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
Presented by NAMI Miami-Dade Miami, FL (April 21, 2017)–In advocating for greater understanding of the complexity of mental illness, treatment and recovery, and to counteract the stigma and shame which often thwarts this understanding, NAMI Miami-Dade County proudly presents its 2nd Annual Reel Minds Mental Health Film Festival at … More Annual “Reel Minds” Miami Mental Health Film Festival Presented by NAMI Miami-Dade, Sat. May 13, 2017
22% Florida 15% California 10% Texas 4% New York, Arizona, New Jersey and Illinois The numbers speak for themselves. When it comes to buying properties in the U.S., Florida ranks higher than any other state. According to the Miami Association of Realtors, foreign investors love Florida best. The reasons include: desirable location, secure and profitable … More FLORIDA #1 DESTINATION FOR FOREIGN BUYERS
OPEN HOUSE this Tuesday @ noon Click above for more details! Refreshments will be served. Come see this beautiful totally renovated 2 BR/2BTH 1190 sq.’ split floor plan condominium on Millionaire’s Row @ 5600 Collins Avenue, Unit 8D, priced to sell at $399K. The building has all the amenities of a 5* hotel, including … More Just Listed – Open House this Tuesday, 4/11 on Millionaire’s Row in Miami Beach
The MidBeach Neighborhood Association launched last night and I joined the committee to help residents with major, impactful infrastructure projects and quality of life issues on the Beach. Michael Gongora joins an executive committee that includes the amazing Anamarie Ferreira de Melo and Alicia Casanova – who I worked with in the previous incarnation of … More MidBeach Neighborhood Association launches on April 5, 2017
The year has started with an upswing in stock prices, some dips here and there, but overall economic trends seem positive in terms of consumer spending and improving GDP. So how does the local housing market fare in light of these indicators? 2017 National Housing Forecast from Realtor.com The 2017 national real estate market is … More Housing Forecasts for 2017 – Is this the time to buy or sell?