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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 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 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 10, 2021

Soak in the Last Moments of Summer at These 5 Great Miami Spots

When you live in South Florida, the idea of summer becomes but a distant memory (a very distant memory). It’s not that you don’t understand what summer is. It’s more so that you live in perpetual summer, and the feeling of joy and nostalgia are now long gone. While the thrill of summer might not be as strong as it once was, Miami has a lot to offer to give you a wonderful summer outing. Here are our favorite summer spots. Catch a Marlins Game at LoanDepot Park Nothing quite says summer like watching a baseball game with family and friends. While this year’s team is promising (and we do tend to say this same statement every year), you can […]
August 3, 2021

The Best Miami Neighborhoods for Families with School-Aged Children

Despite its energetic and flamboyant reputation, Miami is a remarkable place to raise a family. From overflowing diversity to rich cultural immersion, Miami does not lack in opportunities for a well-rounded experience.  With more than 150 public parks (in the Miami metro area alone), countless museums, playgrounds, and continuous pop-up events, you can find plenty of options for family-friendly entertainment. Did we mention the ocean? Hiking, camping, canoeing, and more is all at your fingertips – or within a short distance – if you make the move to south Florida. Hitting the Neighborhood Lottery No matter what you’re looking for, South Florida can deliver. From suburbs to neighborhoods that are near the action, rest assured that there is a place […]
June 8, 2021

State of the Market: Summer 2021

COVID-19, for all the woes it has brought the world, has been a massive accelerator in the South Florida real estate market. Across the country many markets have seen record breaking numbers since the pandemic struck. Florida was near the top of the list with one of the hottest single-family homes and condo markets in the country. With any strong boom, investors and homeowners alike always suspect that a crash is not far off. So, are we nearing that crash? Not a chance. Real estate numbers All the numbers and the data are pointing to a continued strong market and 2021 might be one of the biggest years Florida has ever seen. To put things in perspective, the population is […]
April 20, 2021

Move-In Ready vs. Fixer-Upper: Which Home Purchase Is Right For You

Buying a home is one of the biggest life decisions you will ever make. And for most people it’s the biggest financial decision as well. If you’re at this stage, you’re ready to make this decision, or at least begin the process. At this stage a lot of people are also asking themselves the question: should I buy a fixer-upper or a move-in ready home? It’s a great question. One that doesn’t necessarily have one black and white answer. The truth is, very few homes are going to be perfect from the get-go. They’ll require your personal touch, maybe some paint and TLC and all the furnishings and décor that make a home. But some houses are going to need […]