Do You Have Real (Estate) Questions? Ask A Realtor

In my latest social outreach program, I set out to answer all of your pressing real estate related questions. Launched today on my social channels and my website, Ask a Realtor aims to bring local expertise to any  questions you might want answered by a professional with over 14 years in the industry. Is now a good time to sell? What home improvements will really increase the value of my home? When is the best time of year to list my home? Is it a [...]

Jill Penman Rankes Among The Real Deal’s Power Rankings Top 30 in Miami-Dade

The 2017 South Florida Spring Edition of The Real Deal is out and so are the 2016 residential realtor Power Rankings. I am beyond excited to be part of this group of market makers and market leaders. Every Realtor on this list brings a unique set of skills and value to the South Florida. You can read the article here: https://therealdeal.com/miami/2017/03/14/residentials-rough-ride/ The article talks of tough times for residential realtors mainly sighting a slow down in the market and massive price reductions. It is true [...]

The Jill Penman Group expands and welcomes Estate Agent Francisco Bird

Group Lead, Jill Penman continues to focus on the power of teams in Real Estate today. The Jill Penman Group is pleased to announce the Francisco Bird. He joins an established team of real estate professionals including estate agents, Ana Gonzalez, Shanut Anaut, Kristy Martinez, marketing specialist, Vanessa Guzman and Jill’s hand-picked and specialized marketing and support partners. The group welcomes Francisco as they continue to expand their depth of skills and networks. "Francisco is always striving to be a better agent for his clients. [...]

Does supply and and demand always apply to property sales timeframe?

Not when you have a highly desirable property! With the supply of property inventory for sale increasing and a slow down on buyer demand in the Miami market we are excited to have placed this Modern townhouse under contract in only 1 day with a cash contract! A property with broad appeal will always be in high demand will fetch top dollar in any market. This is different than a "unique" property. It is always dangerous logic when a seller has a unique property, even [...]

JPG Update: JUST SOLD In Grovenor House

I started the week off with a sale in the Grovenor House.  Grovenor House is one of my favorite condo buildings in Coconut Grove and known for having some of the largest residences in the area and the building draws attention from buyers interested in sprawling floor plans as well as fantastic views of Miami Beach and Biscayne Bay. Luxury buyers who prioritize convenience will find on-premises offerings. Amenities include a stellar fitness center with massage rooms, tennis courts, playground/kid’s room for children, even meditation gardens, [...]

PRICING YOUR PROPERTY

Some say that pricing a home is the #1 factor when putting your house on the market. In my decade plus career in the South Florida real estate community, I have had consistent sales success by pricing to sell as well as making sure the property is in tip top shape. When strategizing a property’s list price with my clients, I explain that pricing to sell is an excellent way to attract multiple offers in a short amount of time. I recently employed this method with 3776 [...]

JPG Update: JUST SOLD In South Coconut Grove

I started the week off with a sale in South Coconut Grove. 3979 Frantz Road closed at $418/SF for this 1926 Old Spanish estate in the sought after Coconut Grove community. This was a complicated sale as the property was contingent upon the sale of the buyer's home which was not on the market nor under contract so we worked through this piece. Because I understand the market so intimately I knew their home would sell quickly providing much reassurance to my seller to accept such a contingency which was an essential key [...]

The Jill Penman Group expands with the addition of TWO South Florida Natives!

Group Lead, Jill Penman continues to focus on the power of teams in Real Estate today. The Jill Penman Group is pleased to announce the addition of Shanut Anaut and Kristy Martinez. They join an established team of real estate professionals including experienced agent, Ana Gonzalez, marketing specialist, Vanessa Guzman and Jill’s hand-picked and specialized marketing and support partners. The group welcomes local Miamians Shanut and Kristy as they continue to expand their reach into niche Miami Neighborhoods. Born in Coconut Grove and raised in [...]

DUTCH SOUTH AFRICAN VILLAGE-PURCHASE A VINTAGE COMPOUND!

Located in the heart of Coral Gables within walking distance to the Village of Coconut Grove as well as a quick drive or bike ride to South Miami this amazing compound is for sale.  With 5 individual folio numbers there are 5 different owners and 5 unique properties within the confines of the Dutch South African Village.  4 of which fall within the same island bordering San Vicente, Maya & LeJeune. I currently have 6705 San Vicente Street which is beautifully furnished with brilliant antiques and maintains the original [...]

Jill Penman Featured in Architectural Digest’s “5 Outdoor Features That Will Add Value to Your Home”

When Architectural Digest wanted to know what home improvement investments are driving strong resale value, they turned to JPG's own Jill Penman.  Jill is well respected in her real estate knowledge especially when it comes to tuning your home up to turn a profit. Her best advice, "If you are going to invest in your home, don't wait until it's time to sell.  Do it now so you can both enjoy the upgrades and benefit from increased home value when you do decide to sell." [...]