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CREW - Commercial Real Estate Women

November 2009 -

Britt J. Rosen, CCIM, attended the CREW "cocktails, community, and connections" at the beautiful Epic Hotel deck pool. This is the new downtown Miami hotel located at 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way.  Below is the front elevation of the Epic Hotel taken with a Sony Cyber Shot digital camera. CREW-Miami is a commercial real estate association, providing a forum of professionals actively involved in commercial real estate in Miami.  

BNI Biscayne Connections

December 2008 - Britt J. Rosen, CCIM, joined the Biscayne Connection Chapter of BNI, Robert Kohlman, Esquire, President. 

See the list of the Biscayne Connections Chapter Members and company links which make-up this award winning 46 member strong chapter. The meetings are held at the downtown Bankers Club and guests are welcome.  Click here for benefits of BNI.

BNI is the largest business networking organization in the world offering its members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts, and business referrals.

Architect John A. Stuart speaks at Coral Gables Museum Lecture Series on The New Deal in South Florida.

On Friday, November 7, 2008, FIU Architecture Professor John Stuart, AIA spoke to a packed audience at the Old Spanish Village on his book about the New Deal in South Florida.  Sponsored by the Coral Gables Museum, this was the second of six talks in the museum's Architecture and Design Lecture Series

To purchase John A. Stuart's book click here

FIU Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute's evening event on investing in income properties.

October 10, 2008

Kenneth D. Rosen, CCIM, and a panel of Reatlors spoke before FIU's Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute's real estate and finance class about investing in income properties.  Mr. Rosen recently published Investing in Income Properties and is promoting his book.  Ken Rosen, a two time President of the Miami Board of Realtors (now the Realtor Assocaiton of Miami and the Beaches(RAMB), is founder and President of Kendar Realty Inc. of Coral Gables, FL.  Mr. Rosen also pubished a book on Condo Conversions in 1983.

The speaker's panel consisted of moderator, Ellen Kempler, and speakers Ken Rosen, and Realtor, Tony DeRosa, of WestVest Associates, Inc. of Doral.  

Approximately 80 people attended the evening's special event at FIU's School of Business Administraton.  Mr. Rosen spoke of his "big six" formula for acheiving wealth in real estate.  

FIU's Dr. Zhonghua Wu, and Director of Real Estate Programs (Department of Finance and Real Estate), Dr. William Hardin, attended.  The meeting was sponsored by FIU's Real Estate Association and The Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute.

 

Coral Gables Museum Lecture Series Begins - Arva Moore Parks Kicks Off Event.

Arts Center and Architectural Headquarters - Coral Gables, Florida

On Friday October 3, 2008, speaker Arva Moore Parks kicked off "Celebrating the Civic Arts Series" at the Old Spanish Village Arts Center.  This is the former Architectural Headquarters of George E.  Merrick.  Designed by renowned Coral Gables architect Phineas Paist, it is a good example of Coral Gables' trademark "Mediterranean" architecture.  The building is a Coral Gables historic landmark.

 Standard & Poors Case-Shiller  - Info

Link to home price index for Miami and to info on from Case-Shiller on widespread declines for single family homes in south Florida and across the United States.

Overview on Case-Shiller

Data on S&P Case-Shiller Home Price Index -  See Column H for Miami-Dade

S&P Case-Shiller Condominium Values

Brittex Press Releases and News Stories

12/2007 - Britt J. Rosen is finalist in the Merrill Lynch Shoot Out

 A BRAND NEW CAR! Barbara Ehrmann of Milton, Mass., won a 2008 Chrysler Aspen SUV during the second round as part of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Closest-to-the-Pin Challenge. When the group of ZachJohnson and Stewart Cink, and Fred Couples and John Daly reached the par-3 16th, each played the hole for one of four clients.

Daly hit third and put his shot to 4 feet, 4 inches. Couples was last and came within a couple of feet of Daly's ball.

The other clients were Steve Zee of Millsboro, Del. (Johnson), Ed Boylan of Jackson, N.J. (Couples)and Britt Rosen of Miami (Cink).

Britt J. Rosen & Merrill Lynch Contestants with Greg Norman / Ritz Carlton /Tiburon in Naples

Britt J. Rosen with Ian Baker Finch - 1991 Brittish Open Champion (12/2007) and Merrill Lynch Shoot Out Contestants with Pro John Daly.  Daly's six iron shot of over 200 yards on the Ritz Carlton Tiburon Golf Course landed 4'-4" away from the pin winning the $45,000 Chrysler Aspen Van for Barbara Ehrmann of Milton, MA.

 

DiMarco/Villegas honor Florida Gator Tim Tebow's Heisman Trophy award on approach to the 18th Green & photo of contestants on 16th tee box with Chrysler Aspen and a close up.

The contestants on 16th tee box and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, FL

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Brittex Newsletter Story - 2000 - Florida Savings Bank

Brittex Press Release 12/2002

Vivian Robinson and Manuel Lopez obtain State Certifications

Brittex Michael Gay gains RE appraiser certification

By Lee Stephens March 2003  (Pinecrest Tribune)

 

Michael Gay of Brittex Appraisal Services, Inc. has obtained his state certification as a residential real estate appraiser. Gay, a resident of Hollywood, specializes in Broward real estate.

 

A graduate of Brigham Young University, Gay was finishing his education with a major in history and minor in Japanese when he came home for a visit. His brother, who worked for the office of the Broward County Appraiser, introduced him to the business and he never left.

 

Ive never used Japanese in Broward real estate, said Gay, who speaks Japanese and has lived in Japan. But it comes in handy in sushi restaurants.

Gay, who holds a real estate sales license, believes the Broward residential real estate market is on the upswing and that demand for property there has grown since people realized in recent years that it as a good investment option to traditional IRAs and other retirement accounts.

 

Real estate provides three important advantages, said Gay. There is equity buildup as prices continue to rise. The second is amortization the investment grows as you pay off the mortgage over time. Third, interest deductions for home ownership provide a big tax deduction. Gay added that refinancing at historically low rates is a tremendous advantage to all property owners.

 

Born and raised in South Florida, Gays father was an editor for the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and his grandfather served as one of the early sheriffs of then Dade County.

Brittex Appraisal Services, Inc., is a full-service Pinecrest appraisal firm company. One area of specialization is the delivery of appraisals via the Internet. With more than 20 years of experience, Brittex offers a comprehensive real estate analysis of all types of property, from single family residences to commercial developments, and is often called upon to provide expert testimony for both appraisal and construction-related matters.

For more information, please call 305-663-7334.

 

Brittex Press Release 02/2004 - Dana O'Hara Smith Obtains Certification

Brittex Press Release 11/2004 - Pam Moore Obtains Certification

 

 

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