Waterfront Homes Sold in the 2nd Quarter of 2010

Hillsboro Mile Oceanfront Home

 Waterfront Homes Purchased in Ft. Lauderdale and other Broward County Cities Within the last 90 days (April 1, 2010 – June 30, 2010), 147 Waterfront Homes were purchased through Brokers in Broward County, per MLS Records.   NOTE:  Waterfront, Ocean Access Land IS NOT the majority of the Land within Broward County and within the same period of… Read More

Homes sold in Broward County


The monthly 2010 Real Estate Market Report for Broward County is posted on my website.  View the full report and Charts here.  Highlights: For Single Family Homes, the largest number of sales occurred in the $300,000 and under price range, so the $300,000 and under price range is VERY competitive.  Homes in this price range… Read More

Luxury Condos Sold in 2010

Europa by the Sea Condo

Within the first 5 months of 2010 (January 1, 2010 – May 31, 2010), 193 Condos and Townhouses were purchased in Broward County in a purchase price range of $500,000 and above, as recorded in the MLS* and Property Tax Records.  The 193 Condos were purchased in a price range of $500,000 – $6,750,000 (purchase prices, NOT list prices) … Read More

Ft. Lauderdale Oceanfront Condos

Ft. Lauderdale Oceanfront Condo views

Oceanfront Condos in Ft. Lauderdale and in Cities nearby offer a variety of beautiful Atlantic Ocean views. Pictured above are Ocean and Beach views that I shot this week from Everglades House Condo, which is located at the entrance of Port Everglades, while showing Condos to interested Buyers.   A number of Residents I’ve spoken with who live in Buildings… Read More

New Foreclosure Listings

Broward County Foreclosure

Featured above is a Bank owned Foreclosure of a new Construction Single Family Home that’s offered for $650,000.  It has 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, a 3-Car Garage, Pool, Marble Floors, and 4,400 total Square Feet.   The types of  Foreclosures available in the links below include Single Family Homes, Townhouses, and Condos, both Waterfront and non-Waterfront properties.  … Read More

Condo Property Insurance


Buyers who are interested in purchasing a Condo always ask what’s required for Condo Insurance and many are initially unaware that the monthly Maintenance Fee for Condos INCLUDES payment for exterior Property Insurance.  When you’re purchasing a Condo, the additional Insurance that’s required beyond exterior Property Insurance is coverage for the interior of your Condo and your personal Contents. … Read More

Ft. Lauderdale Contemporary Homes

Pictured above is a Penthouse at Las Olas River House that was purchased for $3,000,000  on March 8, 2010.  I viewed it when showing Penthouses to interested Buyeres and it’s absolutely a stunning, Contemporary Masterpiece (designed by Interiors by Steven G). I’m currently working with several Buyers who are interested in purchasing Single Family Homes and Condos… Read More

Ft. Lauderdale Intracoastal Condo, Le Club International

Le Club Condo in Ft. Lauderdale

Today, I attended an Open House that was scheduled for Agents to preview 2 Residences at Le Club International Condo, Units #1205 and #1103.   Unit #1205 has 2 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 2 spacious Balconies, 2,450 Square Feet of Living Area, Intracoastal and Ocean views, and is offered for $825,000. Unit #1103 is a South facing Corner Unit… Read More

Going, going, almost gone…

Sales of the Developer Owned Units at Coconut Grove Residences continue to be brisk since the most recent slashing of prices and only 6 Developer owned Units are available for purchase.   To date in 2010, 16 Coconut Grove Residences Condos have been purchased and their purchase price range was $405,000 – $1,950,000.  1 Unit is currently under… Read More

What is a REO?


    Frequently, a property description will state that it is or isn’t a “REO” and I’ve had Buyers ask me what it means. “REO” refers to Real Estate Owned by a Bank or Corporation that has been acquired through the Foreclosure process also known as Bank Owned Properties. Other related terms that you will… Read More

Memorial Day 2010

Memorial Day 2010

A Salute to fallen Soldiers   I shot this picture last week of a 5,000 Flag tribute that was planted in Pompano Beach by 3 Veterans in memory of the Soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.    Tweet

Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Resort & Residences

Hilton Resort on Ft. Lauderdale Beach

Yesterday, I visited the Hilton Resort (aka Q Club Resort) in Ft. Lauderdale while showing Condos to interested Buyers (included above is a picture that I shot from a 24th Floor Residence).  The Hilton Resort is an Oceanfront Building in the Ft. Lauderdale Beach area and is a Condominium Hotel/Condotel.   Since Owners can enter their Units into… Read More

Property Taxes for Ft. Lauderdale Property


Often, I’m asked questions similar to:  “What’s the typical amount to be paid for Property Taxes for a Ft. Lauderdale Condo or a Ft. Lauderdale Waterfront Home?”   The answer is that Property Taxes aren’t based on whether you own a Condo or a Single Family Home and aren’t based on whether the property is Waterfront… Read More

Ritz Carlton Ft. Lauderdale

Ritz Carlton Ft. Lauderdale

The Ritz-Carlton Ft. Lauderdale I’m currently working with several Buyers who are interested in Ft. Lauderdale Condominimum Hotels, including The Ritz-Carlton and others.  The Amenities, location, and Residences are great and the Ocean, Intracoastal, and City views are beautiful!   For those interested in full-time occupancy instead of limited occupancy, The Ritz-Carlton would be a great choice because,… Read More

Coconut Creek Homes


Coconut Creek Real Estate Market Report Coconut Creek Homes for Sale Currently, the Inventory of Coconut Creek Single Family Homes for Sale remains low, though slightly increased from my report a month ago when Inventory of Single Family Homes was 121 compared to 135 now. The price range of the active listings is $98,000 – $2,995,000, with… Read More

Aria at Las Olas Condo

Aria Condo Google Map Location

Thursday, 5/20/10, I attended an Open House at Aria at Las Olas Condo. I shot video of the Waterfront views while there and included it, along with pictures and Google Earth screenshots. Located at 516 Hendricks Isle in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Aria at Las Olas Condominium is a Mediterranean Style, 5-Story Condo Building that contains only… Read More