Author: Raanan Katz

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Relocating to Miami

Whether you’re planning on moving to Miami with your family or are a single professional, there are steps you should take before picking up and leaving for the Magic City. If you’ve never been to Miami and are relocating for work reasons, I encourage you to visit the area and get a feel for the city and surrounding neighborhoods. Most… Read more →

Greece’s Real Estate Fire-Sale

Greece’s financial crisis has resulted in some unexpected real-estate grabs over the past few months. Whether sweeping vineyard or beautiful island, nothing is safe from opportunistic hands grabbing up all they can hold. Circling the ancient country like billionaire buzzards, what will this spell for Greece’s picturesque landscape when they descend and stake their claim? Billionaire and real-estate mogul Warren… Read more →

Miami Real Estate Changing to Accommodate New Wave of Buyers

Miami sees a variety of demographics interested in its luxury real estate each year, but recently there have been some notable changes that are influencing not just the types of people you see walking around Miami, but how luxury developers are planning and building within the city itself. There has long been a market in Miami for foreign investors looking… Read more →

Raanan Katz Video Biography

Raanan Katz moved to the United States in the hopes of becoming an NBA basketball player. He was an impressive three point shooter on the Israeli national team and moved to the United States in 1962 to try out for the Boston Celtics. He was one of the last players cut from the team, so his dreams of becoming an NBA player quickly switched to his other passion, real estate. He quickly realized the benefit of preserving and maintaining his apartment so that he could sell it at a higher price in the future. Over the next 15 years, Raanan was able to purchase over 2,000 apartments in Boston and began his own real estate development company, RK Associates. In 1979, he moved to Miami, Florida and started to purchase commercial properties. His company was eventually re-branded as RK Centers.

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7 Tips for Finding the Best Commercial Real Estate Deal

How do real estate developers find the best commercial deals? Commercial properties are typically known to generate more cash flow than residential properties, so it only makes sense that real estate developers ears perk up when they hear about a new opportunity for a commercial real estate deal. Below are 7 tricks to understanding a good commercial real estate deal.… Read more →