Miami Condo Market and Lifestyle Updates

Real Estate News

How Miami Condo Sales Will Benefit from New FHA Lending Rules

by Sep Niakan | November 24, 2016

Lending, specifically FHA lending, is inching forward in favor of Miami Condos. Before President Trump pulls out any game-changers, I thought it would be the right time to reflect on a Bill passed into law by President Obama this August. The...

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What’s behind Downtown’s Latest Population Explosion?

by Sep Niakan | October 31, 2016

From a humble 9-to-5 district to after-dark playground for the it-crowd, Downtown Miami has had quite a turnaround in the past decade or so. According to the latest Miami Downtown Development Authority report, there are now 88,540 residents in...

Lifestyle

Trend Alert! Is Miami Ready to Adopt the Micro and Carless Lifestyle?

by Sep Niakan | October 28, 2016

It’s super-efficient, it’s economical, and definitely a trend that’s here to stay. I’m talking about the micro-unit and carless trend that’s hitting a growing number of cities in the U.S., and has now making its debut...

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Skyrise Miami: Future Tourist Destination and Hard Pill to Swallow for Miami Locals

by Sep Niakan | September 23, 2016

The Berkowitz Development Group, describes SkyRise as their “abstract version of the Statue of Liberty”. Approved in 2014, this R-shaped structure is being built in tandem with the revitalization of Bayside Marketplace. The tower will be...

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The Big Players are Leaving Clues About the Miami Condo Market

by Sep Niakan | September 20, 2016

The Related Group’s delay the Auberge Residences & Spa groundbreaking tells us a lot about the state of the Miami condo market. The big players are putting on the brakes, as a glut of inventory needs to come off the market or sell before...

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Miami’s Dynamic Luxury Market Ranked Seventh in the Entire World

by Sep Niakan | June 05, 2016

Miami jumped from ninth to seventh place in the rankings for the world’s top luxury property markets in 2015. However, in 2016 Miami is projected to drop in sales and inventory for their ritzy, top-notch properties. In the annual...

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International Buyers Account for 36% of All Real Estate Sales in South Florida, Study Says

by Sep Niakan | February 09, 2016

International buyers have accounted for $6.1 billion in cash, or 36% of home sales in South Florida in 2015. A study taken by the Miami Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, called the 2015 Profile of International...

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Miami-Brazil Connections in Numbers

by Sep Niakan | October 07, 2015

The Brazilian populace of Miami celebrated their heritage on September 7th. This date marks the anniversary of their independence and in its honor, a statistical report concerning the relationship between Brazil and Miami was...

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Will Off Branding Brand Name Condos Come At A Discount?

by Sep Niakan | July 20, 2015

New risks have been discovered for preconstruction buyers who are making the choice to buy units before they are fully finished, especially those in South florida who bear recognizable luxury names. In an unforseen turn of events, there has been...

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Miami-Dade Circuit Closes Down Foreclosure Courts Due to Fewer Foreclosures

by Sep Niakan | July 13, 2015

As the backlog of foreclosure cases is finally slowing down, the Miami-Dade Circuit Court will no longer dedicate three courtrooms to those kinds of cases. Jennifer Bailet, Circuit Judge and head of the civil courts, ordered that the trials and...