South Florida Real Estate

October 22, 2019

Featured Listings in Pinecrest

The Village of Pinecrest is one of the most beautiful residential areas in South Florida and is known the world-over for its excellent schools and enviable location. Just 20 minutes from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport, this neighborhood community boasts beautiful natural surroundings, family-friendly amenities, and so much more. If you’re interested in seeing what Pinecrest has to offer, check out several of these featured listings. Then, give us a call at 305-329-7744 to schedule a tour or learn more. 6740 SW 133 TER At 7,090 square feet, this 7-bedroom, 8-bath home takes your breath away the moment you approach it from curb. Designed in a Mediterranean style, the home features an expansive formal living area with fireplace, formal […]
October 15, 2019

What to Know When Selling Your Home During the Holidays

One of the most frequent questions clients come to us with is, “When should I sell my home?” This is an understandably big concern as many clients want to time the market for the best price and quickest sale. The reality is, the right time to sell is really what’s right for you and your family. And for some, that may very well be during the holidays. Rest assured, this can be a good thing! Why sell your home during the holidays One of the biggest reasons to consider selling your home during the holidays is quite simply because no one else wants to do it. During this time of year – from around November through the first of the […]
October 8, 2019

Should You Get a Home Inspection?

Buying a home in South Florida is not like buying a home in other parts of the country. During a good portion of the year, we face the triple threat of heat, humidity and hurricanes. And if we happen to experience a reprieve from any of those, we might find ourselves staring down a King Tide. All that said, Florida is a great place to live as long as you take prudent steps to prepare your home for safety. That starts with getting a home inspection. Why get a home inspection? Some home buyers feel tempted to skip the home inspection either because they think it will speed up the purchase process or because they don’t want to spend money […]
September 24, 2019

What Parents Need to Know When Buying a Home

Whether you’re buying your first home or you’re back on the market again and this time as parents, you’ve undoubtedly come to the realization that buying and selling a home with kids is tough. Not only is it difficult to even find the time to look for a house, your list of concerns and wishes have likely changed. Things you would have at one time easily overlooked now become deal-breakers for you. As parents you have additional considerations to factor above and beyond school districts, safety and other practicalities of daily life.   If you’re a parent looking to buy a home in South Florida, identifying your priorities and keeping a few other important tips in mind will help your […]
September 17, 2019

Palmetto Bay: Featured Listings

Palmetto Bay is well-known for 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 Paradise point, the home comes with a spot in slip #5 as well as a grand formal living and dining area, […]
September 10, 2019

3 Simple Ways to Stage Your Small Kitchen for the Sale

For many people, the kitchen is undeniably the heart of the home. It’s the place where everyone gathers when hosting guests, and it is the source of nourishment to keep the crew running on a daily basis. It’s also one of the most scrutinized of all places when potential buyers are evaluating a home. If it’s too small, too outdated, or simply too cumbersome, a buyer may walk away without giving even a second thought to the rest of the house.   So what are some of the best ways to overcome kitchen flaws without having to spend thousands of dollars on a full-scale remodel? Check out these three simple tips to help you maximize your kitchen space and stage […]
August 27, 2019

What is a Home Warranty and Should You Get One?

Whether buying or selling a home, the words “home warranty” often get thrown into the mix as an additional offer a seller can bring to the table to entice buyers, or as something a buyer may consider voluntarily purchasing for peace of mind going into a new purchase. But what exactly is a home warranty and is it right for you? What is a home warranty? A home warranty is a product you can buy to protect yourself from major expenses related to repairs and replacements of: Electrical systems Plumbing systems HVAC systems Appliances like washers and dryers, refrigerator, oven, range, garbage disposal, and others While home warranties offer protection in these areas, it’s important to note that, though plans […]
August 6, 2019

Are You and Your Home Hurricane Ready?

If you’ve been procrastinating on your hurricane preparation plans or summer has simply gotten away from you, it’s not too late to make sure your home is in shape for hurricane season. Aside from securing these five areas of your property first, focus also on getting yourself and your belongings ready. After all, as we’ve learned by living through several major storms, having your home hurricane ready also means being prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Cross your t’s and dot your i’s by checking all of these preparation items off your list so you’re ready if and when a storm makes landfall on Miami: Pack a hurricane go-bag – FEMA recommends having enough water and food on hand […]
July 23, 2019

To Stay or Go? How to Determine if it’s Time to Move On

To stay or go is always a big question. Perhaps you’ve been in your home for decades with the thought of selling only rarely creeping into your thoughts, or perhaps it’s been on your mind since nearly the day after you closed on your house. Knowing when it’s time to move on is a highly personal decision that may be approached from an emotional or financial point of view (and most likely a combination of both). As you weigh the various factors that go into selling a home, buying a home, and physically moving your personal property to that new home, there’s a lot to consider. Here are some helpful signs for determining when it may be time to move […]