waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: Inexpensive Ways to Boost the Value of Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo - 07/07/15 01:32 AM
 
Inexpensive Ways to Boost the Value of Key Biscayne Waterfront Condos 
Summer is here and now is the perfect time to start working on those home improvement projects you’ve been planning on! Whether you’re planning on putting your waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne FL in the market now or in the future, it’s always good to consider projects that not only add to the aesthetic appeal of your home, but boost its value as well.
 
 
Most homeowners prefer upgrades that are simple, low-cost and can improve the quality of their lives. So which home improvements should you invest in? Here are … (3 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: Ways to Save Energy on Key Biscayne Waterfront Condos This Summer - 06/10/15 01:49 AM
Effective Ways to Save Energy on Key Biscayne Waterfront Condos This Summer 
There’s no question, summer and the hot temperature it brings increase our energy consumption. In the heat of the summer, everyone turns on air conditioners to feel comfortable resulting to skyrocketing electricity costs. But saving energy on homes like those gorgeous waterfront condos in Key Colony Key Biscayne FL shouldn’t be too difficult.
 
 
Enjoy the summer season, without the hassle of higher electricity bills, with these ideas.
 
Air Conditioning
 
During the summer months, your home’s air conditioning draws more electricity than almost anything else in your house, accounting for as much as half of your … (3 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: 4 Summer Design Tips for Waterfront Condos in Key Biscayne FL - 06/02/15 12:14 AM
4 Summer Design Tips for Waterfront Condos in Key Biscayne FL 
 
There are many reasons why home sellers opt to list their homes during summer. With kids out of school and the weather generally good, buyers have more time for home searches and attending open houses. If you’re thinking of selling your Key Biscayne waterfront condo, now might be the perfect time to do so.
 
 
Besides the obvious cleaning, depersonalizing and making repairs, there are some little things you can do to make your home look more summer-ready. Things that can immediately catch the attention of potential buyers visiting online websites such as … (4 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: 6 Security Essentials When Selling Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo - 05/21/15 12:35 AM
6 Security Essentials When Selling Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo

In the previous article, we listed some ways to host a successful open house for your waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne. This time, we’ll discuss the security essentials that you need to keep your home safe not only during an open house but the entire home selling process.
 
Let’s face it. Once you put your home on the market, your home will be open to the public. Posting your listing on online websites like www.MiamiRivieraHomes.com and having showings as well as open houses will likely drive traffic to your home. However, you must realize that when … (1 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: Guide for a Successful Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo Open House - 05/12/15 05:46 AM
5-Step Guide for a Successful Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo Open House 
 
When selling your Key Colony Key Biscayne waterfront condo, there are many methods real estate agents use to market your home. One of which is an open house which allows the public to view first-hand details of your property.
 
Although prospective buyers may have already seen your listing pictures on online websites like www.MiamiRivieraHomes.com, they need to experience the layout, concepts and design elements your home has to offer.
 
 
Before posting the “open house” sign, consider the following guide on how you can draw more prospective buyers for your waterfront condo in Key … (1 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: How to Get Beautiful Photos of Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo - 05/05/15 01:11 AM
How to Get Beautiful Photos of Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo 
 
Taking quality listing photos is a very crucial part of marketing your waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne. Since approximately 93% of buyers start their search online, a listing with bad pictures or no pictures at all, will definitely be overlooked. In fact, a survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors shows that most home buyers look for quality photos when they search for a home.
 
 
So how do you impress potential buyers with your real estate photos? Here are some tips you might want to consider:
 
Use the right camera. … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: Housewarming Gift Ideas for Key Biscayne Waterfront Condos’ New Owners - 04/28/15 12:47 AM
6 Housewarming Gift Ideas Perfect for Key Biscayne Waterfront Condos’ New Owners 
 
Finding the perfect housewarming gift  for friends who just moved in to their new waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne can be a bit tricky. You want to give your housewarming hosts something they will be proud to use but, you also need to be careful about imposing on their already chosen decor.
 
Some people make the mistake of buying what they would want for themselves which can be a bad idea specially if you do not really know the new owners’ taste and style. You don’t want your gift … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: 6 Reasons Why Your Key Colony Waterfront Condo is Not Selling - 04/21/15 12:34 AM
6 Reasons Why Your Key Colony Waterfront Condo is Not Selling

Every homeseller’s nightmare is to have his or her home dwindling in the market for months with no interested buyer in sight.
 
If you’re one of those having bad luck on the market, you may want to take a good, long look at what you’re offering and re-assess the situation. According to housing experts, the most common reasons why a home, including your Key Colony Key Biscayne waterfront condo, is not selling are the following:
 
 
1. Unrealistic price. Most real estate experts agree that the #1 reason why a home doesn’t sell is … (5 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: How to Get Your Key Colony Waterfront Condo Ready for Home Inspection - 04/14/15 12:25 AM
How to Get Your Key Colony Waterfront Condo Ready for Home Inspection 
 
Before putting your Key Colony waterfront condo on the market, there are several things you need to prepare first, one of which is the home inspection.
 
A home inspection is the professional inspection of a property intended to check and evaluate the safety of the structure and mechanical condition. But because you are sharing some spaces with others within the complex, things are a little bit different with condo inspection. You may have to answer some questions that don’t usually come up in inspections of single-family homes.
 
 
As with other homes for … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: Low-Cost Kitchen Updates for Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo - 04/07/15 12:13 AM
Low-Cost Kitchen Updates for Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo

If you’re thinking of adding some updates on your kitchen prior to selling, now might be the best time to do so. According to the data released by National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), kitchens topped the list of remodelling projects done in 2014 with a whooping 82% of NARI members identifying kitchen as their No. 1 service order.
 
If you visit www.MiamiRivieraHomes.com, you’ll notice that more and more homes sport kitchens with casual styles and functional layouts.
 
 
But if you do not have the time and budget for extensive renovations, don’t worry.  There … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: 5 Step Guide to Pricing Your Waterfront Condo in Key Colony - 03/17/15 01:07 AM
5 Step Guide to Pricing Your Waterfront Condo in Key Colony

Are you thinking of selling your waterfront condo in Key Colony this spring? If the answer is yes, now might be the best time to start figuring out how much to list your home for.
 
Determining your asking price is one of the most crucial decisions you will make at this stage. Why? Because your asking price is probably the single biggest factor that will determine if your home sale will be a success or a failure. Your Key Colony waterfront condo might be exquisitely staged and stunningly impressive, but none of … (1 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: What Stays and What Goes After a Waterfront Condo Key Biscayne Sale? - 03/10/15 12:14 AM
What Stays and What Goes After a Waterfront Condo in Key Biscayne Sale?

When you move out of your waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne after a successful sale, the buyers expect the home to be in proper condition, or at least in a condition stipulated in the sale. But what is customarily left in a home after you move out? Believe it or not, this topic, insignificant as it may seem, has been the cause of a number of disputes between sellers and buyers.
 
Everything inside your home is negotiable, this is true. But not everything is included in … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: How to Choose the Best Offer for your Waterfront Condo in Key Colony - 03/03/15 12:02 PM
How to Choose the Best Offer for your Waterfront Condo in Key Colony  
When putting your waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne up for sale, you hope to get some really good offers. After all, you’ve spent weeks and a lot of effort preparing your home for the sale. But choosing which offer is the best could be a tough call. Would you just simply choose the highest price offer? Or are there other terms to consider?
 

 
The whole process of selecting the right offer can be tedious, one that needs a thorough examination of what’s really important … (1 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: 6 Things Buyers Look for in a Key Biscayne Real Estate Agent - 02/23/15 10:43 PM
6 Things Buyers Look for in a Key Biscayne Real Estate Agent  
 
Most people believe that working with a  trusted agent is very crucial to the success of the sale of a home. In fact, according to the 2014 report of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 88% of buyers purchased their home through a real estate agent or broker.
 
Although there are a lot of real estate agents out there, choosing the right one to market and sell your waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne can be challenging, and for good reason. Since you’ll be sharing personal information … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: The Basics of Making an Offer for a Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo - 02/17/15 12:26 AM
The Basics of Making an Offer for a Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo  
Finding the right Key Colony Key Biscayne waterfront condo to buy is the easy part. The real challenge? Determining how much to offer for it. You don’t want to offer too much and make the mistake of paying more than the home’s actual worth, yet you don’t want to lose to another interested  buyer by giving a lowball offer.
 

 
So, how do you make the right offer for a Key Biscayne waterfront condo? Here are some suggestions on what you can do and not do as you make … (1 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: Which Flooring Type is Best for Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo? - 02/10/15 02:59 AM
Carpet vs. Hardwood Floors: Which is Best for Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo?  
When searching for your next home among the beautiful Key Colony Key Biscayne waterfront condos, you will most likely come across the 2 most popular options when it comes to floor surface covering - carpet and hardwood.  Understanding the pros and cons of each will help you make an informed choice about which material you’d want in your new home.
 

 
Carpet
Carpet is known for its comforting warmth that makes any house feel like a home. One of the benefits of having carpet is that it is … (1 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: How to Decide What Size of Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo to Buy - 02/02/15 10:22 PM
How to Decide What Size of Waterfront Condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne to Buy  
After countless hours of looking through dozens of gorgeous waterfront condos in Key Colony Key Biscayne, it’s time to choose which home you particularly love. Aside from the external and interior features, another factor that heavily affects your choice would be the size of the home.
 

 
This is an important factor since other decisions  - such as whether you need to downsize or if you have to rent additional storage - depend on the size of your new home. Here are some things you need … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: 5 Simple Home Staging Ideas for your Waterfront Condo in Key Biscayne - 01/26/15 10:37 PM
5 Simple Home Staging Ideas for your Waterfront Condo in Key Biscayne  
 
When putting your waterfront condo in Key Biscayne FL on the market, you want to do all that you can to sell it as quickly as possible and get the best deal. This is where staging comes in. Since approximately 90% of buyers begin their search on the internet, you’ll have better chances of having a successful sale if you stage your home and present it at its finest.
 

 
You don't need to spend a lot of money to stage successfully. There are simple ways to make … (5 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: 5 Must Have Gadgets for Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo - 01/19/15 10:14 PM
5 Must Have Gadgets for Your Key Biscayne Waterfront Condo  
 
Having the latest smart technology at home is increasingly becoming important to most people, including homeowners of waterfront condos in Key Colony Key Biscayne. In fact, a recent survey conducted by ERA Real Estate and HGTV indicated that 51% of consumers polled  would consider installing smart home technology to make their homes more appealing to future buyers.
 

 
Let’s take a look at the five must-have gadgets for homes these days:
 
1.   Programmable Thermostats. Although programmable thermostats have been on the market for a while, some people … (2 comments)

waterfront condos in key colony key biscayne fl: Condo Insurance 101: Insuring Waterfront Condos in Key Colony - 01/12/15 10:12 PM
Condo Insurance 101: What to Know When Insuring Waterfront Condos in Key Colony  
Insuring your waterfront condo in Key Colony Key Biscayne is far different from insuring a typical single family home. A residential homeowner is responsible  for the whole home (inside and outside) and the land it sits on while condo owners are normally responsible for insuring just a portion of their property on their own.
 

 
Before applying for condo insurance, here are some important components you need to know.
 
Master Policy
Part of the monthly dues you pay goes toward ensuring against physical damages on your building’s … (2 comments)

 
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