homes http://wlrn.org en South Florida Rent Increases Among The Highest In the Nation http://wlrn.org/post/south-florida-rent-increases-among-highest-nation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">According to a report published by </span><a href="http://www.axiometrics.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">AXIOMetrics</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, rent increases in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade counties rank among the highest 25 in the nation.</span></p><p>For example, in Miami-Dade County the average rent rose 6.29 percent, to $1,485 a month.</p><p>Jay Denton is the vice president for research at AXIOMetrics. He says the high prices in Florida could be due to a demand which exceeds the supply.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:00:34 +0000 Carla Javier 34805 at http://wlrn.org South Florida Rent Increases Among The Highest In the Nation How A Miami Farm Became A Magic City Oasis http://wlrn.org/post/how-miami-farm-became-magic-city-oasis <p></p><p>The farm is hidden behind tall trees and a short wall. But when you walk closer, you can start to see the main house painted blue and coral-pink.</p><p>There are six small cottages on one side of the house, and sitting right over Miami’s Little River, is a two-story boathouse from the early 1900s.</p><p>“(When) you’re in here, you’re not in Miami. (But) you can walk two feet out the door and you’re in Miami. What could be better?” said Tamara Hendershot, owner of the Magic City Farm.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:46:07 +0000 Julia Duba 22128 at http://wlrn.org How A Miami Farm Became A Magic City Oasis Miami Beach Preservationists Battle Glitterati Over Homes http://wlrn.org/post/miami-beach-preservationists-battle-glitterati-over-homes Some of Miami Beach's quietest and most historic neighborhoods can be found in a chain of small islands connected by a causeway. On Di Lido Island, a community of homes built 50 and 60 years ago is being torn down and replaced, lot by lot. On one street alone, five houses currently are slated for demolition.<p>Daniel Ciraldo stands across the street from two '60s-era houses that will soon be demolished and replaced by a new home nearly double their combined size.<p>"We're looking at ceiling heights of around 10 foot per floor. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:35:39 +0000 Greg Allen 18163 at http://wlrn.org Miami Beach Preservationists Battle Glitterati Over Homes Habitat For Humanity: Women Helping Women http://wlrn.org/post/habitat-humanity-women-helping-women <p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 12565 at http://wlrn.org Habitat For Humanity: Women Helping Women