Monthly Archives: August 2013

The urban oasis of Brickell

bondNowadays Brickell is the up-coming area. New projects are being released every week: Millecento, My Brickell, Brickell city center, Echo, Nine at Mary Brickell Village. In the 80’s the first Brickell condos emerged but it took almost 30 years for it to really become a neighborhood with glamorous restaurants, happy hours bars and shopping centers. It has also changed thanks to genius architects and state of the art developers. Alan Ojeda is one of the most influential and his last project called Bond will certainly contribute in the making of Brickell the epicenter of Miami.

More than half of the 323 units have already been reserved. So what is so special about this Bond condo which will break-ground in December? Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on August 30, 2013 in News


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Why rent when you can buy?

1308 rent versus buyDo you want to bet it’s cheaper to rent or to buy a condo? Before the housing bust in 2007, the answer was generally “rent”. But according to the last report by the National Housing Conference, this is no longer the case.

I am sure that you are wondering why nowadays it would be more economical to buy a condo. It’s actually very simple. Rents have increased due to a high demand. This was caused by skepticism on the real estate market and mortgages tougher to obtain. Consequently the rental market has become extremely expensive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on August 23, 2013 in News


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