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Spring Has Sprung, Impressionist Art in Fort Lauderdale Beach

Springtime has sprung in South Florida.   Floridians know its spring as we are flooded with Spring breakers, turtles nests on the beach, 95 becomes less packed as snowbirds migrate North, downright gorgeous flowering Jacaranda and Tabebuia trees blossom, ocean temperatures rise enough for us to put more than our toes in the water and the […]

The Fall Fort Lauderdale Home Show Is Here

  You know its fall in Florida when The Fort Lauderdale Home, Design and Remodeling Show is being advertised.  The billboards along 95 are like the leaves changing colors for Floridians.  The highly anticipated show starts this Friday, October 17th at 3pm at the gorgeous glass cladded Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL […]

We Found Your Fort Lauderdale Beach Dream Condo

This fully furnished 2 bedroom plus den, 2 bath corner contemporary masterpiece is situated along the sandy white beaches of A1A in Fort Lauderdale with sweeping views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the 8,000 square foot tropical pool in the Sapphire Condominium of the North Tower.  Lounge around and relax in the 1,468 square feet […]

Fort Lauderdale’s Sapphire Condo Market Update

A sales overview of the last six months from November 1, 2012 to April 30, 2013 in the exquisite Sapphire Condominium inFort Lauderdale beach provides real estate market stats on the two glass towers.  Three elite 2 bedroom, 2 bath units have sold ranging in sale price from $505,000 to $680,000 with an average sale […]


If you are just waiting for your South Florida target neighborhood or beach condominium to list your ideal piece of real estate on the market make sure to download the newly enhanced Sotheby’s International Realty’s real estate mobile app and receive instant alerts in the palm of your hands. The newly user-friendly redesigned app features […]

Broward County Top 10 in Nation for December Home Price Surge

A surge of  Broward County’s residential median sales price with a 21 percent gain last month placed it in tenth place overall in the nation as reported by a California report by ZipRealty. Palm Beach County showed an increase of 35 percent from a year ago. Miami’s sales prices have been on the upswing for the last […]

Posh Oceanfront Sapphire Condo Closed Sales 2012 Update

Is the debate on your mind?  Not the Presidential debate, but the debate to buy or sell at the oh-so posh Fort Lauderdale Beach oceanfront twin tower condominium Sapphire? Here’s a quick overview of the sales to date for 2012. Four elite 2 bedroom, 2 bath units have sold ranging in sale price from $425,000 […]

Fort Lauderdale Beach Contemporary, Water View Condo Furnished Turnkey Offered At $725,000

What could be better than to live across from the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean in South Florida in an exquisite, contemporary condominium that the only thing you need to move-in with is your clothes? Nothing gets simpler, yet divine, than my new modern, fully furnished, turnkey listing in the high profile Sapphire Condominium […]


Sapphire is my new favorite building in Fort Lauderdale.  Reason being?  This building has the most beautiful blue and white contemporary, interior design, not to mention the best amenities in town!  It has a spectacular, Five Star Resort, infinity edged, swimming pool  and nice size hot tub (most hot tubs in condos are on the small […]