This ocean-front palatial property has it all, literally: views of Australia’s incredible Whitsunday Coast, stunning architecture, a private marina, and even a helipad. Situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, Australia, the resort-style estate located at 383 Mandalay Road has six king-sized bedrooms, each with its own ensuite setup,...

By Kris Lindahl As people reach retirement, their current house may simply be too big for their needs. Paying large utility bills, maintenance costs and property taxes for an older home on a large lot can often drain nest eggs and retirement funds. During a time when you have a lower income and too much house, there may come a time when downsizing to a smaller home...

By Anica Oaks Buying a luxury home isn’t as straightforward a process as one might think. This market has a lot more variables when it comes to each property, making it difficult to establish an exact market value on a home. That being the case, buyers may wonder if they’re getting a fair price on a luxury piece of property. If you’re in the expensive real...

By Brooke Chaplan Houses tend to be huge investments, whether you're talking about your personal home or a house that you're planning to flip. Renovating those houses is an equally big investment of both time and money. If you're going to put in that effort, you want to be sure that the house is going to gain value because of the renovations. Avoiding these four home...

In the following interview, Manny Gutierrez, broker/owner of Prime Real Estate of Florida, discusses converting high-end leads into closed transactions, working to close $1 million each week.
Region Served: South Florida, including Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties
Years in Real Estate: 14+
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As a homeowner, you undoubtedly understand just how important home maintenance is when it comes to preserving the life of your home. In fact, you probably spend a good chunk of time fixing problem areas and items both inside and outside your home. But when was the last time you checked the gutters? While clogged gutters can wreak havoc on your home from top to bottom,...

Selling your home can be an exhausting, overwhelming process, and it is even more so when you have toddlers in the house. Ideally, your home will look as close to a model home as possible and will be in pristine condition when buyers tour the home. However, as a parent, you may understand the need to have toys and games available for the kids. You may want the...

By Krystal Rogers-Nelson If you were around during either run of "The Jetsons"—first in 1962 and again in 1985—you may have watched the show and wondered if the technology the futuristic family used would ever become a reality. In fact, quite a few of the gadgets used on the show have become commonplace in real life. From robotic maids to video chatting, here’s...

Those looking to drop a few mill on a luxury estate in Connecticut’s Fairfield County may have missed out. This historic property was snapped up in May, just before it was set to go to auction. The stunning Georgian estate, located in Ridgefield, Conn., was built in 1912. Sitting on seven elevated acres, the home offers an unexpected view of the Manhattan skyline,...

By the experts at Unpakt Decorating your home is a fun, creative, and expressive process of putting yourself into your living space — but what about the furry members of your family? When laying out and decorating your home, there are some key elements that you can slightly alter or improve to make your home more pet-friendly, durable, and easy to keep looking...