Can This Happen To Your Vacant Property?

Tuesday night, CBS 4 reported on a homeowner whose house has been taken over by squatters.  According to the story, the house was sold and when the Realtor went to the final walk through before closing, she found people living in the house.  The people living there claim they were duped and rented the property. […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate, Selling
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Which Is Better Transportation Mode: Rail or Express Toll Lanes on US 1?

The Village of Pinecrest is hosting a town hall meeting at Pinecrest Gardens to discuss the proposed MDX US 1 Express Toll Lane project.  Anyone who travels on US 1 (also known as Useless 1) from Miami to communities south, has experienced the frustrating traffic and knows that relief is needed.  As proposed, the current […]

Buying, Neighborhood News, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest
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9 Factors That Influence A Buyer’s Choice In Neighborhoods

The 2012 National Association of Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers the 8 factors are as follows: neighborhood quality – 61% convenience to jobs – 43% overall affordability of homes – 39% convenience to family and friends -35% neighborhood design – 26% convenience to shopping – 26% quality of school district – 25% convenience […]

Buying, Selling
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The Round Up Has Great Concerts For Cheap!

Okay, so you don’t really think of country music when you think of Miami.  We are more well known for the house and trans music played by DJs at our great clubs or at Ultra and the Winter Music Festival.  However, if you are a country music fan or just want to try a different […]

Things To Do
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Excercise Your Right To Vote!

If you did not wait in line for early voting or request an absentee ballot, make sure you take the time to vote today.  My daughter was so excited to be able to vote for her first time, I hope all registered voters feel the same!

Things To Do
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November is Carnival Time At Pinecrest Schools

For fun, inexpensive ways to spend time outdoors with the kids, head to the Village of Pinecrest schools for their carnivals. Pinecrest Elementary’s Wild West Fest is this Saturday.  Howard Dr. Elementary is also having theirs this Saturday from 10:00-4:00.     Palmetto Elementary has their Jungle Jamz on Saturday, November 17 from 11-4.   […]

Neighborhood News, Pinecrest
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How To Track Your Absentee Ballot

Many voters in Miami-Dade County are voting by absentee ballot due to the long (9+ pages!) ballot and resulting long waits at the polls.  If you want to track your absentee ballot, go to http://www.miamidade.gov/elections/regist-status.asp.

Selling
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Miami Real Estate: Foreigners Continue To Invest In South Florida

In case you think that the investment in Miami is starting to ebb, there is an article in today’s Business Monday about Fort Capital Management, a private equity firm, buying up prime South Florida real estate.  Their most recent purchase it the Surf Club in Surfside. Miami-Dade’s strong rebound in the tourism industry is driving […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Selling
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Don’t Let Sandy Ruin Your Weekend…Still Lots To Do!

1.  Movie screening of “Last of the Haussmans” at Coral Gables Art Cinema [youtube width=”425″ height=”344″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGM-1bh-HN0&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] 2. Early voting starts Saturday.  The ballot is long, so know how you are going to vote on everything before you go so you don’t add to long lines.  Pack your patience! 3. Deering Estate’s Wine On Harvest Moon […]

Florida Life, Things To Do
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