A new proposed state law could potentially lead to increased demolitions in coastal cities, which is seen as a troubling development. The law would limit the local government’s control over building regulations, and it would allow private developers to demolish buildings. Critics argue that this could lead to excessive development and demolitions, particularly in environmentally sensitive areas. Coastal cities, which are already facing challenges due to rising sea levels, are likely to be the most affected by the proposed law. Miami Beach would not be protected and all the Art Deco buildings may be impacted.Read the rest of this entry »
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How developers have to be creative to lure new tenants?
Luxury real estate developers offer amenities programming to entice tenants to pay high rents. This programming goes beyond the usual perks of a gym or a pool and includes activities like cooking classes, terrarium building, and happy hours. The idea is to provide tenants with a social life and personal taste, without them having to leave the building or deal with other problems that can occur in a city such as traffic or transportation.Read the rest of this entry »
How to know when to buy a property?
When it comes to buying a property, we all have various motives, but one we would all agree on would be: to avoid losing money by any means!
Eventually, you can reduce the risks of buying the wrong property, following the advice of your realtor, or real estate professionals in the designated area.Read the rest of this entry »
Miami rental prices fell, but remain No. 10 among the highest in the U.S.
The rental market in Miami has always been recognized for having one of the highest rental prices in the U.S. Being ranked #10 out of the 100 metro areas in the country this month, the median rent price in Miami has reduced 2.2% from $1,750 for a one-bedroom/ one-bathroom in May compared to last year when the median cost was $1,790).
Residential inventory drops in Miami
People’s concerns regarding the effect of the Coronavirus in the South Florida Real estate market keep rising, and more studies results keep arriving with more interesting facts. This time it has to do with the drop of the residential inventory in the past weeks.
According to one of these studies, which researched the number of new listings (condos and single-family homes) in the most populous metro areas in the US. from March 1st- April 5th compared to the same period last year, the Miami metro area showed a drop of 30.7% in new residential listings. In the ranking, Miami was classified sixth, which shows there was a major fall compared to the rest of the country.
COVID-19 and Miami real estate? So far, so good…
It seems strange and unreal that real estate hasn’t shown a dramatic slow down in sales due to the Coronavirus crisis, but that is exactly the case for Miami-Dade County. Real estate hasn’t suffered as much as most of us thought it will. Pending contracts keep converting into closed sales and sales keep increasing month to month. With 465 closed sales of single-family homes in the first half of March and 557 closed condos, there was a 4.5% and 14.1% increase respectively compared to the first 2 weeks of February.
How Miami’s population swap is affecting real estate?
Anyone would agree that trying to find a Miamian in Miami is getting harder every day. You may think it is only you, but actually, more foreigners and local refugees are flying down to Miami and are forcing locals to find new cities to establish.
About 58,000 Floridians are moving out of their hometowns to other states, while 94 outsiders are coming to Florida daily. This loss of Locals is mainly due to a non-stop increase in real estate prices and to tax law reforms.
Why are developers choosing Wynwood as the perfect spot for their co-living projects?
Wynwood has been transforming from a tourist attraction to an actual innovative living area. With amazing business ideas, this neighborhood is now home of preconstruction of co-living apartment buildings with world-class shared amenities and service which has been extremely appealing to more than one public.
One of the main developments taking place in Wynwood right now is the $46 million /1.6-acre terrain purchase at 2431 NW Second Avenue in Miami. Developed by Property Markets Group (PMG) in partnership with Greybrook, this project will be an 8-story mixed-use development with retail spaces, hotel rooms, rooftop bar, restaurant, and over 220 rental apartments from which 30% will be co-living spaces where tenants will have the possibility of renting by room and have some world-class shared common areas. This project promises to be similar to X Miami, the 32-story Hotel & Residences in Downtown.
Why are domestic property buyers taking their time?
The New Federal Tax Law signed at the end of 2017 by president Trump has clearly created a new trend of Tax Refugees trying to escape the high taxes of northern cities, to the shiny and tax privileged Miami. The most affected ones are the wealthy property investors after the law reinforced a deduction for state and local property taxes at $10,000. However, this doesn’t mean that these buyers are in a rush for changing residency and moving out to Florida.
This story has been all over the news, with shocking headlines it might have been misinterpreted as a drastic and radical movement that was happening from one day to the other. Nevertheless, this is not precisely the reality.