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Considering buying your first home or condo? Educate yourself first in the Home Buying Process 101

Helping First Time Home Buyers

For many years you have been renting a place to live and now you have finally made the big decision to buy your first home or condominium.  Since you are new to the world of home buying, like many people, you naturally turn to the internet to start browsing for homes, contact a family member/friend that is a Realtor for advice. These are all good starting points for those who know how to utilize these resources. First time home buyers like to be educated so that they can make informed decisions. For those information seekers like you, we have prepared this quick guide on the home buying process.

Welcome to Home Buying Process 101!

Here are 6 key steps that can help you navigate through the home buying process:

Categories Brickell Real Estate, Luxury Miami Real Estate Communities, Luxury Real Estate Communities

BRICKELL HEIGHTS 2 : FIND THE LIFE OF YOUR DREAMS IN THE TOWER YOU’LL LOVE

Brickell is taking flight as Miami’s hottest destination for the finest experiences Miami has to offer and Brickell Heights puts residents at the center of the excitement Envisioned with genius by the Related Group, it …

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Management of Whiteflies Pros and Cons

Management of Real Estate Whiteflies Pros and Cons

  1. What are whiteflies and their damaging effects? They are small, winged insects that typically feed on the underside of leaves with their “needle-like” mouthparts. Whiteflies can seriously injure plants by sucking nutrients from the plant causing wilting, yellowing, stunting, leaf drop, or even death. It is recommended that ficus hedges be proactively treated as it is more cost effective versus the cost of hedge replacement if left untreated. A large whitefly infestation on palm tree leaves can leave behind excessive honeydew and sooty mold. This honeydew and sooty mold usually becomes sticky and turns black in color which usually results in a significant impact on the aesthetics of a affected properties and neighborhoods. At this time, experts are not concerned with whitefly infestation causing the death of palm trees.
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Considering buying a home or condo governed by a community association?

Community Association?

Considering buying a home or condo governed by a community association? If so, we recommend you get to know the financials of the association before you close the sale

You have been shopping for your new home for months when you finally come across the perfect one. It is located in a gated community or a luxury condominium tower with phenomenal curb appeal. The community has a beautiful pool area with great fitness amenities and the location is central to your lifestyle. Everything “appears” to be perfect, until you