If you haven't been to Downtown Miami in the last five years, then you haven't been at all. Miami's "new" urban core has evolved into a mosaic of world-class residential and mixed-use real estate developments intertwined with improved connectivity, mobility, and beautiful outdoor spaces. In this episode, Miami Downtown Development Authority executives Ilona Vega and Neal Schafers join us for an in-depth look at the pipeline of flagship projects and game-changing community enhancement initiatives that are redefining the landscape of Downtown Miami.
South Florida's rental market is heating up along with demand for co-living spaces and new construction product offerings designed for home-sharing. This and other hot topics were a buzz last week when much of Miami's real estate community descended on Wynwood Arts District for the 2019 Annual Real Estate Forum & Showcase by The Real Deal, which featured a slew of notable panelists and guest speakers including best-selling author Grant Cardone and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.
In this episode, recorded live on-location at Mana Wynwood Convention Center, Miami Real Estate Podcast hosts Mariana Lima and Omar De Windt cover the moments that made the biggest splash and get instant reactions from organizers, sponsors and attendees. Let's get you caught up!
Talking Tax Benefits, Gig Economies & How This Miami Tech Startup "Uberized" the Accounting Industry
Taxfyle, a Miami-based tech startup heralded as the "Uber" of the tax accounting industry, is the latest example of how the Sunshine State's tax incentives and today's gig economy benefit South Florida residents, businesses and workers alike.
In this episode, Taxfyle CEO and co-founder Richard Lavina explains why these tax benefits are helping South Florida attract, grow and nurture more and more companies like his. We also talked about how Taxfyle works and how users can spend less time worrying about taxes and more time enjoying life.
North of Downtown Miami’s urban core, the City of Aventura is blazing a new trail as the epicenter of health, and wellness in South Florida. Today we’re discussing two new mixed-used developments that are establishing and introducing what will become the epicenter of the new “Aventura Medical District.”
Joining us for a conversation today is Bernardo Rieber, CEO of Rieber Developments, an Aventura-based development firm, with over 20 years of experience and a distinguished roster of commercial and mixed-use projects throughout South Florida totaling more than $150 million.
Today, Rieber’s diverse project roster includes the recently unveiled 12|12 Aventura, a premier mixed-use project with health, wellness and connectivity at the cornerstone of its design. Set to be among the first of its kind in South Florida, the visionary project, along with its adjacent sister project, Ivory 214 – a medical and professional office building complemented by a Tapestry Collection by Hilton™ hotel – will establish and introduce this new “Aventura Medical District.”
In this episode of the Miami Real Estate Podcast, interior designer Debbie Travin shares her three keys to home staging success to make your listing more appealing to potential buyers.
She also tells us about the latest trends in interior design and decor that will add some "wow factor" to your home (or your listing). Enjoy the episode, and then give Debbie a call for help with your interior design project!
If you’re a first-time home buyer, or a foreign national seeking lending for your Miami real estate purchase, you may find the process to be quite challenging.
What are the three most-common hurdles to homeownership, you ask? (1) The down payment; (2) finding a house you can actually afford; and (3) not having sufficient credit history. But, fear not, our new “First-time Home Buyer's Guide” series by the Miami Real Estate Podcast is here to help you overcome all challenges.
In this first installment of our new home owner series, we’re tackling the down payment. If you are not buying all cash, this is arguably one of the biggest challenges facing first-time home buyers or foreign nationals looking to buy in Miami. Enter: financing.
Sandra Mina, Sr. VP of Residential Lending for BB Americas sits down with us to explain mortgages. What is a mortgage? What are the different types? And what is the main difference between getting a mortgage through a bank versus a mortgage broker.
Two of Miami’s most experienced advertising industry professionals, Anuca Valverde and Len Dugow, join us for a deep dive into the core principles of advertising.
In this episode we discuss the makings of a great ad, address the most common mistakes that realtors make in their advertising, and teach you how to apply Madison Avenue-thinking to your next marketing campaign.
This Thursday, September 12th the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate Council and the Miami Association of Realtors will host their 23rd annual Real Estate Luncheon and panel discussion.
Themed “Diversifying Our Real Estate to Diversify Our Economy,” the event will feature a solution-driven discussion and exploration on a variety of hot topics impacting Miami Beach.
Leading the conversation will be moderator Susan Askew, Founder and Editor of RE:MiamiBeach with panelists, including: Alicia Cervera Lamadrid – Managing Partner, Cervera Real Estate; Matis Cohen – Principal, Kahunah Properties; Rory Greenberg – Real Estate Developer and Owners Rep, R B Green Companies; and fellow real estate industry heavy weights.
In this episode of the Miami Real Estate Podcast, Susan and Alicia join us for a special preview of Thursday’s panel.
Hurricane Dorian is making its way across the Caribbean and has Florida in its sights. In this episode, Patrick Graves, an attorney with Morgan & Morgan Miami, details the three-part process that homeowners should follow when dealing with property damage and insurance companies.
Stop marketing like it's 1985. Real estate marketing guru and business coach, Orlando Montiel, returns to the pod for a deep dive into online and offline marketing.
Learn how develop goal-oriented strategies, use direct mail marketing effectively, leverage social media platforms to build up your name recognition now, and more.
If "Data is the New Oil," then call Miami the global tech community's "New Middle East." Jeff Ransdell, venture capitalist and founder of Rokk3rFuel VC, explains why entrepreneurs and business owners are flocking to South Florida to build their companies.
Jeff sheds light on a slew of Miami-based startups -- from the Miami Beach-based electric scooter company Bolt, and AdMobilize, a revolutionary facial detection software being tested in Wynwood and Miami International Airport, to TaxFyle, dubbed the “Uber” of the accounting industry -- that are poised make waves in the Magic City's blossoming idea-to-exit ecosystem.
Miami has clearly evolved into a thriving financial center, global gateway, hub for world class arts and culture, destination for education and healthcare, tourism juggernaut, and wellspring of prime waterfront residential real estate ... and yet, until recently, the city’s relationship with the Asian market has been limited. The reasons for this include regional unfamiliarity with Miami, lingering misconceptions of the “Miami Vice” era and the absence of direct flights from South Florida to East Asia.
However, key factors indicate the dawn of a sweeping Asian-influenced era in South Florida. How did we arrive here? And more important, what does it mean for South Florida and Miami’s economic growth? J.C. Caceres, President of the Asian Real Estate Association of America's Greater Miami Chapter, joins us on the podcast to explain.
Katrina Campins -- a wife, mom, TV personality & real estate mogul with more than $1B sold -- joins us on the podcast to share her unique perspective on what it takes to be successful in one of the most competitive real estate markets on earth.
From navigating the “Now what?” phase as a newly licensed realtor, to the power of astrology, the importance of perspective and why you should never bring your ego with you to the negotiating table, we left no stone unturned on this electric installment of How to Be a Top Producer.”
Listen, learn, and have fun (we definitely did), then visit CampinsCoaching.com to take your career to the next level with Katrina. Friends of the podcast, enter code #Cervera10 to receive a 10% discount and a bonus group coaching session with Katrina.
Under the Scope ft. Craig Studnicky & Alicia Cervera Lamadrid
Dwindling new developer condo inventory paired with increasing demand has resulted in a shocking shortage of new condo inventory in Miami. Craig Studnicky, CEO of ISG World and Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, Managing Partner of Cervera Real Estate, break down this and the other the main takeaways from the recently released 2019 Miami Report: “Supply Shock.”
There are eight objections that stand between any listing agent and a homeowner. Real estate business coach Orlando Montiel returns to the pod to teach you how to overcome those objections, get the edge on your competition, and sign the client.
Rafael Soltero, sales industry-veteran and professor and Florida International University, explains the six keys to personal selling: building trust, prospecting, qualifying, listening, managing objections, and the highly coveted close. So, sit back, relax, and get ready for another insight-rich lesson from the Miami Real Estate Podcast's school for top producers.
Mid-market Miami single-family home sales rose 9.4 percent in December
Mid-market Miami single-family home sales rose 9.4 percent in December, evidence of strong demand in one of the nation’s most sought-after real estate markets, according the MIAMI Association of Realtors and the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system. Here to break down the major findings from the report is friend-of-the-pod, Lynda Fernandez, Sr. VP of PR & International for the Miami Association of Realtors.
Social media is one of the most cost-effective ways for realtors to strategically brand themselves, create awareness, and generate leads. But, where should you start, what tools will you use to manage the process, and how will you know if those efforts are paying? In this episode, social media marketing expert Kyle Plesa shares his tips on how to best leverage Facebook and Instagram for your real estate marketing efforts.
Under the Scope ft. Alyce Robertson
Located on the mainland across the bridge from South Beach, Downtown Miami has emerged as the Magic City's newest "IT" destination for those looking to live, work, and play. Alyce Robertson, Executive Director of the Miami Downtown Development Authority (DDA), explains why.
How to Be a Top Producer ft. real estate marketing guru, Orlando Montiel
Master the art of becoming a successful listing agent with these tips from real estate marketing guru and business coach Orlando Montiel. You’ll find this episode and more valuable advice, methods, and strategies from industry experts in the “How to Be a Top Producer” series on the Miami Real Estate Podcast.
Under the Scope | ft. Linda Mariano, Managing Director of Marketing, Redwood Media Group
Linda Mariano, managing director of marketing for Redwood Media Group, shares insight on the evolution of art in Miami, current trends in the art world, and how to navigate the plethora of Miami Art Week fairs in this special edition of the Miami Real Estate Podcast, recorded live on-site in the Cervera Real Estate "Art of Living" lounge at Red Dot Miami Art Fair.
How to Be a Top Producer | ft. Juan Carlos & Juliana Tobon
Juan Carlos and Juliana Tobon, perennial top producers at Cervera Real Estate and proud parents of two adorable twins, share their tips on achieving work-life balance as a realtors.
Under the Scope | ft. Philippe Houdard, Founder of Pipeline
Amazon’s HQ2 may not be coming to Miami, but the “Magic City” is still turning heads among Silicon Valley thought leaders and tech-industry players that now consider it one of the fastest-growing meccas for creativity, innovation, disruption, and growth. Philippe Houdard, co-founder of Pipeline Workspaces and Head of the Innovation Advisory Group for the Miami Downtown Development Authority, explains why .
How to Be a Top Producer ft. Alicia Cervera, Founder & Chairman - Cervera Real Estate
Nearly 60 years since she and her husband fled Cuba amidst political turmoil and arrived penniless in Miami, visionary real estate pioneer, Alicia Cervera Sr. – otherwise known as the “Queen of Brickell” and “Grand Dame of Miami Real Estate” – shares, for the first time, the 7-keys to selling pre-construction that have powered her success for five decades.
Under the Scope | ft. Lynda Fernandez, Sr. VP of PR / Int. - Miami Association of REALTORS
Lynda Fernandez returns to the Miami Real Estate podcast to talk about sales activity from Q2 2018, hot markets, recent buyer trends, and upcoming events.
Expert insight for Miami realtors & consumers.