Decorating for Condo Renters

These days, many people (particularly millennials) eschew homeownership, choosing instead to rent houses, apartments, and condos. In fact, renters are a large, growing demographic within the real estate market. As the renting population grows, more and more people are faced with one dreaded question: How do I decorate this place? You ... Read More...

So You Want To Be On Your Condo Board

All residents of a condominium community have been made aware of the important-yet-somewhat-mysterious “condo board.” That’s the body which must approve certain requests, can raise fees or expenses, and may even levy fines or other penalties. But you might be wondering: What exactly does the condo board do? Who works for ... Read More...

Spring Cleaning Your Condo

Spring is finally here. The days are getting longer, flowers are in bloom, the clouds are parting, and the sun is shining through your windows… revealing a ton of dirt that you didn’t notice all winter. Spring is the perfect time to get your condo in tip-top shape. But when ... Read More...

Condo Security: Whose Responsibility Is It?

Most condo owners have heard at least one story about a crime being committed at a condo community. What steps can residents take to reduce the potential for criminal activity? Get More Cameras? When it comes to condo security, the first thing that comes to mind is the presence of cameras. Closed-circuit ... Read More...

The Eco-Friendly Condo

Over the years, our world has become increasingly conscious of the environment. People are working to protect the planet all around the world, from massive conservation efforts to things we do every day in our homes. This is great – but it can be tough to truly “go green” when ... Read More...

Advice for Creating a Home Inventory

Once new homeowners are settled in their new place with most of the boxes emptied and their contents put away, it is important to consider creating a home inventory. In the unfortunate event that your valuables are ever lost or stolen or possibly destroyed by a flood or fire, having ... Read More...

Downtown Los Angeles Leads Nation in Gentrification

Downtown Los Angeles has become the fastest gentrifying zip code in the country. In recent years, gentrification has become synonymous with “hipster invasion” – an increase in housing prices and the addition of trendy storefronts, cafes, galleries and pop-up bars. According to a survey by RENTCafe, downtown LA’s 90014 took ... Read More...

Canadian Snowbirds Flock to South Florida

South Florida real estate brokers have noticed an upswing in inquiries from Canadian snowbirds, and are welcoming them with open arms (It’s a Canadian Snowbird’s Market in South Florida). In the area north of Miami, from Hallandale Beach to Fort Lauderdale to Boca Raton, there has been a convergence of ... Read More...

Questions To Ask Before Selling Your Condo

Realtors across the country agree: 2018 is a seller’s market. If you’ve considered selling your condo, now is the time to do it. Selling real estate is a big deal and jumping in without the right know-how can lead to real trouble! I already know what you’re thinking: It’ll be fine. ... Read More...