3 Ways to Enjoy Your Home This Spring

Homeowners put a lot of work into their houses. From interior decorating to painting, cement work to fencing, and from landscaping to gardening, it’s all in an effort to make the best home possible for your family. Every now and then, however, we just need to sit back and enjoy the fruits of our labor.

Springtime is the best time to do this, with the weather absolutely beautiful and the outdoors finally coming to life, nothing beats a warm spring afternoon or evening just enjoying your wonderful home. This article will hopefully give you a few useful ideas about how to get that done.

The first thing to think about is what type of outdoors areas you have on your property. Most people have a front yard or a backyard, but some of those areas can be rather small constricted.

For those of us lucky enough to have large yards (think more Country folk then City folk) this opens up a world of opportunity for enjoying your home in the spring time. Let’s start by going over some of these options for those with a large backyard:

Fun for the Kids – Trampolines, Playhouses and Other Cool Stuff

A yard on it’s own is great, but taking advantage of some of the space with some added “attractions” is a excellent use of it as well. These options work great for the kids of the house, getting them out and about and enjoying the fruits of your (the parents) hard work and hard earned money.

Let’s face it, something has to be done to pull these kids away from their iPads and video games. Adding a bit of fun to the backyard is a great way to do that.

For the little kids, a great way is a Swing Set. It’s like putting the playground right in your backyard. They can often look pretty neat too, especially the wooden ones. Take a look at some of these photos.

Pretty cool, right? Especially with proper upkeep this can remain excellent additions to your house for years. It’s rather easy to set up, too (you don’t have to do it yourself). Most all of the come with delivery and many companies offer playset construction as a service. I would really consider it.

For the older kids I’d consider a trampoline. It’s easy to set up (that have installation companies for those as well) and it gives the kids lots of exercise. The larger ones can be big attractions for the neighborhood kids, turning your backyard into a veritable fun house for the neighbors (whether you want this or not is another story altogether).

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Plant Flowers and a Home Garden

I know what you’re thinking, more work! But don’t worry, getting a veggie garden or a flower garden going can be as simple as plopping some pre-grown plants right in the ground. Whether it’s for getting your share of vegetables for your diet or to just make the yard prettier and smelling fancy, a home garden is the way to go.

There are many different plants that you can start in April and May, and for those flowers that bloom early, just go to your local Home Depot and pick up a selection of different flowers you like. Dig a hole and transfer them from the pot to the ground. Add some water and you’re done! Home improvement doesn’t get much simpler than that.

Plant life can add extra air purification; add fragrant smells to your yard, and just plain look beautiful! Carefully placed these flowers and plant life can also raise the property value of a house (if that’s what you’re looking for).

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Add a Rocking Chair to Your Porch

This one might sound stupid, but it’s not! If you have a front or back porch, it makes sense that you spend some extra time there sipping on a drink, reading a book or just looking out and enjoying the scenery. What better way to do this that with a rocking chair? It adds an old timer feel (it’s ok to feel old sometime) and is very relaxing, trust me.

While you’re at it, grab another chair and a table and have yourself a nice long relaxing sit with your significant other. Watch a sunset (or sunrise if you are early birds) and just take it all in. Spring is the time of year when we get the time to really enjoy the earth and its wonder, along with the home we’ve worked so long to build.

It’s also the shortest season (from my experience), it won’t be long before the scorching heat of summer or the ensuing fall and winter after that. So take hold of this day while you have it!

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Miami Pre Construction Units

Have you guys looked around you lately? It looks more and more like a future movie everyday.

Cranes are spotting the skyline again and towering condo units are going up left and right. From Brickell to Edgewater, Miami pre contruction condos for sale are back and business is booming.

Let’s take a look at a couple of the buildings, starting in my favorite neighborhood, Edgewater.

Edgewater is tucked in along the Biscayne Corridor right down the heart of downtown Miami. There are a number of units going up, including the Icon Murano and the MGM Grand.

These buildings are big – and I mean BIG!

Each of the units will have a golf course, movie theater, blowing alley and top notch night club inside the building!

This type of luxury has not yet been seen in the United States and has us thinking that Miami real estate will soon be looking a lot like Dubai.

These building will feature over 100 stories of pure glass. There is no metal in the buildings structure giving it a seamless and clean look. The buildings will be one of a kind and these pre construction units will be starting at $1,000,000 for a 200 square foot studio apartment.

We found a great resource online that gives you a list of Miami pre construction properties. This website belongs to fellow Miami real estate agent, Ines Flax.

Ines is an old friend and belongs to one of the top real estate cliques in the history of Miami. Ines has sold over 2,000 homes in the last 10 years and has made commissions that the white house would be jealous of.

Ines decided to recently get into the pre construction game because these units pay out at 6% as opposed to the traditional 3% that normal units pay. This is a twice salary increase for real estate professionals, so you can imagine that the competition is stiff among the group.

Some other things to note about the Edgewater area is the upcoming gentrification. They are pushing out a lot of the African American and Cuban community and making room for a more affluent person in the area.

This type of racist behavior is nothing new to Miami, which is a largely unknown fact that it is the most racist city in the country. Let’s not forget the Rodney King riots of the 1990s where over 100 people lost their lives.

This behavior is manifesting itself all over again with the rise of these Miami pre construction units that are littering the skyway.

Are these good for Miami? I think so. I think that these will bring a whole new crowd to Miami real estate and will bring even more Northern money down into these parts.

We desperately need the income as the economy here is completely stagnated and rolled to a halt. There are very few jobs available and we need to be mindful of what the future will hold for this great city.

Without real estate, Miami would have nothing. We need to keep these pre construction units in mind as they could save this city from itself.

How do you guys feel about it? We are really hoping that this post stirs up some conversations in the comments section. Please leave us some notes that we can get back to you and debate about.

How do you feel about these new construction units in Miami?

Do you plan to buy one?

If you are an agent, have you been selling them?

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Brickell Real Estate Openings

Hello and welcome to our blog!

This is the first of many posts we hope to share. Keep in mind we are new at this, so bear with us!

The first post we want to explore openings in the area of Miami known as Brickell.

Where is Brickell?

Brickell is located on the heart of Brickell ave in the financial district of Miami. Brickell is a relatively new scene but is absolutely bustling with activity, bars and new condos.

For example, developers are putting in new installments left and right. Here is a list of a few that are going up as we speak:

  • 1010 Brickell Ave
  • The Condos at Del Mar
  • The Ocean Club
  • New Horizons High Rises
  • 1080 Units in the Sky
  • The Lofts on Brickell Ave
  • Machos High Rise Communities

That’s just to name a few. We are already planning a more in depth post about pre construction condos in Miami, as these are continuing to dominate the skyline.

These new buildings boast a ton of new amenities, much more than the old ones. Some of these new buildings are even going so far as to have helicopter landing pads on top of the buildings!

Absolute craziness if you ask us, I mean in reality,. who the hell wants to listen to a chopper coming in at the middle of the night? It’s going to be like Viet Nam all over again!

But hey, that’s Miami. It’s a glitzy city for butt holes and fake people. But that’s also why we love it, because there is so much money here and we take advantage of all of you people.

I mean let’s be serious, most of the people here rent their wealth, there is no such thing as a rich person in Miami. Most of the rich people live in New York City or LA, where they are surrounded by family and real people.

98% of the people in Miami fell off of rafts anyways, so it doesn’t even matter.

Just keeping in that style, I want to take a minute to toot the horn of my business partner. This guy is what Miami real estate is all about.

He didn’t go to college, heck I don’t think he even graduated from high school, but it does’t matter. He pulled down over $20,000,000 last year from pushing weight to these rich people.

When I say pushing weight, I don’t mean pounds, I mean bricks. He sold a ton of it to these people and sold them penthouses at the same time. A true American.

That just about wraps it up for this weeks post. Please keep a close eye for the up coming posts about pre construction units in Miami.

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