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A Guide to Historic Coral Gables Homes

On October 2, 2018
by Miami Real Estate

The City of Coral Gables is the life’s work of visionary George Merrick. Known today for establishing one of the first planned communities in the United States, George Merrick acted as the planner and builder of “The City Beautiful” beginning in the early 1920s. The majestic area was inspired by Mediterranean homes, traces of which …

Quiet: The Ultimate Luxury

On August 15, 2018
by Miami Real Estate

Money can buy you almost anything in the world, from the latest designer fashion wear to the fastest sports car known to man, but is one of the things people most desire and struggle to find? Increased private space, i.e. quiet.   Quiet is now among the world’s most precious commodities in the luxury market …

Buying a home is a significant investment and the benefits of that investment depend largely on the property’s equity. In addition to tax benefits, individuals who invest in property in Florida may also benefit from building equity relatively quickly. When a property owner is deemed “equity rich,” it means that he or she has at …

One of the many perks of living in Florida, and one that brings people to South Florida to invest in real estate, is the favorable state tax laws. With the second lowest tax burden on personal income in the country, Florida proves to be a prime destination for high earners and investors. Income Advantages Florida …

Miami’s Luxury Home Sales Up 24% in May

On July 10, 2018
by Miami Real Estate

As the summer heats up, luxury homes in Miami continue to be a hot commodity. According to a report released by the Miami Association of Realtors, the total luxury sales ($1 million and above) were up 24 percent year-over-year in May 2018. Luxury condo sales boasted the largest increase with a 58.6 percent gain. Notably, …

Hurricane season is here until November 30th. Therefore, it’s important to take note of some crucial information about homeowner’s insurance, especially when purchasing a South Florida home this summer. Check Your Policy & Deductible Make sure your policy covers the full value of your home and not just a percentage. Additionally, check your deductible to …

Luxury Home Sales in Miami Continue to Rise

On June 7, 2018
by Miami Real Estate

 The Miami luxury home market is having a fantastic 2018 and is continuing to prove to be strong through mid-year. With the new tax laws in place, many buyers are considering choosing a luxury home in Miami over homes in much higher taxed states, providing a flood of potential new buyers into the market. Sales …

Tech Industry Could Boost Miami’s Housing Market

On May 14, 2018
by Miami Real Estate

When most people think of Miami, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t usually the city’s prominence in the tech industry. However, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties are home to 8,167 technology businesses, the 12th highest in the country according to Census data by Computing Technology Industry Association. With growth of the industry …

Homebuyers are Undeterred by Rising Interest Rates

On April 27, 2018
by Miami Real Estate

Despite the recent increase in interest rates and the new tax hikes set in place at the end of 2017, home sales were higher than expected early this year, according to the National Association of Realtors. In the luxury home market sales were up 19 percent from a year ago. Few Concerns from Buyers With …