Florida leads the Nation for International Home Shoppers

It seems like there is no slowing down for foreign buyers looking to buy homes in the U.S. and Florida takes first place. In a new report that tracks International home shoppers shows the sunshine state with 25% of the market. In the past 12 months that ended in June 2014, the dollar value of purchases in Florida topped $7.97 billion - a 24% increase from the previous year. The metropolitan areas with the most sales were: #1 : Orlando-Kissimmee with 11.5%, then 2cd place : Tampa-St. Petersburg with 11%, then 3rd : Miami-Miami Beach with 10%, then two tied at 4th place: Fort Lauderdale  & Sarasota-Bradenton  both with 8% of sales. The countries were buyers are coming from: Canada, Western Europe, United Kingdom, France, Germany and of course many South Americans especially in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale real estate markets.  

Berkley South 2 bedroom 2 bathroom reduced $240,000

3015 N. Ocean Blvd Unit 9B Berkley South Tower New Price = $240,000 2 Bedroom - 2 Bathroom 1.072 Sq. Feet The Berkley South is by far one of the best deals as far as beach living goes and this unit is the best deal in the building. This is not a short sale or a foreclosure and is now only $240,000 and may very well be the lowest priced 2 bedroom 2 bathroom on the ocean or anywhere near the beach. With this remarkable price I will be straight coming and letting you know = yes it needs updating and some investment ( and that contributes to the unheard of low price ). This will not last as it is priced to sell and will sell, please feel free to check Realtor.com for anything near this deal ( you won't find it). Call Fort Lauderdale realtor Keith Hasting at 305.778.0244 or email at keith@keithhasting.com for more information or to schedule a viewing.

Las Olas Luxury Living $597,000

111 SE 8th Ave # 902 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 $579,000 2 Bedrooms | 2 and 1/2 Bathrooms | 1,320 Sq. Feet Located uniquely where Downtown and Las Olas neighborhoods both meet giving the Venezia Las Olas a feeling like no other condominium. Yes if you want the excellent shopping & dining options of Las Olas and the museums and theatre venues of downtown within walking distance this is your place. Stunning unmatched views and upgrades throughout including a custom kitchen with designer cabinets and thick granite kitchen countertops. Huge master suite and bathroom and 5-star resort like amenities. Call Fort Lauderdale realtor Keith Hasting at 305.778.0244 for more information or email him at keith@keithhasting.com      

Las Vistas in Inverrary Resort Like Living

3501 Inverrary Drive Unit 204 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319 SOLD Set in a resort like community and with a tropical and lush fortress like landscape the Las Vistas in Inverrary is always a popular choice. With your choice of 5 heated swimming pools, recreation and community rooms as well as a golf course just steps away. The monthly HOA is low and the association is well ran and has a healthy reserves for piece of mind. Call Fort Lauderdale realtor Keith Hasting as he has listed and sold in Inverrary when you are ready to buy or sell.  

Fort Lauderdale Luxury Real Estate: Riva Fort Lauderdale

   New Riva Fort Lauderdale Breaks Ground - With its spectacular waterside location and stunning views nothing is quite like RIVA Fort Lauderdale. Yes the developers and architects have one simple mission with this new groundbreaking RIVA condominiums = change the rules and raise the bar on luxury living. This stunning 15-story tower going up on the Middle River and it will have new features unseen in other luxury condos. Building Features: 250-foot landscape entry drive to Riverside entry Porte cochere entry with fountain and valet service 60-foot wide, glass-walled, river-view lobby with reception / security desk 24 hour and 365 days Lobby-level café overlooking river 400 foot landscaped park along the bank of the river with seating and gardens along walkways Private boat slips and dock residents Recreation docks for kayaks and jet skies There are 10 different floor plans and all have private elevators and over-sized terraces perfect for entertaining. Price Range: $615,000 - $1,225,000. Size Range: 1,538 Sq. Feet - 2,418 Sq. Feet

Las Vistas in Inverrary

The Las Vistas in Inverrary is simply one of the most desirable adult living communities in South Florida. This stunning 2 bedroom 2 bathroom Penthouse unit has everything one could possibly want in a condo. The Las Vistas is a gated community featuring 5 swimming pools, community room and within walking distance to the Inverrary Golf Course and excellent shopping. With a remodeled kitchen and corian  countertops and new appliances. Next is the open living room and dining room with imported curtains from Italy and vanity sinks from France. This top floor Penthouse overlooks the tropical landscaped gardens and swimming pool. 3774 Inverrary Dr Penthouse 309 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319 THIS UNIT IS SOLD Call Keith Hasting at 305.778.0244 or email him at keith@keithhasting.com for more information on current listings in Las Vistas.  Looking to list and sell your condo call today for a free no obligation appointment.