December 2010

Found 7 blog entries for December 2010.

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate is a market that is rapidly changing. On the ground we joke, its just another few months until the media notices that there is little quality out there available to sell and if you want a quality property you are going to pay for it. There is no better way to become a confident buyer of Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate than to follow along, read the blogs, of a group of successful Fort Lauderdale Realtors. See what they see happening, see what they consider to be the best buys of the month in Fort Lauderdale Real Estate. We will publish Best Buys column when ever we find a "Fort Lauderdale Best Buy of the Month". In Fort Lauderale all properties are listed on the Fort Lauderdale Mutiple Listing Service and we will show the lsiting of

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Ft Lauderdale Real Estate - A Real Estate Market Lacking Land

Each month stock market investors wait to hear a report on Housing Starts as a barometer of the overall real estate market nationwide. Housing starts are certainly a measure of the health of the home building industry, and employment in the industry, but are they a measure of the real estate markets health?

As a Fort Lauderdale Real Estate broker, finding land for you to build a home on would be one of the toughest assignments I could be sent on. Most likely we would be speaking about finding you a “knockdown”.  “Knockdown” is an affectionate term for a home, that has passed its useful life and often where the building itself has less value than the land underneath it. Looking at Homes for

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Ft. Lauderdale Condo Featured 

Three Fifty Las Olas Place

350 Las Olas Place | Fort Lauderdale Condos

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate has some great condominium buildings and 350 Las Olas Place is a great contemporary building located right off Las Olas Blvd. Completed in 2005, 350 Las Olas Place soars 30 stories in the sky with everlasting views of the city of Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Blvd, Middle River, Sunrise and Sunset. 350 Las Olas Place Condominium is located within blocks of Las Olas Restaurants, boutique type shopping, coffee shops, side walk cafes and the theatre. 350 Las Olas Place is a very unique building which you can see the moment you walk into the 2 story contemporary main entry lobby with security and reception area. One thing you will

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Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes to benefit from Sunrise Bridge Renovation

Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Home discussions always lead to a Fort Lauderdale Real Estate discussion about bridge heights, and ocean access. Its been talked about for years and now it appears that work on the Sunrise Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale is scheduled to begin. This project is long on the wish list for certain owners of Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes.


The State of Florida has called the Ft. Lauderdale, 50 plus year old bridge structurally deficient,  and the  three-year project consists of demolishing two existing two- lane spans and replacing them with an extra lane in each direction.
The Fort Lauderdale Bridge which is just west of

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Taxes in the Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Market

Eric Miller – 2 December 2010

Zillow, which is a major real estate information and marketing website reported that the Fort Lauderdale Real Estate market is one of the most searched cities on their site.  This really was not a surprise to us, since we’ve seen an increase in traffic on our website www.FortLauderdaleGroup.com in the last few months as people realize that this is a great time to buy that Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Home or Condo.
 
As buyers come back to the Fort Lauderdale Real Estate market, they come back with numerous questions including “What are the taxes on this property” .  As with any good agent, it is our job to answer any question related to Real Estate in the Fort Lauderdale areas as

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Monthly Maintenance –  Fort Lauderdale Condominiums
Eric Miller - 1-Dec, 2010

The question we hear most often when looking for a Condo in the Fort Lauderdale Real Estate market is, “Please find me a Condominium with low maintenance”, while that sounds wonderful to most people the old adage of you get what you pay for usually applies.  Looking for a great run condominium building in the Fort Lauderdale Real Estate market should be high on your priority list.  Low maintenance may not be what you should be looking for.

I’ve created a list below of some things to think about when looking for a great run Condo building.

1.) Reserve funds – while we don’t like funding them, this is a must in a well run building.  Fannie Mae Guidelines allows 10% of the

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