The busy season for South Florida ends on 4/15 – like tax season more or less – and people visiting find hotel prices are going down and it’s more economical to stay here. The same could be said for local real estate. Properties are reducing prices as well as they see less and less people … More When is it a good time to move to Miami?
Miami-Dade County single-family home prices increased 3.6 percent in February 2018, increasing from $321,000 to $332,500. Miami single-family home prices have risen for 75 consecutive months, a streak spanning more than six years. Existing condo prices rose 4.5 percent, from $220,000 to $230,000 in February. Condo prices have increased in 78 of the last 81 … More MIAMI DADE COUNTY PRICES RISE IN FEBRUARY 2018
OK. Spring’s coming next week, but the weather up north this year has been brutal. More than three major snowstorms like you had this winter would be enough to get me packing! South Florida has enjoyed a cooler “winter” with temperatures in the 70s, dipping into the 60s and even 50s at night — but … More Thinking of moving South Finally….from the Northeast? Good idea!
I’m so excited about the new year and simultaneously thinking of all the people freezing in the northeast who may be hoping to change their lives for the better this year by finally buying a condo in South Florida. While we’re experiencing a cold spell – with temperatures in the 60s and blustery winds and … More Is 2018 a Great Time to Buy in Miami –or What? (Think of the weather up north)
Need more wall space to accompany your new Art Basel purchases? Check out condos and homes in the Miami/Miami Beach area. It’s a great time to buy this winter. When you compare the costs to rent vs. buy, it really makes sense to build your equity and buy your new nest. Mortgage rates are still … More Millennials are in town for Art Basel
When staging your house for potential buyers certain upgrades don’t always pay off. You can think that buying a wine cooler will look beautiful in your kitchen, then find out that your buyers would have preferred more storage space in the kitchen and don’t really drink wine. Or your idea of dark brown cabinets doesn’t … More Upgrades Don’t Always Pay Off
The U.S. Dept. of Energy estimates that during the summer up to 60% of a home’s cooling energy is lost through its windows and during the winter up to 25% of a home’s heating energy is lost through its windows. Window film saves energy by reducing solar heat gain in summer and retaining heat in winter. … More Save Energy with Window Film and Cut Those Utility Bills Down to Size
Many parents are facing issues not faced by generations before with their kids unable to afford to leave the financial nest of their parents home while they try to get jobs that would help them gain financial independence. The boomer generation couldn’t wait to get out of the house and faced low-paying entry level jobs … More Ready to kick those millennials out of the basement?
A reporter is looking for leads of houses on the beach that are up for sale. Sometimes, as the Wall Street Journal Mansion Section can attest to, showcasing your house in a magazine as part of an editorial story is the best way to sell it to a prospective buyer. Anyone who wants to be … More Homes on beaches — Want some ink?
Many renters are recognizing the fact that paying rent is doing nothing for their credit rating or for building equity. Like renting a car, when the term is up, you’re at the mercy of Uber or buses. Investing in an apartment never seemed as much of a good idea as right now. It’s a buyer’s … More More first-time buyers eyeing Miami