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Foreclosure Activity Increases 4 Percent in August

RealtyTrac recently released its U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for August 2010, which shows foreclosure filings — default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions — were reported on 338,836 properties in August, a 4 percent increase from the previous month

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Acquires Coral Gables Real Estate Firm RE/MAX Elite Properties

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, a premier and global real estate firm specializing in luxury properties throughout South Florida, yesterday announced its acquisition of Coral Gables’ RE/MAX Elite Properties. The formerly independently owned and operated franchise of RE/MAX International, LLC,

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s Mayi de la Vega on South Florida’s Brazilian Influx

By Tom Butala According to the National Association of Realtors, international buyers accounted for approximately 32 percent of new and existing home sales last year in

FHA Short Refinance Option Now Available

In an effort to help responsible homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than the value of their property, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today will begin providing an additional refinancing option for underwater borrowers. Originally

Miami-Dade Pending Home Sales Continue to Rise

Total pending home sales – including single-family homes and condominiums – in Miami-Dade County increased 33.7 percent in August 2010 compared to August 2009, from 7,570 to 10,119, and increased .06 percent, from 10,113 to 10,119, compared to the

RE/MAX Continues Growth in South Florida

RE/MAX continues to grow in Broward county and southeast Florida with the addition of six RE/MAX offices, bringing the total RE/MAX office count to 40 with nearly 800 professional RE/MAX associates helping homebuyers and sellers every day. Fort Lauderdale

Miami High-End Condos Experience a Miniboom, According to Brosda & Bentley

As the summer of 2010 comes to a close, market research provided by Brosda & Bentley REALTORS reports a noteable year thus far in the South Florida real estate market. The average sales price of a downtown Miami condo

Majestic Properties Launches Interactive Web Site

Majestic Properties, South Florida’s premier full-service real estate organization, today announces the launch of their new interactive web site, The new site, designed and powered by marketing group CiaoBella, is optimized for iPads, iPhones, BlackBerrys and other PDA’s;

Miami Beach REALTOR Kevin Tomlinson Makes Move to ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty announces its newly appointed vice president, Kevin Tomlinson. He will be headquartered at the company’s new Miami Beach office on Washington

S&P/Case Shiller Indices Point to Modest Improvement for Second Quarter of 2010

Data through June 2010, released today by Standard & Poor’s for its S&P/Case-Shiller1 Home Price Indices, show that the U.S. National Home Price Index rose 4.4 percent in the second quarter of 2010, after having fallen 2.8 percent in

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