south florida real estate

January 26, 2021

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. If you’re curious about what homes Pinecrest has to offer, take a look at a few of these featured listings and then get in touch to schedule a showing with us at Drew Kern Real Estate. Featured listings in Pinecrest 12330 SW 60th Ct – https://drewkern.com/homes-for-sale-details/12330-SW-60TH-CT-PINECREST-FL-33156/A10932475/39/. This opulent, Crestron-powered smart home sits on a gated, acre+ lot in Pinecrest. With 7-bedrooms, 7.5-baths, the expansive layout has everything you want in a home and more. The gourmet kitchen features two islands, Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, and a large breakfast room. The impact glass windows […]
January 19, 2021

How to Find a Home Before It Goes on the Market

The Florida housing market is crazy hot right now, and if you’re interested in finding a new property, you may be asking yourself how you can even get your foot in the door when homes are flying off the shelf. One avenue that many buyers fail to consider is the possibility of buying a home before it even goes on the market. Also known as “pocket listings,” homes that are sold off-market can be tough to find – but not impossible – especially when you work with a well-connected realtor. In tight housing markets, getting ahead of the competition may be one of your best bets for snagging the home of your dreams. Here are some strategies for finding the […]
January 11, 2021

How to Sell Your Home Before You Even List It

Selling a home can be a lot of work – we definitely get it. Prepping your home to hit the market means sprucing it up from top-to-bottom and gearing up for plenty of showings and open houses. The constant need to keep your house clean and showing-ready can be disruptive to your schedule and leave you eternally on edge as you wonder when the right buyer will stroll through your doors. If putting your house on the market has you feeling nervous, the good news is that you may be able to sell it before you even list it. For people concerned about privacy or those simply wanting to test the waters with selling their home, attempting a “pocket listing” […]
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

Featured Listings: South Miami & Surrounding Areas

The city of South Miami is one of the oldest municipalities of Miami. It boasts a fantastic town center including Sunset Place, which offers a mix of stores, entertainment and dining. It’s also an area known for many good schools, at least 10 parks, family friendly neighborhoods with old Florida charm, and homes often situated on larger pieces of land. To learn more about what South Miami has to offer, check out the featured listings below. Then, give me a call at 305-329-7744 to schedule a tour. 4384 SW 13 St., Miami – Centrally located in the charming area of Little Gables, this residence has been uniquely adapted to fit the needs of today’s homeowner with a flexible layout for […]
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 […]
December 1, 2020

The Best Housewarming Gifts for New Homeowners

New homeownership is worth celebrating, and what better way to welcome a new neighbor or congratulate an old friend on their recent move than to give them a housewarming gift. But not just any gift will do – you want one that reflects their personality and style as well as one that will help them ease into life in their new space. Here are a few tried-and-true housewarming gifts to consider for the new homeowner in your life: For the kitchen – The heart of the home, the kitchen is where so much giving and sharing occurs. It only makes sense that a good housewarming gift is put to good use in the kitchen. For that, you can’t go wrong […]
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. […]