Shakira Lists Miami Beach Home for $11.6 Million

Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira listed her Miami Beach this month for $11.648 million. Located at 3140 North Bay Road Drive, the 9,125-square-foot waterfront property holds six bedrooms and seven-and-a-half baths. Surrounded by palm trees and bright green hedges, the sophisticated haven promises a rejuvenating stay for residents and their guests. Bone inlaid art pieces, handmade decorative

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Florida’s only private, residential helipad set to debut at One Thousand Museum

Magic City residents just keep getting more and more forms of transportation. First, the Brightline train opened its doors May 19 to commuters traveling between Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. Then, Brightline named Lyft as its exclusive ride-share partner. Lime, the bike-sharing service, announced it reached 100,000 rides in Miami during National Bike Month.

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Old Naples’ Most Exquisite Neighborhood

By Mary Lou Janson Royal palms, banyan tree canopies, gentle bay breezes, warm Gulf of Mexico waters and white sand beaches define the Florida West Coast community of Olde Naples. With its small-town charm and quaint boutiques, galleries and cafés, the area has established itself among the most enviable places to live. Residents take full

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Elk River Club – Banner Elk, North Carolina

By Janan Talafer Nestled into the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, the Elk River Club offers sweeping vistas of pristine forests, a mountain-top equestrian facility, shimmering lakes and the meandering Elk River, prized for its trout fishing. Jack Nicklaus designed his first North Carolina Signature golf course here, and it’s often described as one of the

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Top 5 Homes of the Week

All of this week’s Top Homes reside in different states along the east coast, including New York, Virginia, Florida, Connecticut and New Jersey. Each home has its own exquisite east coast characteristics and unique design exuding the finest elements in luxury real estate. If you’re looking for a summer home or primary residence on the

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The Era of Low Mortgage Rates Is Over

Mortgage rates this week jumped to their highest level since 2011, signaling a shift from a period of ultracheap loans to a higher-rate environment that could slow home price appreciation and squeeze first-time buyers. The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 4.61% this week from 4.55% last week, according to data released

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