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iBuying in Gator-Infested Waters: The Impact on Florida Real Estate
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by The CE Shop Team

iBuying programs accounted for nearly 3,400 Florida home purchases in the first two quarters of 2021. But what does this mean for the real estate industry?

Florida’s Bigfoot: Where Would Skunk Ape Live?
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by The CE Shop Team

The Skunk Ape, or Florida’s Bigfoot, is an ape-like creature that roams Florida’s swamps. Help us find a home for the Sunshine State’s first Florida Man!

Charles Ponzi’s Florida Real Estate Swampland Scam
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by The CE Shop Team

In 1925, Charles Ponzi committed one of the first and largest real estate Ponzi schemes in the U.S., coining the expression “Swampland in Florida”.

South Florida’s Flood of Real Estate Influencers
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by The CE Shop Team

After the COVID-19 pandemic halted much of the industry's core face-to-face interactions, real estate agents have set their networking sights on social media.

Florida’s Commercial Real Estate Market Continues to Grow
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by The CE Shop Team

Domestic and international investors are contributing capital funding, creating a strong foundation from which Florida’s commercial real estate market can grow. 

Miami: A Beacon for Art Deco Delights
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by The CE Shop Team

Miami’s impressive number of stunning Art Deco architecture is part of what makes “The Magic City” unlike nearly every other sunny, beach-facing city.

Hemingway's 6-Toed Cats Live on Prime Florida Real Estate
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by The CE Shop Team

Ernest Hemingway famously spent a lot of time in Key West. Today, the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, where his 6-toed cats live, is prime real estate. 

Sailboat On Water
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by The CE Shop Team

In Florida’s increasingly competitive housing market, could living on a boat be an affordable alternative for those who like to keep their finances simple?  

A Spotlight on Women in Real Estate: Denise Madan’s Story
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by The CE Shop Team

We wanted to get a firsthand look at what it’s like to be a woman in Florida’s booming real estate market, so we reached out to Denise Madan to get her take.

Sunburns or Tax Burns: COVID-19 Pushes Retirement for Many
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by The CE Shop Team

Coronavirus is accelerating retirement for baby boomers located in high-taxed states. Their departure is an interesting sign of COVID-19’s lasting influence.