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By Vivian Toppe - SE Florida Realtor | Current Real Estate news for South East Florida

Tour the exquisite Naples penthouse that sold for $15M

Naples’ most expensive condo sale in at least three years<p>A massive penthouse in Naples at the beachfront Seasons at Naples Cay recently sold for $14.75 million, which was more than $3 million under the asking price but still the biggest condo sale in Naples in at least three years.<p>The …

Luxury

5 Simple Steps to Thoroughly Screen Prospective Contractors

To be blunt, most contractors are going to be terrible for your landlording business. For this reason, you need to screen those contractors just as …

Foreign Buyers Snag Record $153B in U.S. Real Estate—and Not Where You'd Expect

Soaring prices and a limited number of homes on the market haven't stopped foreign buyers from dropping a record amount of money on American real …

Real Estate

Luxury Condominium Breaks Ground in Palm Beach

South Palm Beach Mayor Bonnie Fischer was joined by a host of development principals last week in breaking ground at 3550 South Ocean Boulevard, …

What New York City’s median rent ($2950) gets you in Miami

Deep breaths, New Yorkers<p><i>Welcome to Miami’s</i> Curbed Comparisons<i>, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount across various South Florida neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out!</i><p>We thought it’d be fun to take the current one-bedroom …

Miami

Fort Lauderdale approves FATCity

Encompassing 1.35 million square feet of retail, office, hospitality and residential space.<p>Fort Lauderdale commissioners provided unanimous approval to FATCity, one of the more uniquely named projects to pop up in South Florida.<p>FATCity (Flager Arts and Technology City) will reside in FATVillage, …

Fort Lauderdale

The Ten Best Happy Hours in Miami 2017

miles<p>Swine Southern Table & Bar<p>2415 Ponce De Leon Blvd.<br>Coral Gables, FL 33134<p>miles<p>27 Restaurant & Bar<p>2727 Indian Creek Dr.<br>Miami Beach, FL …

Coral Gables

Brazilians Returning to Miami to Buy

Due to the political and economic climate at home, Brazilians are parking their money—and sometimes their whole lives—in South Florida<p>Every July for …

Real Estate

Miami Spa Month | Greater Miami & Beaches

Welcome to Miami Spa Month<p>Miami Spa Month will return July 2017! Stay tuned.<p>Greater Miami and the Beaches is renowned for luxury spas that rank among …

Destination review: 8 reasons to visit Downtown Miami

GLAMOUR travels to... Downtown Miami!<p>When I think 'Miami', I think of palm tress, bikinis, lavish beach parties and endless sunshine - a lot of which …

Miami

Brickell Flatiron unveils renderings of penthouse collection, which starts at $1M

Located on floors 50 through 64<p>As Brickell Flatiron continues to rise into its place among the Miami skyline, the 64-story tower developed by Ugo Colombo has released its penthouse collection, which is comprised of residences located from floors 50 through 64.<p>Within the collection are single-story …

Miami

Miami is getting lots of new apartments, but you may not be able to afford them | Miami Herald

Amparo Vargas took a big hit when the recession caused Miami’s real estate bubble to burst. The $241,000 North Bay Village condo she had bought for …

Real Estate

Fancy Lincoln Road parking garage in Miami Beach sold

The fancy, open-air parking garage known for photo shoots, movie opening events and panoramic views at the western edge of Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road …

Florida

July Fourth fireworks are happening all over | Miami Herald

America will celebrate its 241st birthday on July Fourth. It’s a time of picnics, parades, cookouts and, of course, fireworks! Pick your spot and …

Miami

12 Ways To Celebrate the Fourth of July in Miami

Fourth of July is arguably America’s favorite holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, which also scores highly on the patriotic scale, Independence Day brings people together with America-themed cocktails, hotdogs and fireworks. It’s one of the few days where it’s socially acceptable and even encouraged to …

July 4th

Most expensive ZIP codes in Florida - South Florida Business Journal

Click through the slideshow to see which ZIP code in the Sunshine State had the highest… more<p>If you are searching for an affordable home, Southeast …

Real Estate

Two-Tower Brickell Heights Project Completes in Miami

After launching in 2014, The Related Group has completed construction of Brickell Heights, a two-tower development in the heart of South Miami …

Brazilians Using Economic Recovery To Funnel Millions Into Miami Real Estate

On the evening of June 7 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, about 150 people showed up to a cultural center called Instituto Ling to hear a pitch from Alan Araujo. There, the director of international sales at One Sotheby’s in Miami was pitching these mostly high-net-worth investors and their families on …

Real Estate

Miami Owes Its Life To Foreigners

Walter DeFortuna, CEO of Fortune International Reality, is showing me the new Reach apartment building from the outside deck of the sister property called Rise, two high-end residential towers built by Swire Properties of Hong Kong. These twin towers are the kind of place that comes equipped with …

Real Estate

5 South Florida homes for $65M

Which fantasy mansion would you choose?<p><i>Welcome to Miami’s</i> Curbed Comparisons<i>, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount across various South Florida neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out!</i><p>We’re pulling a 180 from last week’s Curbed …

Miami

Miami’s 8 biggest home sales of 2017 - Curbed Miami

Nearly halfway through 2017 and there already have been a handful of blockbuster single-family home sales across Miami-Dade County.<p>Topping the list is 1 Casuarina Concourse, the Alan Potamkin-owned mansion in Coral Gables with nearly 1,000 feet of Biscayne Bay frontage that sold for $43.7 million …

Miami

Miami’s Courthouse Tower renovation gets new renderings

MKDA has been selected to lead the redesign<p>Wynwood-based architecture and interior design studio MKDA has been appointed to lead the $5 million-plus renovation of Courthouse Tower in downtown Miami.<p>Located at 44 West Flagler Street, the building was acquired by New York-based real estate firm …

Architecture

You Can Rent Michael Caine's Elegant Miami Beach Apartment

<b>Michael Caine</b>—one of the most revered and hardest-working actors on the silver screen—has listed his apartment in the Apogee building, in Miami …

Miami Beach

Muse Sunny Isles unveils new renderings

Showing the pool, gym, and sauna<p>Muse Residences in Sunny Isles Beach unveiled some new renderings of its common areas, including the fitness center, sauna, and beach-level pool and cabana area.<p>Developed by Property Markets Group and S2 Development, the 68-unit condo overlooks the ocean and topped …

Miami

Miami’s 8 Best Key Lime Pies

Here’s a little history lesson for you. Just about 10 years ago, the Florida House and Senate came together for a (rare) agreement to pass a bill into law. And know what that bill was? Declaring Key Lime pie as the official pie of the state of Florida.<p>Needless to say, the sweet-yet-tart pie is a …

Miami

Paramount Miami launches dreamy penthouse collection

Starting at $3.5 million<p>Paramount Miami Worldcenter unveiled its Penthouse Collection Series, which is comprised of 26 residences ranging in price from $3.5 million to $9.5 million.<p>Eight of the standout units will be two-story duplexes and all penthouses will be housed in the upper core of the …

Luxury

Miami Development News: 262-unit apartment tower breaks ground in Brickell

Maizon Brickell is going vertical<p>Maizon at Brickell broke ground recently at 1100 Southewest 2nd Avenue in the western edge of Brickell.<p>Developed by Zom and Invesco Real Estate, the mixed-use project entails 262 apartment units, over 350 parking spaces, and 15,300 square feet of retail. The …

Real Estate

Here’s what Miami’s 100 Biscayne will look like after a $10M renovation

Formerly New World Tower<p>Miami’s New World Tower will not only be getting a facelift after East End Capital invests $10 million into renovations for the 30-story office building in the heart of Downtown, but it’ll also be getting a new name: 100 Biscayne.<p>The 357-foot tower, which was originally …

Architecture

Study Says This Paint Color Increases a Home's Selling Price

The color of our walls can have a more profound impact on us than we'd like to admit, covertly affecting our mood, concentration, and performance. It …