About

Israel Salabarria’s expertise in the South Florida luxury market spans over 25 years in both real estate sales and appraisal. At Engel & Völkers Miami, Israel is focused on Coral Gables and other exclusive enclaves, which make up some of Miami’s wealthiest communities. His work has brought him praise, most recently in a feature in Brickell Magazine about Miami’s Real Estate “Power Houses” for 2016. As both a licensed real estate advisor and certified general appraiser, Israel is uniquely qualified to guide buyers and sellers alike, with a level of service, neighborhood expertise and market knowledge that is unique to the industry. This skill set, combined with his strong work ethic and negotiation skills, ensure clients achieve the best results. Specializing primarily in ultra luxury residential estates and condominium properties, Israel has appraised property with a market value of nearly $500 million in the last two years alone. He is also Founder and President of IMS Appraisal Services, which he launched upon his certification in 1993. Israel has been closing real estate transactions since he received his realtor license in 1989. He also partnered on a development project that produced single-family homes in Coral Gables. His exposure to real estate throughout South Florida makes him an expert in many core types of property. His commercial experience also has aided him in real estate investments sales and purchases, mostly recently the purchase of an apartment complex in the airport section of Miami. Israel brings his passion and deep knowledge of the real estate market to every deal he takes on.