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Welcome to my blog! Here I will share news, ideas and tips about living it up in luxury in Miami. It’s not that hard to do. Miami is a young, vibrant city full of culture and diversity. It makes it the perfect place to live, enjoy and relax. There’s always something happening around town, a little bit of everything for the most refined of tastes. I hope to give you a little insight into the beauty and fun that is Miami and its surrounding areas.

I have worked in real estate in this market for over 10 years, I live and play here. So whatever you’re looking for, you may just find it here in Miami. There’s more to Miami than it’s beautiful beaches and people. Miami is ever-evolving with new cultural experiences at every turn. There is no other city in the United States quite like Miami. We have people from all over the world settling here daily, bringing with them the richness of their culture. That makes Miami a world-class city. Come back weekly for my scoop on the fun and business of living here.

To learn more about my professional credentials go here.

~~ Melissa J. Rubin

A New Innovation to Market Your Home for the 21st Century

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

A New Innovation to Market Your Home for the 21st Century

I’m always thinking of new and unique approaches for my life and my work. And I have found one in this little package.

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Virtual Staging: Innovative Technology Taking Marketing To The Next Level

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Virtual Staging: Innovative Technology Taking Marketing To The Next Level

It is truly amazing how now this room is transformed to the salon of your dreams. It now makes it very easy to imagine how the room will look furnished.

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An Iconic Building in the Making: 1000 Museum Park by Zaha Hadid

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

An Iconic Building in the Making: 1000 Museum Park by Zaha Hadid

A construction walk-through gives you the opportunity to see the “behind the scenes” creation of your home. And in the case of 1000 Museum Park, scheduled for completion in 2018, it’s a unique experience. Designed by world-renowned architect, Zaha Hadid, the building will feature half-floor suites, 10 ft. ceilings, breathtaking bay and city views, and spacious living areas. With only 83 units, this building will certainly be an intimate place to call home for a select few.

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Life’s Surprises: A Gas Station That Has It All!

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Life’s Surprises: A Gas Station That Has It All!

Ray Zomerfeld asked me to meet him at the gas station for lunch on 17th Avenue and US1 in Miami.

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A Tale of Two Mansions

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

A Tale of Two Mansions

Imagine an idyllic sanctuary nestled on a private island enclave on Miami Beach, Florida, where fine living, serenity and nature meet. And then envision yourself settling into a haven of pure beauty on the same peaceful island. This is a tale of two mansions.

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Are You Baseling? | Art Basel 2016

Posted by on Nov 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Are You Baseling? | Art Basel 2016

Miami, We’re all Baseling
As Art Basel 2016 approaches, the event continues to expand to include more innovative shows in new venues. It is important to be strategic so you can cover everything that you would like to.

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Miami, No Car Needed Part 2: Parking Not Included

Posted by on Nov 5, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Miami, No Car Needed Part 2:  Parking Not Included

In my last blog, I shared 7 public transportation options to help you get around town without a car. Now, I want to let you in on a little known fact about real estate prices:

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Miami, No Car Needed Part 1: 7 Ways to Ride in Style

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Miami, No Car Needed Part 1:  7 Ways to Ride in Style

This is an exciting time to live in Miami and experience the changes in our city as it grows. Each new transportation option is sure to make our lives easier. All we have to do is embrace the ways our city is evolving.

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10 Tips for Creating Propertunity and Relationship Capital

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

10 Tips for Creating Propertunity and Relationship Capital

In building relationship capital, I am always thinking about what I can do to be more valuable to my relations, and how and where I can be exposed to new professionals and be able to create a mutually beneficial relationship.
Here are 10 tips that will help you better nurture your existing relationships and build new ones.

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10 Topical Tips for Buying Property in Miami

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

10 Topical Tips for Buying Property in Miami

Whether a buyer is relocating from another state or currently lives here and is buying a home, the steps to purchasing a property are constantly evolving. To avoid a stressful situation and the unknowns of the totally unexpected, I have created 10 tips to buying property in South Florida. Understanding the process and the timeline helps in creating a smooth transaction.

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