keystone point: Miami Best Real Estate Team & NBA All Stars Find A Way to Give Back to the Miami Community - 06/21/10 02:48 AM
                     As a Miami Realtor my profession allows me the opportunity to meet and work with some truly accomplished individuals.  It has always been a rule of thumb for me in the real estate business never to tout celebrated clientele or interactions with these matter how many times they tell me it's okay.  Everyone deserves some form of discretion.  However there are genuine times such as this when me and my friends come together to make a difference with the youth who wouldn't otherwise have the opportunity.  Bigger then real estate these are the moments I live for.Kids can already hear … (0 comments)

keystone point: The Place… The Peace… The People: Keystone Point, North Miami - 05/19/10 02:05 AM
Keystone Point is one of North Miami’s best kept secrets.  This secluded waterfront community was designed for people who want to have a relaxing abode from the stress of urban living. Nestled in the very heart of North Miami, Keystone Point is only a short distance from the metropolis known as Miami and its equal counterpart Ft.Lauderdale. Here you will find breathtaking views of Bal Harbour and wide canal front homes giving the feel of “Venice” fit for a very relaxing and quiet living experience.
With a gated waterfront community, such as, Keystone Point, you are ensured the maximum enjoyment of relaxation … (0 comments)

keystone point: Miami Real Estate – a Fast Growing Market - 04/27/10 04:07 AM
Miami is known as one of the top real estate markets in the world. With a local robust economy that's starting to pick up speed again and home buyers, including investors, insatiable hunger for real estate, surely this trend will continue to grow in the coming years. One of the many reasons people migrate to the Miami area is that South Florida has a lot to offer individuals from all walks of life. From the father who was laid off in search of better employment to provide for his family; he is assured to find good jobs in the area since … (0 comments)

keystone point: 3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of A Home Appraisal - 04/26/10 08:06 AM
Before deciding on a sales price for your home, get a pre-listing home appraisal. This will provide the market value of the property, and it will also provide a reasonable foundation to determine your asking price which can save considerable you money, time and days on the market. Here are a few tips to keep in mind before undergoing an appraisal and ensure the highest value possible for your home:
1. Presentation is everything.
The simplest but possibly most important task is to clear the house of clutter such as laundry, dishes, and walls filled floor-to-ceiling with pictures. Before the appraiser … (0 comments)

keystone point: DEAL IN KEYSTONE POINT!!!! - 02/21/10 11:40 PM
Address: 1865 NE 124 St List Price: $409,000Sq. Ft. 2,119    3 bed / 2 bathOne story home located in gated Keystone Point. This newly remodeled home is a true steal without the headaches.  Call today for your personal tour!

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keystone point: Keystone Point Real Estate - North Miami - 01/18/10 01:09 AM
Address: 1900 Alamanda Dr, North Miami 33181  Price: $329,000Charming home conveniently located in Keystone Point features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths on an oversize lot.  Great for a large family!  Minutes away from Bal Harbour shops and Aventura Mall. Come discover why Keystone Point is North Miami's best kept secret! Lowest priced 4 bedroom on the market in the community.  Bank Approved short sale.
Keystone Point is a gated community in North Miami. Keystone Point real estate features luxurious single-family homes and waterfront estate homes with direct ocean access. Many homes in this elegant community feature deep-water marinas, resort-style swimming pools, crown molding, stainless … (0 comments)

keystone point: Location...Location...Location - 01/13/10 09:09 PM
When you're looking to buy a home it seems like everyone is telling you that location is the most important thing and to a great extent this is true. Homes can be renovated or even torn down and rebuilt if you have the money to do it but you can't really renovate the location of your home. However, what many people don't realise is that the perfect location of a piece of real estate differs greatly based on the needs of the buyer.The ideal location for a home is just as subjective as the features of a dream home; what might … (0 comments)

keystone point: Home Seller Disclosure Reduces Liability - 01/04/10 09:37 PM
Seller disclosure is critical to a smooth home sale and reducing seller liability, but not all homeowners are aware of its value to the home selling process. Seller disclosure, the obligation of a home seller to tell any potential buyer about problems in the property, is only mandatory in several states. However, it is rapidly catching on locally and many real estate companies are developing their own voluntary disclosure policies.
The reason is simple: disclosure reduces liability. If a home buyer knows about a problem up front, then they can't later claim you hid it from them. A buyer can file … (0 comments)

keystone point: Quicksale in Today's Real Estate Market - 11/23/09 11:57 PM
Just Sold: 19370 Collins Ave #1211 Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160Sale Price: $115,000
Appraised Value: $142,000  Commission: $6,900
The experts say that it is no longer a seller's market. This doesn't mean that it will be hard to sell, but you might need to make the extra effort to get your house to move faster. You've got to be proactive on price, marketing and more.  By completing a few easy steps, you should be able to get your house sold in the optimal amount of time. However be prepared for a marathon, not a sprint.  In most places, those heady days of putting a … (0 comments)

keystone point: Buying a Vacation or Retirement Home in Miami - 11/09/09 12:56 AM
Buying a vacation home that doubles as a future retirement home requires forethought and thorough investigation.  Conventional wisdom tells us to first settle on a desired location and then look for the least expensive house in the best possible neighborhood.  This is of course true, but buying a future retirement property demands additional consideration.  Without a doubt, the purchase of a dual purposed home can be one of the most important and financial rewarding decisions a pre-retirement couple undertakes.  Quite simply, the ultimate home buying decision comes down to establishing relatively conservative financial boundaries, drawing up a wish list and employing … (0 comments)

keystone point: More Rewards for Homeowners! - 11/03/09 02:06 AM
By now, you've likely heard about the $8,000 tax credit for first-time homebuyers, but if you already own a home, you can still take advantage of some of the rewards included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also known as the stimulus package. full story

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keystone point: A Housing History Lesson - 07/29/09 02:06 AM
There's been a lot of talk recently about the condition of the housing market. With our economy struggling and the mortgage industry adjusting, it's only normal that home sales and purchases may have slowed.
With home values down about 25 percent from their 2006 peaks, home sellers may be discouraged, but experts agree that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Homebuying incentives, mortgage reform and tax credits are making it an ideal time to purchase a home.
At its height, the good health of the housing market promoted overinvesting, quick flipping, overbuilding and credit overextension.
These indulgences led … (0 comments)