South Florida Real Estate

February 23, 2021

Featured Listings in Palmetto Bay

Just south of Miami rests the endearing Village of Palmetto Bay. This town is host to a number of parks that have earned it the nickname “Village of Parks.” Palmetto Bay, with a population of 25,000, is a great place for families, building businesses and those looking for a more serene environment with more space. It is also well-known as one of the best school districts in the Miami area, scoring an “A” under Florida’s A+ Plan. Blending Florida charm with urban sophistication, Palmetto Bay has achieved a great balance between quality of life and growth. 7840 SW 183RD TERPALMETTO BAY, FL 33157  $1,450,000  Beds: 6  Baths: 4  Sq. Ft.: 5,538  Type: Single Family Home Modern renovation at its finest! […]
January 4, 2021

New Year, New Home: Relocating to Where You Want to Be in 2021

At the start of any New Year, there are always moments for pause and reflection, but if there were ever a year when many of us took step back to consider our needs and priorities, it was 2020. As we say good riddance to one of the most tumultuous years in recent history, you too may be reevaluating where you really want to be in 2021 and beyond. The global pandemic has forced us all to redefine what “home” means, and for some, where you are is not where you want to be. If you’ve decided that your current property is no longer meeting your needs, let us help you make the best move for what’s next in your life. […]
December 22, 2020

Gearing Up for a New Year: Buying and Selling in 2021

When the pandemic hit earlier this year, the world was on edge as we all clung to see what might come next. For real estate, the results have remained very good despite the roller coaster we’re all riding in this pandemic. Homes continued to sell consistently during the spring and early summer months, even if it was at a slightly slower rate than before the pandemic, and as late summer and fall rolled around, buyers continued to face stiff competition for the relatively reduced home inventory on the market. As we look ahead to what 2021 may bring, much is still up in the air (after all, a year ago none of us could have predicted the impact COVID-19 was […]
December 8, 2020

Gift Guide for Different Homeowner Personalities

‘Tis the season for gift giving and receiving. As you think of the people in your life, they likely run a spectrum in where they are in life and the gifts they will most appreciate and enjoy. For all the homeowners, renters, or college students in your life, we’ve got some great gift ideas to surprise and delight them this holiday season. And as you do your holiday shopping whether online or in stores, don’t forget to support those local stores and businesses just around your own corner. New Homeowners – In addition to these housewarming gift suggestions [link to previous blog], new homeowners appreciate anything that brightens their space – be it practical or fun (but then again, who […]
November 24, 2020

What to Consider When Listing Your House during the Holiday Season

This year has been one for the record books, and while every person and every industry has been impacted by the pandemic (and everything else 2020 has thrown our way!), one area that has continued to fare well throughout it all has been the real estate market. As the saying goes, “Home is where the heart is,” and this year home is quite literally where it all is. For those of you considering listing your home during the holiday season, there’s strong reason to believe demand will continue to remain high well throughout what is sometimes considered a “low” season for real estate – a time when there is historically less inventory and a reduced demand to go with it. […]
November 17, 2020

State of the Market: Pinecrest Featured Listings

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. If you’re curious about what homes Pinecrest have to offer, take a look at a few of these featured listings and then get in touch to schedule a showing. Featured listings in Pinecrest 12330 SW 60th Ct – This 7-bedroom, 7.5 bath property was built in 2003 and offers 10,432 square feet of living area. The expansive layout boasts a grand foyer, stately archways, formal dining room with butler’s pantry and custom millwork. The kitchen has everything you could want and more including two islands, Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, a built-in coffee maker, […]
November 10, 2020

Looking to Rent Out Your Home? Tips for Setting Up a Rental Property.

The choice to rent out your home is a personal one that involves assessing your comfort level for risk, responsibility, and potential mishaps along the way. But there are also many rewards to consider, especially in terms of the financial gains you could stand to earn. If you’ve decided to rent out your home, here are some important things to know as you set up your rental property. Determine how much you will charge for rent – The market will dictate what you can realistically expect to earn in rent from tenants. To determine your rate, check comparable listings in the neighborhood or talk to a realtor. If your home will be used more frequently for short-term rentals rather than […]
November 3, 2020

5 Key Things to Look For When Selecting a Neighborhood

We don’t say “location, location, location” in real estate for anything. Where you live truly does affect so many aspects of your lifestyle, so it’s no surprise that selecting the right neighborhood is one of the most important components of your home search. Before you start to get too serious about specific homes, it helps to learn about the neighborhood, its amenities, and important factors like safety, education, location, and more. As you begin narrowing down neighborhoods for your next home, here are five important things to consider: Your lifestyle – What’s important to your daily quality of life and needs? Are you an active person who wants to be close to trails or running routes? Do you prefer to […]
October 27, 2020

Palmetto Bay Featured Listings

Palmetto Bay consistently ranks as a top community choice when it comes to family-friendly neighborhoods in South Florida – and for good reason. It boasts fabulous parks, expansive recreation opportunities, and preservation of the natural environment. Palmetto Bay’s location just south of downtown Miami makes it pretty unbeatable, too. If you’re interested in the “Village of Parks,” check out our featured listings. Then, give me a call at 305-329-7744 to schedule a tour or learn more. 8149 SW 176th St – Built in 2000, this spacious 5-bedroom, 4-bath home sits in a quiet pocket of Palmetto Bay. With volume ceilings, plantation shutters, tongue-in-groove wood ceilings, and more, it’s the details that enhance this already wonderful home. It is equipped with […]