Point of Americas Condominium

Condo Application Fees – What is Legal in Florida

A recent lawsuit filed by a tenant against a Miami condominium association is claiming excessive application fees were charged, violating the Florida law. The tenant was charge at total of $625 in non-refundable fees by Quantum on the Bay, which included a $100 background check, $175 for Administrative Review, $125 Registration and $225…

Contemporary Pool Home

First Time Buyer – Your One Year Plan

Follow this timeline for a smooth transition from tenant to homeowner. Invest in yourself.  Build equity and wealth. Say goodbye to your landlord.  Just some of the reasons why owning your own home beats renting. And with rent prices continuing to soar, now is the time to start planning to…

Barrel tile roof

Progresso 2 Bedroom Investment Home

Single Family Investment Property $175,000 Update: 12/15/2016: This listing has been taken off the market until end of 2017. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom This 2 bedroom, 1 bath home is located in the Progresso neighborhood, just under 1 mile to Wilton Manors. A total of 840 sq. ft. living space on corner…


Icon Las Olas Luxury Apartments

  The Related Group is in the process of building Icon Las Olas, a 45-story luxury apartment building in Downtown Fort Lauderdale.  The building is located on Las Olas Boulevard on the Tarpon River next to Stranahan House Museum. There will be retail and restaurants on the ground floor, followed…

Exterior Rear of Pointe at Middle River Townhomes

Pointe at Middle River Nearly Sold Out

The new townhouses being built by KHovnanian Homes at Pointe at Middle River are nearly sold out.  As of November 1, there are only 7 units available, ranging in price from $461,000 to $572,000. I recently previewed two finished models, and the townhouses are spectacular in design and quality of…


September 2016 Broward County Market Report

The Broward County single-family home market is showing some reduced activity due to continued lack of inventory, buyers not prepared with down payments and closing costs, and the uncertainty of the election cycle is showing some impact. Inventory levels are somewhat stagnant, but still lower than the previous period in…

Proposed Walmart Lot Oakland Park Blvd.

Walmart vs. Oakland Park Battle Continues

The City of Oakland Park has again denied Walmart permission to build on the old K-Mart lot at Oakland Park Boulevard and NE 6th Avenue.  The City has demanded that power lines be buried on the site, even though Florida Power & Light will not permit the lines to be…