South Florida Real Estate

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 […]
January 4, 2022

House Hunting Tips For First Time Home Buyers

Finding your starter home is not for the faint of heart. In fact, for most first-time home buyers the very term “starter home” can be, well, a non-starter. When you are looking to purchase your very first property – we want to look at it as a place we can call our own – and oddly enough, forever.  Home buying is perhaps one of the most personal life purchases. It’s your safe space, your haven. It is an extension of you and to some degree, it becomes another member of your family. That’s why you hear so many people talking about “the home they brought their kids home to.”  Starter homes are big deals. As such, so is the decision […]
December 21, 2021

Reasons Why Your Home Might Not Be Selling

Having your house sitting on the market without a buyer can be frustrating once you’ve gone through all the time and effort it takes to get your house in good standing. If you’ve had showing after showing, and still it’s not selling, that may means that it’s time to make some changes.  Realtors know that buyers pay attention to what is happening with a listed home. In fact, you can say that buyers are savvier now than ever before. They have countless methods – at their fingertips – to research and stay up-to-date with the status of a home including: how long it has been on the market, if the price has dropped in the last few weeks or months, […]
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). […]
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 […]
June 29, 2021

Get Your Home Hurricane Ready, Especially if You Plan on Selling Soon

It’s that time again… June to November in Florida is time to pack your beach bag, make a friend with a boat, and… get prepared for hurricane season. Is your home hurricane ready? We’re going to give you a breakdown of the most crucial preparations you can make. But did you know that there’s more at stake than just your safety? Having a hurricane-resistant home is not only going to protect your loved ones and your home, but it could also add value to your home. According to a University of Alabama study, homes that are fortified to the highest level of standards sell for 7% more on average. Stay safe and boost your homes resale value? Win, win. Now, […]