October 15, 2022

Coconut Grove Condo and Townhome 2022 Fall Market Update

Here’s a quick look at the fall stats for sales and inventory in the Coconut Grove condo and townhome market from January through September of this year. Under $500,000 Inventory        43% Increase Sales                 43% Reduction $500,000 to $999,999 Inventory        24% Reduction Sales  […]
February 28, 2022

Village of Pinecrest Winter 2022 Housing Report

Village of Pinecrest remains a very strong sellers market as February comes to a close.  I just wish there were more sellers because I have buyers.  Real estate inventory is still dreadfully low, especially under $1 million. There are only 47 homes for sale in Pinecrest with 51 homes currently under contract. In January, 16 […]
September 23, 2021

Six Tips to Winning the Rental Bidding War

It’s a brutal rental market for tenants but here are six tried and true tips to winning the rental bidding war. Hire a great agent who knows how to negotiate. Be first in line to see the house.  Make a strong offer as soon as possible. Out of towners: Make an offer sight unseen, contingent […]
August 6, 2021

The South Florida Rental Market is Insane

The South Florida rental market is flat out insane with inflated prices, super low inventory and fierce competition. I represented tenants who just closed on a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,286 SF home in South Miami that, last year, would have leased for around $8500 – $9000.  It closed at $11,200/month because prospective tenants are […]
June 17, 2021

Corporate Relocation to Miami

Corporate relocation to Miami is an exciting and important part of my real estate business. I specialize in providing destination services for national and international companies relocating executives to Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, Key Biscayne and Brickell. Miami is a burgeoning tech hub for companies out of New York, Chicago and San […]
August 2, 2020

Stay Informed: Miami-Dade and Broward Residential Real Estate Report

It’s been an exceptionally different year in residential real estate in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.  Covid-19 has had a dramatic effect on the real estate industry in ways that could not be predicted.  Consumers were of the belief that Covid-19 would adversely impact home values. Surprisingly, what you will see in this report is that […]
April 24, 2020

The Pandemic Effect on Real Estate

The pandemic has triggered a very unpredictable real estate market with unusual dynamics.  Nobody knows what will happen with inventory and pricing. So here are some things to ponder if you are thinking of buying or selling a home. Seller Considerations: Should I Sell? Some sellers are pulling their homes off the market if there’s […]
September 7, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Created Angst for Buyers and Sellers

Hurricane Dorian created quite a bit of angst for buyers and sellers of real estate.  Several days before the Cat 5 storm was predicted to move westward, towards Miami, I received calls from clients with concerns about placing offers, postponing closing dates and possible force majeure. While this anxiety was temporary and we were gratefully […]
August 1, 2018

Myriam Found Her Brickell Waterfront Condo

After one year and countless showings, Myriam found her waterfront condo on Brickell Ave.  This is a most happy closing day for both of us, although moving-in has proved challenging in negotiating condo association elevator rules and narrow hallways that don’t accommodate a queen size bed. The condo at The Imperial is lovely,  the view […]