real estate

July 20, 2021

Featured Listings: Around Miami

From the beautiful ocean views to the rich culture that inhabits every nook and cranny, Miami has an unparalleled reputation. The Magic City has whatever you are looking for and can suit just about anyone’s taste. While it is no secret that the palm tree-laden paradise is a sought-after destination – even more sought-after since COVID –  many people come here because of the exceptional neighborhoods, towns, and suburbs most vacationers don’t often hear about. However, to describe all of Miami-Dade County succinctly is pretty much impossible. The best way to get a taste of all that Miami has to offer is to let us take you on a tour.     Beds: 4 Baths: 3 | 1 Sq. Ft.: 4,086 Type: […]
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 […]
July 6, 2021

Moving in Time for the School Year? 4 Things You Can Do for a Smooth Transition

Moving is not an easy feat, but it can become an overwhelming experience when you add kids to the mix. From uprooting your children from previous schools to making sure that they feel comfortable at the new location, every step must be carefully planned to make a move a true success. Here are 4 things you can do to make your move seamless and as stressless as possible. Gather Transcripts and Recommendation Letters from Previous Teachers  While obtaining a transcript is something that you will already need in order for your child to transfer schools, consider asking for a recommendation letter from a teacher, counselor, or administrator. These can be included in your child’s file and help them make a […]
June 8, 2021

State of the Market: Summer 2021

COVID-19, for all the woes it has brought the world, has been a massive accelerator in the South Florida real estate market. Across the country many markets have seen record breaking numbers since the pandemic struck. Florida was near the top of the list with one of the hottest single-family homes and condo markets in the country. With any strong boom, investors and homeowners alike always suspect that a crash is not far off. So, are we nearing that crash? Not a chance. Real estate numbers All the numbers and the data are pointing to a continued strong market and 2021 might be one of the biggest years Florida has ever seen. To put things in perspective, the population is […]
May 11, 2021

Is Summer the Best Time To List Your House?

There’s an old adage in the real estate world that says to wait until the flowers start blooming to list your home. There are many reasons to wait until spring or summer to list your home: Weather, tax season ending and returns coming back, the ability to view homes and summer vacation for your kids. These are some of the typical reasons that spring and summer tend to be the best times to list homes. But is Florida typical? And is the (post) pandemic world we’re living in typical? In a normal year, on average across the country, spring and summer are the best times to put your home up for sale. However, 2020 was anything but normal and 2021 […]
May 4, 2021

What Do Nearby Parks Have to Do With Your House Hunt?

House hunting can be exciting, intimidating, stressful and joyous, along with a hundred other emotions. But we want to make house hunting a walk in the park for you (see what we did there?). When you’re searching for your next home, parks can often have a lot to do with picking the ideal location. Parks can impact a community’s environmental quality, social atmosphere, overall health and even raise a neighborhood’s financial status. Let’s take a look at all the benefits that parks can offer to your house hunt and to the value of your home. Property values Proximity to parks increases property value. It’s as simple as that. And, in general, the more parks and the better maintained those parks […]
April 27, 2021

Featured Listings in Miami

“The Magic City” is one of the most vibrant and desirable places to live in the country. Miami is metropolitan area of many faces – from cosmopolitan and energetic to quiet and spacious. It’s a city full of culture, art and wonderful dining options. It also boasts some of the best weather in the world. But to describe all of Miami, including the surrounding towns and municipalities, in just a few words is quite impossible. Each neighborhood, town and suburb has its own unique vibe. The best way to get a taste of all the Miami-Dade county has to offer is to let us take you on a tour. Here’s a look at some of our top listings in the […]
April 6, 2021

What’s a Starter Home – Do You Need To Start There?

Starter home vs. forever home? If you’re a first-time home buyer you may be stuck in this mystifying gray area. You know you want a home. You know your price range and your ideal locations. But you just don’t know if you want to settle for a home that might just be a step in the path toward another home, or if you want to seek out that home that you can call yours for the rest of your life. There’s no right or wrong answer. It’s a matter of circumstances, numbers and preferences. It’s a matter of where you’re at and where you want to be. Even armed with all the facts and info, it doesn’t always make it […]
March 16, 2021

Buying a Second Property for Rental Purposes

Real estate investment remains one of the best forms of speculation and in Miami this holds true. With real estate investments you can typically receive a predictable cash flow, a steady appreciation in value, equity buildup and many great tax benefits. If you’re deciding to buy a second home in Miami for rental purposes, it can be quite the sound investment.   In addition, even throughout the COVID-19 pandemic Miami population has continued to grow and real estate prices continue to rise. In fact, as more and more jobs went remote, young professionals and families have been making the move to Miami, mostly from northern cities, to enjoy the warmer weather and the lifestyle that our city brings. If you’re […]