If you are in town, you get tired of Superbowl Mania and decide you want some quiet real estate time ( ! ) feel free to call me. I'm happy to show you some of the city's Best
I've made a short list below of some exceptional properties. This is a ripe time to buy. Prices are down, inventory is up and sellers are negotiating.
IN THE NEWS. It seems that Miami is starting to be ebusy again. Suddenly, everywhere we turn, there is a New Yorker setting roots down in Miami. I have highlighted below an article by Finance and Commerce which speaks about the real estate market world-wide for 2020. This is what they have to say about Miami.
"Miami's high-end condo market, on the other hand, is poised for something of a comeback in 2020, helped by President Trump's tax overhaul, which capped federal deductions on state and local taxes, according to Knight Frank. While South Americans pulled away in recent years as the strengthening dollar added to the cost of buying in the U.S., domestic buyers are making up for it: Florida, which has no income tax, is drawing wealthy buyers from high-tax states like New York and New Jersey. Those buyers will push up Miami high-end prices by 5% in 2020, Knight Frank says."
I wish you a wonderful month of February, a Happy Valentine's day and I know you will enjoy the Super Bowl wherever you are in the world.
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IN THE NEWS
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Super Bowl Tickets on Track to Break Record, with Miami the "Best City in America" to Host the Game
Ticket prices for next week's Super Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium are on track to break a record.
As of this afternoon, the average resale ticket price is $7,622, according to data from Seatgeek. That is higher than any other Super Bowl was tracking at the same time before kickoff.
The most expensive Super Bowl in history was two years ago in Minnesota, when the Eagles defeated the Patriots.
One reason for the high prices is likely the fact that the event is being held in Miami. After years of being held in "terrible cities," the game is returning to what Liv Nightclub owner David Grutman calls the "best city in America" to host such an event.
Sellers of pricey properties in Vancouver next year will likely still be feeling the hangover from the drawback of Chinese buyers and foreign buyer tax measures that were introduced in 2016 to cool runaway prices. (Bloomberg file photo).
Rich homebuyers laid low in 2019 as economic uncertainties turned global cities into risky propositions.
But don't be surprised next year to spot the world's wealthiest people beginning to spend money again as home prices in relatively stable economic areas continue to sink into bargain territory.
In a few cities, prices are even set to rise, according to global property consultancy Knight Frank.
Paris leads the agency's 2020 forecast, with a 7% luxury price increase, followed by Miami and Berlin, where luxury units are also relatively affordable and in short supply.
Stunning and Special ! Uniquely designed with fabulous built-ins and custom shelving incredibly lit from the inside! Calcutta Ora marble throughout all living areas- including laundry room and balcony which stretches entire length of unit offering amazing ocean views from every room. Ideal split floor-plan welcomes family or guests! All this in a Premier Beachfront building with private elevator, gourmet dining, spa, and gym. Move-in immediately. Must see to believe.
Stunning, bright direct ocean views everywhere from this stunning 3 bedroom plus den. Huge wraparound terrace facing east and south, the entire length of the condo. One of the premier towers in Surfside, located right in the center of the hottest area where the new Surf Club Four Seasons, Chateau Fendi and 87 Parc have been built. Quiet and private building on the sand with doorman and valet services, pool, and BBQ area. LOW MAINTENANCE FEES! Short distance to Bal Harbour shops, Harding Avenue restaurants, markets and houses of worship.
The high-end Mexican eatery, which began in hip Mexican vacation destination Tulum and expanded to New York City last year, has set up shop at Casa Faena. Guests can dine on dishes like grilled avocado with ponzu and young coconut salad in the multi-level rustic indoor/outdoor space, while snapping selfies in front of the pink neon Gitano sign and large disco ball installation.
YEAR BUILT: 2019 | TOTAL # OF UNITS: 26 | RESIDENCES FROM $2.2M
The Fairchild Coconut Grove is a brand-new, luxury condo development situated bayfront in the most-sought-after neighborhood in Miami, Coconut Grove. The Fairchild is a 5-story boutique building designed by acclaimed architect Max Strang featuring only 26 bespoke residences offering two to four bedrooms ranging in size from 1,714 square feet to 4,114 square feet plus expansive terraces with spectacular views. Condos at The Fairchild boast 11-foot ceilings in residences, 13-foot ceilings in penthouses, natural stone flooring throughout, gourmet chef kitchens with premium Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, Poliform cabinetry with integrated LED lighting, Quartz countertops and a custom wet bar, spa-inspired bathrooms and private outdoor living areas with bay views. Select residences also feature service quarters and private outdoor showers.
The Fairchild Coconut Grove offers luxury amenities including private boat slips, rooftop pool deck with private cabanas and sun deck, sunset rooftop deck with outdoor living room and serenity garden, state-of-the-art gym, holistic wellness spa with serene treatment rooms, hammam, steam room and sauna, bayside fire lounge and 24-hour security and valet parking.
MIAMI FEBRUARY 2020 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Super Bowl LIV
Super Bowl LIV will be hosted in Miami. It's been ten years since the big game was last held in Miami, but it is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever. The city will host satellite events and watch parties, like Maxim's Super Bowl Party on Virginia Key, Shaq's Fun House, a Super Bowl Cruise out of Port Miami, Taste of the NFL with Andrew Zimmern and Adam Richman, yacht parties and many more highly anticipated events so be sure to keep an eye out and make a plan for where to watch the game if you haven't secured a ticket for the Hard Rock Stadium.
Coral Gables Festival of the Arts
Feb 8th - 9th
More than 200 artists set up in historic Coral Gables for a weekend of arts across all mediums at the Coral Gables Festival of the Arts on Alhambra from Ponce de Leon Boulevard to LeJeune. There are more than 50 kids-focused booths, 40 booths with dog and pet products and art, fashion and traditional visual arts including bronze, watercolor, oil paintings, sculpture and so much more. Enjoy the concurrent festivals: 10th Annual Coral Gables Food, Wine & Spirits Festival and the Coral Gables Home Show. Admission is free with registration.
Life Time Miami Marathon and
Half Marathon Presented by CBDMD
The Life Time Miami Marathon and Half Marathon follows a track that takes you through some of the city's most scenic views. The Miami Marathon is considered one of the country's premiere marathon events and it's expected to sell out so reserve your spot as soon as possible if you're ready to participate. If you aren't ready for the full or half marathon or you're looking for a warm up before the main event, consider signing up for the Life Time Tropical 5k at Tropical Park the day before.
Miami International Boat Show
Feb 13th - 17th
Progressive Insurance's Miami International Boat Show is and internationally renowned event that draws a dedicated crowd year after year. The show is back at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin on the Rickenbacker Causeway leading out to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne. Featuring the finest collection of both powerboat and sailing products in one location, browse more than 170 top marine brands. Climb aboard the latest models or sign up for something more hands-on. There will be seminar tents dedicated to sailing and boating education featuring dozens of seminars each day. Hop on one of the free water taxis or shuttles for easy access to the show.
Tickets start at $25; two-day passes are $45;
children 12 and younger are free.
Miami Yacht Show
Feb 13th - 17th
The same weekend as the Miami International Boat Show, step into the ultra-luxury market and see the latest yachts and marine technology at the Miami Yacht Show. The show will take place on Biscayne Bay between the Venetian and MacArthur Causeways at One Herald Plaza. More than 100 food vendors join in alongside some of the world's most uniquely designed yachts and superyachts. Hop aboard the Yacht of Love on Valentine's Day and enjoy entertainment, Whispering Angel Rosé, local eats and more for $50 a couple, benefiting the Frost Science Museum. Tickets start at $25; children 15 and under are free.
VIP access is $150.
Feb 13th - 17th
Just next door to the Miami Yacht Show is Art Wynwood, held over President's Day weekend, is your opportunity to start a collection of the most relevant and exciting contemporary and modern artists working today. Started in 2012, this prestigious fair features contemporary works from around the world. Explore art from more than 70 international galleries at the new home of Art Miami and CONTEXT Art Miami (located at the former Miami Herald site) on Biscayne Bay in Downtown Miami. Tickets to Art Wynwood start
at $15.There is a complimentary shuttle bus from the
JW Marriot Marquis.
Groundup Music Festival
Feb 14th - 16th
Snarky Puppy and Chris Potter headline the GroundUP Music Festival, an outdoor music festival at the North Beach Bandshell in Miami Beach. Back for its fourth edition, the GroundUP Music Festival is an intimate music festival with less than 2,000 tickets sold per day. Each night is a unique lineup with two stages but no overlapping sets so that you can see every performance and never have to decide between two acts running at the same time. When the music at the North Beach Bandshell wraps at 11 p.m., live performances will continue at multiple venues until 4 a.m. Tickets start at $85 per person for single day admission or $225 for all three days. Late night show tickets start at $20.
It's the official day of love! Take advantage of some great restaurant and hotel special deals available for you and your special someone.
Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Feb 15th - 17th
The Coconut Grove Arts Festival keeps people coming back year after year for its blend of kitsch, handicrafts, upscale artwork and local vendors and artists. One of the largest outdoor art festivals in the country, the festival is held each year on President's Day weekend. Enjoy live music, food by local chefs and, of course, lots of great art. Be sure to stop by Regatta Park for family-friendly activations and experiences to make some art of your own. Check out the work of more than 300 international artists in the eclectic seaside village of Coconut Grove. Tickets start at $15 and there's a $5 discount for residents. Proceeds go towards scholarships to students who attend fine arts programs at local schools.
Food Network & Cooking Channel
South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SoBeWFF)
Feb 19th - 23rd
Back in Miami for its 19th edition, the Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF) is the food festival of all food festivals. Featuring some of the most promising chefs in the world, as well as local talent and familiar faces from the Food Network, SOBEWFF is a must visit for any foodie near or far.
South Miami Rotary Art Festival
Feb 22nd - 23rd
The 36th annual South Miami Rotary Art Festival will take place in Downtown South Miami along picturesque Sunset Drive. Listen to live music, hang out in the beer garden and view works by more than 150 artists. Admission is free.
Feb 22nd - 23rd
Monster Jam is taking over Marlins Park for a weekend of roaring fun. Grave Digger, El Torro Loco, Max-D and more will race for the win at this family-friendly event. Tickets start at $15.
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