Finding a Community in Miami that Matches Your Lifestyle

Finding the right community in Miami is about trusting your instincts and choosing a neighborhood that feels like home. Are you more drawn to the vibrant energy of Wynwood or Brickell or to the tranquility of the Grove? Whatever your lifestyle or preferences, there’s a neighborhood in Miami to suit you.

It’s More Than Just the Location

We would never tell you that location isn’t a big consideration in every real estate transaction. You should always think about a neighborhood’s proximity to the places you frequent most often – work, school, beach. That said, choosing the right community is about more than just location. It’s important to also consider each potential area’s amenities.

Consider safety and security measures when evaluating potential neighborhoods. Look for neighborhoods with well-lit streets, quick emergency response times, and low crime rates. If you enjoy spending downtime not in your car, look for a neighborhood that regularly hosts events and activities. Farmers’ markets, festivals, concerts, and holiday celebrations give neighbors the best opportunities to connect, thereby fostering a tight-knit community. Neighborhoods with well-maintained parks, playgrounds, and walking trails are great for getting out and getting your steps in.

You’ll find that many communities have a home owners’ association which comes with its own set of amenities. Community pools, sport courts, and care for outdoor community spaces are commonly on the list of amenities covered by HOA dues. 

Community Amenities Increase Value

School proximity might not come to mind as traditional amenities of a community, but they do act as one when it comes to adding – or detracting – to the value of properties for many buyers. Even if you will not have school aged children living in your home, it’s wise to consider the quality of schools from the standpoint of overall value of the property.

Community amenities enhance residents’ quality of life, convenience, health, safety, and sense of community which contributes to the overall desirability and value of a property. Properties located in neighborhoods with desirable amenities that meet the lifestyle preferences and needs of homebuyers also creates a great opportunity for better resale value in the future. 

When you’re ready to tour neighborhoods to find the home of your dreams – with all the right amenities – The Kern Team is here to help. We have over 26 years of experience in Miami real estate, let’s talk about your next home. Give us a call.