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Fort Capital announces agreement with Four Seasons to create hotel and private residences

Miami-based real estate investment company, Fort Capital, have announced a partnership with Four Seasons to brand and manage The Surf Club...

Figures Released: Market for new homes rebounding strongly in SW Florida

By Martin Sadler, Qualitas Property International Despite rising costs for land, building materials and labour, the latest US government figures show building starts and permits ramping up sharply indicating builders’ optimism about the future...

Mickey Mouse Property Prices

Talk to any real estate agent or house builder in Florida and they will tell you that the property sector is bracing itself for a new round of frenzied buying with plane-loads of bargain-hunting holiday homebuyers and investors arriving to exploit the fragile state of the market and secure cheap properties...

Cash is king in the USA, says expert

British cash buyers in the USA will continue to hold all the cards going into 2014, thanks to the dollar's ongoing weakness against Sterling and the edging up of mortgage rates, according to Richard Way, editor at the Overseas Guides Company...

International buyers fuel Miami property market recovery

The Miami property market recovery is going from strength to strength thanks to a sharp rise in the number international purchasers acquiring bargain priced homes in the Sunshine State...

Celebrity couple put California home on the market

Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are selling their marital home in Tarzana, California, fuelling rumours that the pair’s marriage is on the rocks...

Drew Barrymore sells property in California

Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore has sold her Montecito mansion for $6.35m (£3.9m), just one year after hosting her wedding to art consultant William Kopelman on the property...

Michael Jordan’s Chicago home to be sold at auction

Michael Jordan’s property in Chicago is set to be sold at auction later this month. The Basketball legend’s grand estate, which measure 56,000 sq ft, was first put his grand estate on the market for $29m (£18...

Madonna sells Beverly Hills property for £12.5m

Madonna has made a healthy profit on her Beverly Hills mansion after selling it for $20m (£12...

New Florida real estate investment guide

In a bid to help entice more people to invest in the Florida property market, and in turn sell more homes in Orlando and Miami, Colordarcy estate agency has released a new guide to investing in Florida real estate...

Eminem's childhood home up for auction

Eminem's childhood home, which appeared on the sleeve of the rapper's 2000 album 'The Marshall Mathers LP', has been put up for auction in north east Detroit, USA...

Foreign buyers snap up homes in Florida

International home sales accounted for 8%, or $6.4bn, of all existing home sales in Florida over a one-year period ending in July 2013, according to a new Florida Realtors report...

US housing market growth 'stronger than expected'

Robert Gavin, CEO of North Dakota Developments LLC, says the US housing market is looking stronger than anyone anticipated...

Versace’s mansion goes under the hammer at £26m

The former house of the murdered fashion designer Gianni Versace has been sold at auction in Miami for just over $41m (£26m)...

Nevada has highest foreclosure rate in US

Homebuyers seeking a bargain prices property in the USA may wish to consider buying property in Nevada, where the foreclosure rate has jumped back to highest in the country after surging 104% in August compared with the previous month...

O.J. Simpson’s Florida home to be sold

The South Florida property belonging to imprisoned former football star O.J. Simpson will be auctioned off in October as part of a bank foreclosure proceeding...

Celebrities eye Gianni Versace's former Miami mansion

Gianni Versace’s former Miami mansion is attracting a lot of attention from a wide range of high-profile bidders ahead of next month’s auction, according to Fisher Auctions, the firm instructed to sell the property...

Florida property market on the way up

Luke Smith, Managing Director of Crystal Investment and Real Estate, comments on the Florida property market which is going from strength to strength...

New York real estate is in high demand

Tim Swannie, Co-Director of Home Hunts, says that the New York property market is continuing to go from strength to strength...

Buying Property in Orlando - A free 20 page guide

Colin Murphy of Torcana property investment specialist firm has compiled a free guide to buying property in Orlando, Florida...

Investors target buy-to-let investments in the USA

    A growing number of real estate investors are acquiring properties in US cities with a view to letting them out, according to real estate tracker Radar Logic...

Top tips for investing in US property market

Rod Thomas, director of Axis Property Investment, has put together some tips for those thinking of investing in the USA property market: + Don’t use US real estate brokers: Most US real estate brokers have the interests of the seller, not the buyer at heart...

Mr Key West puts private island up for sale

David Wolkowsky, the famous Florida-based visionary and investor who earned the name “Mr. Key West” for his sterling efforts to preserve the historic character of his home town, is selling his private island Ballast Key...

Things to consider when investing in Orlando real estate

With the Florida property market going from strength to strength, a growing number of national and international property investors are actively looking to invest in this part if the USA...

Bruce Willis home for sale

Despite the US property crash that saw values plummet across the country, movie star Bruce Willis is hoping to make a healthy profit on his mansion in Beverley Hills...

US foreclosure sales continue to fall

The USA property market continues to go from strength to strength, with new data showing that foreclosure levels plummeted during the first quarter (Q1) of this year...

U.S. new home prices soar

There was a significant increase in new homes prices in April, providing further evidence the USA property market is firmly on the road to recovery...

U.S. properties to be auctioned online

There are only a few weeks left before Micoley.com's May 18th auction event, but people don't have to wait to bid on any of these U...

Andy Warhol's former home in New York up for sale

Andy Warhol's former townhome in New York has been put up for sale at an asking price of $5.795m (£3...

USA property recovery continues

Residential property prices in the USA appreciated for the 16th consecutive month in February as the market recovery picked up speed, the latest index from Zillow shows...

Orlando property prices boom

    The Orlando property market is going from strength to strength on the back of a surge in demand from national and international homebuyers, helping to push property prices higher in the process...

US new-home sales reach three-year high

Demand for new homes in the USA reached a three year high in 2012, as the housing market recovery picked up pace...

Miami property sales soar

Miami property sales in Miami set a new record last year, helping to push residential prices significantly higher in the process, the latest figures from the Miami Association of Realtors show...

USA property prices increased 5.9% in 2012

USA property prices rose by 5.9% last year, marking the largest annual gain since 2006, according to figures provided by the Zillow Home Value Index...

Free property management for Florida property investors

Florida property professional Alan Fishman has announced a series of new incentives for those thinking of buying property in Miami Fishman has launched an opportunity for investors who buy now to save money on their first year after purchasing a new property in Florida, most notably Miami, if they buy a home through the Advantage Real Estate team...

US properties are selling like hotcakes

With demand for properties in USA soaring, many more homes in the country are being sold within hours of being listed on the market for sale, according to the latest Zillow ranking of national buyers' and sellers' markets...

US property sales rise 2% in October

Despite the recent Presidential election and the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, the USA property sector continued to go from strength to strength last month with residential property sales and construction levels both improving...

California home prices rise 19% in October

Residential property prices in California recorded their eighth straight annual increase last month, providing further evidence to suggest that the state's housing market recovery is gaining momentum...

Shaquille O'Neal buys cheap property in Florida

Despite reportedly being worth around £250m, retired American basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal has bought a modest house in Florida for $235,000 (£148,000)...

US foreclosure levels continue to fall

There was a marginal fall in the number of homes in USA entering into foreclosure in September, the latest figures show...

P-Diddy lists New York apartment for £5.3m

U.S. rapper P-Diddy has placed his New York apartment on the market for an asking price of $8.5m (£5...

Miami property prices continue to strengthen

Miami home prices rose again in August, marking nine consecutive months of appreciation, according to the 25,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system...

U.S. home prices continue to head north

Residential property prices in the USA continued to rise in June compared with the corresponding month in 2011, marking the first year-on-year rise since September 2010, when the USA property market benefited temporarily from a federal home-buying tax credit, according to the latest Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller index...

Investors target distressed U.S. homes

Growing demand for distressed properties in USA is helping to push up property prices across parts of the country as housing inventory falls...

Sales of new U.S. homes increased by 3.6% in July

Sales of new homes in USA increased by 3.6% in July to match a two-year high reached in May, a further indication that the USA property market is on the road to recovery...

USA property prices rise again

USA property values continued to rise in July, increasing by an average of 0.5% from June to $151,600 (£120,000), according to the July Zillow Real Estate Market Reports...

Over 20,000 homes in Detroit to go under the hammer

A record 22,504 foreclosed properties will be sold at auction next month in Wayne County, Detroit, because homeowners fell into financial arrears, acting as an indicator that the aftershocks from the USA property market crash are far from over...

Most expensive apartment goes on sale in New York

The most expensive apartment in New York has been put up for sale at an asking price of $100m (£64m)...

Coastal homes launched in Florida from £58,000

Estate agents Torcana has launched to market a selection of new homes along Florida´s gulf coast, widely considered to be one of the most beautiful and desirable locations to live and vacation in the USA...

Miami pending property sales rise again in June

The total number of listings, including single-family homes and condominiums, that pended in Miami-Dade County, USA, during the month of June increased by 22%, from 2,730 to 3,344, year-on-year but declined 13% compared to the previous month, according to the 25,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) systems...

Flights to America could be slashed

British holidaymakers and those with second homes in USA could soon benefit from significantly cheaper transatlantic flights following the UK government’s decision to allow more international airlines to use ‘cheaper airports’ such as Gatwick, Luton and Stansted...

Top 5 USA property investment destinations

A growing number of investors have turned their attention to the property market in the USA, where prices are currently up to 70% below their peak values before the market crash in 2006...

New high yield property investment opportunity in Florida

Florida-based Coldwell Banker Feltrim has launched a new scheme called Park Lake at Parsons, Brandon, Florida, where the 40 one- and two-bedroom condos are giving net rental yields of up to 10...

Free downloadable Florida property guide

"If you don´t know your history, you are doomed to repeat it" as the saying goes. Florida has one of the most fascinating and chequered histories in the USA and its property industry has had numerous booms and busts in the 499 years since its discovery in 1513 by Juan Ponce de Leon...

Supply of U.S. homes for sale remains low

The inventory of unsold homes in the USA in May was just 2.49m, roughly the same level as April, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR)...

U.S. proposes 'homeowners visa' for foreigners

In a bid to attract more overseas property buyers to help boost the country’s housing market and economy, abill has been proposed in the Senate allowing foreign buyers a visa valid for three years if they buy a home in the USA...

U.S. property prices increase for third straight month

U.S. property prices increased by 0.8% in April from the previous month, the third consecutive month, as the residential property market shows signs of stabilisation, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)...

Orlando property prices rise for fourth month in a row

Residential property prices in Orlando, Florida, appreciated for the fourth consecutive month in May, with the average price of a home in the city rising by 2...

U.S. home affordability level hits record high

Bargain hunters have been flocking to the USA to snap up properties, which is unsurprising when looking at some of the fabulous property deals available, following the collapse in values across many parts of the country in recent years...

Orlando property market benefits from spike in tourism

Orlando, Florida, with its array of theme parks and glorious weather, attracted over 55m visitors last year, a record breaking figure that has boosted demand for property in Orlando, according to estate agent Coldwell Banker Feltrim...

Private island in Florida for sale

A 1.4 acre private island on the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, Florida is available to buy at auction this week...

Broward County home prices continue to soar

The average sales price of single-family homes in Broward County was $205,000 (£132,000), up 17% compared to April 2011 and 14% compared to the previous month, according to the MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) systems...

Miami property prices increase for fifth consecutive month

Miami home prices posted strong gains in April, led by the condominium sector in the Miami-Dade County, according to the 25,000-member MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system...

U.S. property market could be near to bottoming out

The collapse of housing markets across the USA, a key contributor to the financial crisis that dragged the country, and the rest of the world with it, into recession, is showing signs of improving...

High yielding property investment opportunities in New York

Property investors seeking high rental returns should consider investing in New York’s social housing sector, according to investment property firm Living Stone Partners...

Ricky Martin finally sells discounted property in Florida

Ricky Martin has sold his Miami Beach mansion for $10.6m (£6.6m), almost five years after putting it on the market...

Investors swoop in on prime Florida land plots

Buyers seeking to invest in the USA property market should look no further than prime land plots on Florida’s Gulf coast, according to Knight Knox International, a UK-based property investment firm that specialises in selling real estate and land in the Sunshine State...

Steer clear of buying cheap homes in Detroit

An estate agent is not a happy one — not when property prices in your patch have plummeted on the back of the worst international economic crisis since the Great Depressionof the 1930’s...

Michael Jackson's home on sale for £15m

The mansion where Michael Jackson died has been placed up for sale at an asking price of $23.9m (£15...

Justin Bieber splashes the cash on new Hollywood mansion

Global Superstar Justin Bieberhas bought a £6.8m mansion in the Hollywood Hills, USA. The singer, who turned 18 last week - has secured a luxury five-bedroom, 9,400sqft house overlooking Lake Hollywood, which he plans to live in with his girlfriend Selena Gomez...

Investors gamble on properties in Las Vegas

A growing number of homebuyers, including investors, are taking a punt on the Las Vegas property market ensuring that property sales hit a five-year high for the month of January...

Falling U.S. property prices present buyers with room for negotiations

A high level of distressed sales is continuing to place downward pressure on underlying U.S. property values, research shows...

U.S. mortgage applications rise as borrowing rates hit record low

U.S. mortgage applications increased by 7.5% for the week ending 3 February, suggesting that more homeowners and homebuyers are taking advantage of historically low mortgage borrowing rates, according to weekly data released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association...

U.S. new homes sales slump

Sales of new single-family homes dropped 2.2% in December, ending the worst year on record for the U...

High demand for distressed properties in Miami

The heightened presence of international buyers in the Miami property market in Florida seeking bank-owned properties has resulted in rapid absorption of distressed home listings and price appreciation...

Orlando property prices offer room for growth

The property market in Orlando, Florida, will lead the nation in 2012 for home price gains, according to a Californian based property research firm, Clear Capital...

Student pays record £56m for home in New York

The daughter of a Russian billionaire has purchased the most expensive ever home in New York after paying $88m (£56m) for a large Manhattan apartment, according to Forbes magazine...

USA property bargains beckon in 2012

The volume of scheduled foreclosure auctions reached a nine-month high last month, suggesting that in early 2012 more homes in USA will be seized by banks or offered as short sales, in which lenders agree to accept less than the balance of a mortgage...

Bright future for Florida property market

Is 2012 shaping up to be a good year for the USA property market? Gary Kenny, chief executive of Coldwell Banker Feltrim...

More homebuyers take advantage of cheap homes in USA

Fresh figures show that more people are taking advantage of low mortgage borrowing costs and cheap property prices by snapping up cheap resale and new build homes in USA...

The future is bright for the USA retail property market

The U.S. retail property market is a strong position for long-term growth despite the economic uncertainty at home and abroad, according to a leading group of economists...

50% Finance Available on Buy-to-Let Properties in Detroit, USA

Experience International is now offering 50% finance to international investors when purchasing pre-tenanted, buy-to-let properties in Detroit, USA...

Pending U.S. property sales fell in September, but rose year-on-year

Pending USA home sales dropped 4.6% in September compared to the previous month, but increased in September in relation to the corresponding month last year, according to the latest National Association of Realtors (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)...

USA home prices rose in Q3

A surge in buyers taking advantage of adverse market conditions helped to push USA property prices higher during the third quarter (Q3) of 2011, research shows...

US housing starts increased in September

US housing starts rebounded sharply in September, according to official figures supplied by the government, suggesting that USA property market conditions are improving...

U.S. home prices on the rise

Existing sales of homes in USA increased sharply in August, compared to the corresponding month last year, despite the ongoing lack of mortgage liquidity available to homebuyers, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR)...

Florida property prices boom

Asking prices for homes in Miami have increased, on average, by a staggering 27.4% in the past year, far outstripping average national price growth of 2...

Florida property “bargains” offer high rental returns

There are signs of an Italian Renaissance in the Orlando property market, where property investors seeking a safe home for their money are increasingly opting out of the volatile stock market and are heading for more concrete and stable investments being offered...