Florida Luxury Real Estate Blog



Achieving consistent sales results in the ultra-luxury real estate market is a skill shared by the top producing Broward brokers. Such performance is driven by strong brokerage relationships and synergistic business connections, state wide, nationally and globally. As a testimony to the above, Julie Jones-Bernard and Florida Luxurious Properties have brokered three out of the five top residential sales in Broward County year-to-date (January to May, 2015).




Julie Jones-Bernard and the team of experts associates at Florida Luxurious Properties specialize in the $1M plus real estate market, offering French, Spanish,

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Las Olas Isles derives its name from the “Island Section” of Fort Lauderdale, dating back to 1910 when the area was nothing but mangrove swamps. Finger islanding of the swamps was started by W.F. Morang and Charles Green Rodes. Today, one beautiful isle follows another with multi-million dollar residences of Mediterranean, Tuscan and contemporary styles with exotic tropical landscaping and large loggias, summer kitchens and resort-styled pools, all designed to take advantage of the amazing South Florida climate.

Las Olas Isles offers lush tropical vegetation, romantic views and luxurious comfortable South Florida living. Las Olas Isles depicts the ‘Venice of America’ with Italian inspired waterways and island names such as San Marco or The Isle of

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At a recent Kaufman Rossin & Co. CEO Roundtable Breakfast to discuss their 2015 Broward Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward business leaders echoed each other’s optimism in saying business continues to grow across all industries, and demand is high for talented and qualified workers.

Here are the trends sited in the 2015 Broward Executive Survey:


  • 76% of business leaders report the health of their business is better today than one year ago—up 10% from the previous two years.
  • 90% expect a healthier business in the coming year.
  • 60% expect to increase staff.

Geographic Impact:

  • 40% of businesses conduct at least 50% of their business solely in Broward County.
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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released its latest data on international investors and Florida continues to be in the top four states in the United States as a destination for international buyers to purchase real estate property. According to NAR, 21% of all units purchased by international clients occurred in Florida from April 2014 to March 2015. This represents the highest percentage among the top four states in the US: Florida, California, Texas and Arizona.

International buyers are attracted to Florida because it offers attractive prices compared to other states, economic stability, outstanding infrastructure and unparalleled quality of life, in addition to the great weather and its location. International clients see Florida

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Your home is the space where you and your family live your day-to-day lives with all your cherished, necessary and perhaps superfluous personal belongings. This could potentially pose as one of the major challenges in the selling process, which is to make your home look appealing to potential buyers. Ideally, when viewing your residence, potential buyers should be able to picture themselves and their family creating precious memories living in and growing with your residence.

To achieve this impact, homeowners must first face the daunting task of decluttering their home. This will accentuate the spaciousness of a given living area.  The next step is finding the perfect balance of depersonalizing your home of your treasured effects and maintaining the

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In today’s society, we have thousands of gadgets that keep us connected no matter where we are--Wi-Fi, cell phones, tablets, laptops, Bluetooth and more. These devices have made it possible for people in many careers to work from practically anywhere and have changed the focus for many homeowners looking to settle down in a new location.

Top priorities for working families have shifted overall from an emphasis on proximity to a worksite to more of a work-from-home direction, with need lists that prominently feature outdoor work spaces and home offices with advanced capabilities for technology. For sellers putting their homes on the market, this is an important shift to take into consideration when showcasing properties to potential buyers.

What are

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Erica Stowers of Florida Luxurious Properties proudly features the exquisite residence at 31 Isla Bahia Drive in Harbor Beach, Fort Lauderdale on Channel 7 ABC’s local television feature, “Out and About”. The show airs Sunday, May 17th at 11:30 a.m. EST.  To view the interview, Click Here:  Channel 7 Visits 31 Isla Bahia in Fort Lauderdale.

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When thinking of the homeless in our community, seldom does one consider that many children join their parent(s) when circumstances render them without a home. An adult finding him/herself homeless is daunting enough. For a child, the experience can be devastating if not handled properly.

In 1993, the Broward Partnership was formed by a coalition of concerned business and community leaders  to create a safe haven to help the homeless become active, participating members of the community once more.

Intent on aiding the homeless, the Fort Lauderdale Board of Realtors started a sponsorship with Broward Partnership that encompassed a year’s effort to rebuild the 15-year old weather-beaten play area for children at the shelter. In January, the project

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Condos are a great option for anyone who loves the Southern Florida lifestyle but doesn’t necessarily need the constraints of home ownership and prefers the exclusivity and convenience of living within a community association. Condos are always in high demand in Fort Lauderdale, Miami and surrounding areas, and developers are constantly planning more buildings to keep up with the influx of prospective residents. These luxury properties do not stay on the market for long, so here’s what you need to know about upcoming projects in the area this year.

The pre-construction condo market in South Florida has been an ongoing project, and in 2015, the real construction will begin. More than 65 new towers are scheduled to be opened this year east of Interstate

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