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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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Where would I invest in Miami Beach if I were a buyer?

It’s been five months since I moved to Miami, working for Condoideas Realty Group. I’m starting to be familiar with the condos in the South Beach neighborhood. I thought that maybe it would be interesting to share my point of view about some of them.

Let’s start by the Icon South Beach. What I like about this condo are the amenities. They are spectacular: 2 pools, a library, a spa, a massage area, a restaurant and a gym where it’s impossible not to lose weight! The units are spacious and for sure the ones facing the bay are my favorites. The only drawback in this building is that the one bedroom units don’t offer a balcony. If you are thinking about buying a unit at the Icon, the prices start in the mid $600/sqft. The atmosphere is quiet, relax, chic and it seems like everything is made to make your life easier! Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on November 15, 2012 in News

 

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