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Market research expert sees good South Florida housing fundamentals

The good folks at IMN brought us a great opportunity to speak with a real expert on the housing market during the most recent Fried On Business show. Steve LaTerra, managing director of Meyers Research in Phoenix, paid us a visit to talk about the home building market nationally and in South Florida. LaTerra will be at IMN’s 4th Annual …

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Attorney to the stars notes new philanthropy education programs

I like all of my guests, of course. But one of my favorites recently returned to the Fried On Business show to discuss some issues related to celebrity philanthropy. Handler Thayer attorney Andrew Morton does good by helping other people do good. What do I mean by that? Well, Morton handles philanthropy law, non-profit compliance, best practices, and philanthropic branding …

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Guests this week covered Wynwood’s future, autonomous cars, holograms for health and GMO mosquitoes to fight zika

The March 2 edition of the Fried On Business radio program was a veritable smorgasbord of excellent guests covering excellent topics. Future of autonomous vehicles First up was my great friend Larry Zinn, general manager of Warren Henry Land Rover, Range Rover, Infiniti and Jaguar, to discuss the future of autonomous vehicles. Now, autonomy has been appearing in cars for …

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Broadcast brings out best at Bergstrom Center conference

It’s always a treat when I get to do a live remote broadcast, and it’s even better when that broadcast is done in support of an organization that’s dear to my heart. So I had an absolute blast when I got to do the most recent episode of Fried On Business live from the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies …

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Residential prices rise in face of high Miami inventory, says RE/MAX chief

When you want to know what’s happening in a particular real estate market, you are wise to seek out an expert. It’s even better when that expert is part of a network of professionals who can provide perspective and context for any decisions. RE/MAX, as I learned recently, is one of those networks. The company’s Chief Operating Officer, Adam Contos, …

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Trusted Family co-founder says communication key to continuity

If you think managing a family business is difficult, how about managing a family business across two, three or even more generations? That is exactly the place where our most recent Fried On Business guest, Edouard Thijssen, found himself. Born in Belgium, Thijssen is a next-generation member of a global family business. As he grew older and got more involved, …

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Dezer developments exemplify Super Luxe condo trend

The Dezer family is built on love – love of family and love of delivering some of the highest-quality real estate in the country. That’s why it was a real pleasure to have Dezer Development President Gil Dezer – and his two young daughters – visit the Fried On Business program to discuss the state of Super Luxe condo development. …

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CoStar provides information bridge into commercial real estate career

It was a real estate bonanza during the latest Fried On Business show. I had a couple of real experts on board – Mark Anes of CoStar and longtime friend Adam Von Romer, to talk about the value of the CoStar service and how to get started in commercial real estate. Anes came to my office recently to demo CoStar, …

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Now’s the time to support Dolphins Cancer Challenge 2017

I so rarely get fired up about things. Okay, okay. We all know that’s not true. But when I get fired up every year about this time, it’s for a very good reason. That reason is the annual Dolphins Cancer Challenge. It’s the Miami Dolphins’ largest signature charity event and the largest charity event in the entire National Football League. …

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Real estate crowdfunding vital to IHT Realty Group platform

Daniel Summers has been in the real estate business since 1976. He’s seen a lot. He might even tell you he’s seen it all. But about 18 months ago, something new caught his attention. Something that made even this veteran businessman take notice. That something is “crowdfunding” of real estate, which in 2013 produced about $400 million in equity financing, …

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