News / Features

Hunter Realty Announces Opening of Miami Office

Hunter Realty, a leading national hotel investment advisory services firm, today announced the opening of a new office in Miami, Florida that will focus primarily on the Florida and Caribbean markets. Stephen Taylor joins the company as vice president

Florida Real Estate Professionals Receive $16M Allocation From BP Oil Spill Fund

Florida REALTORS and four other state REALTOR organizations successfully negotiated with Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of the new Gulf Coast Claims Facility handling the British Petroleum (BP) Oil Spill Fund, for a special allocation for real estate professionals’ claims for

Repossessed Homes in South Florida Reach 100,000

By Tom Butala Over 100,000 South Florida homes have been repossessed since the crash of the housing market in 2007, according to a report released by CondoVulture.com. CondoVulture’s data considers all repossessed homes in the tri-county area of Miami-Dade,

Grammy Award Winning Jon Secada is Giving Away a Waterfront Estate

Jon Secada Charities and the Mission of Saint Francis are raffling off a $3 million waterfront estate in Ft. Lauderdale, FL for $30. According to Secada, “The Mission of Saint Francis is a wonderful organization that has been helping

Miami Existing Condominium Sales Rise 43 Percent

The Miami real estate market continues to strengthen as a result of increased sales and stabilizing home prices.  In the Miami MSA, there was a 43 percent increase in condominium sales in July compared to July 2009 and a

RE/MAX Advance Realty Begins a New Era with a New Executive: Brenda Bassett Named Director of Business Development

RE/MAX Advance Realty, with offices in Kendall and South Miami, is pleased to announce the hiring of Brenda Bassett as Director of Business Development. According to RE/MAX Advance broker-owner Anthony Askowitz, Bassett will help develop and market the company’s

CREC Named Exclusive Leasing Agent for The Shops at Beacon Lakes

Continental Real Estate Companies (CREC), one of Florida’s largest commercial real estate services firms, has been selected by joint venture partners Flagler and AMB Property Corporation as the exclusive leasing and marketing agent for The Shops at Beacon Lakes,

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. Acquires Royal Palm Hotel of Miami Beach

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (SHI) announced yesterday that it was the successful bidder at a foreclosure auction and acquired the fee-simple interest in the Royal Palm Hotel, located on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. “We seek unique opportunities to

Builder Confidence Declines In August

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes edged down for a third consecutive month in August, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today. The HMI declined one

Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell Realtors Adds Five New Associates to its Key Biscayne Office

Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell (EWM) Realtors, one of the nation’s largest residential real estate firms, announced today that five new sales associates have joined its Key Biscayne branch office: Carolina Apey , Rosemarie Baragania, Adolfo Malave, Pilar Mercader and Sara Negrin. Carolina

New Subscribe