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Wed Jun 18, 2014
Irina Karan answered:
This question is from 2011 but still stands strong!

I agree with other professional agents here that it's not the company - it's the agent that makes all the difference. The agents are accumulators of knowledge, experience, research abilities, negotiating skills, they are investment guides and so much more!

There are two sides to this question:
1) For the buyer or seller of real estate in Miami
2) For an agent to change a company

If you are an agent who is starting in business - go for the company that would give you leads to start in business. The board offers a variety of great programs to learn from. If you already have your sphere of influence that would help you start, go for the company with the best training. However, knowing what to do is not enough to be in real estate business.

If you are a buyer or a seller - this depends on your price range.
If you are buying or selling a luxury property, you need an agent with a luxury marketing designation.
If you are buying in a lower price bracket and for yourself - you need to find yourself an agent who understands your needs and does not waste your time, and who knows local properties really well.
You want an agent who will point out potential problems on properties you see, and not just what's great about them. If you are buying as an investor - you need an agent who knows investments.

If you are a seller in the lower price bracket, pick an agent who is great at marketing your property, and who would be truthful about the real value of your house/condo, and would be able to help you prepare the property for sale/stage it - so it sells for more and quickly.

Hope this helps,

Irina Karan
Beachfront Realty, Inc.
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Vilma Chiuz answered:
The water views in both areas can be very spectacular. It will depend on the location of the property you are looking from. Both locations have properties with great bay views overlooking the City of Miami and in the evening you can admire the most amazing sunsets. ... more
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Sun Feb 14, 2010
Mark LeMenager answered:
Bella, why Miami? Check out Central Florida. No full speed hurricanes here.

I would say though, that 2 bed pool homes have got to be rare any place. 3 beds is probably the minimum.

Good luck,
Mark LeMenager
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