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Miami Beach is a south Florida island city, connected by bridges to mainland Miami. Wide beaches stretch from North Shore Open Space Park, past palm-lined Lummus Park to South Pointe Park. The southern end, South Beach, is known for its international cachet with models and celebrities, and its early-20th-century architecture in the Art Deco Historic district with pastel-colored buildings, especially on Ocean Drive.

Should I Rent or Buy a Home? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsWhile renting may be less expensive in some areas right now, there are two big benefits homeownership provides that renting can’t. ?Owning a home means you get to say goodbye to rising rents and hello to stability. It also gives you the chance to gain equity as home values rise over time. If you’re ready to learn more about the perks of owning a home, connect with a local real estate agent.

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The Number of Homes for Sale Is Increasing

There’s no denying the last couple of years have been tough for anyone trying to buy a home because there haven’t been enough houses to go around. But things are starting to look up.There are more homes up for grabs this year. The graph below uses the latest data from Realtor.com to show in April 2024 there were more homes for sale than there were over the last few years (2021-2023): As Realtor.com explains:“There were 30.4% more homes actively for sale on a typical day in April compared with the same time in 2023, marking the sixth consecutive month of annual inventory growth.”But does this...

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Why a Condo May Be a Great Option for Your First Home

Having a hard time finding a first home that’s right for you and your wallet? Well, here’s a tip – think about condominiums, or condos for short.They’re usually smaller than single-family homes, but that’s exactly why they can be easier on your budget. According to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), condos are typically less expensive than single-family homes (see graph below):So, if you’re comfortable with a smaller space and want to buy your first home this year, adding condos to your search might be easier on your wallet.Besides...

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Thinking of Selling? You Want an Agent with These Skills

Selling your house is a big decision. Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ve probably ever made, and it’s a place where you’ve created countless memories. That combo means there’s going to be a lot of emotions involved. You want someone who understands your perspective, knows what it feels like, and is an expert at helping homeowners just like you navigate the process of selling a home.That’s where a good listing agent, also known as a seller’s agent, comes in. Here are just a few skills you’ll want your agent to have.The Ability To Turn Something Complex into Something SimpleSome...

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Phase 2 Of Miami’s Underline Park – Vizcaya Station – Opens In Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove is now connected directly to the Brickell Financial District by way of a linear park! The second phase of The Underline, a linear park that follows the Metrorail lines from the Miami River to Dadeland Mall, has opened. This second phase has been coined Vizcaya Station/Hammock Trail after the Metrorail Station at the southern end of the phase. Designed with New York’s High Line and Chicago’s 606 Trail linear parks in mind, The Underline is Miami-Dade County’s latest efforts to improve safety of the residents walking and riding bicycles between urban neighborhoods while also increasing...

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Home Prices Are Climbing in These Top Cities

Thinking about buying a home or selling your current one to find a better fit? If so, you might be wondering what’s going on with home prices these days. Here’s the scoop.The latest national data from Case-Shiller and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) shows they’re going up (see graphs below):As you can see, home prices were rising for most of 2023. But over the course of December and January, they were virtually flat – which is pretty normal for that time of year.But here’s what you need to know now. As of February, when the spring market kicked off, prices were on...

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Cipriani Residences in Brickell Unveils New $32 Million Penthouse

On the heels of their monumental $16.2 million sale of Penthouse 1, their $600 million construction loan, and project groundbreaking, MAST Capital and Cipriani Residences have lifted the cover on Penthouse 3, an opulent 6,000 square foot residence in the sky that is asking $32 million. Cipriani Residences is the famed family’s first ground-up residential project, although the brand has been active in the luxury lifestyle arena for some time. Over the last 90 years, the four generations of the Cipriani Family have heralded restaurants, event spaces, luxury hotels and private membership clubs...

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Mercedes Benz Places in Brickell Releases New Renderings During Miami Race Week

Miami’s Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix Week is becoming just as much a celebration of luxury condos as it is about racing. Over the weekend, the development team for Mercedes Benz Places hosted an event with Toto Wolff, the Team Principal & CEO of Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team to release new imagery and details of their namesake tower and offer test drives on the racetrack with professional drivers. Mercedes Benz Places, Miami in Brickell was announced at the end of February this year and boasts a record 100 sales within the first 4 days of launch. This was possible only due to the availability...

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The Sun Is Shining on Sellers This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some HighlightsIf your needs have changed, now’s a great time to sell and get the features you want most.Many buyers are eager to move between the school years, so you may see a faster sale, multiple offers, a higher final sales price, and more.If you want to get your house ready for a summer listing, connect with a local real estate professional.

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The Top 2 Reasons To Consider a Newly Built Home

When you’re planning a move, it’s normal to wonder where you’ll end up and what your future home is going to look like. Maybe you’ve got a specific picture of that house in your mind. But unless you came into this process knowing you want to buy a newly built home, you may not have pictured new home construction.A trusted real estate agent can help walk you through these two reasons you may want to reconsider that.1. Adding Newly Built Homes Could Give You More OptionsThere are two types of homes on the market: new and existing. A newly built home refers to a house that was just built or is...

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