Category Archives: Around The House

The Impact of Home Staging

Category: and posted on September 19, 2019

Staging a home has become a successful tool for Sellers in this competitive buyer’s market.  As you can see from these before and after pictures of our charming new listing in exclusive Snapper Creek Lakes, 5577 Arbor Lane took on an entirely different personality.  The Sellers of this home were in the middle of relocating,...

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2019 Tour Of Kitchens Recap

Category: and posted on March 14, 2019

Each year, the Coral Gables Community Foundation organizes the “Tour of Kitchens” – a special event where attendees can tour 10 of Miami’s most beautiful kitchens in one day. It is undoubtedly one of my favorite events of the year!    This year, Lowell International Realty was a proud sponsor of the event, which took place...

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2018 Tour Of Kitchens Recap

Category: and posted on March 26, 2018

  Once a year, the Coral Gables Community Foundation hosts a “Tour of Kitchens” where you can buy a ticket to see up to 10 spectacular kitchens in one day. Since previewing Miami’s most beautiful homes with clients is a favorite pastime, the Tour of Kitchens is one of my favorite Saturdays of the year!  ...

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How to Stage your Home to Sell

Category: and posted on November 9, 2017

Many clients ask us how to best showcase their home to appeal to buyers. According to the National Association of Realtors, nearly half of real estate agents agree that staging increases a sales price by 1-20%. A few hours or a weekend spent on preparing your home for prospective buyers may truly pay off. Honestly...

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Probably NOT! Surprised? “Well that doesn’t make any sense,” you may say. “My home would not have flooded if the hurricane didn’t physically PUSH the storm waters onto my property.” This debate has gone on for a while and the courts are still arguing about it post Katrina. The issue is front and center in...

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The on-going drought in California has been all over the news recently, especially as it’s been labeled the worst in state history. Californians have been asked to implement serious water conservation efforts in hopes of cutting water-usage in the area by 25%. In South Florida, where rain falls aplenty, (especially as we enter the summer...

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