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Buying a Home In Miami Look Closely For These 5 Things

Buying a Home In Miami? Look Closely For These 5 Things

Finally, you are buying a home in Miami, and you’ve narrowed down the search to a handful of listings or less. You’re officially one step closer to turning the key and walking into your new home. However, before you pop the champagne, you’ll first want to make sure that your new dream home won’t actually […]

What To Expect From Your Home Inspection When Buying a Home in Miami

What To Expect From Your Home Inspection When Buying a Home in Miami

When buying a home in Miami, once your offer is accepted the next big step is the home inspection. Depending on the type of property you are under contract for, you may want to consider the following inspections: -General Inspection -4 Point Inspection, Wind Mitigation (for insurance) -Termite -Pool -Septic -Mold -Seawall -Separate plumbing (snaking/video) Over […]

7 Top Questions For Buying a Home in Miami

7 Top Questions For Buying a Home in Miami

When you are starting the process of buying a Home in Miami, there are a lot of unknowns. There are the different types of properties (condominiums, town homes, single-family homes) and many different reasons why sellers sell (family change, relocation, something happy, something sad). Ultimately every single transaction is different. The good news is we have […]

3 tips for buying a home in miami in 2017

3 Tips for Buying a Home in Miami in 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Buying a home in Miami takes a little planning as there is a lot to know in advance. From the many different neighborhoods, price points, what you get for your money, insurance, taxes and more! Whew! That’s just the beginning, don’t worry we can best guide you. To make things super simple let’s start with […]

miami real estate tips build up or out

Miami Real Estate Tips Need Extra Square Footage Should You Build Up or Out?

Today’s Miami real estate tip comes from working for over eleven years with literally hundreds of buyers. We definitely have some insight as to what buyers like and don’t like. One of the biggest mistakes we see homeowners make is poor design and architectural choices. Bad decisions around structural design or use of the lot size […]

Historic Mortgage Rates by Decade

Why Are Mortgage Interest Rates Increasing?

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% last week. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June, and many are wondering why there has been such a significant increase so quickly.  Why did rates go up? Whenever there is a presidential […]

5 Reasons to Hire a Miami Real Estate Professional When Selling

5 Reasons to Hire a Miami Real Estate Professional When Buying or Selling

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey; you need an experienced Miami Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or FSBO. The 5 Reasons You […]

Buying Miami Real Estate: What’s The Difference Between Earnest Money & The Down Payment?

When buying Miami real estate, real estate lingo can be a bit confusing. One of the biggest misunderstandings is about the earnest money deposit and the down payment. When presenting an offer to a seller, your real estate agent is going to ask you how much money you want to put down with the offer. […]

What You Need to Know About PMI

What You Need To Know About PMI? Private Mortgage Insurance

When it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase a home with a down payment below 20%, you can never have Too Much Information (TMI) about Private […]

When Buying a Home in Miami What Should You Expect During Inspections

When Buying a Home in Miami What Should You Expect During Inspections?

One big step you will take once you go under contract on a property is the home inspection. During this time it’s important to perform your due diligence on the property. Initially, you will want to hire a licensed home inspector and make sure he performs the necessary inspections. Each home is unique and what […]