Sunday, November 10, 2013

Dining on the Sand in Ft Lauderdale!

You're sitting on Ft Lauderdale Beach - in your bathing suit and all sun-screened up and you suddenly think - I'm hungry!  Do you want to disturb this idyllic setting to go across A1A to get food and lose those precious minutes that you planned on the beach for just the right sun tan so you can prove to your friends that you were actually on vacation?  The answer is a resounding - NO!

Well take heart, Ft Lauderdale has approved a pilot program to allow uniformed servers to deliver food and non-alcoholic beverages (the beach is a no-alcohol zone) to you between 11 am and 5:00 pm.

A Sun-Sentinel article in today's paper outlines this long-awaited perk.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Do You Think Rents in Your Neighborhood are High?

Would you pay $1,075 a month to sleep on this couch?  Bring your own sleeping bag!  A recent article in the San Francisco Examiner relates that it is available in the "most jacked-up rental market in the U.S."

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

African Dust Storms May Improve Florida's Weather

Plume of Saharan Dust
A Sun Sentinel article reports that African dust storms may be responsible for the lack of major hurricanes this season and could be a boon for Florida's weather in the coming years as well.

If you take into consideration the better weather and the increased number of new construction projects in Ft. Lauderdale and South Florida, now is the time to start thinking about that new property.  Whether you are looking for a second or vacation home, or an investment, there will be several projects to choose from.

Call me today at (954) 205-4137 o learn about the upcoming new construction.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Pardon Our Smoke...

Training Site

A Pardon Our Smoke sign on A1A greeted beach goers this past weekend - the 5th Annual Ft Lauderdale Fire Expo was in full swing featuring lectures and hands-on training at the site of the former Howard Johnsons Hotel.  Check out the website!

If you owned a unit at the Q Club Resort, you could have been a witness to this annual event.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Low Condo Inventory = Higher Prices

Have you tried to buy a condo lately? Inventory is low and units are being snapped up by buyers who understand that waiting is to purchase is no longer an option.  The days have passed when short sales and foreclosures were plentiful and prices were low.  Sellers who previously couldn't compete are now more in control of the process and are holding the line on prices.

Prices in August were up 37% over a year ago according to 

Units at the Q Club Resort & Residences are also trending upward, however they are still reasonable.  So, if you are planning to purchase your next vacation property in Ft Lauderdale, a resort property such as the Q Club where management is provided on-site is an excellent choice.  Call me today at (954) 205-4137  to discuss your next vacation.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Another Q Club Condo Sold!

Living Area

Unit 2001 at the Q Club Resort recently closed for $500,000.  The unit's location provides a wide view of both the ocean and the Intracoastal.  The lock-out second bedroom gives the owner the option of using the entire unit or just the larger section. The full kitchen with stainless steel appliances is designed for your convenience.  You can prepare sumptuous meals using the stove, oven or microwave then pop those dishes in the dishwasher and head out for some fun or just relax on the balcony or turn on the TV. 
The Q Club Condos are located steps from the beach - so start your next vacation by calling me at (954) 205-4137 to discuss what is available. 

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Will They Fly?

The Fort Lauderdale Air Show scheduled for April 20-21 on famed Fort Lauderdale Beach may be minus one of it's biggest attractions - the Thunderbirds.  Cuts in federal spending have forced the high flying daredevils to cancel all shows starting April 1.  While the schedule is subject to change, how likely is it that the "people in Washington" will come up with a plan in time to reinstate all or part of the 2013 schedule.

If you booked that hotel room with a front row seat to the event, you won't be disappointed, the show will go on featuring a great line up and some spectacular stunts.