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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

All Cash Real Estate Transactions

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

All Cash Real Estate Transactions

At the end of last year, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced the renewal of the existing Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) relating to money laundering concerns in connection with all-cash purchases of high-end residential real estate properties.

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Eliminate the Cost of Preparing Your Home for Sale

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019 in Blog | 0 comments

Eliminate the Cost of Preparing Your Home for Sale

We anticipate a client’s needs based on keen observations, and create new and exciting initiatives. One recently introduced program will help clients sell their homes easier and faster, and most importantly, without the upfront costs of investing in physical improvements.

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The Best Restaurants for the 2018 Holiday Season

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

The Best Restaurants for the 2018 Holiday Season

Miami is one of the best places to eat in America, thanks to an amazing variety of international cuisines and cultures that call the Magic City home. 2018 brought many newcomers to Miami, both well-anticipated global brands and hyper-local innovative concepts.

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Six Star Treatment

Posted by on Nov 19, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Six Star Treatment

Who doesn’t enjoy a stay at a multi-star hotel with ultra-service?  Applying these five principles  to all professional interactions ensures success.

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Realtor Referral

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Realtor Referral

As real estate agents, we all do an extraordinary amount of networking. While all that networking is great for helping us connect with potential clients, it can sometimes feel overwhelming.

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Make Sure You Get Your Money Back – Tenant Rights in Florida

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Make Sure You Get Your Money Back – Tenant Rights in Florida

Tenants in Florida have certain rights when it comes to their security deposits. The following is an overview of the law that governs the return and/or claims to security deposits in Florida. The law Florida Statute 83, section 49, governs the process for recovering a security deposit. 

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Expand Your World

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Expand Your World

Every day we receive words of wisdom from Leonard Steinberg, our Chief Evangelist in NY.  I really love to read. I am in a book club, have five books on my bed stand, and yet I don’t read as much as I should.

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Embracing the Miami Summer

Posted by on Aug 9, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Embracing the Miami Summer

Summer is a time where culture and new restaurants surprise us. If you are visiting or planning a staycation, here are some fun activities that the entire family can enjoy.

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A Special Look Inside the South Florida Real Estate Market

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

A Special Look Inside the South Florida Real Estate Market

As a Real Estate Advisor selling properties in similar price ranges, I have shown my own listings more this year than ever before to clients from New York and the east coast.

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Staying Social in Real Estate

Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Staying Social in Real Estate

The real estate market changes constantly, and in order for agents to be successful for our clients we need to change with it.

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