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"Miami-Dade County in June saw the highest number of residential sales in a single month in nearly 30 years — ๐™– ๐™˜๐™ก๐™š๐™–๐™ง ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž๐™˜๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™™๐™š๐™ข๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™Ž๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™๐™ก๐™ค๐™ง๐™ž๐™™๐™– ๐™ก๐™ž๐™ซ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ." https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article252962523.html

"On Wednesday, Ford, self-driving car startup Argo AI and ride-hailing giant Lyft announced they are partnering to offer automated vehicles to customers in the Magic City beginning late 2021".https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/inno/stories/news/2021/07/21/lyft-to-deploy-self-driving-cars-miami-2021.html

"Miami far outgrew Silicon Valley on a percentage basis and essentially matched it on a numeric basis. Silicon Valley had 3,370 new tech job listings during the quarter for a 13% growth rate – less than half Miami’s rate."https://www.thenextmiami.com/miami-ranks-1-for-tech-job-growth-in-q2-2021/

๐Ÿ‘€ WE SEE YOU, John Reza Parsiani P.A. of Parsiani Real Estate! Under this Master Brokers Forum member's leadership as Vice President of Sales, Aria Reserve Miami has already sold 20% of its inventory in less than one month. (See article link below.) Congratulations! https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article252137048.html

MASTER BROKER LISTING: Master Brokers Forum member Eloy Carmenate presents this incredible $39.9M Miami Beach penthouse. (In partnership with PROFILEmiami.) https://profilemiamire.com/miamirealestate/2021/7/19/check-out-the-beachfront-holly-hunt-designed-penthouse-at-latelier-listed-for-399-million-in-miami-beach

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This Master Brokers Forum member and a colleague recently sold a $6 million Eighty Seven Park residence owned by Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic. (Article link below.) Congratulations! https://www.hauteresidence.com/serves-scores-and-sales-6-time-wimbledon-winner-novak-djokovic-sells-miami-beach-condo-for-6m/

WAYBACK WEDNESDAY: Remembering the Miami Master Brokers Forum 2014 Holiday Celebration hosted by Brickell City Centre, where Teresita Shelton was honored with the MBF Legacy Award.

WATCH: Last month's engaging Master Brokers Forum panel discussion on the impact of cryptocurrency on Miami real estate. (Video link below.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrDY9FPjEi0

Important insight from Master Brokers Forum members Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, Ron Shuffield, Andres Asion, and Mike Pappas. https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/07/08/surfside-collapse-a-come-to-jesus-moment-for-south-floridas-condo-market/

MASTER BROKER LISTING: Master Brokers Forum board member Tere Bernace presents this modern Florida-style gem in Coral Gables. (In partnership with PROFILEmiami.) https://profilemiamire.com/miamirealestate/2021/7/6/master-brokers-forum-listing-check-out-a-ponce-davis-florida-style-gem-asking-78-million-in-coral-gables

"Miami Mayor Francis Suarez continues to pursue a similar transportation system, albeit larger. Suarez said in an interview Tuesday that city commissioners are being briefed on it and are lining up trips to visit Musk’s existing structure in Las Vegas. “We’re looking at something more comprehensive, something larger that might require more work,” Suarez said." https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/article252628043.html

In this Miami Herald column, Master Brokers Forum past chair Emilio Palomo explains why Latin American buyers have rediscovered their fascination with South Florida real estate. (Article link below.) https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article252430608.html

These Master Brokers Forum members recently sold this Miami Beach condo for nearly $1,800 per square foot. (Article link below.) Congratulations! https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/07/02/exim-head-under-president-obama-buys-miami-beach-condo/

"...top crypto talent is gathering in Miami and may soon develop critical mass. The reasons? Low taxes, low operating costs, and a welcoming business environment. In short, there is no longer any reason for financial companies to be in New York when a speedy, reliable Internet connection means you can be anywhere." (Article link below.) https://www.newsweek.com/miami-emerging-us-crypto-capital-gen-z-embraces-used-cars-1606366

What do two British automakers, a luxury hotelier, a French crystal maker, and an Italian fashion house all have in common? Miami condominiums, of course! We examine the power of branding in this edition of "South Florida By The Numbers"; a Master Brokers Forum partnership with The Real Deal. https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/06/30/south-florida-by-the-numbers-brand-power/

Get to know Miami Master Brokers Forum chair Iliana Abella in this Profile miami interview! https://profilemiamire.com/miamirealestate/2021/6/28/master-broker-forum-profile-iliana-abella-of-the-abella-group-at-compass

This 2021 South Florida Agent Magazine "Truth About Agents" reader survey provides tremendous insight into agent income, training,, demographics, and much more. Check it out! https://southfloridaagentmagazine.com/2021/06/21/truth-about-agents-2021-marketing/

This Master Brokers Forum board member recently brokered this $35.5 million Venetian Islands deal. (See article link below.) Congratulations! https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/06/25/full-house-creator-jeff-franklin-buys-waterfront-venetian-islands-property/

The Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum returns to live events! Thanks to our friends at Thasos Fine Greek Cuisine for a fun and festive happy hour.

The Master Brokers Forum is deeply saddened by the tragedy unfolding this morning in Surfside. We encourage support for the American Red Cross, which is assisting the survivors. (Follow the link below to donate.) https://www.redcross.org/donate/disaster-relief.html/

Hiring in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale was ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ.๐Ÿ“% ๐‘ฏ๐‘ฐ๐‘ฎ๐‘ฏ๐‘ฌ๐‘น in May 2021 compared to last year May 2020.

With this Master Brokers Forum "MEMBER TO MEMBER" deal, Dennis represented the seller and Jorge represented the buyer. (Article link below.) Congratulations! https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/06/21/private-equity-tycoon-trades-one-coconut-grove-estate-for-another/

First "in-person" Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum board meeting in more than a year! Thanks to Tim Singer South Florida Real Estate for hosting at his extraordinary Alhambra Place listing. (See listing link below.) https://www.flaliving.net/listing/295916285-150272257/209-n-birch-rd-1401-fort-lauderdale-fl-33304/

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Master Brokers Forum member Stephan Burke wrote this prescient Miami Herald column back in September 2017, and it appears he was right on the money. (Pun intended!) Members can hear his thoughts on next week's MBF virtual panel discussion. (Article link below.) https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/biz-monday/article173457236.html

MEMBERS ONLY: Join us on June 23 for another Miami Master Brokers Forum virtual panel discussion! “Cryptocurrency and Miami Real Estate: The Future is Now", featuring financial/tax advisor Adam Bergman of IRA FINANCIAL LLC and Master Brokers Stephan Burke and Andres Asion. (Invitations have been emailed to active members; RSVP required for Zoom link.)

This Master Brokers Forum board member represented the buyer in this recent significant Miami Beach sale. (Article link below.) Amazing job! https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2021/06/14/north-bay-road-miami-beach-home-sold.html

"Fort Lauderdale long held a reputation for spring break because of the hundreds of thousands of college students who stampeded the city in the 1960s and ’70s...Now, high-end residences are on the horizon." https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/realestate/fort-lauderdale.html

Featuring insight from Master Brokers Forum members LIsa Dority and Farid Moussallem.

This Master Brokers Forum member recently sold this $30 million Continuum residence in Miami Beach (co-listed with another broker; see article link below.) Congratulations! https://www.wsj.com/articles/miami-beach-sky-mansion-sells-for-30-million-two-months-after-hitting-the-market-11622823021

"For the real estate industry writ large, the deal at Arte sends a much louder message about the future: crypto is here to stay and agents and brokers better buckle up or get left behind." https://www.forbes.com/sites/petertaylor/2021/06/07/miami-beachs-most-expensive-penthouse-just-sold-in-americas-largest-known-cryptocurrency-real-estate-deal-that-could-change-housing-forever/?sh=3db80cbf64a6

This Master Brokers Forum member recently sold this Four Seasons at The Surf Club residence for $8.7 million - a record $3,952 per square foot for a non-penthouse unit. (Article link below.) Congratulations! https://profilemiamire.com/miamirealestate/2021/4/30/check-out-this-residence-at-the-four-seasons-at-the-surf-club-which-just-sold-for-87-million

๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ Miami-Dade County total home sales surged ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿญ.๐Ÿฏ% year-over-year, from 1,576 to 3,960. Miami single-family home transactions rose ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฏ.๐Ÿญ%, from 865 to 1,584. Miami existing condo sales increased ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฐ.๐Ÿฎ%, from 711 to 2,376. ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅhttps://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/miami-real-estate-news/real-estate-news-miami-april-2021-home-sales-data-miami-condo-sales-covid-19-impact-on-miami-housing-market-miami-association-of-realtors-miami-condo--12558.php

This Gold Coast Master Brokers Forum member recently sold this six-bedroom, seven-bathroom Ft. Lauderdale home. (Article link below.) Amazing job! https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/06/03/former-rinker-ceo-sells-waterfront-home-in-fort-lauderdale-for-7m/

These Master Brokers Forum members were involved in last week's top 10 Miami condo sales. (Article link below.) Congratulations! https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/06/02/weekly-condo-sales-flat-while-sales-volume-falls-in-last-week-of-may/

VIDEO: The City of Miami skyline from 1937 to today. https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article231077378.html

This Master Brokers Forum member recently sold this beautiful North Miami Beach home. Great job! https://southfloridaagentmagazine.com/2021/05/27/former-forever-21-brazil-president-sells-miami-beach-home-for-3m/

MASTER BROKER LISTING: Master Brokers Forum member Howard Chase presents this rare opportunity to finalize a new construction design and quickly break ground, build a dream house, or develop a mansion spec house. Original 4,000 sq ft waterfront home sitting on a 14,193 sq ft lot with 78' of water frontage. Located on the widest part of Indian Creek Waterway with no fixed bridges. Complete set of architectural/engineering plans for a 7,500 sq ft house available for sale and ready to submit. Seawall and 31' x 10' boat dock reinforced in 2007. https://www.masterbrokersforum.com/Miami-Beach-mls-listing/A11034989.htm

How did cryptocurrency go from the margins to the mainstream in Miami business and real estate? We explore in this edition of “South Florida By The Numbers”; a Master Brokers Forum partnership with The Real Deal South Florida. https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/05/27/south-florida-by-the-numbers-the-mainstreaming-of-cryptocurrency/?utm_campaign=later-linkinbio-masterbrokersforum&utm_content=later-17548315&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkin.bio

“I’ve never seen a market like this one. The prices are increasing at an astronomical rate.” https://miami.cbslocal.com/2021/05/24/south-florida-red-hot-housing-market/

"...what’s clear to me is an animal energy and spirit of the people here to take these challenges head on....Miami senses this moment and is making a play for leadership in this new era." https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2021-05-24/florida-man-notes-from-silicon-valley-expat-in-miami

In today's Miami Herald, Master Brokers Forum board member Karen Matluck offers some creative solutions for getting a home sale through the tricky appraisal process. (Article link below.) https://www.miamiherald.com/news/business/real-estate-news/article251599533.html

This Master Brokers Forum member set Pinecrest records for highest-priced non-waterfront sale and price-per-square foot with this $9.8 million transaction. Congratulations! https://therealdeal.com/miami/2021/05/11/setting-the-bar-luxury-car-dealer-pays-record-price-for-pinecrest-home/

WATCH: A balanced CNBC report explaining why and how Florida has capitalized on this extraordinary moment - and issues that must be improved upon to stay competitive in the years to come. https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/05/08/heres-how-florida-is-competing-to-become-a-tech-and-finance-hub.html

MASTER BROKER LISTING: Master Brokers Forum member Ashton Coleman, P.A. presents Trump Royale's largest penthouse: the TowerSuite, offering an open, two-story floor plan. Enjoy the private rooftop pool, split bedrooms, four terraces, and in-suite elevator, along with outstanding space, and endless panoramic NE and SW Skyline views. Eleven-foot vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors throughout compliment the impeccably finished interior. Guard-gated entry, four pools, restaurants, beachside service, fitness spa, and an endless array of services, plus a private cabana. https://www.onesothebysrealty.com/real-estate/18201-collins-ave-ts6-sunny-isles-beach-fl-33160/a11008875/106759553

This Master Brokers Forum member recently sold this Ponce Davis mansion for $11.8 million; the highest-priced sale in the history of South Florida for a non-waterfront home (not in a gated community). Congratulations! https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2021/05/12/location-ventures-sells-miami-spec-home.html

The Miami Master Brokers Forum's AMAZING January 2018 dinner and panel discussion on "Turning the Tide", generously hosted by Estates at Acqualina.

This Master Brokers Forum member brought the buyer for this $10.6 million Coral Gables mansion. Congratulations! https://www.bizjournals.com/southflorida/news/2021/05/11/allvue-systems-ceo-tied-to-coral-gables-home-sale.html

๐‘ด๐’Š๐’‚๐’Ž๐’Š’๐’” ๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’ ๐’†๐’”๐’•๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’Ž๐’‚๐’“๐’Œ๐’†๐’• ๐’Š๐’” ๐’๐’ ๐’‡๐’Š๐’“๐’†…Overall dollar volume in the market for transactions in all price categories increased ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ.๐Ÿ”% for single family homes, and ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ•.๐Ÿ–% for condos compared to the same period last year. https://www.thenextmiami.com/miami-real-estate-market-surges-in-q1-2021-with-dollar-volume-up-122/

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