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November 2017 Blog Posts (17)

Housing Forecast 2018; Ease in Inventory constraints and sharp rise in prices!

According to's 2018 National Housing Forecast, U.S. housing inventory constraints have fueled a sharp rise in prices and made it difficult for buyers to gain a foothold in the market. But that is expected to change next year as part of broader and continued housing market improvements.


The easing of the inventory shortage, which is expected to result in more manageable increases in home prices and a modest…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 30, 2017 at 1:05pm — No Comments

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your House?

When you decide to buy a home for yourself, you make sure to have a real estate agent to do the job for you. When you’re out there shopping for an estate agent you make sure that you get the best one in the town. There are many home sellers and some top realtor that can get your attention through ads, banners, and so much advertising stuff. This advertising stuff makes you know that there are many real estate agents out there, waiting for your one call or visit at their office.



Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 29, 2017 at 12:17pm — No Comments


The "well sale" was opened. 7 penthouses are offered. There will be entertainment areas, a two-floor gym, spinning room, boxing room, virtual golf, art gallery, two cinemas and a spa. In addition, you will have a special lift to take the car to the door of the apartment.

In February, Alfredo Coto and his son Germán announced an ambitious investment in a real…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 29, 2017 at 10:07am — No Comments


Se abrió la "venta de pozo". Se ofrecen 7 penthouses. Habrá áreas de entretenimiento, un gimnasio de dos plantas, salón de spinning, sala de boxeo, de golf virtual, galería de arte, dos cines y un spa. Además, tendrá un ascensor especial para poder llevar el auto hasta la puerta del departamento.

En febrero, Alfredo Coto y su hijo Germán anunciaron una…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 29, 2017 at 9:58am — No Comments


Los proyectos de ultra lujo tienen servicios cada vez más excéntricos, que van desde ascensores para autos hasta suites para invitados y chef a disposición de los propietarios; cuánto cuesta vivir en ellos.

Todo vale a la hora de sorprender a los compradores y los desarrolladores comienzan a replicar la fórmula de asociarse con marcas de otros sectores para diferenciarse e invitar a experiencias diferenciales.

Por caso, la torre Porsche en Miami es el…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 28, 2017 at 11:46am — No Comments


Ningún extranjero debe comprar una propiedad sin primero considerar las implicaciones de la ley "FIRPTA"

El Sur de la Florida experimenta un período de alta inversión de capital extranjero en propiedades residenciales y comerciales. Por eso es oportuno desglosar algunos conceptos claves para los extranjeros que están contemplando una inversión en ese sector en EEUU. Es importante tener en cuenta, que inversores extranjeros e inversores…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 28, 2017 at 9:52am — No Comments

Foreign Investments in Real Estate Surge.

International homebuyers are eager to invest in the United States and may be willing to pay top dollar for your property. Foreign investment in US residential real estate hit a new high this year, driven by an increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, according to a new survey by The National Association of Realtors. Foreign buyers and recent immigrants bought $153 billion of residential property, which represents a 49% jump from last year.…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 25, 2017 at 10:36am — No Comments

Existing-home sales rose in October to their strongest pace since earlier this summer, but supply shortages continued.

U.S. Home Sales Uptick 2.0 Percent in October 

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. increased in October 2017 to their strongest pace since earlier this summer, but continual supply shortages led to fewer closings on an annual basis for the second straight month.…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 22, 2017 at 10:13am — No Comments

Miami-Dade County Single Family Housing Market Report through Third Quarter (Q3) 2017.

The Housing Trends eNewsletter contains the latest information from the National Association of real estate professionals, Florida Realtors Association and the Miami Realtors Association.

Miami-Dade County Single Family Housing Market Report through Third Quarter (Q3) ending in September 2017.

In the Miami-Dade County area, Inventory of Single Family Homes Active Listings, of Non-Distressed properties through the month of September 2017: 5,769

The Dollar Volume of Sales…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 21, 2017 at 10:07am — No Comments

Home Builder Confidence Rises to 8 Month High in November

In the U.S., home builder confidence rose two points to a level of 70 in November 2017 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). This was the highest report since March, and the second highest on record since July 2005.

"November's builder confidence reading is close to a post-recession high -- a strong indicator that the housing market continues to grow steadily," said NAHB Chairman Granger MacDonald, a home builder…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 20, 2017 at 1:05pm — No Comments

An Escape to Miami, Beautifully and Resilient!

It wasn’t the best time to visit Vizcaya, the former estate of turn-of-the-century industrialist James Deering, on Miami’s Biscayne Bay. Less than a month had passed since Hurricane Irma made landfall in South Florida. The seawater that inundated the Mediterranean Revival-style home’s lush gardens had left them ragged and browned. A battered, black jet ski sat beached, blocking a path. The cafe and the gift shop, both in the mansion’s “basement,” had taken on about 5 feet of…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 18, 2017 at 2:59pm — No Comments

10 Years After the Crash, the Boom Times Are Back in Real Estate—but Way Different

“As we compare today’s market dynamics to those of a decade ago, it’s important to remember rising prices didn’t cause the housing crash,” said Danielle Hale, chief economist for®. “It was rising prices stoked by subprime and low-documentation mortgages, as well as people looking for short-term gains—versus today’s truer market vitality—that created the environment for the…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 17, 2017 at 10:22am — No Comments

Want to Get the Most Money for Your Home or Condo?

Owning a home or investment property and making mortgage payments is like putting money in the bank. For most homeowners, their house is their largest asset—which means there’s a lot of money at stake when it comes time to sell. Every owner will want to get as much money back as possible from perhaps the biggest investment. In order to do so, here are some tips when you put your home on the market.

Hire a Real estate Agent. Hire a full time, professional real estate agent to…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 16, 2017 at 8:41am — No Comments

Colombia Tops Miami Real Estate Searches for Seventh Consecutive Month!

Colombia Tops Miami Real Estate Searches for Seventh Consecutive Month!

Colombian consumers have posted the most global Miami real estate searches for seven consecutive months, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). South Florida, a top destination for international home buyers, finished as the second-most searched U.S. market by international consumers in September 2017.

MIAMI — Colombian consumers have posted the…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 14, 2017 at 9:11am — No Comments

Foreigners are getting serious about "Buying American" real estate.

The National Association of Realtors released a report Tuesday that said foreign buyers and recent immigrants spent an estimated $153 billion on American properties in the year ending March 2017. That was a 49% increase over the previous year and the highest level since record-keeping began in 2009.…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 13, 2017 at 10:07am — No Comments

Real Estate 101: Your Buyer Checklist

Purchasing real estate may be overwhelming at first, considering all the things you need to study and learn to ensure that you make the right investment. But if you are equipped with the right tools and knowledge, it can save you from making seriously costly mistakes. For buyers looking to purchase a home, whether it’s your first, second or third, knowledge will be your best friend. And with some perseverance, buying your ideal property will be easier than you think.…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 8, 2017 at 10:45am — No Comments

Should You Invest In Rental Real Estate?

Are you considering investing directly in rental real estate? With many people increasingly concerned about both stock and bond market valuations, you’re not alone. First, let’s take a look at some of the benefits of becoming a landlord:

Income: With stocks and bonds both yielding about 2%, one of the main benefits of real estate is the ability to generate…


Added by Lazaro Lopez on November 2, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

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