Tips?

Often times homeowners wonder what are some easy ways to keep up with home maintenance? There is a great website called, HouseLogic, which has a lot of helpful information. Here are some tips that you may find helpful from there: Shave…

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Of course there is an app for that…

It is pretty impressive the amount of apps you can choose from, as well as how neat some of the newer ones are. I came across a fun one the other day that I wanted to share, called Project Color…

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Staying cool

Florida gets HOT, pretty much year round. So you want to make sure that your AC is running well. That means, you should get semi-annual checkups, and change your filter often. I am sure you are thinking, how changing your…

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Tis the season…

Every area has different seasons in real estate. South Florida has two main seasons. 1. Summer/ Family Season 2. Winter/ Snow Bird Season The single family housing market really starts picking up speed by May, and is very busy throughout the…

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Which REALTOR® do I go with?

When an owner is ready to list their house, they often want to speak to a few REALTORS® to decide which will be the best REALTOR® for them. Many REALTORS® operate differently, and you want to find someone that fits your…

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Miami Spice

Miami is home to some amazing restaurants, but often times, they are more than you want to spend. From August 1 to September 30, you get a wonderful opportunity to check out some of the pricier dining options, and get a…

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Are you a shopper or a buyer?

A big pet peeve of mine as a REALTOR®, is other real estate agents who show buyers properties that they can’t afford. Let me tell you something that should not come off as a surprise, more expensive properties are going…

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Real Estate, it is a bit OFF.

Real estate runs pretty much the opposite of the average work schedule of 9am-5pm. A lot of property is shown in the evenings, weekends and on holidays. So, when you are going to be getting involved in a real estate…

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And how will you be paying for that?

When going to buy a property, most people will be purchasing with financing. From a buyer’s perspective, they might wonder why a seller prefers cash over financing, since they are going to get the money at the end of the day…

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Show me the HOUSE!

There is a forever ongoing debate in real estate, if listings should be on lockbox or personally shown by the listing agent. I feel that 80% of the time it should be on lockbox, and 20% of the time, it…

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And now for your morning real estate giggle…

I have had a number of humorous conversations with people, while I have been a REALTOR®. Here are two of my favorites, that I hope you enjoy. 1. I had a listing in Weston, where the owner had two dogs. For…

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Two Big Deadlines in a Contract

So, you got a contract. Yea! You are so excited, you are buying the house of your dreams! You can’t wait to figure out where all your furniture is going to go, and what colors you are going to paint…

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Price Range Strategy

Every seller wants as much money as they can get for their property. But they have to remember, that a property is only worth what the market will give you. I like to promote a realistic price range strategy with my sellers.…

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Let’s talk about the dead guy

Part of the reason I love my job, is that I get to tell all these “interesting” stories. I had a seller who was a bit stubborn on her price. The problem was that there was a reverse mortgage on…

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