Category Archives: Real Estate Digest

News about national real estate trends such as interest rate changes, increased homeownership and forecasted trends.

By Lauren Billingslea Dowlen Luxury Sales Associate ldowlen@lowellinternationalrealty.com With a strong background in marketing, community involvement and business development from her years as a non-profit fundraising professional, Lauren offers clients the perfect package of personal guidance and local expertise. Read more about Lauren. Last month, amidst the election rhetoric surrounding development and traffic in Coral...

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By JJ Snow Hansen Luxury Sales Associate jjhansen@lowellinternationalrealty.com JJ has earned the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation and the Million Dollar Guild recognition by The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing for her documented performance in the TOP 10% of the South Florida real estate market and her successful demonstration of her expertise in...

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By Lani Kahn DrodyBroker + Presidentlkdrody@lowellinternationalrealty.com Have you made an offer on real estate recently and not been able to connect with the seller on price?  Or similarly, are you trying to sell your home and buyers just aren’t connecting with your expectations? It’s a sign of the times.  As we enter the end of the first...

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1031 Exchange Transactions: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW


Category: and posted on November 28, 2018


By Marianna Perez Luxury Sales Associate 305.546.4913 mperez@lowellinternationalrealty.com Marianna E. Perez is a Real Estate professional with over 20 years of experience. Prior to entering real estate, Marianna was Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Banking at City National Bank of Florida. She provided strategic leadership facilitating profitable and efficient origination of real estate loans....

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The Holidays in South Florida mean gorgeous weather and endless entertainment options. From dazzling light displays to evening boat rides, read our guide and learn about our agents’ favorite local holiday events and activities to enjoy with your families during this joyous season. Coral Gables has a variety of holiday activities to please all ages....

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Special Visit from National Economist, Dr. Jones


Category: and posted on October 31, 2018


 by Lani Kahn Drody

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Why I Chose The Islands of Cocoplum


Category: and posted on October 11, 2018


    By Beatriz “Geni” Cardona Luxury Sales Associate bcardona@lowellinternationalrealty.com   Did you know that the Islands of Cocoplum is the only gated community in the Coral Gables area that has tennis clay courts, a clubhouse, private yacht club, lap pool, children’s playground, soccer field, basketball/volleyball courts and a gym? Let me tell you a...

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  By Carrie Foote Luxury Sales Associate cfoote@lowellinternationalrealty.com   The June 2018 numbers for single-family homes in Miami-Dade County as reported by Miami Realtors are out and we’ve got the scoop. Here are your highlights… Closed Sales Volume (# of sales) was slightly down, 1.2% lower when comparing June ’17 to June ’18 and down...

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  By Lani Kahn Drody Broker + President lkdrody@lowellinternationalrealty.com We recently spoke to Naomi Levi, Government Affairs Manager for the City of Coral Gables about the possible annexation of the unincorporated Miami-Dade County communities of Ponce Davis and High Pines.  These two neighborhoods occupy 675 acres of land and have a population of 2,960 people...

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