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....

News, Statistics and Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Property

Most people only follow one or two resources for their news and frequently the only real estate data we see is on a national level. When evaluating real estate buy and sell decisions it is important to look at various resources including national, state and local...

Florida Real Estate News and Statistics

When the real estate recovery started over 3 years ago it was hard to accept the good news, especially since we were still in the middle of a recession. Looking back, the real estate crash is far behind us, but the overall economy is arguably still on shaky ground....

Is a Self-Directed IRA Right for You?

Investing in Real Estate with a Self-Directed IRA Most of us have investment accounts that are designed to save money for our retirement, the most common being 401k plans and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA). Traditionally investors have chosen stocks, bonds, CDs...

SkY230 Waterfront Townhomes With Boat Slips

New Construction Townhomes in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea By The Sea Realty is pleased to present SkY230, a new construction townhome project in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida. SkY230 is a unique project with only 29 townhomes and boat slips available for residents. The...

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate News – April 2014

The national real estate news in the past year has been good, but the market across the country appears to be softening just a bit.  Here in South Florida the future continues to look bright, especially for our local markets here in the Fort Lauderdale area. We are...

Northeast Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Leads Recovery

Location and Value 2013 was a great year for real estate across the country, and for South Florida. Some markets performed better than others and some markets still have a long way to go. A good bet in a recovering market is property that offers a combination of...

Real Estate in the News – September 2013

Its time for the monthly update on the National Real Estate News and what it means for South Florida. Overall the national housing data and news is mixed, but it all still points to a continued recovery, albeit probably slower than we have seen in the past year....

Its All About The Inventory

We recently released out Local Market Watch Reports and while there are many things to be happy about (rising prices, lower foreclosure rates, etc.), we now have an inventory problem. I guess in the grand scheme this is one of the better problems to have, but...

Is Now The Time To Sell?

This is an interesting question that a lot of property owners are asking themselves and the answer is different for everyone. In South Florida, like many markets across the country, we have low inventory in many segments. Combine this with increased demand driven by...
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