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  • South Florida Broker Summit in Miami on March 5

    Mar 04, 2019
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and Region 5 of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) are presenting the South Florida Broker Summit from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at Jungle Island. The event features top real estate experts, including NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, analyzing the state of the market and how local real estate managers, brokers and owners can use the information to boost their respective businesses.
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  • MIAMI Realtors Enhance South Florida’s Global Exposure at MIPIM in Cannes

    Mar 04, 2019
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) will once again have an expanded presence at the world’s largest real estate event, MIPIM, from March 12-15 in Cannes, France. For the second consecutive year, MIAMI will have its own expanded exhibit space (stand P-1.J62) in addition to sponsoring the National Association of Realtors (NAR) USA pavilion. MIAMI’s major presence at this elite event further enhances Miami and South Florida’s worldwide exposure.
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  • Palm Beach Mid-Market Condo Sales Rise Double Digits

    Feb 22, 2019
    Palm Beach County mid-market condo sales increased double digits in January as median prices rose for all properties, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Broward County Luxury Condo Sales Increase in January

    Feb 22, 2019
    Broward County luxury condominium sales and median prices for all properties increased in January, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Mid-Market Miami Single-Family Home Sales Increase in January

    Feb 22, 2019
    Mid-market Miami single-family home sales and median prices increased in January, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • This Weekend MIAMI Realtors Presents South Florida Open House Showcase during Year’s Busiest 10-Days

    Feb 14, 2019
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) is presenting South Florida’s biggest open house showcase during the region’s busiest 10 days of the year, Feb. 14-24. MIAMI expects more than 2,000 properties at every price range to host open houses in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties. More than $1 billion in houses and condos are participating.
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  • Palm Beach Total Annual Home Sales Rise in 2018

    Feb 13, 2019
    Palm Beach County total home sales, median sale price, total dollar volume and luxury sales all increased year-over-year in 2018, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Broward Total Annual Home Sales Rise in 2018

    Feb 13, 2019
    Broward County total home sales, median sale price, total dollar volume and luxury sales all increased year-over-year in 2018, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Miami Single-Family Homes Post Fourth Biggest Sales Year in History

    Feb 13, 2019
    Miami recorded the fourth-most annual single-family home sales in county history in 2018 as total dollar volume and median prices rose at year-end and in 4Q 2018, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Jonathan Keith Elected 2019 Broward President of the MIAMI Realtors

    Feb 05, 2019
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) has elected Fort Lauderdale broker Jonathan Keith as its 2019 Broward Council president. He and all MIAMI’s leadership boards were installed Feb. 1 at the MIAMI 2019 Inaugural and Awards Celebration.
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  • Ines Hegedus-Garcia Elected 2019 MIAMI Realtors Residential President

    Feb 04, 2019
    The nation’s largest local Realtor association has elected Miami Realtor Ines Hegedus-Garcia as its 2019 Residential President. She and the entire Board of Directors were installed Feb. 1 at the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) 2019 Inaugural and Awards Celebration.
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  • José María “Chepe” Serrano Elected to Lead Nation’s Largest Local Realtor Association

    Feb 01, 2019
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) has elected José María “Chepe” Serrano as its 2019 chairman of the board. He and the 2019 MIAMI leadership boards will be installed this afternoon at MIAMI’s 2019 Inaugural and Awards Celebration at Jungle Island.
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  • South Florida Commercial Real Estate Transactions Increase in 3Q 2018

    Jan 28, 2019
    South Florida total retail transactions increased 7.5 percent year-over-year in 3Q 2018, according to the 3Q 2018 The Quarterly Report – South Florida Commercial Real Estate released by data firm Vizzda (Visual Data) and the MIAMI Association of Realtors Commercial (MIAMI Commercial).
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  • Palm Beach County Condominium Luxury Sales Jump 28 Percent in December

    Jan 22, 2019
    Palm Beach County condominium luxury home sales jumped 28 percent in December as $1-million-and-up homebuyers continue selecting Palm Beach’s incredible live, work and play lifestyle, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Broward Single-Family Home Median Prices Increase in December

    Jan 22, 2019
    Broward County single-family home median sale prices rose 2.9 percent to $350,000 in December 2018 as Broward existing condos sold between $400K to $600 increased 4.3 percent year-over-year, according to the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Mid-Market Miami Single-Family Home Sales Rise 9.4 Percent in December

    Jan 22, 2019
    Mid-market Miami single-family home sales rose 9.4 percent in December, evidence of strong demand in one of the nation’s most sought-after real estate markets, according the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • MIAMI Realtors Sign Four International Agreements at Miami International Congress

    Jan 07, 2019
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) signed four international collaboration agreements during its recent Miami International Congress. MIAMI now has 204 international partners. These alliances create business opportunities for MIAMI members, enhance Miami’s global position and strengthen the local economy. The bilateral agreements also provide resources, visibility and connections for MIAMI’s international partners.
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  • MIAMI Realtors Partners to Host Miami Shores Plaza 98 Monthly Events

    Dec 26, 2018
    The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) is partnering to host free monthly community events from 5-8 p.m. on Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9 and April 13 at Miami Shores’ new community destination, Plaza 98, at 9802 NE 2nd Ave. The events are open to all ages and feature family entertainment and games and food and drink for purchase.
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  • Palm Beach County Condominium Sales Continue Rising in November

    Dec 19, 2018
    Palm Beach County condominium sales have now increased in 12 of the last 13 months after another strong November of condo sales, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • Broward Condo Sales Rise for Eighth Consecutive Month

    Dec 19, 2018
    Broward County existing condominium sales increased for the eighth consecutive month in November as total Broward home sales increased 4.3 percent year-over-year, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system.
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  • MIAMI Professionals Have Taken the time to listen and help

    by | Sep 21, 2017
    They have taken the time to listen and to help me through my struggles, which is something that doesn't happen often nowadays.
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  • China: A Fast-Growing Segment of South Florida Foreign Buyers

    by | Sep 20, 2017
    Chinese buyers have increased their South Florida residential property purchases from 1 percent of international sales in 2012 to 3 percent in 2016, according to the 2016 Profile of International Homebuyers of MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) Members. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) conducts the annual profile for MIAMI. Three percent of international sales is an impressive figure considering South Florida foreign real estate buyers accounted for $6.2 billion of total sales volume in 2016. A 3 percent international sales figure for Miami is higher than most U.S. states have in total international sales. Greater Miami’s diversified economy, clean air, award-winning schools, stellar universities, international banking system, infrastructure improvements, name-brand shopping, port expansion and proximity to emerging markets are encouraging major Asian investment.
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  • Brazil Ranks No. 3 Globally for Most Miami Real Estate Transactions

    by | Aug 30, 2017
    Brazilian consumers buy the third-most South Florida real estate among all foreign countries. The South American country tied with Colombia in purchasing 10 percent of the $6.2 billion in South Florida residential real estate purchases by foreign buyers, according to the 2016 Profile of International Homebuyers of MIAMI Association of RELATORS® Members. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) conducts the annual profile for MIAMI. South Florida’s global business center, world-class shopping, affordability compared to other world cities, and outdoor lifestyle are some reasons why Argentinians purchase.
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  • Argentina Ranks No. 2 Globally for Most Miami Real Estate Transactions

    by | Aug 23, 2017
    Argentinian consumers buy the second-most South Florida real estate among all foreign countries. The South American country registered 11 percent of the $6.2 billion in South Florida residential real estate purchases by foreign buyers, according to the 2016 Profile of International Homebuyers of MIAMI Association of RELATORS® Members. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) conducts the annual profile for MIAMI. South Florida’s global business center, world-class shopping, affordability compared to other world cities, and outdoor lifestyle are some reasons why Argentinians purchase.
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  • Venezuelan Home Buyers Rank as South Florida’s Top International Clients

    by | Aug 16, 2017
    Venezuelan consumers bought the most South Florida real estate among all foreign countries last year. The oil-rich South American country with 31 million residents registered 15 percent of the $6.2 billion in South Florida residential real estate purchases by foreign buyers, according to the 2016 Profile of International Homebuyers of MIAMI Association of RELATORS® Members. The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) conducts the annual profile for MIAMI. Venezuela — which is currently experiencing 700 percent inflation rate, social unrest and political chaos — has led the annual list since NAR began conducting surveys for MIAMI in 2006.
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  • El Clásico Miami Shines International Spotlight on South Florida

    by | Aug 10, 2017
    El Clásico Miami brought thousands of fans and millions of dollars to South Florida and showcased Miami as an international destination. The event crystalized what Miami residents already know: Miami is a top-tier, international city with abundant live, work and play opportunities.
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  • El Clásico Miami Shines International Spotlight on South Florida

    by | Aug 09, 2017
    Thousands of soccer fans from around the globe flocked to Miami to watch one of the most monumental soccer matches of the year. Spanish soccer supernovas FC Barcelona and Real Madrid faced off in front of 65,000 fans on July 29 in El Clásico Miami — the teams’ first meeting on U.S. soil and second in history away from Spain. The highly-anticipated friendly, which included many of the world’s top soccer players like Lionel Messi and Neymar, brought thousands of fans and millions of dollars to South Florida and showcased Miami as an international destination. The event crystalized what Miami residents already know: Miami is a top-tier, international city with abundant live, work and play opportunities. Miami, which has hosted the most Super Bowls of any U.S. city, had an incredible July, which is typically a slow time of the year for events. In addition to hosting El Clásico in July, Miami hosted its first-ever Major League Baseball All-Star Game and its annual Swim Week.
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  • Colombians Lead All Global Consumers Searching South Florida Real Estate

    by | Aug 02, 2017
    Colombia continues to be the top foreign country searching for South Florida real estate on the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) website, according to new statistics from the nation’s largest local Realtor group. Colombia registered the most South Florida property searches among all countries on MIAMI’s portal, www.MiamiRealtors.com, in May 2017. Colombia has led the MIAMI property search rankings in 13 of the last 18 months. Venezuela and Brazil finished second and third, respectively. Canada — a top international market for South Florida real estate — moved into the top-four countries, its highest finish since it took third in June 2015. “Miami consistently ranks among the most-searched U.S. real estate market globally,” said Coral Gables Realtor Christopher Zoller, the 2017 MIAMI chairman of the board. “Our new data shows that while Miami is a destination for Latin American home buyers it is also a major hotspot for consumers from Canada, India, France, Spain and other countries.”
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  • Commercial Real Estate Developers Investing in Broward County, South Florida

    by | Jul 26, 2017
    Broward County’s location and educated workforce make it one of the nation’s most sought-after commercial real estate markets for international and domestic investors. The state of Broward commercial real estate was addressed at the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® Commercial Alliance’s (RCA MIAMI) inaugural Broward-Miami Midyear Update in Fort Lauderdale. More than 70 MIAMI members attended the half-day event, which began with Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Dan Lindblade detailing Broward County’s latest business and employment efforts. Broward has one of the state’s largest and most diverse labor forces with 30.12% of residents holding a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
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  • Miami Realtor’s Dedication to her Craft Vaults her to National Honor

    by | Jul 19, 2017
    Miami native Karen Elmir knew she wanted to be a Realtor at age 12. After securing her real estate license at the age of 18, Elmir has achieved incredible success in Miami real estate. Recently, she was named among the nation's 30 most-influential Realtors under the age of 30 by REALTOR® Magazine.
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  • The Power of Determination: Broward County Realtor Wins National Honor on Third Attempt

    by | Jul 19, 2017
    Perseverance and hard work helped Broward County's Saria Finkelstein achieve her goal of becoming one of the nation 30 most influential Realtors. Now as a member of REALTOR® Magazine's prestigious 30 Under 30 Class of 2017, Finkelstein wants to coach more Realtors her unique team within a team model of building a real estate business.
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  • Colombia Again Leads All Countries Searching Miami Real Estate Miami is the No. 1 Most-Searched U.S. Market Globally

    by | Jul 19, 2017
    Colombia is the most-active foreign country searching Miami real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). Colombia registered the most South Florida property searches among all countries on MIAMI’s portal, www.MiamiRealtors.com, in April 2017. Colombia has led the MIAMI property search rankings in 12 of the last 17 months. Brazil and Venezuela finished second and third, respectively. The United Kingdom re-entered the top-10 countries with its highest finish since it recorded the third-most Miami real estate searches in March 2016. “From the United Kingdom to South America, Miami remains a major attraction to international home buyers,” said Coral Gables Realtor Christopher Zoller, the 2017 MIAMI chairman of the board. “Miami’s brand is known around the world and our home prices remain lower than other top global cities.”
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  • An Athlete’s Paradise: Miami Attracting Global Sporting Events

    by | Jul 12, 2017
    Major sporting events promote a city globally, attract new residents and fuel commercial investment. On Tuesday, Miami hosted its first Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Hosting major events such as the 88th annual Midsummer Classic and this month’s El Clásico soccer game between Real Madrid and Barcelona have an immediate and long term impact on the South Florida economy. Miami’s All-Star Game is expected to contribute $80 million to the local economy, according to the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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  • Miami Real Estate: A Center for Global Investment

    by | Jul 05, 2017
    Construction cranes in Downtown Miami and throughout South Florida help tell the story of a fast-growing population center and global business hub. Miami’s skyline — a visual marvel with awe-inspiring, high-rise buildings overlooking the Atlantic — has changed more rapidly than any other American city. Global investment from an array of countries have helped fuel the development. Foreign real estate buyers purchased $6.2 billion of South Florida residential properties in 2016, up from $6.1 billion a year ago, 2016 Profile of International Home Buyers of MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) Members. The annual survey, which was conducted by MIAMI and the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), is just one indicator of how attractive South Florida has become to international buyers. According to NAR’s 2016 Profile International Residential Real Estate Activity in Florida, more than half of all international home sales in the entire state of Florida (52 percent) happen in Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach.
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  • Miami is Second-Hottest U.S. City for Millennials

    by | Jun 21, 2017
    Diverse employment opportunities, a thriving downtown, walkable neighborhoods, state-of-the-art museums and top entertainment venues make Miami the second-most desired U.S. city for millennials, according to a 2017 Realtor.com study. The study, which analyzed 60 large U.S. cities, is significant because millennials are America’s largest generation with enormous purchasing power. The 25-to-34-year olds comprise the largest percentage of home buyers (34 percent) in the United States, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Millennials make up 64 percent of first-time home buyers today and will factor significantly in real estate for decades.
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  • Their Professionalism Without Question is the Best I've Seen in Customer Service

    by | Jun 20, 2017
    I called last week about membership and the matter was solved in minutes. Their professionalism without question is the best I've seen in customer service in a long time. I hope their work doesn't go unrecognized.
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  • Building Boom: Miami Continues to Attract Major Projects, Developments

    by | Jun 15, 2017
    Developers are proposing and building major Miami projects because Miami has evolved into a top global city with culture, art, name-brand shopping and entertainment.
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  • Miami is Second-Hottest U.S. City for Millennials

    by | Jun 15, 2017
    Diverse employment opportunities, a thriving downtown, walkable neighborhoods, state-of-the-art museums and top entertainment venues make Miami the second-most desired U.S. city for millennials, according to a 2017 Realtor.com study.
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  • Colombia Tops All Countries Searching Miami Real Estate Miami is the No. 1 Most-Searched U.S. Market Globally

    by | Jun 15, 2017
    Colombia is the most-active foreign country searching Miami real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). Colombia registered the most South Florida property searches among all countries on MIAMI’s portal, www.MiamiRealtors.com, in March 2017. Colombia has led the MIAMI property search rankings in 11 of the last 16 months. Venezuela and Brazil finished second and third, respectively. India, the second-most populous country in the world, entered the top-five in March 2017 after finishing sixth in December 2016, January 2017 and February 2017. “As Miami evolved from a tourist city to a global metropolis, we’ve seen more diversified foreign home buyers search and buy properties here,” said Coral Gables Realtor Christopher Zoller, the 2017 MIAMI chairman of the board. “It’s no longer just South America. It is home buyers in India, China, Turkey, France and other countries who want to live the Miami lifestyle.”
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  • I Never Expected this "young professional" to be so Helpful

    by | Jun 08, 2017
    I explained the situation, they listened with the utmost attention, and responded with clarity, exactness, and knowledge. I would like you to know how thankful i am for this MIAMI professional's fine attention.
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