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  • Miami Beach’s Best Stone Crabs

    BY Allan Kleer

    Located at the Southernmost tip of Miami Beach, across the street from The Portofino Tower and Continuum South Beach Condos, this is America's favorite place to have fresh Stone Crabs (in season only).   Located at 11 Washington Avenue, anyone visi...

  • The Best Gourmet Market and Deli in Miami Beach

    BY Allan Kleer

    As a long-time Miami Beach resident, I enjoy recommending to our visitors the very best destinations that are regularly frequented by locals.   One of my personal favorites is Epicure Gourmet Market and Cafe, located on the western side of Miami B...

  • Should Your Miami Beach Listing Agent Be Tech Savvy?

    BY Allan Kleer

    One of the key skills that a client should look for in selecting a Real Estate agent to represent them in the sale of their single family home or condominium in today's tough market environment: The agent should embrace today's technology and busi...

  • Miami Beach Winter Views- Star Island and Downtown Miami Skyline

    BY Allan Kleer

    A spectacular winter afternoon in Miami Beach!...

  • Miami Beach in Early March, 2010

    BY Allan Kleer

    Living in Miami Beach is as close as you can get to Paradise on earth in the Winter months!  We're introducing a new video series where we share our unique perspective on living in North America's only subtropical state.  This short introductory ...

  • South Beach Wine & Food Festival 2010

    BY Allan Kleer

    This past weekend, as I was jogging along South Beach's Ocean Drive, I was able to witness the impressive set up for the upcoming South Beach Food and Wine Festival, which runs from February 25 - 28.  This incredible Festival just keeps getting bett...

  • Miami and Miami Beach Real Estate Sales Trends- YTD 2010

    BY Allan Kleer

    I'd like to take this opportunity to share with our readers that latest general Miami Beach real estate sales data courtesy of the Greater Miami & Miami Beach's Board of Realtors: For the Miami metropolitan statistical area (MSA), there was a 53 ...

  • Has Miami Beach Reached the Housing Bottom?

    BY Allan Kleer

    I'm often asked by both buyers and sellers interested in purchasing or selling a waterfront (and non-waterfront) single family home on Miami Beach if we've reached a housing market bottom?  The answer for PRIME waterfront properties located on islan...

  • An overview of general Miami Beach Sales Patterns as of January, 2010

    BY Allan Kleer

    In Miami-Dade County, pending home sales decreased by 2.21 percent in December compared to the previous month, from 8,288 to 8,105 according to the Realtor Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches (RAMB) and Southeast Florida Multiple Listing Ser...

  • Miami Beach Housing Market – A Perspective on Supply and Demand

    BY Allan Kleer

    Recently, there has been flurry of articles in the newsmedia about a pronounced increase in home sales, which has also led to a stock market rally in the runup to the Thanksgiving Holiday. I'd like to take this opportunity to put a bit of local persp...