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Alan Fishman

Advantage Real Estate
1200 Brickell Ave. Suite #1950
Miami, Fl 33131


Office: (786)512-2526 
Fax: (786) 398-4581
Cell: (786) 512-2526
Email: alan@alanfishman.com

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Mums the Word!
Fall may be the end of summer's blooms, but even in this season there are still stunning ways to amp up your home's curb appeal. FULL STORY->

Painting on a Foundation for Seasonal Home Décor Changes
When you paint most common or shared areas of your home, it has to be a good fit for the inevitable decorations you drag out of the attic with every new season's greeting. FULL STORY->

How to Talk Your Bottom-Feeding Buyer Out of Low-Balling
As agents, we've all been there. We've worked with BFBs who are unrealistic about the extent of the buyer's market and the depths to which sellers are willing to go to unload their properties. FULL STORY->

Mortgage Rates Continue to be Stable at Record Lows
Mortgage rates this week continued to be stable at record lows which is the result of the slow economic recovery that has become somewhat worrisome to investors. On the bright side, this give consumers more time to get in and take advantage of low mortgage rates and low home prices, a double opportunity that does not happen often. FULL STORY->

Who Pays for Damage in an HOA?
In common wall housing, unit flooding and damage can happen for a variety of reasons including roof leaks, water supply pipes leak, toilet/bathtub overflows and washer hose ruptures. Who is responsible for water damage, the HOA or unit owner? FULL STORY->

Considerations for Today's First-Time Buyers
First-time buyers are naturally very nervous about entering the market. This was true during sky-high interest rates in the 1980s. It was true when the real estate market was booming in 2005. It is still true today. FULL STORY->

Who Pays for Damage in an HOA?
In common wall housing, unit flooding and damage can happen for a variety of reasons including roof leaks, water supply pipes leak, toilet/bathtub overflows and washer hose ruptures. Who is responsible for water damage, the HOA or unit owner? FULL STORY->

Considerations for Today's First-Time Buyers
First-time buyers are naturally very nervous about entering the market. This was true during sky-high interest rates in the 1980s. It was true when the real estate market was booming in 2005. It is still true today. FULL STORY->

Mortgage Rates Continue to be Stable at Record Lows
Mortgage rates this week continued to be stable at record lows which is the result of the slow economic recovery that has become somewhat worrisome to investors. On the bright side, this give consumers more time to get in and take advantage of low mortgage rates and low home prices, a double opportunity that does not happen often. FULL STORY->

Don't Misjudge a Property by Its Street Face
After one brief walk through, do you know a particular house, condominium unit, or recreational property well enough to know positively "This isn't it"? PJ Wade explains the value in looking beyond the ordinary to discover more for less when viewing real estate. FULL STORY->

National Association of REALTORS Defends its Trademarks
Everyone recognized the name "REALTOR," but what is less known among both members and the general public is that NAR expends considerable effort and financial resources to protect its trademarks. FULL STORY->

Pros and Cons of Tile
Tile is a very popular form of flooring in today's market. You'll find it everywhere from entryways and baths to kitchen backsplashes. Homeowners, both those staying put and those selling, are looking for ways to make small changes to improve the appeal of their homes. Let's take a look at the pros and cons of going tile. FULL STORY->

Real Estate Outlook: Poverty Rates Rising
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke earlier this month about our economic outlook. He noted that the financial crisis we endured through 2008 and 2009 was far worse than anything we've seen since the Great Depression. FULL STORY->

Energy Tax Credit Facts
Buyers and contractors alike are looking for new ways to incorporate green technology into homes. Not only do these upgrades save money in the long run, but they also go a long ways in preserving Mother Earth. FULL STORY->

Fixed-Rate Mortgages Continue To Find New Record Lows
Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing fixed-rate mortgages remaining near their 60-year lows as ongoing investor concerns over the European debt market kept Treasury bond yields low. The 30-year fixed averaged 4.09 percent, a new all-time low. The 15-year fixed, a popular refinancing option, also reached a new record low for the week averaging 3.30 percent. FULL STORY->

The Garage Can Help Sell Your Home
They’re for more than parking cars, stacking boxes, and holding trash bins. The garage can help sell your home if you stage it right. Most homeowners might think of staging their kitchens and bedrooms, but the garage is a feature that is playing an increasingly important role. FULL STORY->

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