Miami Beach Real Estate: Still in High Demand

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One of the most desired beach resorts in the United States, Miami Beach is a city in Miami-Dade County in the state of Florida. It was incorporated on the 26th of March, 1915. Though it is a distinct municipality, the city of Miami Beach is taken in the same category as Miami and the two jointly are referred to ‘Miami’. According to a recent estimate, Miami Beach has inhabitants of almost 88, 000 in which more than 55% are foreign born and came to Miami sometime during their ...

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate: Las Olas

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Located in Broward County in Florida in the United States of America, Fort Lauderdale, known as the Venice of America, is a metropolitan city that happens to be the most prominent city in the South Florida Metropolitan area. Fort Lauderdale is especially famous as a tourist destination and entertains more than 10 million tourists annually . It has been given the tag of a metropolitan city mainly because of the variety in culture. The city derived its name from a series of forts built by ...

Tri-City Antique Show | Pasco Trac | SEW-Q Quilt Auction to Benefit Hospice

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The Tri Cities Washington Antique show roles into Pasco's TRAC Pavilion. The Tri City Wa Antique show, considered the largest in the state, will host the Southeastern Washington Quilters (SEW-Q) Quilt Auction to benefit Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House. The Tri Cities Antique show will house a number of antique vendors from around the county promising a wide variety of antiques and collectibles reasonably priced to sell. Consider joining the fun, and for good cause, Friday, Oct. 12, from ...

Myers Park, NC - Condos and more!

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As land in and aroung Charlotte NC, dwindles, the builders must get smarter about how they build.  Usually that means going up as opposed to out.  Now builders are getting even wiser and building residential and commerical sites together. We are going to see some beautiful architecture that resembles the brownstones of Boston or Georgetown, in this new community called Tranquil Court, at the corners of Sequel Ave. and Tranquil Ave.  The prices will start at $175,000 for 562...

New Florida Law Increases Sexual Predator Penalties

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As of yesterday, Florida became one of the nation's toughest states for sexual predator penalties. The new law triples maximum sentences up to 15 years for child solicitation and child pornography. It also makes Florida the first state to criminalize the act of traveling to meet a minor for sex and requires sex offenders to register their email and instant messenger handles with authorities. The state will then share that information with social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. ...

$5 Million dollar Bank Repo Sells in Las Vegas!

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It really was no secret for anybody that understands the very nature of supply and demand that real estate speculators caused the artificial appreciation rates that Las Vegas saw in 2004 with 52% appreciation rates. The fall out this year has not been very pretty and the media certainly is not helping out but as seen from the article above, the media also helped fuel the very problem of real estate speculation to begin with. From doing some research and looking at Bank repos in ...

Anne Arundel County Maryland New Construction 55 + housing

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You've no doubt noticed all the "55 and better" signs for new construction in Anne Arundel County Maryland.   From Gambrills, toPiney Orchard to Odenton and Severn, they are everywhere.  I was recently speaking with a home buyer who wondered just how our area can support the sheer volume of the new homes being built just for this one segment of the population.  And why, oh why aren't there more new and affordable housing to serve buyers of all ages?   ...

End Of The Line For Real Estate Agents?

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I received my weekly copy of the Washington REALTORS® Newsletter and usually there is a good article or two inside. This week's edition was no exception. Bill Miles posts an article on The End Of The Line For Real Estate Agents and discusses the current market and the shift towards home owners' self reliance in selling/buying their own home without the use of a real estate agent. Miles illustrates the need for real estate agents to make adjustments factoring in the changing marketplace b...

Safety Concerns Over Fleet Week in The Bay Area

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Fleet Week is always an interesting time in the Bay Area, because we get to see the Blue Angels perform. Last year was the first Fleet Week I attended, and I can say it was an impressive display. Watching the Blue Angels pull tricks right over your head, with the background of the city of SF and the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge is really something. The sounds, the speed and the tremendous skills of the pilots make it quite an experience. This year some SF county supervisors tried to pe...

Affordable housing in Mill Valley, CA

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Homebuyers looking for property in Mill Valley recently had an interesting option added to their realm of possibilities.  Pacific Trail Townhomes is a complex of 16 apartments that are being sold as individual units, with ownership being an arrangement called tenancy-in-common.  The bottom line is that this creates housing which is a bit more affordable than a typical arrangement.  The homes range from $298,000 to $340,000, and in a market where condos can’t be found for...