Tag: Florida real estate market

  • What Florida Shows Us About the Real Estate Market

    What Florida Shows Us About the Real Estate Market

    By Jeff Brown Sick of the cold? Maybe you should buy a place in Florida, where temperatures are warm and the housing market is heating up. The cold snap gripping much of the country is surely prodding many to dream of owning a second home someplace warm, or of moving there for good. Data show that Florida's... Continue Reading

  • 2011 in Real Estate: The Top 11 News Stories

    2011 in Real Estate: The Top 11 News Stories

    It seemed like a race to the bottom this year: Along with continued declines in property values, every season seemed to see another record low in interest rates -- though fewer-than-expected buyers were inclined to take advantage. Also on the way down or stuck in the cellar: the number of Americans who... Continue Reading

  • House of the Day: A Sparkling Waterfront Condo for Much Less

    House of the Day: A Sparkling Waterfront Condo for Much Less

    Many investors have Miami Beach in their sights, so we thought we'd do a little bargain-hunting ourselves. We turned up this uber-sophisticated 20th-floor condo on Miami Beach's Millionaires' Row with a price tag of $1.2 million. At the market's peak, it would have been listed at least 30 percent more. Continue Reading

  • Half-Finished Home Listed for $75 Million

    Half-Finished Home Listed for $75 Million

    If you thought the economic downturn and housing crisis would lead to more modest homes, you are wrong -- at least in this case. And in this case you'd be very, very wrong. It's a 90,000-square-foot mansion listed for $75 million. It sits in a prime spot, on 10 waterfront acres in a gated community outside... Continue Reading