April 7, 2020

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 2/22/2019

"People often say we’ve had beginner’s luck. But we’ve been doing this for over a decade. "

-- Oren Alexander

Here’s how to start off your new year with a bang: Since Jan. 1, brothers Tal and Oren Alexander, who oversee a 10-person team of brokers at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, have worked on three deals worth nearly a half-billion dollars.

First came the Jan. 21 sale of a mansion at 3 Carlton Gardens in London to billionaire Ken Griffin for $122 million — the highest recorded purchase in that city since 2011 — in which the brothers served as referrers.

Two days later, the Douglas Elliman team closed the sale of a New York City penthouse at 220 Central Park South for a whopping $238 million, the most expensive home ever sold in the U.S.,also to Griffin.

Then on Feb. 1, the Alexanders represented the seller in the $50 million sale of a mansion at 3 Indian Creek Island Road — the highest price ever paid for a single-family home in Miami-Dade County — to an undisclosed buyer.

Sitting poolside at their sprawling Miami Beach mansion, Tal, 32, and Oren, 31, acknowledge their record-setting real estate hat trick has been a little surreal.

Just don’t call them lucky.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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