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Miami Midtown condos…It was 20 years ago today…actually 25

Miami Midtown Condos

It was twenty years ago or more when this aerial photo of what is now the Miami Midtown neighborhood was shot. Quite a different skyline. The missing condos are 1800 Club, Cite on the Bay,Opera Tower, Paramount Bay and Quantum.

These five waterfront condo towers alone have added over 2500 apartments and four thousand new residents to the booming Miami Midtown neighborhood.

Miami Midtown Waterfront Condo

Midtown Miami Condos Circa 1988… Read More “Miami Midtown condos…It was 20 years ago today…actually 25”

Miami Condo Market Trends 2nd Qtr 2011

Miami Condos Sales Explode in 2011

Closed and pending sales data for condominiums in the second quarter of 2011 Miami-Dade County show a twenty-seven (27%) percent increase over the same period in 2010. All this without last years “First Time Buyers Credit!”

These increased sales have reduced the available inventory significantly, with available units dropping to below ten months supply. This is good news for both sellers and buyers. It indicates that there are a … Read More “Miami Condo Market Trends 2nd Qtr 2011”

Miami Condo Sales Explode in 1st Qtr 2011

Miami Condos Sales Explode in 2011

Closed and pending sales data for condominiums in the first quarter of 2011 Miami-Dade County show a forty-four (44%) increase over the same period in 2010. All this without last years “First Time Buyers Credit!”

These increased sales have reduced the available inventory significantly, with available units dropping to just a twelve month supply. This is good news for both sellers and buyers. It indicates that there are a … Read More “Miami Condo Sales Explode in 1st Qtr 2011”

MiamiCondoLifestyle.com adds Walk Score to over 400 condo buildings

August 23, 2010
Miami, Florida

www.MiamiCondoLifestyle.com has just added some very interesting information to the over 400 Miami condo buildings on their website.

Have you heard of WalkScore? Here’s how it works…each address is awarded a WalkScore from 1 to 100 based on the walking availability of various services and retailers.

Rankings are <50 – Car Dependent, 50 to 75 out of 100 – Somewhat Walkable, 75 to 90 – Very Walkable and 90 to … Read More “MiamiCondoLifestyle.com adds Walk Score to over 400 condo buildings”

Rent vs Buy in Miami? It Depends on the Market.

June 4th, 2010

Rent vs Buy in Miami? It Depends on the Market

There was a very interesting analysis of the rent vs buy decision in the Wall Street Journal recently. It all depend on the numbers…the math of an individual market. Interestingly enough most people find it difficult to buy in a buyer’s market and difficult to sell in a seller’s market. Completely backwards.

We have set up some new links to well priced … Read More “Rent vs Buy in Miami? It Depends on the Market.”

How to Pay Too Much for a Miami Condo

MAy 31st, 2010

How to Overpay for a Miami Condo

Actually, people from outside the Miami area, both foreign nationals from Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Mexico and buyers from the Northeast; New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts have been buying in Miami at a very rapid pace. How many have paid “too much for a Miami condo?”

Often a buyer will choose to deal directly with a developer’s sales team knowing that the … Read More “How to Pay Too Much for a Miami Condo”

Miami Pending Sales Explode in First Qtr 2010…Why?

Miami, Florida

Miami Pending Sales Explode in First Qtr 2010…Why?

Short sale condos pending contract exploded in the first quarter of 2010 in Miami-Dade county. These are the contracts for short sale listings that have yet to be approved by the seller’s lender or lenders. Although the pending sales growth initially looks like a good indicator for the housing market, it may really be meaningless as many short-sales never actually close but instead become bank … Read More “Miami Pending Sales Explode in First Qtr 2010…Why?”