Why Hasn’t it Sold Yet?

You decided to put your home or condo on the market and fully expected it to sell within a short period of time. After all, the neighborhood is ideal, and you have invested a considerable amount of money in upgrades and improvements over the years. However, it’s been several months ... Read More...

Is Condo Investing Right for You?

Six years have passed since the real estate market hit bottom, and investors are now having a tough time finding bargains to flip or rent for monthly income. As most single-family properties increase in price, investors are looking for less expensive alternatives, such as townhouses, mobile homes, and condominiums. Is investing ... Read More...

Condo Concierges Help Create a Sense of Community

Developers are offering a wide variety of incentives to entice buyers to their properties. Over the top amenities, such as state-of-the-art fitness centers with yoga and pilates classes, lap pools, free car service and automated car parking are becoming the rule rather than the exception. Concierge services are another way ... Read More...

Millennials Expect Amenities

Multi-family property owners are relying on millennials to keep vacancy low and renewals high - along with a steady stream of revenue. As for the millennials, there are two key items – location and amenities. Developers have known this for some time and focused on the importance of premium amenities ... Read More...

Should Baby Boomers Rent or Buy?

Over the past decade baby boomers have been the drivers of rental demand. According to a survey by Harvard University’s Center for Housing Studies, boomers have accounted for twice the growth in renter households as millennials did since the last recession. As boomers reach retirement age their ranks will continue ... Read More...

Advice for Agents: Closing Deals with Effective Communication

What does it take to communicate effectively in the real estate transaction process? Marc Gould, Executive Director of REBAC, the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council, believes very strongly that a successful deal depends on “establishing a positive interpersonal relationship with clients.” While this may be a well-known fact, there are ... Read More...

The Changing Brickell Skyline

Last year brought a big change in Brickell’s real estate market. As recently as 2014, the Brickell area was touted as the fastest growing hub in Miami with international buyers coming in large numbers to purchase preconstruction condos and resale. The upward trajectory continued until the summer of 2015 when ... Read More...