Florida Tax Breaks

That is correct…. not a 1031! We know people are tired of paying high taxes and are now migrating to our beautiful state of Florida. With that are often investment properties left behind in that state. Yes, you can 1031 exchange to like-kind properties or move from a 1031 into a 721 UPREIT. When updating […]

COVID-19 Property Showing Rules

Covid-19 Pandemic

Did you know that a recent survey during the COVID pandemic showed 68% of homeowners trust that their real estate agent is more valuable than three months ago? Buyers & sellers rely upon their agent to put them in contact with other professions while guiding the activities around their purchase & sale. The real estate […]

Mortgage Rates Hit All-Time Low at 3.23%


Time to buy! 15-year mortgages 2.77% The pandemic-slowed economy pushed the average 30-year mortgage rate to its lowest point in at least 50 years – since Freddie Mac started tracking rates in 1971. The size and depth of the secondary mortgage market is helping keep rates at low records, Freddie Mac says. Today’s low rates […]

Zero interest rates-prepare your finances now!

Zero interest rates

Zero-interest rates: 5 ways to prepare your finances now… The Federal Reserve has taken interest rates all the way down to zero in its second emergency cut of March, as part of its massive effort to mitigate the impacts of the novel coronavirus on the U.S. economy. “Desperate times call for desperate measures and the […]

Walkability Of Neighborhoods in Miami Florida

Neighborhoods in Miami

You probably know about South Beach with Lincoln Road which almost reaches from one end of the island to the other with restaurants, shopping & entertainment. Many tourists as well as locals enjoy the beach breezes with the high energy crowds. Mid Town is our urban area with easy transportation options, beautiful condos & apartment […]


Historic Camp Biscayne Coconut Grove

HISTORIC CAMP BISCAYNE COCONUT GROVE, FLORIDA Hidden between coral walls & lush landscape you will find Camp Biscayne once a winter retreat for the Rockefeller Family & Alexander Graham Bell. Conveniently located in the heart of The Grove just on the north side of the prestigious Ransom School this home has 7 bedrooms, 6 1/2 […]

Welcome Cristina Macia Allen as a Broker-Salesperson

Profile Photo Cristina Macia Allen

Platinum Properties of Miami & The Beaches is pleased to welcome Cristina Macia Allen as a Broker-Salesperson. Cristina is a long time resident of S. Miami as well as a resident in The Florida Keys since 2013. She brings to the table a background in banking, finance, & management along with over twenty years in […]