Coral Gables

November 16, 2021

Investing in a Miami Rental Property: Is Now Really the Right Time?

Real Estate prices are high and interest rates are low. Home values had a reported 17.2% historic increase last year (which was the highest increase in history), and the demand equaled a decrease in available commercial properties by 28%. When it comes to investing in residential real estate, most people start by looking to buy below market value, assuming they can bring up the property value, flip it, and pocket the difference.  It makes sense, but it is much more difficult to see where the real estate market is undervaluing properties than perusing Zillow (though seeing what properties are renting for and how that changes over time is absolutely vital knowledge).  Instead, it’s much more practical to look at longer-term […]
November 2, 2021

Miami-Dade Real Estate: 3 Things to Consider in 2021

It is true that Miami is known for its iconic beaches, diverse culture, and economic success; however, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to Miami’s real estate market. A true hotspot for new and returning residents, investors, and foreign business seekers, this city is on a continuous uprise and has been that way for the past few decades. If you’re considering moving here, one thing is true; you should know the three big Miami real estate trends happening right now in 2021.  1.  Supply and Demand In general, the United States is dealing with a record high demand for housing. It is one of the worst housing shortages that we have experienced in the nation. This […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
July 20, 2021

Featured Listings: Around Miami

From the beautiful ocean views to the rich culture that inhabits every nook and cranny, Miami has an unparalleled reputation. The Magic City has whatever you are looking for and can suit just about anyone’s taste. While it is no secret that the palm tree-laden paradise is a sought-after destination – even more sought-after since COVID –  many people come here because of the exceptional neighborhoods, towns, and suburbs most vacationers don’t often hear about. However, to describe all of Miami-Dade County succinctly is pretty much impossible. The best way to get a taste of all that Miami has to offer is to let us take you on a tour.     Beds: 4 Baths: 3 | 1 Sq. Ft.: 4,086 Type: […]
September 1, 2020

Craving Something New for Dinner? Your Best Bets for Take-Out in Coral Gables

Social distancing at home does not have to mean distancing yourself from great food. And fortunately in Coral Gables, we’ve got plenty of top-notch restaurants offering you the best-of-the-best when it comes to take-out options. With seamless ordering systems and slick pick-up options, you’ll be on your way to adding take-out to your meal rotation even more frequently. Threefold Café – Not just for breakfast, Threefold Café serves up fan-favorites like monkey bread, savory smashed avocado, coffee and eggs as well as ready-to-cook family meals, groceries, and all the deliciousness you could ask for. Bulla Gastrobar – Enjoy the flavors of Spain from the comfort of your home when you order from Bulla. Check out their “To-Go” menus for specials on Bulla […]
June 22, 2020

Coral Gables Featured Listings

If you’re looking for a home in one of the most highly sought after communities in South Florida, look no further than “The City Beautiful.” Its Old-World elegance blended with tropical South Florida style make Coral Gables a perfect place to call home. Check out these featured listings below. Then, give me a call at 305-329-7744 to learn more about the property. 1425 Alberca St – This 4-bedroom + office/den, 4-bath Mediterranean home sits on a quiet street in North Coral Gables. The open floor plan features wonderful natural light through its impact windows and doors, high ceilings, marble flooring, and a grand living room and dining room. The kitchen has granite countertops, wood cabinetry, a gas stove, double oven, […]