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Construction of Residences at Vizcaya Well Underway, Completion Slated for Late Summer

Despite a challenging real estate market, Residences at Vizcaya, a newly designed residential condominium located in Miami’s vibrant Coconut Grove neighborhood, is a prime example of the positive change taking place in South Florida. In the past few months,

Icon Brickell Welcomes New Sales Team Under Fortune International

With a portfolio of more than $10 billion in transactions, Fortune International has established a reputation for solid sales through a well-connected international network and strong ties with financial institutions. In true Fortune fashion, the team is already designing

NAHB Elects Leadership for 2009

Members of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) elected four Senior Officers to top leadership positions within the federation during the association‚Äôs International Builders’ Show in Las

Miami Real Estate Sales Continue to Rise

Miami sales of single-family homes rose 68 percent in February 2009 compared to February 2008. The sales of condominiums increased by 71 percent compared to the same period last year. The number of sales in Miami has increased significantly

Housing Starts to Regain Some Ground In February

Nationwide housing starts turned upward for the first time in eight months this February, posting a 22.2 percent gain that was due primarily to a big bump on the often-volatile multi-family side, according to numbers released from the U.S.

Florida’s Existing Home, Condo Sales Rise in 1Q 2009

Sales of existing single-family homes in Florida rose 25 percent in first quarter 2009 compared to the same period a year earlier, according to the latest housing statistics from the Florida Association of Realtors (FAR). A total of 31,412

Florida Realtors Applaud New Tax Credit, Housing Aid

An $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers is a step in the right direction toward revitalizing Florida’s housing market and stimulating the state’s economy, says Cynthia Shelton, 2009 president of the Florida Association of Realtors

Burch Elected 2009 RAMB Chairman

The Realtor Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches (RAMB) has elected Rick Burch, CRB, CRS, GRI, their 2009 chairman of the board. He and the entire Board of Directors will be installed on January 30th at The Biltmore

Smith Named 2008 Realtor of the Year

Realtor Carole Smith of Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell (EWM) was recently honored among the BEST in the South Florida Building Industry and named 2008 Realtor of the Year, a distinction which she also received in 2006. The BEST awards competition is recognized

Orient-Express Hotels to Form Partnership With The Related Group

Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., owners or part-owners and managers of 51 luxury hotels, restaurants, tourist trains and river cruise businesses operating in 25 countries, has signed a letter of intent to establish a 50/50 strategic partnership with The Related Group,

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