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Second-home startup Pacaso Expands into South Florida

San Francisco-based firm founded by Zillow veterans is offering fractional shares of homes listed for sale in Fort Lauderdale and Miami

Pacaso Launches Innovative Luxury Second Home Co-ownership Platform in Miami and Fort Lauderdale

Josh Dotoli, a Pacaso partner agent in South Florida, is a founding Compass broker in Fort Lauderdale and leads one of the top-producing sales teams in the Southeast Region. A luxury real estate expert and advisor, Dotoli has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg as well as local news outlets.

Bring your yacht to this sleek Florida home asking $2.5M

Homes on the water make for compelling real estate, yet they can vary drastically in style. Yesterday in Curbed’s House of the Day column we highlighted a waterfront retreat in the Adirondacks. Built over 100 years ago and with a lakefront boathouse, it offers a very different feel from today’s sleek listing: a four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath house in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Haute Residence Welcomes Josh Dotoli To Its Exclusive Real Estate Network

Haute Residence welcomes acclaimed real estate agent Josh Dotoli to its invitation-only real estate network. As a Haute Residence partner, Josh Dotoli exclusively represents the high-end real estate market in East Fort Lauderdale, FL.

South Florida for Boating Lovers

“South Florida’s waterways are deep and wide, with many inlets for boaters to access the ocean in a relatively short period of time,” said Josh Dotoli, principal of the Josh Dotoli Group and real estate adviser for Compass Florida. “South Florida is also just 60 miles to Bimini, Bahamas, which is a favorite location for boating and yachting enthusiasts.”

Pacaso makes the perfect business partner in Miami and South Florida

With year-round access to white sand beaches, world-class golf courses and rich culture opportunities, it’s hard to imagine a better place for a second home than Miami and South Florida. But limited inventory and high prices can make it tough for buyers and challenging for real estate agents. That is why Pacaso co-ownership works so well here. “Miami and South Florida is the perfect market for Pacaso,” says Josh Dotoli of Compass in Fort Lauderdale. “When I think of Pacaso, I think of the luxury consumer who really values time, lifestyle and experiences.”

Healthcare CEO buys waterfront Fort Lauderdale mansion for $9M

Palmisano is the president, CEO and executive director of Memphis, Tennessee-based global medical device company Wright Medical Group. He’s held those positions since 2015, according to its website. Property records show that Norman purchased the 8,812-square-foot home in 2019 for $8.1 million at auction. Josh Dotoli Josh Dotoli The home was then listed later that year for $10.8 million, and later relisted for its most recent asking price of $10 million in June, according to Josh Dotoli of Compass Florida had the listing. Tim Singer of Coldwell Banker represented the buyer.

Hélio Castroneves parts with waterfront Fort Lauderdale home for $7M

Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Hélio Castroneves pulled out of the driveway of his Fort Lauderdale home for the last time. The Brazilian race car driver sold his seven-bedroom, 6,473-square-foot home at 31 Pelican Drive for $6.7 million, property records show. It was most recently listed at about $6.9 million.

Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Renovate Your Home Before Selling It

With housing inventory at historic lows in many parts of the U.S., you might be hoping to capitalize on the market by listing your home. After all, it’s ready to go; you have a new roof, fresh paint, mulched beds, and you even planted flowers. But what about that dated interior? Should you update your home before listing it?


“Pacaso is leading the charge on fractional ownership, and I’ve witnessed firsthand their success in Miami and Fort Lauderdale and am excited they are expanding their business down to the Florida Keys,” said Josh Dotoli, a founding Compass broker in South Florida and leader of one of the top-producing sales teams in the Southeast Region. “I loved the idea of owning part of a Pacaso home in Islamorada so much that I bought a share myself. The property is a new waterfront home with a pool and access to a private beach just 100 miles from Miami. It's a fun boat trip for my family down to the Keys, and we will be able to pull right up to the dock of our Pacaso. We can't wait to create memories at the house, and we have Pacaso to thank for making this dream of a Keys home a reality for us and many others in the near future.”

South Florida Living for Nightlife Seekers

“South Florida offers perfect weather all year round with many waterfront dining and lounge options. Lots of clubs, amazing restaurants, hip bars, professional sporting teams and tourism keep places open seven days a week,” said Josh Dotoli, principal of the Josh Dotoli Group and real estate adviser for Compass Florida.

South Florida Mansion With 375 Feet of Waterfront to Ask $10.8M

A Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home with 375 feet of total water frontage will hit the market mid-August for $10.8 million. This is the second time the property will appear on the market this year, according to public listing records. After being listed two separate times, real estate magnate Roger Norman purchased the 8,812-square-foot home last February in a no-reserve auction for $8.085 million, according to property records. Listing agent Josh Dotoli of Compass’s Josh Dotoli Group said Mr. Norman purchased the waterfront mansion as an investment and plans to continue investing in Fort Lauderdale property.

An Immaculate Paramount Residences Unit In Fort Lauderdale By Josh Dotoli

Welcome to Paramount Residence Fort Lauderdale Beach. We are excited to offer residence 1703 where immaculate attention to every detail makes this unit one of a kind. Desired S.E. exposure with gorgeous ocean and city views. Extra-large balcony, only found on the 17th floor, allows for spacious dining and lounging. Italian porcelain tile, 60” x 30”, and custom 8’ walnut doors throughout...

Giving Back A Priority For Thriving Fort Lauderdale Team

By the time he graduated from the University of South Florida at Tampa, Josh Dotoli knew he was an entrepreneur at heart. Having worked with a mentor who managed and rehabbed properties, he believed real estate was his calling, and he quickly proved the point in his first successful year with a boutique firm in Fort Lauderdale.

The Real Deal: Builders Capital CEO buys Fort Lauderdale spec mansion for $17M

The CEO of Builders Capital, a Seattle-based firm that provides financing to single-family homebuilders, bought a waterfront Fort Lauderdale spec mansion for $17 million.

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