Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate!

Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate!

Interest rates hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which gave many buyers relief from rising home prices and helped with affordability. In the first quarter of 2018, rates have increased from 3.95% up to 4.45% and experts predict that rates will increase even more by the end of the year. The rate you […]

What Should You Look for In Your Miami Real Estate Team

What Should You Look For In Your Miami Real Estate Team?

How do you select the members of your team who are going to help make your dream of owning a home a reality? What should you be looking for? How do you know if you’ve found the right agent or lender? What Should You Look For In Your Miami Real Estate Team The most important […]

Home Inspection Tips For Miami Real Estate Buyers

Home Inspection Tips For Miami Real Estate Buyers

All home inspections are not created equal, and it’s important to take some time to hire the right company. Every company has their own specialized reports, and you can always ask for a sample, so you know what to expect. Don’t be cheap! Pay for a good report and ask if you need any specialized […]

Selling Your Home

When Selling Your Home Certain Repair Projects Are More Important Than Others

When selling your home and preparing it to sell, there are repair projects that are more important than others. When a buyer goes under contract, a home inspection is ordered. One component of the home inspection is the insurance report. This report is sent to the insurance company. The insurance company reviews the report and […]

Preparing Your Home To Sell Reno Projects That Pay

When preparing your home to sell, often homeowners are tempted to do renovation projects based on cosmetic appeal, and these may not be the best projects to start. I have three categories of renovation projects beginning from must-dos to the more fun projects. The first group of projects are those that are must do projects, […]

Shhh Don’t Talk Too Much At Showings

Shhh Don’t Talk Too Much At Showings

Shhh Don’t Talk Too Much At Showings Bottom Line Sometimes when buyer agents walk through with their buyers at property showings, they start doing this weird thing where they point out all of the deficiencies within the property. I am not sure whether it’s a nervous thing or trying to build a rapport thing, but […]

Why Assumptions Can Cause You To Miss a Good Deal

Why Assumptions Can Cause You To Miss a Good Deal Bottom Line Sometimes buyers (& agents) create assumptions about the real estate sales transaction. Often if it’s hard to get into property buyers and agents assume the seller isn’t motivated to sell a property. This can be very untrue. There can be all different types […]

How Reverse Prospecting Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster

How Reverse Prospecting Can Help You Sell Your Home Faster Bottom Line Reverse prospecting is a tool we use each and every day to reach out to other agents and give them detailed information about our listings. It’s provided by our local MLS system and it monitors which agents are sending out listing alerts about […]

Why Preoccupancy Is A Bad Idea When Selling Miami Real Estate

Why Preoccupancy Is A Bad Idea When Selling Miami Real Estate When It Comes To Preoccupancy Sometimes when are in the middle of selling a home, and the transaction is delayed, OR the property is unoccupied, buyers will ask about moving in before closing. Our advice is always to say NO. It can create a […]

Staging Your Home To Sell The Second Time Around

Staging Your Home To Sell The Second Time Around

Staging Your Home To Sell The Second Time Around The Bottom Line When Staging Your Home To Sell Staging your home to sell the second time around is crucial because it’s the “second showing”. If your home wasn’t positioned to sell with the first listing it’s more important than ever to make sure it’s staged […]