Melody L. Torrens' Blog

Posted on 01/23/2021
2150 SW 16th Ave #401, Miami, FL 33145 is now new to the market!
Coral Way Gardens is one of the best kept secrets in the Coral Way Corridor between Brickell and Coral Gables. Just off Coral Way and 16 Ave you are walking distance to great restaurants, a bike ride to Coconut Grove and a 10 minute commute to Downtown and Brickell. The trolley to Coral Gables (Miracle Mile) and Brickell stops at the corner. This freshly painted 2 bedroom has new stainless steel kitchen appliances and a newly updated bathroom. The view from the balcony is our beautiful downtown skyline. Pool area, Elevators and parking lot were recently redone. Why pay Brickell/Downtown prices when you can live in the quiet Coral Way...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Key Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend an Open House
An open house enables a buyer to check out a residence in-person and determine if this home matches or exceeds his or her expectations. However, a buyer who fails to plan ahead for an open house may struggle to make the most of this opportunity. Ultimately, there are several things you need to consider before you attend an open...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Are You Ready to Hire a Home Inspector?
If a seller accepts your offer to purchase his or her residence, it now may be time to schedule a house inspection. And if you have an expert home inspector at your side, you can get the information you need to determine whether to proceed with a house purchase. Ultimately, there are several factors to consider as you evaluate...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
How Big Corporations Impact Residential Real Estate
Photo by Juhasz Imre from Pexels Major corporations can change nearly everything about their surrounding areas and their effect on residential real estate can be truly substantial. The concentration of wealth in areas like Silicon Valley and Seattle has influenced even the most basic properties, causing otherwise unremarkable homes to be worth over a million dollars based on...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Simplify Your Meal Prep with Kitchen Tools
Photo by Creatv Eight on Unsplash Time spent in the kitchen is almost always well worth the results at mealtime. But why spend more time in the apron than necessary when you could be spending time with the family or just relaxing. These five culinary accessories are designed to streamline the chef’s experience and help minimize food preparation...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Breath New Life Into an Ailing Fence
Photo by Atner Yegorov via Pixabay Do you have an old fence that has good bones but nonetheless is detracting from the overall aesthetic of your outdoor living space? If so, consider giving the fence a facelift rather than tearing it down and replacing it with a brand-new version. You don't have to be a professional fence contractor...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 2150 SW 16th Ave #401, Miami, FL 33145
Very nice 2 Bedroom 1 Bath Condo in great condition , gated community near Downtown/ Brickell...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Acquire Your Ideal Florida Luxury House
Pursuing a luxury home in Miami, Jacksonville or any other Florida city or town can be a fun, exciting experience. Yet problems may arise that slow you down as you search for your ideal Florida luxury home. Fortunately, if you take the necessary steps to prepare for the Sunshine State luxury homebuying journey, you should have no trouble acquiring...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Beyond Orlando - Top 5 Cities to Visit in Florida
Photo by ScottsIm via Pixabay Florida, with its warm temperatures and year-round sunshine, is one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations. It’s also a popular place to relocate to, especially in the winter months. Whether you’re making the move to Florida or just want to visit, you’ll need to choose the right city. While Orlando and its...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Tips on Hanging Lights
Photo by Dzenina Lukac via Pexels You just bought the perfect house and it’s almost time for the holidays. One of the things you looked most forward to when you purchased your home was being able to show off your decorating skills. There’s just one problem: Your living room doesn’t have a huge window to show off your...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
How to Make the Best Impression on Home Buyers
Although all home buyers have different tastes, expectations, and preferences, there are several things you as a home seller can do to make your home more appealing. Three priorities worth keeping in mind are spaciousness (or, at least, the appearance of it), brightness, and cleanliness. Whether your home is a compact cottage or a large colonial, a feeling of...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
What Is Native Gardening?
Photo by Larisa Koshkina via PixabayRestoring native habitat to our surroundings is like pressing the "refresh" button on biodiversity. Homeowners who embrace native gardening are making big contributions to healthy landscapes, which is great for maintaining the native ecosystems. Making a Difference—Beautifully Native plants are the greenery that would grow in certain areas with or without human intervention....
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