Drew Kern

October 19, 2021

Great Activities to Do with the Whole Family This Fall

After a year of being inside the house, it definitely feels like a breath of fresh air to go out with your family and enjoy the fall in Miami. And while being indoors in public settings might still seem a little strange right now, there are plenty of outdoor activities that are happening all around Miami that will keep the kids entertained and the adults at peace. Here are our top three. 1. Zoo Miami—South Miami HeightsWhether it is your first time or 100th time, Zoo Miami is a wonderful place to take the whole family. The only subtropical zoo in the continental US, Zoo Miami offers nearly 750 acres of land and is home to over 3,000 animals. Kids and […]
October 12, 2021

How Low-Interest Rates Are Driving Demand in Miami

It is no secret that Miami is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. A hub for technology, innovation, and an unparalleled mezcla of cultural ingenuity, it is easy to see why so many people are attracted to the Magic City. With the influx of new residents and the overwhelming interest of potential residents, demand has never been so high. This is in large part to low interest rates in the Miami housing market right now. So, the question on everyone’s mind is why are interest rates so low? Interest Rates and Demand For those that have been following the current updates from the Federal Reserve you will see that the have been making changes in response to […]
October 5, 2021

If You Want More Space, Look to Palmetto Bay

Miami has always been a highly-desired city to live in. As the demand for more living space, warmer climates and beach accessibility continues to rise – so does the interest in Palmetto Bay. While the Miami market is in big demand across the whole city, Palmetto Bay has a bit more to offer homeowners – and by that we mean, space. With larger lots and a lower entry point for home sales, Palmetto Bay is an in-demand neighborhood for families, first-time homeowners, and any new transplant to our Magic City. Meet Palmetto Bay This city within a city has always been a favorite among locals for its space, safety, schools, standard of living and more. This low-key neighborhood captures the […]
September 28, 2021

State of the Market: Fall 2021

Every year the housing market takes a turn. Some years it is a positive turn for sellers and a negative one for buyers while others have it vice versa. That is why real estate experts everywhere adjust their forecast to prepare themselves for what might be coming down the pipeline. While a year-by-year forecast can prove helpful, a quarterly finding can help you more accurately plan for your sale or purchase. Here is the state of the market for fall 2021 in Miami and how it might affect you (this being said, Miami-Dade is a massive county and the market is significantly different city-by-city and neighborhood-by-neighborhood; if you would like a more personalized assessment please don’t hesitate to reach out). […]
September 21, 2021

It’s Been A Busy Summer – Listings Sold

It is no secret that a lot has been going on recently. So, that is why we are so grateful that we were able to help our clients achieve their goals of selling at a top tier price. To say that it’s been a busy summer for us is an understatement, but we wouldn’t have it any other way! Here is a snapshot of some of the homes we sold in the Miami-Dade area in the last few months. -7891 SW 157th Ter. PALMETTO BAY, FL33157 Sold Price: $1,395,000 -4384 SW 13 St. MIAMI, FL 33134 Sold Price: $970,850 -6739 Poinciana Ct. SOUTH MIAMI, FL 33143 Sold Price: $960,000 -25300 SW 147th Ave. HOMESTEAD, FL 33032 Sold Price: $954,000 -16615 […]
September 14, 2021

The Best Farmers Markets in Miami

When you say ‘Miami,’ the first thing most people think of isn’t Farmer’s Markets – but it should be. With so many scattered around Miami-Dade County, it’s hard to deny just how amazing they are and how they represent the beautiful diversity that makes this city what it is. The next time that you need fresh food, consider one of the farmers’ markets below. Palmetto Bay Farmers Market The Village of Palmetto Bay market is everything that you’ll need to find the freshest produce this side of homegrown. Aisle after aisle, you’ll find that each pathway takes you deeper into the vibrant colors of freshness from local growers. Open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Saturday; you’ll never be […]
September 7, 2021

The Fastest Growing Neighborhoods in Miami

Miami is known for many things. It’s nightlife, it’s daylife, the capital of Latin America and a burgeoning tech hub. The tricky thing is that everything it’s known for is bringing more and more people moving into South Florida. With that in mind, we wanted to highlight three of the fastest growing municipalities within Miami-Dade County: Coral Gables The fact of the matter is that it is no surprise that so many people want to live in the Gables: quiet tree-lined streets, beautiful Mediterranean-style homes, and a location at the center of Miami-Dade. Add one of the best downtowns in the world and it’s surprising that home prices in the Gables haven’t been rising faster. See some current listings in […]
August 24, 2021

Looking to Rent? What You Need to Know About Renting in Miami

You might have found yourself in the paradox of choice as you look for a place to rent that fits your budget, keeps you close to family, and makes you happy all at the same time. We understand that renting in the Miami metro and surrounding areas has become more competitive as the years have rolled on, so there are a few things that you need to consider if you are stepping into the rental market. 3 Step Rental Checklist Our advice is when you’re looking to rent is pretty simple. 1. Understand the market you’re about to enter. This will help you give yourself the right amount of time to look and choose the right areas. This includes understanding […]
August 17, 2021

Our Favorite Restaurants in Miami To Dine at This Summer

How can a person even begin to describe a city that never seems to sleep? From 24-hour buzz to the most breathtaking scenery, Miami is more than another city. It is a luxury destination spot. Just like everything else that Miami does so exquisitely, the restaurant scene is no different. Latin American, Italian, pan-Asian, and new American are just a few things you can look forward to in this urban utopia. Here is our list of the savviest, most flavor-packed restaurants around. Latin Fusion ElCielo, a restaurant by Juan Manuel Barrientos, is an unforgettable experience of fine dining and undeniable food treasures. Simultaneously one of the most fun restaurants in the city, it features a 12- or 15-course chef’s menus […]