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March 17, 2020

Featured Listings in Palmetto Bay

It’s no surprise that Palmetto Bay is consistently a top choice when it comes to family-friendly neighborhoods in South Florida. We love it too because of its fabulous parks, expansive recreation opportunities, and preservation of the natural environment. Its location just south of downtown Miami makes it pretty unbeatable, too. If you’re interested in the “Village of Parks,” check out several of these featured listings. Then, give me a call at 305-329-7744 to schedule a tour or learn more. 5860 Paradise Point Drive – This 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath home is charming from top to bottom. As a three-story home, it offers remarkable water and treetop views and is just a short boat ride from Biscayne Bay. Located in the gated community of […]
February 4, 2020

What to Know About Buying and Selling a Home at the Same Time

Despite how common it is, buying and selling a home at the same time is always a juggling act for those in the throes of doing it themselves. Aside from navigating the logistics of moving and attempting to time it right from a convenience perspective, you’re also stuck with the possibility of having to pay two mortgages at once if the purchase and sale don’t align. While it all can feel overwhelming, there are some easy steps you can take to minimize risk and feel confident each step of the way. Here are some things to keep in mind when buying and selling a house at the same time: Understand the current Florida housing market – As market trends shift, […]
January 21, 2020

Pinecrest: Featured Listings

Frequently recognized as one of the most beautiful residential areas in South Florida, the Village of Pinecrest maintains a convenient location just 20 minutes away from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. It’s known for its fantastic schools and beautiful natural surroundings. If you’re interested in seeing what Pinecrest has to offer, check out several of these featured listings. Then, give me a call at 305-329-7744 to schedule a tour or learn more. Featured listings in Pinecrest 5800 SW 104th St – This exclusively gated home is situated on an acre estate in North Pinecrest. Its striking entrance welcomes you with a grand paver driveway, lush foliage, and a spectacular cascading fountain. Inside, this 5-bedroom, 3.5 bath home features marble […]
January 7, 2020

3 Reasons Why You Should Interview Multiple Realtors

For most things in life, it pays to shop around. When it comes to hiring a real estate agent, however, most people forget this simple advice, and that can be a mistake. Hiring the right agent can make all the difference in how smoothly your buying and selling process goes. It’s important to remember that the agent who was right for your coworker or cousin may not be right for you. Here are three more reasons why you should always shop around before, well, shopping around for a house. 1) Expertise to match your needs and goals – Referrals are great, but if the realtor your coworker used specializes in a neighborhood or property type that is not at all […]
December 24, 2019

Things to Consider Before Buying a Vacation Home in Florida

While some things seem like a no-brainer (warm sunshine in the middle of winter? Yes, please!), other considerations make buying a vacation home in Florida a bit more challenging. If you find yourself one winter closer to taking the plunge on a Florida vacation home, make sure you’ve thought through these important things and then get in touch with us. We’re experts in the market and will help guide you through decisions you may not have known you even needed to make. Location, location, location Commuting to work may not be a factor, but location is likely still one of your top priorities – and it should be, not only for resale potential, but also for its amenities, safety, and […]
December 17, 2019

Featured Listings in Palmetto Bay

An impressive community well-known for its fabulous parks, amazing schools, expansive recreation opportunities, and preservation of the natural environment, Palmetto Bay is a top choice when it comes to family-friendly neighborhoods in South Florida. Its location just south of downtown Miami makes it pretty unbeatable, too. If you’re interested in the “Village of Parks,” check out several of these featured listings. Then, give me a call at 305-329-7744 to schedule a tour or learn more. 5860 Paradise Point Drive -This 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath home is charming from top to bottom. As a three-story home, it offers remarkable water and treetop views and is just a short boat ride from Biscayne Bay. Located in the gated community of Paradise point, the home […]
December 10, 2019

What to Look For on the Seller Disclosure Form

The seller’s disclosure form is among the most important documents you will evaluate when buying a home. Why? It gives you a glimpse into the history of the home in a way that touring a property simply cannot give you. And that history could be the difference between landing a home you can happily say “yes” to and one that is doomed to be a money pit. What is a seller disclosure form? Typical disclosure reports contain information about the features and history of the home’s internal and external structures, including appliances, roofing and foundation, environmental hazards, zoning regulations, and more. The owners are responsible for truthfully disclosing any information they personally know about, but they are not expected to […]
November 26, 2019

5 Simple Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom for Less than $100

Whether you’re preparing your home to sell or are simply looking for ways to transform your bathroom space and create more calm, here are five easy ways to make a subtle transformation that will grab the eye of prospective buyers and may even bring you more respite to boot. Check your hardware – Unique cabinet hardware can grab your attention (and your hand). Installing new hardware is an easy and inexpensive way to modernize a bathroom, add visual interest and make a surprising difference to the overall space. Add plants – Easy-to-maintain succulents are small and can fit in nearly any space. For larger bathrooms, you could opt for a larger plant, like a fiddle-leaf fig. Having plants in your […]
November 21, 2019

Best Miami Neighborhoods for Families

With the city’s long-held reputation as one of the world’s greatest party cities, many may be skeptical about raising a family in Miami. While the saying is true for many locals, “I live where you vacation”, there is a lot more than “bringing your talents to South Beach”. Travel a little out to the suburbs and you will find the most beautiful neighborhoods, home to some of the best public and private schools in the country. And don’t worry, there are plenty of kid-friendly attractions to keep your little ones entertained. Here are the top Miami neighborhoods for raising a family. Pinecrest Pinecrest is well-known for its highly-ranked public and private schools, beautiful real estate and impeccably clean neighborhoods. From […]