Our views and news of what is happening in south florida real estate. The current "state" is a new one. Some find it terrifying, some boring, but others realize it can be quite an exciting place and time. Whatever your take, the experts (and super nice) folks at www.preferredpropertyfinder.com are here to keep you up to date.
BRYAN ZAND - Broker, long-time Broward Resident, with family; former foreign resident (once upon a time from Canada). Property owner in 4 counties -Port St. Lucie, Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade. He knows and lives South Florida. Try to stump him with an area that he doesn't know - lots of luck to you.
SHARON PODWOL - Realtor, principal; former New York advertising exec, now happy East Fort Lauderdale owner/resident. Client service is in her blood (try not to spill it!). Ask her anything. If she doesn't have the answer at hand - though usually does :), she will find out for you from her extended list of expert resources.
OLGA LAMERAN - Realtor; Miami-Dade expert (. . .and yes, "se habla Español". . .) Owner of multiple Miami properties, loves her ocean views. With family and friends in South America she is the Latin South Florida Connection. Ok, Ok, she helps the English speaking natives too, after all she was born in Miami on the 4th of July!
GARY REYNOLDS - A relocated Brit! Now, living in Palm Beach County he keeps a direct link to hometown England. His advice to you Europeans is invaluable. Time spent with him tends to be tons of fun, too. Oh, yeah he is a real estate agent, too.
From time to time you will hear from industry experts we know and trust:
** SHARI OLEFSON - amazing real estate attorney, legal answers and expert closings are her specialties. For you New Yorkers out there - here is peace of mind for you - she is also licensed in your state.
** PHILIP MASTRIANNI- vice president of Bank of America Home Loans. With many, many, many, many (. . .you get the idea) years of experience he will make sure your lending questions are answered.
** ADRIANA HURTADO - incredible photographer (check out lots of her photos on preferredpropertyfinder.com; resident of Miami Beach; lover of the Everglades and the Florida Keys - she is your resource for what is happening and important around our lovely South Florida.