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Why can't South Florida support an MLS team? The good news is that Orlando was just named as the 21st team to enter the MLS and will have a nice, new stadium built in their honor.  But try as they may, South Florida just can't seem to support a professional soccer franchise no matter how hard the...
12/16/2013
Robotic explanations should not always be the course of action for a realtor, but at times we do not seem to have a choice in the matter.          We recently had a Seller take a position we did not advise...it was his/her position...and we are bound by law to present it to the Buyer whether we l...
12/16/2013
When does a desperate renter pop into a real estate office off the street?  When they have three dogs is when!  Oh yeah, and one of them is huge.  I do my absolute best to help out people like this because they are in real estate dire straits for certain, but it is no easy task and I realize that...
12/16/2013
Here is a really good example of how a desperate greenhorn realtor was conned into advertising an out of the country listing.  How fishy does this sound? My really big deal ended up being no big deal at all, let me tell you the story.  I had just arrived back in Boston after spending my first 9 m...
12/16/2013
America's rents hit record highs. The foreclosure crisis has spawned a new and even more sinister monster in the housing market - skyrocketing rental prices.  The 4.6 million foreclosures during the housing meltdown has added to the already burgeoning rental market, thus creating a shortage of re...
12/12/2013
Miami's skyline set to change forever. With the onset of the new Miami World City Center in downtown Miami comes a real estate production unlike any other in the United States.  Miami is converting its former downtown design district into a global design and fashion center featuring numerous publ...
12/12/2013
Money laundering the catalyst behind Miami's booming condo rise.  Call me a cynic, but there is no other way to describe what is happening in downtown Miami today.  I was led to believe, and part of me still does, that there are those in far away lands that are victims of politics and booming eco...
12/04/2013
How to calculate a net sheet.  Most states differ in closing costs, but here is what I use for Florida. Everyone who is selling thieir property should know in advance what their net profit is going to be after closing on their home.  Calculating the figure is easier than you think too.  Preparing...
11/18/2013
Duct cleaning is totally unnecessary, but I am amazed at how many people fall for the scam anyway as if they are really doing themselves a service.  I have a service that is necessary for you though;  Change your AC filters! Now that another heating season is here, it seems the airwaves of both R...
11/18/2013
Why do builders in South Florida ask for such high deposits?  Due to the recent housing bust where buyers were walking away from deposits at alarming rates builders in South Florida, especially new construction condos, are asking for higher deposits in order to insure they are able to complete wh...
11/14/2013
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