Miami and Creative Commercial Strategies w/ Kristine Flook

Miami and Creative Commercial Strategies w/ Kristine Flook

Miami real estate is flying off the shelves right now. Asset classes are not only recovering strong from 2020, but Miami as a whole proved a lot more resilient than in past downturns. In a market that is white hot, sometimes it takes creative commercial strategies to get the deal done. In this episode of Skyline views we dive into the numbers of how Miami fared in 2020 and why. If you are interested in Miami real estate investment in 2021, whether it’s in multifamily, retail, luxury SFH, especially on the development side, this episode is for you.

My guest today is Kristine Flook of Urbanize properties, a boutique South Florida brokerage team. She represents buyers and sellers of multifamily and commercial properties. Kristine will source cash flowing properties for investors through networking, hustle, and proven investment skills. In this episode, we also discuss opportunities surrounding dark properties, off-market properties, and how important it is to know the right people. Her ability to create cashflow assets help clients achieve their desired real estate investment objectives.

Key Points:

Kristine explains how she got her start (0:31)

Kristine and I discuss the numbers and how Miami fared in 2020 (1:44)

Drivers behind different asset classes in Miami (3:33)

Tax benefits behind being a Florida resident (5:18)

Little know nuggets about Miami neighborhoods (6:03)

Dark property conversions (9:01)

Finding off-market properties  (10:45)

Coming opportunities and opportunistic areas in Miami in 2021 (11:55)

What should investors be looking for when they’re looking online at Miami? (13:30)

Resources that Kristine uses to stay on top of things (15:12)

Kristine shares what she does in her free time (15:55)


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Passion is an understatement when it comes to Christopher Mills and his desire to help families and family owned businesses. Chris has over 15 years of real estate experience as an investor, and has experience as a loan originator, property manager, and an agent. At The Haney Company, Chris specializes in working with individuals and organizations who have or desire real estate holdings and helping them map out and achieve their financial goals. His real estate experience helps him address the complexities and opportunities unique to real estate investors. His specialties include alternative investments, 1031 Exchanges, and liquidity solutions. Working closely with members of The Haney Company, attorneys, and CPAs, his clients are able to benefit from a comprehensive approach to each individual situation. Chris is the author of Legacy 101: A Practical Guide. He lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and 3 children. In his free time, he enjoys gardening, hiking, cooking, and classical music.