October 2008

Found 5 blog entries for October 2008.

Fort Lauderdale Real EstateStatistics released by foreclosure listing service Realty Track report by year end, one-third of all properties for sale nationwide will be sold by banks. Third Quarter 2008 foreclosure filings were up more than 70% from same time last year.   Almost 766,000 homes received foreclosure notices between July and September. Approximately 60% of all homes in foreclosure are in Florida, Nevada, Arizona, Ohio and Michigan.  California accounts for 1/4 of all US foreclosures.  The Fort Lauderdale Real Estate market has certainly seen its share of foreclosures and short sales . Florida ranks 2nd for nationwide foreclosures per the Tampa Bay Business Journal and Fort Lauderdale ranks 5th in the top 100 metropolitan cities with the highest foreclosure…
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A Realtor friend of mine in Sarasota has recently faced an aggressive legal battle launched at him by the Sarasota Association of Realtors®, (SAR) of which he is an active member, because of the use of "mls" in his website address. The use of "area mls" in a Realtor's website address was widely recommended in a 2002 article written by "Mr Internet" in a publication by the National Association of Realtor's® (NAR). Marc Rasmussen, a Sarasota Real Estate Agent, purchased his website address "thesarasotamls" back in 2003 based largely on the advice he read in the article and when marketing real estate on the internet was in it's infancy. Mark continued to spend numerous hours and thousands of dollars over the next 5 years creating and improving what had

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Canada FlagSouth Florida offers warm temps, a favorable Real Estate Market, and a refuge from the cold snow filled winters in Canada. Many Canadians looking for a warmer alternative are taking advantage of a weak US Dollar and purchasing real estate in Fort Lauderdale Florida and surrounding neighborhoods. For Canadian buyers, the real estate market in the Sunshine State lives up to its name. With supply of high-quality South Florida homes on the rise, house-hunting Canadians have their pick of the litter from high-rise condos such as Las Olas River House, Las Olas Grand, WaterGarden, Symphony, Las Olas Beach Club or L’Hermitage, to single-family homes in luxurious neighborhoods, such as Fort Lauderdale Beach, Las Olas, Lauderdale by the Sea, Wilton Manors,

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Drapeau QuebecoisLa région du sud de la Floride vous offre de chaudes températures et un marché immobilier très avantageux. Plus de Canadiens  profitent de la faiblesse du dollar américain, ainsi que d'un marché immobilier accessible à tous, pour acquérir un immeuble à Fort Lauderdale et dans les environs comme Sunny Isles et Hallandale. Pour les acheteurs canadiens, le marché immobilier est aussi ensoleillé que le surnom de l'État (Sunshine State).  Avec une hausse de maisons à vendre de très haute qualité, les acheteurs ont le choix entre des condominiums de luxe tels que Las Olas River House, Las Olas Grand, WaterGarden, Symphony, Las Olas Beach Club ou l'Hermitage et des maisons unifamiliales dans un environnement luxueux comme Wilton Manors,…
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Fort Lauderdale BeachSnowbirds and current residents alike can save big by buying a new home in Fort Lauderdale or any one of South Florida’s most affordable neighborhoods. From South Beach to Palm Beach, millions of tourists flock to South Florida in droves every year to soak up gorgeous weather, take in breath-taking scenery and experience endless outdoor activities. Clearly, South Florida cities, such as Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach and Boca Raton, have a lot to offer those that visit — and those that already live here. Tourists and snowbirds looking for a place to settle down or reside for an extended vacation should consider owning residential real estate in Fort Lauderdale. In the current unnerving economy, it’s smarter than leasing a property or …
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