Archive for March, 2015

Can Life Insurance Protect Your Mortgage?

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Can Life Insurance Protect Your Mortgage? By: Angela Colley   No one enjoys discussing life insurance, but if your family relies on your income to cover the bills, you need a life insurance policy to protect them if something should happen to you. If you’re a homeowner, life insurance is even more important. Many types […]

Pérez Art Museum Miami

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Pérez Art Museum Miami   The Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a contemporary art museum that relocated in 2013 to the Museum Park in Downtown Miami, Florida. Founded in 1984 as the Center for the Fine Arts, it became known as the Miami Art Museum from 1996 until it was renamed in 2013 upon […]

Mortgage Basics: What Is a Mortgage?

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Mortgage Basics: What Is a Mortgage? By:Angela Colley     A mortgage – a loan to finance the purchase of your home – is likely the largest debt you’ll ever take on. A mortgage is actually made up of several parts – the collateral you used to secure the loan, your principal and interest payments, […]

“This Is How We Celebrate” Miami Beach 100th

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

 “This Is How We Celebrate” Miami Beach 100th March 26, 2015 – Thursday   A lot is in store this month to celebrate Miami Beach Centennial Birthday! As Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine puts it, “This is how we celebrate!”. “The historic centennial events celebrate our legacy and mark the start of the next 100 […]

6 Tips to Position Yourself as an Ideal Renter

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

 6 Tips to Position Yourself as an Ideal Renter By: Patricia-Anne Tom   Searching for rental housing can be stressful in a competitive market. Multiple prospective tenants turn up for the same showings. Properties available one day are gone the next.   If you prepare, you can take steps to sway a potential landlord your […]

JADE BEACH CONDO

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

JADE BEACH CONDO 17001 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida 33160 Located in one of Miami’s well-loved ocean fronts, Jade Beach Condo is the ultimate beachfront oasis. It stands in a distinctive 51-story oceanfront tower which has an impressive Porte Cochere that offers a panoramic drop off plaza and overlooking view of both the city […]

Historic Ward Rooming House

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Historic Ward Rooming House By: Shayne Benowitz Crossing into Overtown from downtown Miami, visitors are greeted with a mural by Purvis Young on the overpass wall at NW 3rd Avenue and NW 11th Street. It reads “Welcome to Overtown” with shades of yellow, green, pink and blue depicting a neighborhood, as well as some of Young’s signature […]

My Offer Was Accepted — Now What?

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

My Offer Was Accepted—Now What? By: Craig Donofrio     Having your offer accepted feels great—but for most home buyers, it’s just the beginning. There is still a lot more to be done before you’re over the front threshold. Here’s a rundown of what comes next.   1. Apply for a loan Unless you’re paying […]

Centennial Miami

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Centennial Miami This month-long celebration of Miami Beach’ 100th birthday on March 26, 2015 features an array of events.     Miami Beach: Evolution of a City In honor of the city’s centennial, the author of Lost Miami Beach and a local historian Carolyn Klepser, will give a talk about the early history of the […]

Who Really Needs a Real Estate Option Contract?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Who Really Needs a Real Estate Option Contract? By: Craig Donofrio Traditionally, when sellers put their home on the market, they can consider many buyers and sell to whomever they want. But when an option contract is introduced to the mix, that all changes—the buyer gets the exclusive right to buy the property but is […]