the actual square foot measurements? "We use the "adjusted square foot" ("Adj.Bldg.S.F.") measurement of a buil...

Fannie Mae Debuts Loan Option For Green Retrofits
WASHINGTON – April 1, 2016 – Fannie Mae announced HomeStyle Energy mortgage, a program to help borrowers make energy and water energy efficient upgrades to their home.With...

Boomers And Millennials Desire Different Things
Home buyers are demanding more home features that help them save energy and keep the home organized, according to a new study released by the National Association of Home Buil...

Portability
PORTABILITY - What is homestead "portability" for Save Our Homes? The "Save Our Homes" (SOH) Amendment in Florida’s Constitution was in...

Adjusted Square Footage For Valuation
ADJUSTED SQUARE FEET - Why does the BCPA.net measurement of my house size differ from the actual square foot measurements? We use the "ad...

Valuation
VALUATION - Why doesn't my recent purchase price match the proposed market value assessment for this year for my home? Per Florida law, a...

Anticipated Restaurant Openings 2016
http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/restaurants/12-most-anticipated-restaurant-openings-in-broward-and-palm-beach-for-2016-7490819...

Pompano Is Popping
http://sfbwmag.com/departments/business-scene/pompano-popping...

Tornado Safety
Get Prepared Now• Designate a safe room in your home that can be reached in a matterof seconds. Choose an interior room or hallway on the lowest floor with no windows. • Make s...

RealtyTrac Reports 28 Vacancy Among Area Homes The Firm Says South Floridas Home Vacancy Rate Is 16
RealtyTrac reported that tri-county South Florida has one of the largest percentages of vacant single-family homes among major U.S. metropolitan areas. The real estate research fir...

Mortgage Delinquency Foreclosures Decline
NEW YORK – Feb. 10, 2016 – The rate of serious mortgage delinquency, the foreclosure rate and the number of completed foreclosures all turned lower in the final month of 2015. ...

What Does Energy Efficient Home Mean
What does ‘energy efficient home’ mean?WASHINGTON – Feb. 8, 2016 – In an existing house, the first step is to conduct a home energy assessment – sometimes referred to as ...

Other Broward County Tax Exemptions
Widows, widowers, permanently disabled persons, and qualified senior citizens on fixed-incomes are entitled to additional tax-saving exemptions. With the exception of the $5,0...

Portability Of Homesteaded Savings
Florida's "Portability" law allows property owners to transfer their “Save Our Homes” benefit earned on a previous Florida homesteaded property to a new Florida homesteaded pro...

How Can A New Homebuyer Estimate First Year Taxes
If you purchase a home, you will inherit the seller's exemption status for the current tax year. Be sure to verify with the Broward County Property Appraiser's office just bef...

Average 30year Fixedrate Mortgage Back Above 4 Percent
BY KIM JANSSENChicago TribuneThe average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has crept back above 4 percent for the first time in five months, according to Freddie Mac.Following the Federa...

Baby Boomers Blamed For Clogging Housting Market
WASHINGTON – Dec. 8, 2015 – Some economists say the baby boomers aren't selling their homes like previous generations did and not downsizing fast enough – and that leads to s...

Fly Into The Beautiful Sunshine Of Florida
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Santa Drops Into Pompano Beach
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The Numbers
Listing inventory for November looks like it will end down 2% compared with October. Homes are also taking a longer time to sell, which is typical as winter rolls through most mark...

INFORMATION FOR HOME BUYERS NEW LOAN ESTIMATE EXPLAINED
http://www.nat.com/News-Info/NAT-TV/CFPB/CFPB-The-Loan-Estimate.aspx...

INFORMATION FOR HOME BUYERS NEW CLOSING DISCLOSURE EXPLAINED
http://www.nat.com/News-Info/NAT-TV/CFPB/CFPB-New-Closing-Disclosure.aspx...

Im Here To Serve Your Real Estate Needs
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The Official Website Of The City Of Pompano Beach
http://pompanobeachfl.gov/index.php...

Floridas Housing Market Rising Median Prices In October
ORLANDO, Fla. – Nov. 23, 2015 –Florida's housing market reported higher median prices, fewer days on market and a constrained inventory of homes for sale in October, according ...

Oct 23 2015 5735 1 Broward Home Values Up
The South Florida real estate market is hot with the Broward County home values up 8%. This winter we will continue to see sales increase and push values even higher with...

What Irks Homeowners
http://www.floridarealtors.org/NewsAndEvents/article.cfm?p=1&id=328058...

Sep 12 2015 5735 1 South Aamericans Buy Fort Lauderdale Homes
http://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/7909-move-over--miami--here-comes-fort-lauderdale...

Jul 10 2015 5735 1 Lauderdale Tightens Rules On Vacation Rentals
Lauderdale tightens rules on vacation rentals ...

Dont Blink Eyelash Extension Franchise Opens In Miami
http://therealdeal.com/miami/blog/2015/06/30/dont-blink-eyelash-extensions-opening-in-miami/...

Try Before You Buy
http://www.floridarealtors.org/NewsAndEvents/article.cfm?p=2&id=325072...

South Florida Home Values Rise But Growth Slows
https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article25819969.html&ct=ga&cd=CAEYACoTOTc2MjM2Njk1ODQyMDI4NDA1NzIcMWI1MmIwYjBiZG...

Fort Lauderdale Condo Market Surges
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article25649911.html...

Jun 14 2015 5735 1 The Cash Deal Is Dead
All-cash deals for homes declineCash sales made up 34.6 percent of U.S. home sales in March 2015, down from 39 percent in March 2014, Corelogic reports. In Miami-Dade, where foreig...

Picture Yourself Boating And Living In South Florida
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Deerfield Beach Wine And Food Festival
This Festival is for the Foodie Family!For the first time, the Deerfield Beach Wine & Food Festival will be a “Family Fun Day” a family-friendly event as part of the ...

Sunrise In Pompano Beach
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Working In South Florida
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article21483288.html...

May 21 2015 5735 1 South Florida Foreclosures 5th Largest
South Florida has fifthhttp://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/blog/morning-edition/2015/05/south-florida-has-fifth-worst-foreclosure-rate.html...

Broward Heads Toward Stricter Standards For Taxi Uber Drivers
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-uber-taxi-law-broward-20150414-story.html...

Browards Hotel Boom
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article18716328.html...

Pompano Beach Seafood Festival April 24 Thru April 26
http://pompanobeachseafoodfestival.com/...

Apr 24 2015 5735 1 Galleria Mall To Be Redveloped
Developers scale back plans for Galleria redevelopmenthttp://bit.ly/1HxIjhr...

Apr 5 2015 5735 1 Homeowners Are Putting Money Back Into Their Homes
The economy is getting better, so it's time to paint the walls.Consumers in Broward and Palm Beach counties are spending more money on decorating, painting, wallpaper and window tr...

Apr 3 2015 Top Amenities Renters Want
The top 3 amenities renters value most are:-1- A walk-in closet—70% of renters put this on their list2- An in-unit washer and dryer—69%3- A balcony or outdoor area—...

Apr 1 2015 5735 1 St Tropez Condominium Sunny Isles Beach
http://www.brsluxuryhomes.com/details.php?mls=46&mlsid=F1325329...

Invasion Of The Exotics
http://fortmyers.floridaweekly.com/news/2015-04-01/Top_News/Invasion_of_the_exotics.html...

South Florida Home Prices Rise 8 Point 3 Percent In January
Most of the country continues to chase South Florida when it comes home price increases.Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties saw prices rise 8.3 percent in January from a ye...

Tom Brady Gives Patriots Fans Heart Attacks With Cliff Diving Video
Tom Brady just sent fans into a frenzy. Scared shirtless, Watch the Video herehttp://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/tom-brady-gives-patriots-fans-heart-attacks-with-cli...

Mar 24 2015 5735 1Single Family Home Sales Had Doubledigit Growth In February While Sales For Townho
South Florida single-family home sales had double-digit growth in February, while townhouse and condo sales grew just a smidgen, according to data released Monday by Florida Realto...

Best Mahi In Town
We had the MOST delicious dinner at the Sea Watch Restaurant last evening followed by a walk on the beach watching the kite surfers. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea offers one of the mo...

Kite Surfing Lauderdale By The Sea Style
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Al Capones Former Miami Beach Mansion Restored For Video And Photo Shoots
The new owners of Al Capone's mansion in Miami Beach had a media open house Wednesday to show off an extensive restoration project.The house where the notorious Chicago gangst...

Good Year Blimp Out And About
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Mortgage Docs Locked In Stone 3 Days Before Closing
WASHINGTON – March 16, 2015 – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has major mortgage changes scheduled to take place Aug. 1. While the new rules directly impact len...

Koi Residences And Marina Pompano Beach Florida
Koi Residences and Marina offers a stunning, master-planned community that is surrounded by a 26-slip marina, preserved nature trails, lushly landscaped parks, and open areas. Koi ...

Mar 6 2015 5735 1MAR 05 2015 0231 PM EST Art Institute Investment Sells Most Of Fort Lauderdale Camp
Brian BandellSenior ReporterSouth Florida Business JournalMost of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale's main campus was sold to a developer who plans to build a mixed-use project....

5 Things To Know Including Another Strong Month For Housing Prices
5 things to know, including another strong http://http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/feature/5-things/2015/03/5-things-to-know-including-another-strong-month.html...

South Florida New Home Prices Likely To Rise As Supply Dwindles Feb 26 2015 5735 1
The prices of new single-family homes in South Florida are expected to increase as developers run out of inventory to sell, according to Metrostudy.There were 1,691 single-family c...

Key West Living
http://www.keyweststeamplant.com/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=promo%2Bpost&utm_campaign=fb%2Brealtors...

Your Realtor Linda Having A Valentine Lunch With Her Sweetheart
I'm enjoying a fine brunch at the Rusty Hook Tavern in Pompano Beach. Blue Crab Benedict and Shrimp and Grits were created by Chef Ned!...

Feb 12 2015 5735 1 South Florida Home Sales Grow Condo Sales Fall In 2014
The Florida Realtors released its final tally for residential sales in 2014 and the numbers for single-family homes and multifamily units in South Florida were decidedly different....

South Florida Home Sales Grow And Condo Sales Fall In 2014
http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2015/02/11/south-florida-home-sales-grow-condo-sales-fall-in.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+industry_2...

ZOMBIE FORECLOSURES ARE ON THE DECLINE ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/realestate/fl-zombie-foreclosures-20150205-story.html...

Music Under The Stars Pompano Beach
PETTY HEARTS BANDFriday, February 13, 2015 at the corner of Atlantic and Pompano Beach Boulevard!Music under the Stars featuring a variety of different bands every 2nd Friday of th...

Large 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo In San Souci Investors Dream
Updated, 5 minutes from the Beach and Bal Harbour Shops, parks, highways. etc.  Asking 159900  quiet balcony overlooking pool and community...

Two South Florida Condominium Properties Sell For 126M
http://www.cpexecutive.com/cities/miami/two-south-florida-condominium-properties-sell-for-12-6m/1004111465.html...

South Florida Foreclosures Lead The Nation In 2014
http://http://therealdeal.com/miami/blog/2015/01/15/florida-leads-the-nation-in-2014-foreclosures/...

Rapper Vanilla Ice Helps Injured Hollyood Florida Firefighter
http://miami.cbslocal.com/2015/01/13/pool-builder-teams-with-vanilla-ice-to-help-firefighter/...

The Benefits And Burdens Of Marriage When It Comes To Your Florida Homestead Property Tax Exemption
As of January 6, 2015, Florida began recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions and issuing marriage licenses for same-sex marriages to be performed in Florida...

FHA Helps First Time Home Buyers
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article5650761.html...

Want To Buy A Historic Mansion In Hollywood
http://linda.brsluxuryhomes.com/details.php?mls=43&mlsid=A1721381http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Wesley_Young_House...

A Little Paddle Board Fun At The Hillsboro Inlet In Pompano Beach Florida
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Holiday Inn Sunrise Sells
http://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2015/01/02/holiday-inn-in-sunrise-sells-for-10-5m.html...

Worth Repeating Fine Consignments Wilton Manors
http://worthrepeatingfineconsignments.blogspot.com/...

What A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts
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Christmas Day By The Sea In Pompano Beach
Life is a little nicer when you live by the sea!...

Cuba And Property Development
http://swtimes.com/business/us-developers-tread-cautiously-cuba-s-property-frontier...

Best Books On Cuba
http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/12/17/5-great-books-about-cuba.html...

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort Coming 2015
This is the progress as of today, December 20, 2014!...

15th Street Fisheries And Dockside Cafe Fort Lauderdale Florida
Spectacular food, outside on the dock to go along with the nighttime ambiance of the intracoastal waterway!...

Shipping Container Homes
http://www.inspirationgreen.com/container-homes.html...

2015 HOT HOUSING TRENDS
http://realtormag.realtor.org/home-and-design/feature/article/2014/12/21-hot-housing-trends-for-2015......

Lighthouse Lightning
Remember: Lightning can travel miles sideways so be careful while you are outside in a lightning storm....

SkY230 Lauderdale By The Sea
PRE-CONSTRUCTION PRICES!! Have your town home customized in the quaint seaside village of Lauderdale by the sea!http://sky230townhomes.com/...

Longer Commute To Work Equals Unhappier Life
Canada's University of Waterloo recently conducted a study that correlates directly between your  well-being and commute time to work. The results from the study &nb...

Key West Sunset
Living in South Florida has it's advantages when it comes to travel and tourism. Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports are convenient hubs for travelling. You can catch a last mi...

Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse
A beautiful winter morning in January at the Hillsboro Lighthouse Inlet. The sun was rising and the atmosphere was so peaceful. All of your cares in the world disappear as you stan...

GFLR Holiday Toy Drive
Bring an unwrapped toy OR contribute $10 to the Boys and Girls ClubOn Wednesday, December 10th, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors®will be hosting the Hol...

South Florida Housing Market Among Least Affordable
Monday, November 17, 2014, 4:19pm EST South Florida housing market among least affordable; incomes stagnant Brian Bandell South Florida Business Journal The rise in South F...

Boat Show Open House
Come see this luxury condo located on Las Olas Blvd at The River House Condo. Large 2 bedroom 2.5 bath with over 1800 sqft. Listed at $780,000Call Kevin 954-471-8120...

LeBron James Listed His Coconut Grove Home For Sale At 17 Million
. Friday, October 3, 2014, 12:27pm EDTLeBron James lists Miami home for sale - slideshowBrian BandellSouth Florida Business JournalLeBron James might have great memories of hi...

Fort Lauderdale Has Over 780 Listings For Sale Priced Over 1m
South Florida flooded with million-dollar home listingsBrian BandellSouth Florida Business JournalBlockbuster home sales are becoming routine in South Florida as many cities in the...

Fort Lauderdale Condo Boom
For the first three years of this South Florida condo boom, developers in the Downtown Fort Lauderdale area practically sat idle as their counterparts in Greater Downtown Miami ann...

South Florida Ranks 299 Most Affluent Metro Areas
South Florida ranked among the most-affluent metropolitan and micropolitan areas in Florida.The tri-county region was listed among 30 Sunshine State metro areas included in Th...

All Cash Home Sales Up
South Florida leads nation in all-cash home sales in Q2, RealtyTrac saysBrian BandellSouth Florida Business JournalAll-cash deals made up a greater percentage of home sales in Sout...

2014 Profile Of International Home Buying Activity
 2014 Profile of International Home Buying ActivityNAR has released their annual2014 Profile of International Home Buying Activity and it shows a significant increase in ...

Real Estate Makes A Great Investment
If you are someone who has given up on the dream of real estate investment, before even giving it a serious look, consider a few trends.Construction is on the rise, foreclosur...

More Than 4000 Coastal Condo Units Are Coming To Broward County
More than 4,000 coastal condo units are coming to Broward County as developers trying to capitalize on an upbeat housing market, new data showThe number of units complete...

Communities In West Boca Seek To Ban Government Rental Assistance
Home prices are up, long-vacant houses have families moving in, but fear of what the future might bring has prompted some of the homeowner associations in the unincorporated area o...

South Florida Had Highest Foreclosure
Thursday, July 17, 2014, 6:51am EDTSouth Florida had highest foreclosure rate in June, RealtyTrac saidBrian BandellSouth Florida Business JournalDespite an annual drop in foreclosu...

Broward Property Values Rise
Broward County property values exceeded expectations this year, rising 7.2 percent, another sign of the rebounding real estate market.Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish r...

South Florida Home Prices
South Florida home prices sparkle, sales sluggishBrian BandellSouth Florida Business JournalSouth Florida home prices showed solid growth in May, but sales volume lagged the state,...

How To Succeed At Being A Landlord
5 secrets to maximize profits on rental homesIndividual and small investors are a big swathe of homebuyers these days, moving in and buying up homes with cash even as the instituti...

New Home Sales
Sales of new homes increased by 6.4 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted rate of 433,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.Sales of existing homes also increased last ...


Best places to find a job: See where Miami ranksShaun BevanSouth Florida Business JournalIt might not be Tampa, which ranked high in a survey of the best cities in the nation for f...

Africanized Honeybees
By David Fleshler, Sun Sentinel7:28 p.m. EDT, May 13, 2014 It's swarm season for Africanized hon...

2626 DELMAR PL FORT LAUDERDALE FL
$12,995,000 2626 DELMAR PL FORT LAUDERDALE, FLPROPERTY REMARKS300' +/- OF WATER FRONTAGE ON A POINT LOT OFF LAS OLAS. EXQUISITE ESTATE BOASTS SUPERB FINISHES AND AST...

67 Percent Of All Sales Are Cash
For those without a bank account flush with cash it’ll be tough to close on a home or condo in South Florida as RealtyTrac reported that cash deals here are up sharply.All cash s...

Good Time To Buy
Miami one of the least affordable cities for renters - slideshowShaun BevanSouth Florida Business JournalMedian rent prices have surpassed the affordability threshold for middle-in...

Top 25 Destinations
See where South Florida stands as a top U.S. destinationShaun BevanSouth Florida Business JournalA popular travel website recently released its Top 25 U.S. destinationsbased o...

Broward County Homes Overvalued But Dont Worry About Bubble Yet
April 5, 2014 | By Paul Owers, Sun SentinelRecent price spikes have turned Broward County’s housingmarket into one of the nation’s most overvalued — but it’sstill far too s...

Downtown Fort LauderdaleVacant Land Redevelopment Oppurtunity
CALL KEVIN for more info 954-471-8120Zoning Jurisdiction City of Fort Lauderdale Zoning Designation RAC-UVDescription Regional Activity Center - Urban VillageLegally Conforming? Ye...

500 Mola Ave Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
Custom Built Home - $5,990,000.00 Very few lots stand out the way this one does, 225' waterfront lot, situated within a private island like peninsula just off Las Olas. Equa...

Las Olas Fort Lauderdale
This is the largest waterfront lot in Fort Lauderdale, situated just off Las Olas Blvd, on a private island like peninsula. Build you dream home! Over 8k sqft home designed by...

Art Jazz In Victoria Park
It's the 9th Annual Art & Jazz Festival in Victoria Park. Sunday March 23rd 12-4pm With Fort Lauderdale being listed on the top 10 Downtown most Livable Cities, this will ...

Seven Bridges Delray Beach
Exclusive Offers from LUX Florida Home Collection GL Homes is proud to unveil its newest community, Seven Bridges in the Boca Raton/Delray Beach area. True to its name, seven ...

Florida Lands 10 Of The Top 25 Best Beaches
Florida lands 10 of the top 25 best beaches in the U.S.http://www.sun-sentinel.com/travel/beach/os-best-beaches-in-florida-2014-20140318,0,7788311.story...

Downtown Fort Lauderdale Listed Among Top 10 Downtowns
Top 10 Best Downtowns, 20141.Fort Worth, TX2.Providence, RI3.Indianapolis, IN4.Provo, UT5.Alexandria, VA6.Frederick, MD7.Fort Lauderdale, FL8.Bellingham, WA9.Eugene, OR10.Birmingha...

Zombie Foreclosures
Mar 12th 2015;| By Shah Gilani If you think you’ve heard the last about foreclosures, think again.There are a ton of them in the pipeline. Approximately 740,000 homes are c...

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Beach Condo Without The Price Tag
Miami Beach - Collins Ave Luxury Doorman building located in Miami Beach.http://kevin.brsluxuryhomes.com/property/43-A1918397-5700-Collins-Av-6m-Miami-Beach-FL-33140 ...

Fort Lauderdale FL 33301 Market Snapshot
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The Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach
Howard Johnson’s hotel torn down to make way for The Paramount Fort Lauderdale Beach, an 18 story 95 Unit luxury condo. With the former Howard Johnson's hotel on Fort L...

Buyers Take 2nd Chance At Homeownership
Just 10 days before Christmas 2009, Ganel Appolon found an envelope taped to his front door.He and his family were being evicted from their Tamarac home. Appolon had fallen behind ...

Deficit And Debt Ceiling
This is an excellent simple explanation of Deficit and Debt Ceiling that was completed over 2 yrs ago. The situation has grew exponentially larger and If anyone thinks th...

South Beach Condo For Sale
Purchase this South Beach, Miami, FL "Crash Pad" and you will be able to walk 1 block to Flamingo Park, take a few laps in the swimming pool or play some tennis. Afterwards yo...

WATERFRONT HOMES
This is one of the best real estate markets to find your waterfront home located in Fort Lauderdale. For a free market report please email me....

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Fort Lauderdale Market Update
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New Home Sales Disappoint In December But
New home sales disappoint in December, but still up 16.4% for 2013 Sales of new homes fell 7% in December, but for 2013 they are still up a total of 16.4%, according to the Census ...

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