Archives: May 2013

South Florida’s Luxury Home Market Sizzles

The $30-million sale of Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez’s Miami Beach party pad conjures the old adage, “The rich get richer.’’ As South Florida’s housing market continues posting solid price gains, the luxury end is leading the charge with one record breaking sale after another. “The market is on fire here,” said broker Jill Eber of […]



The Year of Pricing Audaciously

Early last year, the virtual sales center at One57 set the tone for a year of astronomical listings in the high-end residential real estate market. Billionaires found the green-carpet views of Central Park — meticulously captured by a remote-control helicopter — to be irresistible. Gary Barnett, the president of the Extell Development Company, announced sales […]





Marketing to Millionaires

Kevin Tomlinson of Sotheby’s Real Estate in Miami shared his thoughts about luxury marketing last night in a popular real estate podcast called “The Water Cooler.” Kevin doesn’t get the air time he deserves … you can use the fast forward button to bypass Chris Smith’s loud, boisterous interruptions and endless soliloquy. (That must be […]