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  • Foreclosure Prevention

    BY Allan Kleer

    The foreclosure problem has left many struggling homeowners looking for a means of relief in order to avoid having to give up their cherished South Florida homes and thus become the next foreclosure statistic. While positive efforts are being made to...

  • Downtown Miami’s Condo Oversupply- Not as Bad as Initially Projected

    BY Allan Kleer

    Statistical Source: The Miami Herald 6/19/08 Everyone is well aware of Miami's downtown building oversupply, but just how bad is it? In the last six years, 22,737 units were built or are now under construction in Miami's urban core -- more than doubl...

  • Has Miami’s Housing Market Hit Bottom?

    BY Allan Kleer

    I recently came across an interview with Jim Cramer (from Mad Money on CNBC), which I believe accurately predicts future real estate trends for the Southeast Florida housing market. For anyone considering buying Miami Beach, South Beach, or even d...

  • Turning a Home into a Rental

    BY Allan Kleer

    Buying investment property is under normal circumstances a practically surefire method of making long term profit but right now it's not something a lot of people are doing. This matter has bolstered the demand for property renting which many buyers...

  • “TIPS for Sellers” in Today’s Market

    BY Allan Kleer

    Some useful tips to help you sell your Miami Beach home or condo. What Works: Be willing to contribute to Buyer's Closing Costs Consider Seller Financing Offer to pay for Buyer's Mortgage Points Get a Home Warranty Gimmicks that generally DO ...

  • South Beach Sales Update

    BY Allan Kleer

    I'd like to give a quick market update as well as some commentary on the latest sales that my team and I have been involved with: Condos Murano Grande #1906- $1,350,000 3 beds / 3baths ($667/S.F.) Waterfront Single Family Home Palm Island - 298 ...

  • Effective Home Buying

    BY Allan Kleer

    Home buying, regardless of how intricate it can become is essentially a more up to date form of the system merchants used in the past to sell their goods: bartering. The consumer (or buyer in this case) wants to pay as little as possible and yet the...

  • Summertime Activities in South Beach

    BY Allan Kleer

    South Beach condo residents should be especially happy around this time of year now that the summer season is closing in. What does that mean? More time sunbathing on the glistening sands of Miami Beach, having lunch at al fresco cafes on Ocean Dri...

  • 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...