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  • Is Home Buying the Right Decision?

    BY Allan Kleer

    In one’s lifetime, there comes that point when the thought of buying your first home begins to manifest itself. Alas, buying South Florida homes these days is something many will advise against due to the uncertain status of the real estate market....

  • The Greater Miami Real Estate Market – A sales professional’s perspective

    BY Allan Kleer

    Over the past few months I’ve noticed, especially in social environments, one of the first topics that comes up is the state of the real estate market. Usually, one of the first questions I get asked is “how’s it going?” sometimes with an ex...

  • Miami’s Next Residential Skyscraper

    BY Allan Kleer

    Downtown Miami is well known for its many high rises made up of luxury condos like 50 Biscayne, Marquis Miami, 900 Biscayne, Ten Museum Park, and Icon Brickell office buildings and a few company headquarters. While the Four Seasons Miami Hotel may b...

  • Miami Beach Real Estate Favors Buyers

    BY Allan Kleer

    Some people will fiercely proclaim otherwise but the truth is right now, the Miami Beach condo market caters largely to buyers and is currently at a point that it hasn't seen in many years with some of the lowest values that are still falling, at lea...

  • Miami’s Downtown Developments

    BY Allan Kleer

    Downtown Miami may soon be experiencing another remodeling job that will give way to some notable new places to check out per fairly recent news reports. What's more, commissioners are looking to rid themselves of existing construction debts that jus...

  • Choosing a Listing Agent (In a Buyers Market)

    BY Allan Kleer

    This is my first blog post of the year, so I would like to wish everyone reading this a healthy and prosperous 2008! During my first full week back to work, I'd like to take a few moments to reflect on some of the different seller scenarios that I ha...

  • 2008 Start Set for $600M Watson Island Development

    BY Allan Kleer

    A joint venture of New York City-based ING Clarion LLC and locally based Flagstone Property Group plans to begin construction in summer 2008 on Island Gardens. The $600-million, mixed-use project is rising on Watson Island in Biscayne Bay. The proje...

  • Miami Real Estate Update

    BY Allan Kleer

    Hello Friends: I would like to share an interesting and accurate story that aired throughout the day Monday on FOX News and explains that Florida is #1 of all the states in the U.S. in foreign buyers now with 26% of the market followed by California...

  • Miami Beach Buyer’s Market

    BY Allan Kleer

    The Real Estate Diamonds in the Rough Miami Beach real estate can no longer claim to appeal strictly to people with six or seven figure salaries. Today the surplus of properties up for sale in the city has eroded prices, revealing plenty of possible...

  • South Beach Luxury Condos Market Report

    BY Allan Kleer

    Recently, I received in the mail a very comprehensive market snapshot from a local brokerage firm with a variety of confusing statistics gathered from the MLS comparing 2006 and 2007 Q2 sales for the more prominent buildings South of Fifth Street in ...