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....

Interest Rates to Remain Low For Now

In a not so surprising announcement by US Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen, the Fed is indicating that an interest rate hike after its April meeting is not likely. This should keep mortgage rates low for now, which in turn will keep our local real estate...

2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the world’s largest in-water show and attracts over 100,000 visitors to the Fort Lauderdale area. Is it any wonder we get a little excited this time of year? Even if you’re not an avid boat show attendee like...

Timing the Real Estate Market

I wrote this article for our local Landings and Bay Colony magazine. Before you get too excited let me be perfectly clear – I don’t have a crystal ball. I cannot tell you when the top of the market will happen, only that the bottom is now behind us. I can also...

Fort Lauderdale Ranked Fifth Greenest Mid-Size City

Fort Lauderdale Ranks Well in Walk Score, Public Parks and Recycling MyLife.com started with 189 mid-sized cities and then ranked them based on: Number of public parks Number of recycling centers Environmentally conscious commuters Walk Score from www.walkscore.com...

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...

Turtle Season Returns to South Florida 2014

Every March as the winter season starts to wind down and the snow birds start heading back up north we welcome a very different visitor to our beaches in the Fort Lauderdale area. Several species of sea turtles come to South Florida every year to nest and if...

Tips for Purchasing an Oceanfront Condo in South Florida

Welcome Friends to South Florida! This winter has been especially cold this year and we’ve had a lot of buyers coming into the market. Typically we have renters coming down for 3 to 6 months each year but with prices leveling off and the winters getting colder...

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...
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