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Coral Gables Easter Eggstreme Egg Hunt & Helicopter Egg Drop

April 18th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Coral Gables Community, Coral Gables Events

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This weekend Coral Gables will host its annual Eggstreme Egg Hunt this weekend on Saturday, April 19, 2014. The hunt will take place at five participating city parks. Also, Coral Gables will be doing its 2nd annual helicopter egg drop. The will be dropping thousands of colorful, plastic eggs by helicopter over the Youth Center Field as families watch from the perimeter. Egg hunts will take place starting at 10 A.M. Afterward, enjoy free concerts, and carnival games and ride after the...

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Four Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Home Mortgage Term

April 18th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Financial Information, Financing Real Estate Transactions, Home Loans, Informative Financial News, Investments

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A lot of decisions go into getting a mortgage loan. For example, you have to choose between a fixed rate or an adjustable rate. Additionally, there are various mortgage loan programs  available to you, such as a conventional loan, an FHA loan and a VA loan. However, these aren’t the only decisions to ponder. Mortgage lenders offer multiple home loans, including 30-year, 20-year and 15-year terms. Longer terms result in lower monthly payments, yet you’ll pay more interest over the life of...

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The 6 Features an Appraiser Looks At

April 17th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Financial Information, Fixer Upper, Home Inspections, Informative Financial News, Real Estate Permits, Union Mortgage Investment Group

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When refinancing or selling your home, it’s common to have an appraisal to determine exactly what your property is worth. Before going through with the process, it’s helpful to know what an appraiser will look at. This way you can take the right measures to get the best value on your home. 1) Neighborhood Although you have no real control over the perception of your neighborhood, most appraisers will perform some research before visiting your home. Some elements they will take into...

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Rented in One Day! Oscar Arellano’s Listing: 1216 Milan Ave, Coral Gables

April 17th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Coral Gables Real Estate, Coral Gables Realtor, Coral Gables Rentals, Just Rented

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Oscar Arellano’s brand new listing at 1216 Milan Ave was rented in just one day! We knew this listing wouldn't last very long. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is completely updated with wood floors, granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances. The home is in wonderful condition and has a great pool out back. Included in the monthly rent is pool maintenance, yard maintenance, and extermination every three months. Details of 1216 Milan Ave., Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Living Space: 1,586 Sq. Ft. Lot...

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Refinancing

April 16th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Coral Gables Real Estate Commentary

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Refinancing your home loan can sound like an amazing deal, especially for homeowners who took out mortgages when interest rates were significantly higher than the low rates currently available. Because a refinance can result in lower monthly mortgage payments and a better loan structure, it is a great option that homeowners with large loans or loans with high interest rates should consider. But before starting the refinancing process, it’s important to know about potential pitfalls. Understanding what kinds of mistakes are most...

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3829 Stewart Ave, Coral Gables | Just Listed for Sale!

April 16th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Coral Gables Real Estate Commentary

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Just listed in Coral Gables is 3829 Stewart Ave. This short sale property is is located on the beautiful Stewart Avenue. The home needs majors repairs. Gorgeous lot in excellent location make this property so valuable. Details on 3829 Stewart Ave, Coral Gables Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 1/2 Living Space Sq. Ft.: 5,404 Lot Size: 21,680 Listed at $2,000,000   If you are interested in seeing this home or any home on our site, please feel free to contact me at 305-525-7324.

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Open Thursday By Popular Demand | Coral Gables Pool Home | 17,500 SQFT Lot

April 15th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Coral Gables Open Houses, Coral Gables Real Estate, Coral Gables Realtor, New Listing, New Listings in Coral Gables

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Open Thursday April 17, 2014 from 6-7pm. Tenant occupied This updated five bedroom, four and half bathroom home has 4,527 sq.ft. of living space on an oversized 17,500 sq. ft. lot. The home features a gorgeous top of the line kitchen that opens to an expansive terrace and large pool. There is a formal dining room that also leads out to the trellis-covered deck. Other features include a huge master bedroom with high vaulted ceilings, as well as a 2-car garage with maids quarters. Details...

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The Importance of Working with an Experienced Realtor like Oscar Arellano

April 15th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Buying in Coral Gables, Coral Gables Market Trends, Coral Gables Real Estate, Coral Gables Real Estate Market Conditions, Coral Gables Realtor

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Purchasing a home can be a huge milestone and its important to know and feel confident that your Realtor is experienced. Having an experienced and educated Realtor can help ensure a seamless purchase. Importance of knowing Market Trends, Researching, and Advertising One of the main reasons an experienced Realtor can help expedite your experience of buying or selling a home is through their knowledge of the market. Knowing the current market trends allow me to make educated decisions when it comes to...

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Why Can’t I Qualify For A Mortgage?

April 15th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Financial Information, Financing Real Estate Transactions, Home Loans, Informative Financial News, Union Mortgage Investment Group

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You pay your bills on time but you still can’t qualify for a mortgage? Why? You’re ready to move from renting to owning a home. Problem is, mortgage lenders won’t approve you for the mortgage financing you need to purchase your home. And you can’t figure out why. You pay your bills on time every month. You’ve never declared bankruptcy or foreclosure. Yet something is harming your credit and scaring away mortgage lenders. The truth is, there are plenty of financial issues outside of...

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Another Oscar Arellano Rental: 33 Fonseca Avenue. Best Priced Rental Home in Coral Gables!

April 14th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Coral Gables Real Estate, Coral Gables Realtor, Coral Gables Rentals, New Listing, New Listings in Coral Gables, Renting in Coral Gables

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Oscar Arellano's most recent Coral Gables rental listing is 33 Fonseca Street. This 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home in North Coral Gables is located just one block off of Ponce De Leon Blvd, allowing you to be close to everything including access to the Coral Gables Trolley, Downtown Miami, expressways, and more. Miracle Mile is within minutes. The home has wood floors throughout and is on a 7,500 sq. ft. lot, allowing for lots of yard space. Details of 33 Fonseca...

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