Posts Categorized: Tips for Buyers

April 3rd, 2014 at 4:59 pm Pin It

After The Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act passed, I wrote an article about rising flood insurance premiums. This greatly affected buyers and sellers by making it difficult to buy and/or sell in high-risk areas due to the unaffordable cost of insurance. Thankfully Congress approved a new bill to alleviate some of the financial stress that…


March 7th, 2014 at 5:05 pm Pin It

The Ponce Davis area is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Miami. Most properties in the area are between ½ acre to an acre and full of lush, mature foliage. The location can’t be beat, and many of the houses are just spectacular. I always love showing houses in Ponce Davis! I did a quick…


March 3rd, 2014 at 5:17 pm Pin It

The comprehensive tax reform discussion draft that House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., released yesterday envisions a very different picture for home owners than what’s in place today. In a statement about the plan, NAR President Steve Brown says the association is concerned with many of the proposals. “Proposed limits on the…


February 20th, 2014 at 1:16 pm Pin It

Do you find yourself wondering what it would be to sell your home and move to a more carefree environment? Are you afraid that your real estate taxes will kill you if you move? “Portability” allows eligible homestead owners to move savings from one property to the next. Homesteaded owners may now move their “Save…


February 20th, 2014 at 12:00 am Pin It

George Merrick’s Villages have always been some of my most favorite properties to sell in Coral Gables. Wrought with charm and reminding us of a day gone by, they are such a unique part of our city’s history. Properties don’t come on the market in these Villages often, so it’s exciting to have two houses…


January 23rd, 2014 at 1:27 pm Pin It

To all of the new homeowners in Miami-Dade County: if you bought a new primary residence in 2013, please remember that in order to obtain a homestead exemption on your new home, you must apply for the exemption by March 1, 2014. This exemption will mean substantial savings on your real estate taxes. If you…


January 21st, 2014 at 7:41 pm Pin It

This blog will show you exactly which kind of Coconut Grove home you can buy within your budget. Can I afford a 4 bedroom with a pool in Coconut Grove? Read it here in my blog (This home is currently on the market – ask me for more details) Coconut Grove offers a great quality of…


January 20th, 2014 at 1:41 pm Pin It

As expected some Brickell Condo owners are selling their Brickell Condos now to make a side step into Single Family Homes or Townhomes in Coconut Grove or Coral Gables. They want to cash in on the booming Brickell condo market before 1000s of new units hit the Brickell market and start making new investments into the less competitive and more…


January 20th, 2014 at 1:37 pm Pin It

After the successes of last years Miami Real Estate Investment Guide we are preparing the ’2014 Investors guide to buying Miami Real Estate’ The Investors Guide to Brickell and Downtown Miami 2013 – The new report will be much more extensive covering all the Miami areas This 2014 complete report will be much more extensive and cover…


January 9th, 2014 at 1:56 pm Pin It

I love the start of a new year – energy is high, spirits are bright, and people start thinking about selling their homes again! If you’ve been looking to buy and are getting frustrated because of the lack of inventory, don’t give up hope. January is a great month for new listings. Typically we see…


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