Miami Beach Real Estate
People from all parts of the globe love to visit the beautiful city of Miami. Miami Beach is one of the most marvelous cities in the world, and Miami real estate is certainly at the top of the list of some of the most gorgeous homes in the world. South Beach is known as far as Perth, Australia, and is visited by thousands of tourists every month. Movie stars and models from all over the world,as well as "the rich and famous", are often found strolling Miami Beach's Ocean Drive. Miami Beach is one of the best cities in America to own real estate, because it's international flavor continues to bring in home buyers from all over the world.
When you become the proud owner of Miami Beach real estate, whether you live in Miami part of the year, or whether you live and work here all year round, you can always feel like you are on vacation. Since 1986, real estate prices in Miami have continued to climb, and real estate in Miami Beach held its value even during times of economic recession. Miami is the one place in the United States, where the weather is warm all year round, and owning Miami property has become more desirable now than ever before, because the city has truly become international, with people from all over the world buying homes and condos in Miami. The City of Miami Beach is centrally located, so whether you fly to Tokyo or Sydney, you are never more than just a few minutes away from Miami International Airport. Miami's international flavor and central location make Miami homes and condos a sound investment opportunity for the savvy buyer.
Matt Damon's Miami Beach House For Sale $20 Million USD
Matt Damon's Miami Beach house on exclusive North Bay Road was listed for sale for $20,000,000 USD. The 12,705 square feet mansion is situated on a one acre lot on one of the most espensive streets in South Florida.
Some of North Bay Road's residents include Chris Bosh and Dwyane of the Miami Heat NBA basketball team.
Mr Damon purchased the property at the height of the Miami real estate boom in 2005 for a hefty $10,300,000 according to the Miami Dade County property records.
A-Rod's Miami Beach House For Sale $38,000,000
Alex Rodriguez, AKA A-Rod, N.Y. Yankees star, and one of baseball's all time great players, recently put his Miami Beach house for sale. A-Rod's house, located on North Bay Road, is situated on one of Miami Beach's famous streets, with residents such as Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and Matt Damon, to name a few. The 20,000 plus square feet mansion is advertised as a "Stunning modern masterpiece, with uninterrupted Biscayne Bay and skyline views minutes from South Beach on the island's most coveted residential street. Ultimate privacy guaranteed through gated, walled property line, 16 security cameras and 275 feet of water frontage with two docks. Contemporary, casual design with warm, organic materials including coral rock, white oak floors and Zen gardens make 20,000-plus square feet of oversized rooms feel like an intimate home. South Florida's famous indoor/outdoor lifestyle at its finest with covered terraces, vanishing edge heated pool, outdoor kitchen and rooftop deck. Hurricane-ready with thick impact glass and full-home generator. Standalone gym featuring steam room is fitness fanatic's paradise. Entertain to impress with gourmet kitchen, home theater and surround sound throughout. This is a one of a kind, once in a lifetime residence." A-Rod purchased the North Bay Road Miami mansion and an adjoining lot for $24 milllion in 2010 when he was dating actress Cameron Diaz.
Ricky Martin Sells Miami Beach Home For $10,600,000
Singer Ricky Martin just sold his Miami Beach home for $10,600,000. The property was advertized as a "Mediterranean masterpiece with breathtaking open bay views from every room. Featuring 7 bedrooms, adjoining courtyard-view guest quarters, 8 full baths, 2 half baths including cabana, fully wired media room and elevator. This private estate is the epitome of luxury living featuring the finest in detailed finishes including solid mahogany doors, ceiling treatments, fireplaces, travertine marble throughout, and crown moldings. Spacious gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, full bar. Jacuzzi and pool."
Ricky Martin's 9,491 square feet mansion is situated on a 19,320 square
feet lot with 105 linear feet of water frontage. He purchased the property
in 2005 for $10,000,000. The sale is one of several luxury home sales
to take place recently. Just last week shoe maker Donald Pliner of 29
Star Island sold his home for $14,325,000, accepting quite a bit less
than his asking price of $20,000,000.
Lil Wayne's House In Miami Beach For Sale
Lil Wayne’s house on La Gorce Island in Miami Beach is for sale -- that is what has been all over the internet today, on blog after blog. Is it true? No it’s not.
The latest rumor was started by an erroneous April 7th report by AOL Real Estate, stating that Lil Wayne put his La Gorce Island home up for sale due to tax problems.
Lil Wayne doesn’t own a house on Miami Beach, but it he reportedly rents a home on La Gorce Island. 94 La Gorce Circle is a 15,000 square feet home which was built in 2004, and except for the relatively small lot on which it is situated, could well be considered a Miami Beach mansion.
The home is advertised as an architectural masterpiece with “rich woods, expanses of glass, steel & select marble, lavished throughout this ultra-modern residence that features sky terraces with incredible views”.
In actuality, the property has been on the market for sale for quite some time. It was listed for sale in 2006 for $13.9 million, and has been on the market for most of the time since then. In November 2010 the price was dropped to $12.9 million, where it stands today.
Al Capone's House in Miami Beach For Sale $6.85 Million
Al Capone's house in Miami Beach on Palm Island is for sale. Advertised as an opportunity to make a piece of Miami Beach history your own, the house once belonging to the infamous gangster Al Capone, comes replete with City of Miami Beach approved plans for rebuilding.
The Palm Island home, located at 93 Palm Ave, Miami Beach, FL, was previously listed in 2006, for $6.8 million, and went through 2 pending sales since that time, with no closing ever taking place. It was relisted for sale this month for $50,000 more than the original asking price.
Al Capone's house in Miami Beach Florida - arial viewThe historical 6,103 square feet house, is situated on a 3 quarters acre lot, with 100 linear feet of frontage facing neighboring Hibiscus Island and Biscayne Bay. Built in 1922, the Capone house is one of the oldest homes in Miami Beach. Henry Morrison, who still owns the house, according to the Miami Dade property records, purchased it in 1971 for $56,000.
Dwyane Wade Buys Miami Beach House For $10,650,000
Dwyane Wade just bought a Miami Beach house on North Bay Road. The 28 year old Miami Heat, NBA all-star looked at more than 50 properties, before finally settling on the house he now calls home.
The property, located on upper North Bay Road in Miami Beach is just a few blocks away from the house that Chris Bosh purchased just a couple of months ago, and less than one block away from the home owned by actor Matt Damon. The 6 bedrooms house sits on a lot just over an acre, boasts 150 linear feet of bay frontage, and has more than 13,000 square feet of living area.
Dwyane Wade paid $10.65 million for the property, and ensured that North Bay Road in Miami Beach now has one more celebrity living on the block.
Chris Bosh Buys Miami Beach Home For $12.5 Million
Chris Bosh just bought a Miami Beach home on North Bay Road for $12.5
million. The 26 years old NBA basketball star joined the Miami Heat in
July of this year, and was reported to be looking at Miami Beach homes,
when it was announced today that he purchased the property located at
6396 North Bay Road in Miami Beach.
The property was listed in June 2008 for $15,000,000, and the asking price was raised to $18,000,000 in 2009 when the mansion was finished, but with no buyers, the price was once again reduced, and was listed for $14,970,000 when Chris Bosh purchased it.
North Bay Road in Miami Beach has been known for housing such famous celebrities as Jennifer Lopez, Matt Damon, the Bee Gees, Shakira, Tommy Mattola, Thalia, Billy Joel, and Ricky Martin.
Miami real estate has been a great investment opportunity for many discriminating buyers. Why Miami Beach Real Estate? In Miami, you have the best of everything from the warm winter days to the many varied golf courses. Wonderful restaurants line Miami Beach's Ocean Drive, where tourists flock from all over the world to enjoy the warm breezes and international flavor of Miami Beach. Lincoln Road has become the favorite of many Miami residents, who love to dine in the outdoor restaurants and shop for everything from art to incense.