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Mike and Ivan’s multi-million-dollar partnership with Vida Jets

With the utmost pride we announce our new, exclusive multi-million-dollar partnership with Vida Jets. Vida jets is the world’s premier jet specialist. that cater specifically to a distinguished clientele. We have partnered with them because the level of service they provide matches the level of service we provide as well.  Moreover, Vida Jets has a […]

Taller Aman Tower Gets Go-Ahead by Miami Beach Planning Board Despite Objections

Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries and Vlad Doronin’s OKO Group’s proposed 250-foot tall building in the Faena District received a green light to push ahead with their project. This comes after objections raised by residents of the adjoining Faena House primarily. The Aman Tower will be located between the former Versailles Hotel and Faena House on […]

19 Palm Ave in Palm Island sold at $20,500,000 by Ivan and Mike

We are thrilled to announce that Ivan Chorney and Michael Martirena closed the 19 Palm Avenue residence at $20.5 million, hitting one of the highest sales notes in Miami Beach. They represented the buyers, a California-based family who purchased the property through a trust. Dina Goldentayer of Douglas Elliman had listed the upscale home at […]

Coconut Grove: The Bohemian Village of Miami

Coconut Grove has a different spirit to the rest of Miami. Locally known as the ‘The Grove’, it has a groove of its own, with a more bohemian atmosphere along its pretty parks and lanes. Coconut Grove sits on the Biscayne Bay, not far from Downtown Miami and Brickell. It is a bit of a […]

Coral Gables Most Expensive Mansions for Sale in 2020

2020 has been a unique year, as unique are the expensive waterfront homes for sale in Coral Gables, the exclusive neighborhood in Miami for luxury homes, and one that is composed of private and tranquil gated communities in South Florida like Cocoplum, Gables by the Sea, Tahiti Beach and Sunrise Harbor among other very well known […]

Bal Harbour Mansions for sale in 2020 above 10 million

Bal Harbour is an oceanfront paradise in Miami Beach, facing the Atlantic Ocean and home for privileged and wealthy that live a luxury lifestyle in front of pristine waters and mesmerizing views. Many of the richest in Florida are enjoying right now enviable views of the water in perfectly designed mansions that anyone would love […]

Miami Beach Most Expensive Penthouses for sale in 2020

Miami Beach Penthouses for sale between 5 and 10 million The above are the top hand-picked Miami Beach most expensive penthouses for sale, but the list of luxury condos doesn’t stop here. Please continue browsing to see all the Miami Beach Penthouses for sale between 5 and 10 million, and enjoy the full image galleries:

Picking The Best Realtor in Miami in 2020: Top 10 Tips

If you are trying to buy or sell a home, you must have asked yourself about getting the best realtor in Miami to conclude your deal. A search on the internet will showcase rave reviews of realtors. But is that enough? You may therefore decide to try peer recommendations. A family or friend might have […]

What are the Best Gated Communities in Miami Beach Florida in 2020?

Miami Beach, is the city in the sun at the southern tip of Florida with white sand beaches and a luxury lifestyle in its neighborhoods and communities. Something that should be highlighted is that it’s a metropolis built around small islands, mostly human-made and that now are the best gated communities in Miami Beach to […]

The Miami Beach Experience – How good is it?

There’s a misconception that the city of Miami and Miami Beach are one and the same. It’s understandable because when one conjures up a vision of the sun, sea, and carefree frolicking, Miami is likely to come to mind. More than any other area in the region, Miami Beach genuinely exemplifies the best of these […]

Bal Harbour: Lavishness and Luxury Near the Heart of Miami

Ocean-rimmed opulence embodies the exclusive Bal Harbour, a belt of prime shoreline which combines the exotic with pleasure and purpose. It merges style and elegance in all of its tropical luxuriance. From its exquisite resorts to its boutiques and brasseries, the village is designed with sheer luxury in mind. The infrastructure is not only state-of-the-art […]

Miracle Village Member Highlight

The Real Deal: Top One Sotheby’s team joins Compass

“A top team at One Sotheby’s International Realty joined Compass. The Ivan and Mike Team, which was One Sotheby’s No. 2 team in 2019, joined Compass earlier this month. The four-person team, led by Ivan Chorney and Michael Martirena, closed more than $100 million in sales last year. David Bateman left NAI Partners in Houston […]

Coral Gables Homes of 8 Million Plus Market Report

Coral Gables Real Estate Market Report  for homes of 8 Million Plus: Median price for sold, new and active homes of 8 Million +. Percentage of homes of 8 Million + Sold to Price List. Median days active on the market. Active homes inventory of 8 Million +. Sold Homes in Coral Gables over the last […]

Coral Gables Homes Between 5 and 8 Million Market Report

Coral Gables Real Estate Market Report for homes in the range of 5 and 8 million: Median price for sold, new and active homes from 5 to 8 million. Percentage of homes from 5 to 8 million Sold to Price List. Median days active on the market. Active homes inventory from 5 to 8 million. Sold Homes […]

Coral Gables Homes Between 3 and 5 Million Market Report

Coral Gables Real Estate Market Report for homes in the range of 3 to 5 million: Median price for sold, new and active homes from 3 to 5 million. Percentage of homes from 3 to 5 million Sold to Price List. Median days active on the market. Active homes inventory from 3 to 5 million. Sold Homes […]

Coral Gables Homes Between 2 and 3 Million Market Report

Coral Gables Real Estate Market Report for homes in the range of 2 to 3 million: Median price for sold, new and active homes from 2 to 3 million. Percentage of homes from 2 to 3 million Sold to Price List. Median days active on the market. Active homes inventory from 2 to 3 million. Sold […]

Coral Gables Homes Between 1 and 2 Million Market Report

Coral Gables Real Estate Market Report for homes in the range of 1 and 2 million: Median price for sold, new and active homes from 1 to 2 million. Percentage of homes from 1 to 2 million Sold to Price List. Median days active on the market. Active homes inventory from 1 to 2 million. Sold Homes […]

Miami’s Luxury Tower – One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid

One Thousand Museum Located on a coveted property overlooking Miami’s Museum Park, and boasting utterly breathtaking Biscayne Bay and Atlantic Ocean views, One Thousand Museum brings Hadid’s visionary architecture together with an unprecedented level of service and extraordinary amenities. The owners of this limited collection of museum-quality duplex townhomes, half-floor residences, full-floor penthouses, and a [...]

Una Residences: Luxury Condominium Residences In The Heart of Miami

 Una Residences Inspired by classic yacht design and its bayfront setting, Una sets the standard for Brickell Waterfront living, with visionary design, inviting gardens and unrivaled views across Biscayne Bay. Brought to life by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, OKO Group, and Cain International, Una offers 135 luxury condominium residences with floor-to-ceiling glass, [...]

The Coral Gables Neighborhood

Coral Gables ranks as one of Miami's iconic neighborhoods, representing the many qualities expected of the Sunshine State's much-vaunted lifestyle. Its reputation as the poster child community of the City Beautiful Movement that began in the 1920s makes it a primary consideration when considering a luxury real estate location. For those wealthy snowbirds and permanent [...]

Ivan Chorney’s Take on The Luxury Real Estate Market With Covid-19

 Ivan Chorney Partner Ivan and Mike Team ONE Sotheby’s International Realty So, Real Estate in Miami I would say it’s a 95% stand step, things that were already in the pipeline, things that were already in motion, those businesses are closing. So if you get an email from your realtor like “Just Sold”, those […]

Top 5 Fitness and Sports Activities Wealthy People do in Bal Harbour

If you are a wealthy snowbird living in NYC, Chicago, Pittsburg, and other cold winter cities, making the migration to Miami for months every year, you know Bal Harbour for sure. It’s that narrow enclave just south of Sunny Isles that’s home to a select group of privileged people who prefer to live an opulent […]

10 Must-Have Features Your Next Luxury Home Needs

The pursuit of high-end living is all about a comfortable and splendid lifestyle.  The true connoisseur of luxury is not only looking for top-notch amenities but also that unique edge that showcases their exclusive status and position. The leaps in technology have allowed builders and creators to come up with truly amazing and genius ideas […]

W Hotel South Beach Condos for Luxury Living

W Hotel South Beach, Oceanfront condos for luxury lifestyle Mention “South Beach Miami” to anyone who’s anybody, anywhere in the world, and they’ve either been there (often many times) or it’s high on their bucket list. It holds an allure that entices well-heeled, fun-loving people from all walks of life to dip their toes into […]

Rare Miami Waterfront Lot Versus Amazing Penthouse

Rare Miami Waterfront Lot or Amazing Luxury Penthouse? Build your dream home or move in today. Why Miami in the first place? Where to begin when it comes to Miami? Perhaps the throbbing nightlife of South Beach or rolling international events like Art Basel is a good start. No? You prefer the yacht shows staged […]

The Ivan and Mike Team Ranked # 2 Top Teams Sotheby’s International Realty

Miami-based brokerage, which expanded to Vero Beach and Melbourne last year, closed $3.2B in sales, up 30% y-o-y One Sotheby’s International Realty handed out its top awards for 2019 – with Dennis Carvajal as the company’s No. 1 producer, and Mirce Curkoski and Albert Justo taking the top team win. The Miami-based brokerage, which expanded […]

Tax benefits of moving to a permanent home in Florida

You are a died-in-the-wool northerner. Lived in Brooklyn a good part of your life, then moved to New York City (NYC) to take up an investment banking career. Since turning fifty-five, you’ve been spending the winter months in a now dated, but comfortable, North Miami Beach condo. And every year you find yourself staying longer, […]

Bal Harbour’s Real Estate – a world-class investment option

Welcome to Miami Sleek yachts stream through the Intracoastal toward the open seas, then take off along the coastline of modern blue- and green-glassed, futuristic skyscrapers. The skies merge with the azure Atlantic as fluffy cotton white clouds drift here and there. A gentle sea-breeze brushes your cheek but is not enough to stir the […]

Mansions for sale in Coral Gables between 5 and 10 million

Coral Gables is one of the most important Miami neighborhoods when looking for a home. Its location and characteristics make it a desired one for millionaires that look for the dream home: celebrities, professional athletes, doctors and other wealthy and famous people,  seek one for them in this marvelous location. Here we present a hand-picked […]

Eating Like Kings: 8 World-Class Restaurants in Miami

South Beach, Miami, is home to one of the most diverse taste palettes in the world. There really is something for everybody,  especially for those seeking the best of the best. South Beach is a hub for luxury dining. These unique experiences all have their own personal flair that makes them unforgettable. Whether you’re looking […]

The Ongoing Transformation of Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove, once a destitute commercial hub of obsolete shopping trends, such as the traditional chain hamburger spots and generic retailers, has become the central focus for trendy investors and entrepreneurs. The place is becoming an urban sprawl of niche market restaurants and shops, which will be sustained by its expected increase in mid to […]

Factors to Consider when Joining a Private Golf Club in Miami

While golf is an enjoyable sport for people of all ages, you will find that there are players who are more inclined to it more than others. This presents a need to have access to the most spectacular courses on a customized level based on how much you like playing. You will find that, if […]

Miami Luxury Lifestyle in Condo Hotels

Miami is known for its impressive golden, sandy beaches. The shining crystals that line the sapphire blue oceanfront are iconic and inspiring. They draw in thousands of tourists per year, while also reminding residents of the charm that sent them there in the first place. South Beach is no stranger to luxury. With its many […]

Tech entrepreneur sells Continuum unit to Neuberger Berman exec

The Real Deal: “Tech entrepreneur sells Continuum unit to Neuberger Berman exec: A tech entrepreneur sold his South Beach condo for $8.75 million to an executive at Neuberger Berman in Chicago. John D. Marshall, founder of the mobile security company AirWatch, sold unit 1402/03 at 50 South Pointe Drive in Miami Beach to Thomas O’Reilly, […]

Factors that Lure Celebrities to Star Island in Miami Beach

Some areas are relatively attractive to celebrities due to their compatibility with the type of life they need to live. Some seek a calm ambiance, while others want a vibrant atmosphere. Despite the difference in preferences, you will find that the common thing is the need for privacy and personal space. When looking for such […]

Why Professional Athletes Find Miami Beach an Excellent Choice

For most people, looking for a home is informed by issues such as accessible amenities, price, safety, and location. While these factors come to play for professional athletes, there are many more things that affect the decision-making process. Miami is incredibly attractive as a real estate investment destination due to its nature and aesthetics. Therefore, […]

A-List Amenities Athletes Want in Their Luxury Homes

Homes of athletes are some of the most opulent and famous in the Miami Beach area. It’s hard to forget massive mansions like Shaquille O’Neal’s Star Island former home or Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s ultra-modern, golf-course adjacent home in the La Gorce neighborhood. However, more than just the elite athletes choose the warm climate of Miami […]

What’s Happening in the Miami Beach Luxury Real Estate Market in 2019

Real estate, more than many, is a business of trends and being able to tap into the changing whims and demographics of a clientele. Being successful in luxury real estate means integrating well with the trends of wealthy clients, looking for the latest in high-end home trends. Exploring the trends of the Miami Beach luxury […]

10 Luxury Mansions For Sale In Miami Beach Over 15 Million

With one of the largest real estate markets in the world, Miami Beach is host to fabulous waterfront mansions that belong to celebrities, professional athletes, doctors and other wealthy and famous from around the globe. Here we present a hand-picked compilation with 10 Luxury Mansions for Sale in Miami Beach ranging from 39.5 million to […]

Ivan and Mike Join Compass Real Estate Sports & Entertainment Division

We recently joined the Compass Real Estate Sports & Entertainment Division because we are already working with an exclusive cadre of ultra-wealthy high net-worth individuals that often includes professional athletes and their support apparatus, entertainment industry professionals, and celebrities. We are huge sports enthusiasts, and fledgling art collectors and have a busy schedule of world-class […]

Tranquility, meditation and wellness: a trend in luxury buildings in South Florida

There is a clear trend of amenities for tranquility, meditation, and overall wellness in the luxe real estate of South Florida. Resort lifestyle is no longer just about making things look good, instead developers now create spaces and services for making top-tier buyers feel good physically and mentally…

Four Renowned Architects Who Shaped Their Talent in Miami Beach

Four of the most renowned architects who got involved, contributing with their talent, experience and creativity, making of Miami Beach a better place to live

Collins Avenue Oceanfront Condos

Many want to purchase a waterfront home in Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, watch the sunsets, the sunrises, walk to the sand and take a bath in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean. If you are one of those who loves resort life-style, here are the most recent listings to choose and begin to live next to […]

How to Become a Top Realtor in Miami? The Story of Ivan Chorney

Ivan Chorney’s interview with the story on how to become successful as a Top Realtor in Miami. He gives great insights into some of the big steps he took to get to the top. Properties like Architect Zaha Hadid’s home in the W South Beach, closed for 5.75 million and was featured in the LA […]