About The Bascuas Group

Whether you are seeking to sell a property with the highest possible return on your investment or searching for your dream home, there is no factor more important than have a knowledgeable and trustworthy professional by your side. Ernie and Becky Bascuas are long-time residents of Miami who have been helping clients realize their real estate dreams for more than 10 years.

Specializing in the luxury properties that make Miami one of the world’s most sought-after places to live, they have a true understanding of, and deep appreciation for, the dedication and discretion that is necessary when working with high-end real estate and discerning clientele. From first-time buyers and those relocating to South Florida to CEO’s and sports and entertainment clients, they possess a far-reaching knowledge of the market and the business savvy to get the transaction done.

Hailing from a real estate family, Ernie was exposed to the business at a young age. With a grandmother who was a real estate agent and a father who was a broker and developer, real estate is in his blood. After 13 years in construction, he embarked on a side project in real estate’s rental market, which evolved into full time real estate sales. Born and raised in the Miami area, he has a strong connection to the community and in-depth knowledge of the nuances that make up the area’s diverse neighborhoods.

Becky came to South Florida from Puerto Rico and has been a resident for more than half of her life. With a family background in Interior Design, she has an uncanny ability to help her client’s see the potential in a property and create a vision for their home and lifestyle.

Together, Ernie and Becky have been recognized as one of South Florida’s real estate power couples. From their Rookie of the Year award in 2008 to Top 10 Producer honors in 2016, they have been consistently ranked in the top five agents among a field of more than 400 colleagues. They are members of several professional organizations including Miami Association of Realtors, Women’s Council of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. They make their home in Miami with their two children and enjoy sharing their love of the city with their family, friends and clients.

Meet the Team

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Ernie Bascuas

786-285-2855

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Hailing from a real estate family, Ernie was exposed to the business at a young age. With a grandmother who was a real estate agent and a father who was a broker and developer, real estate is in his blood. After 13 years in construction, he embarked on a side project in real estate’s rental market, which evolved into full time real estate sales. Born and raised in the Miami area, he has a strong connection to the community and in-depth knowledge of the nuances that make up the area’s diverse neighborhoods.

Whether you are seeking to sell a property with the highest possible return on your investment or searching for your dream home, there is no factor more important than have a knowledgeable and trustworthy professional by your side. Ernie and Becky Bascuas are long-time residents of Miami who have been helping clients realize their real estate dreams for more than 10 years.

Specializing in the luxury properties that make Miami one of the world’s most sought-after places to live, they have a true understanding of, and deep appreciation for, the dedication and discretion that is necessary when working with high-end real estate and discerning clientele. From first-time buyers and those relocating to South Florida to CEO’s and sports and entertainment clients, they possess a far-reaching knowledge of the market and the business savvy to get the transaction done.

Together, Ernie and Becky have been recognized as one of South Florida’s real estate power couples. From their Rookie of the Year award in 2008 to Top 10 Producer honors in 2016, they have been consistently ranked in the top five agents among a field of more than 400 colleagues. They are members of several professional organizations including Miami Association of Realtors, Women’s Council of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. They make their home in Miami with their two children and enjoy sharing their love of the city with their family, friends and clients.

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Rebecca "Becky" Bascuas

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Becky came to South Florida from Puerto Rico and has been a resident for more than half of her life. With a family background in Interior Design, she has an uncanny ability to help her client’s see the potential in a property and create a vision for their home and lifestyle.

Whether you are seeking to sell a property with the highest possible return on your investment or searching for your dream home, there is no factor more important than have a knowledgeable and trustworthy professional by your side. Ernie and Becky Bascuas are long-time residents of Miami who have been helping clients realize their real estate dreams for more than 10 years.

Specializing in the luxury properties that make Miami one of the world’s most sought-after places to live, they have a true understanding of, and deep appreciation for, the dedication and discretion that is necessary when working with high-end real estate and discerning clientele. From first-time buyers and those relocating to South Florida to CEO’s and sports and entertainment clients, they possess a far-reaching knowledge of the market and the business savvy to get the transaction done.

Together, Ernie and Becky have been recognized as one of South Florida’s real estate power couples. From their Rookie of the Year award in 2008 to Top 10 Producer honors in 2016, they have been consistently ranked in the top five agents among a field of more than 400 colleagues. They are members of several professional organizations including Miami Association of Realtors, Women’s Council of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. They make their home in Miami with their two children and enjoy sharing their love of the city with their family, friends and clients.

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Mercy Quesada

786-554-6388‬

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Mercy Quesada is a sought-after real estate agent who has built a stellar reputation for her hardworking, honest and professional approach. Always treating her clients with the utmost respect, Mercy has a seemingly innate ability to connect with people, building lasting relationships and ensuring that they receive the highest level of service throughout the transaction.

Beginning her professional life as a Chemical Engineer for Colgate Palmolive, Pfizer, Mercy’s unwavering work ethic led to quick promotions and new challenges. After several successful years, she joined an internet startup company, Yupi Internet, where she handled the health and tourism channels for the growing search engine. As Mercy’s family grew, so did her interest in real estate. Realizing the opportunity to help others reach their real estate goals while also spending more time with her children, Mercy earned her license 17 years ago and has never looked back. Known as a patient, honest and knowledgeable advocate for her clients, Mercy knows that there is a “home for everyone” and takes pride in matching her clients with the perfect property.

Today, Mercy represents buyers, sellers and investors across South Florida and is well-versed in all property types from $150k to in the $1 million range with a special focus on the single-family homes, condos and townhomes of Kendall, Killian, The Falls, Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, Coral Gables and Brickell.

Born in Cuba, Mercy moved with her family to Spain at the age of three and one year later, they relocated to the Dominican Republic where Mercy would grow up. Developing a strong business acumen during her education, she studied at the most prestigious private schools and University where she graduated with honors. Mercy is the proud mother of three children who always places God and her faith at the center of her life. She has lived in the Miami area for the last 25 years and is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Brooke Padron Williams

305-904-7480

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Growing up in Miami, Brooke Padron showed an interest in homes, home renovation and the distinctive properties across South Florida at a young age. When her godfather began his career in real estate, he knew that it would be a perfect fit for Brooke as well and encouraged her to consider a career in the industry. Earning her license in 2011, Brooke found quick success. Joining forces with another agent, they closed more than $6 million in the first year and never looked back.

Today, Brooke is a dedicated and driven agent with a thorough understanding of the South Florida real estate market and an appreciation for the deep connections that her clients have with their homes. “There is nothing like finding the perfect home for someone,” says Brooke. “Whether they are looking for their first home, forever home or dream home, I am both grateful and proud to be a part of their experience. Seeing a client happy with their sale or purchase is the ultimate reward.”

Brooke’s large number of repeat clientele and growing client list are a testament to her personalized and skillful approach to her business… so much so that she has worked on a referral basis since the inception of her career. Today, she is expanding her business to work with anyone who is looking to buy, sell or rent property across South Florida. Available to her clients at all times, she has both the talent and the resources to match people with properties, consistently exceeding expectations while making the process enjoyable.

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Christine Balharry

305-307-6330

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A South Florida resident for nearly her entire life with a B.S. from FIU, Christine Balharry is a familiar face to many and is seasoned on the ins and outs of everything her market has to offer. Originally from Santiago, Chile and currently a resident of Miami, she represents buyers, sellers, and investors in luxury and pre-construction homes and condominiums throughout Miami-Dade County, including South Miami, Coral Gables, Kendall, West Kendall, Brickell, Miami Beach, and North Miami.

Christine joined Compass out of an ambition to be the best for the people she serves. Connecting with clients, understanding their goals, building a customized strategy to buy or sell their home, and always being available is at the core of her work ethic, with a bright spirit and charismatic character to match. Helping people through one of the most important transactions of their lives without stress or hassle is a joy for her, with the goal that she will continue to be a resource for her clients past the sale or purchase.

As a member of the Bascuas Group, Christine has access to a top-producing team of thinkers and doers that is consistently ranked best in class for their services. She is also backed by the powerhouse Compass technology, offering leading-edge services and solutions for both agents and clients. Through Compass Collections, Christine is able to centralize and organize listings, providing a single space to view and discuss potential properties. She also has access to a wealth of other world class tools and services, including CRM marketing, staging, renovations, and analytics, giving clients a hassle-free way to buy or sell their home faster and for a higher price.

In a market where the sun shines almost every day, Christine loves living in South Florida. She enjoys exploring the latest spots emerging in Miami and spending time with her friends and family. With an eye for interior design, she’s in constant pursuit of new DIY projects. She is also involved in her community, volunteering to collect and make food to disperse to the homeless and other people in need.

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Lisette Martinez

305-903-4417

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A lifetime resident of Miami, Lisette Martinez is an expert in the lifestyle and culture of the Southeast Florida market and a familiar face to many. She represents buyers, sellers and investors in homes and condominiums throughout Miami-Dade County, with a focus on luxury properties in Coral Gables, Palmetto Bay, South Miami, Pinecrest, Schenley Park, Kendall and Coconut Grove.

Formerly a teacher at St. Theresa Catholic School for many years, Lisette possesses the soft skills perfectly suited for a career as a real estate advisor. Her organized approach, patient demeanor and diligent work ethic allows her to easily communicate with clients, understand their goals, develop a tailored strategy to achieve those goals, and mitigate any stress that may arise throughout the home buying or selling journey. It brings her joy to help people find a home that has meaning – a home where they can create memories with their loved ones.

With her father and grandmother having worked in the industry, Lisette has real estate running through her veins. Now a member of the Bascuas Group at Compass, she has teamed up with her brother, sister-in-law and niece to form the next generation of family Realtors. They have a true understanding of, and deep appreciation for, the dedication and discretion that is necessary when working with high-end real estate and discerning clientele, with warm and inviting personalities to match. Their far-reaching knowledge of the market and its movers and shakers is coupled with their dedication to serving the community at large, engaging regularly in local events and donating to charities several times a year.

Matched with the powerhouse Compass technology and service offering, including staging, renovations, data and analytics software, and a team of HQ marketing advisors, Lisette is equipped with first-rate tools and resources that elevate the experience of working with her to buy or sell a home. The centralized, high-tech platform gives her the leverage she needs to recoup time in her day to give back to her clients, proving a hassle-free and enjoyable experience every time.

In an ever-evolving market with so much to offer, Lisette loves spending time with her friends and family taking pleasure in the exciting lifestyle Miami has to offer – going to the beach, going boating, and riding bikes. She also loves to travel and immerse herself in new cultures and experiences. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

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