SPECIAL REPORT: Fort Lauderdale Beach Condos

  This special Local Market Watch report reveals what those of us in the business already know, Fort Lauderdale Beach is hot! Despite higher inventory levels and competition from new construction in recent years, the waterfront condominium market in Fort...

Interest Rate Increases Still Gradual

Every time the Federal Reserve raises interest rates we have a mini panic in the real estate industry. Concerned buyers worry that they cannot afford to buy their dream home anymore and sellers worry that if buyers cannot get financing then shrinking demand will...

Stone Crab Sauce Recipe

Florida Stone crab season ends May 15th and if you’re like me then you’re probably planning a crab binge before the long wait for next season. I absolutely love stone crabs, but some restaurants haven’t quite figured out how important the sauce...

Sea Turtle Nesting Season 2018

Keep an Eye Out For Sea Turtle Nests on the Beach If you’ve been to the beach in South Florida recently then perhaps you have noticed a turtle nest or two. Its that time of year when we need to keep an eye out for the sea turtles that share our beaches. Several...

Housing OK Despite Stock Market Volatility

Lawrence Yun, chief economist for The National Association of REALTORS®, discusses the recent stock market correction. He assures us that “The fundamentals of the economy are strong and the recent stock market correction is a healthy development after the rapid...

Home Ownership – Get a REALTOR

If you watch any television then you may have seen one of the National Association of REALTORS® TV ads like the one below. What they don’t tell you in these ads is that every member REALTOR® agrees to abide by the REALTOR® Code of Ethics. While some of these ads...

2017 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The Boat Show Starts Wednesday, November 1st That’s right, the boat show starts Wednesday and ends on Sunday this year, not Thursday to Monday like previous years. With 1,500 boats, 6 miles of floating docks and over 100,000 attendees the Fort Lauderdale...

Hurricanes and the Real Estate Market

It has been a tough hurricane season so far. Hurricane Irma was the most intense storm to hit South Florida since Wilma in 2005. Irma forced the largest evacuation in Florida’s history and caused widespread damage throughout the state, especially in the Florida Keys....

Pumpkin Soup

‘Tis the season for pumpkins and while most people are carving them to scare the neighborhood kids, eating pumpkins can be just as fun. And, pumpkins are good for you; they are high in both antioxidants and beta-carotene. Here is a yummy and healthy pumpkin soup...
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