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September 6, 2022

Selling Your Home in a Down Market

After 2008, it’s normal for buyers and sellers to feel a little skittish about less-than-ideal market conditions, but 2008 was (hopefully) a once-in-a-lifetime event. The next recession, whenever that may be, will very likely not be as damaging for real estate (as a whole).  So, as of right now, there’s no reason to panic – but there is reason to be concerned. The best way to avoid worrying about what is going on in the market is to have the best listing in your neighborhood. Here’s how to outshine the competition when you’re selling your Miami home in a down market.  Price Your Miami Home Right From The Start You only make a first impression once. So once you are […]
June 21, 2022

The Pros and Cons to Hosting an Open House

While many agree that hosting an open house is an excellent way to get potential buyers through your door, it is still a heavily debated topic between homeowners and real estate professionals. Truthfully, there are pros and cons to choosing to have or forgo an open house. Having a strong understanding of these pros and cons can help you make an informed decision. Pros Increased exposure – Perhaps more important than having open houses is gaining exposure for your home. While a sale may not come directly from an open house, you will undoubtedly gain exposure from ads, street signs, and promotions for your open house     . Low pressure environment – Open houses are usually very laid back and give potential buyers an […]
March 15, 2022

Questions Empty Nesters Should Ask Before Downsizing

For many empty nesters, there comes a time to face the impending question: keep the family home or downsize to something smaller? Like any real estate investment, there are a lot of things to think about when downsizing to a smaller home. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before deciding whether or not to downsize: Lifestyle With the kids out of the house, you now have the freedom to decide how you want to live your life. Before downsizing, it’s important to think about what you do – for instance, if you’ve been commuting to work an hour plus each way to be near the kids’ school, and if your hobbies are near your home. It’s not uncommon for empty […]
January 11, 2022

Recent Sales Around Miami

While it may come as a surprise to naysayers, the Miami real estate market is still going strong. With many families escaping the north and a new influx of professionals leaving California behind in favor of our beaches, restaurants, and – surprisingly – less traffic, the market continues to show growth and demand. When looking to buy or sell a property, one of the first things to consider is what the comps are for recent sales in the area. As for Miami, the numbers still show a seller’s market.  We’ve compiled a list of a few recent sales to give you a sense of what homes in the Miami area are selling for. As always, if you have questions about […]
December 14, 2021

What Upgrades Can You Do To Increase Property Value Before Listing Your Home?

Home renovations can be costly undertakings. Faced with the current market trends for the increased demand for home renovations from homeowners as a direct result from families spending more time at home, mixed with the increases in materials costs, even the smallest upgrades can seem like big ticket items.  So, what happens if you are a homeowner looking to sell your home but want to find ways to upgrade your home in order to increase your property value before listing? First, it’s important to know that many smaller projects are not necessary to undertake before selling your home. In fact, we may even recommend against making any changes before listing at all. With the Miami market in such demand as […]
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 […]
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). […]
July 13, 2021

7 Things to Do Before Showing Your Home

When you’re in the market for selling your home, it can be a taxing and draining experience even in a seller’s market. However, the stress of constantly showing your abode can reap you the benefits of finally moving on to the next chapter and get you an offer on the table. After all, that is the end goal, isn’t it?  If you have anxiety about how to make your home ready for potential buyers, here are seven things you can do to ensure success. Tuck Away Personal Items While we understand that it is your home and most likely full of personal items, do your best to remove photos of yourself and your family. This simple act can help prospective […]