Fairchild Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale This Weekend, April 11 & 12

  Spring is here and brings with it Spring cleaning and gardening.  If you are looking for a fun way to incorporate plant buying into a whole day and family event, head over to Fairchild Tropical Gardens this weekend for their Spring Garden Festival. In addition to their 36th Annual Plant Sale, you can shop […]

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EWM’s Coral Gables Office: Over $30 Million in Sales Three Weeks In a Row

Wow, the Spring Selling Season is definitely here in Miami!  Our office alone has had three consecutive weeks with over $30 million in real estate transactions and two of those weeks we were over $35 million.  Sales continue to outpace listings and 30% of our sales were at or over asking.

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Inventory In Many South Florida Markets Still Tight

Some newspaper headlines and news stations have been asking if Miami is getting ready to experience another housing downturn, due largely to the rapid increase in prices and the return of building cranes to the Miami skyline.  While there has been an increase in inventory in the Brickell corridor, there are still many areas in […]

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Flood Insurance Rates Heading Up – Time To Call Your Insurance Provider

Remember all of the outcry in late 2013 &  early 2014 about flood rates increasing due to changes approved in the federal 2012 Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act?  Well, once it was amended with the “Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act,” people in coastal zones and flood prone areas seem to have forgotten about how flood insurance can affect […]

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Deering Seafood Festival This Weekend, Sunday March 29

Whether you are visiting South Florida for Spring Break or are a local, head to the Deering Seafood Festival weekend at the beautiful historic Deering Estate.  The setting alone is worth the visit, but throw in local seafood, music, Junkanoo, and gorgeous weather (high of 77 and low of 63 forecasted) and it will be the […]

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Coral Gables Real Estate Market Year-End Summary For 2014

Coral Gables had a phenomenal 2014 for real estate sales.  There were 520 closed sales from January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 and 218 of those were cash sales.  The highest priced sale for the year was for a 21,000 square foot, waterfront home in Tahiti Beach, listed by One Sotheby’s Saddy Delgado and sold […]

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Pinecrest Real Estate Market Year-End Summary For 2014

Now that we are in the second week of 2015, almost all of the Pinecrest real estate sales for 2014 have been recorded in the MLS.  There were 246 closed sales reported with a high sales price of $5.5 million for a stunning 12,000 square foot home on 60 Avenue, listed and sold by One Sotheby’s […]

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Art Week In Miami Is The Culmination Of A Year Round Vibrant Art Community

Art is a year-round pass time in Miami that culminates in December with Art Miami and Art Basel.  We are so lucky to live in such a vibrant art community.  We are able to visit art in public places such as the sculptures along South Bayshore Dr and Brickell Ave, or at our various museums, […]

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Miami Only City On Case Schiller To Post Double Digit Year-Over-Year Gain

The idea of real estate being local is so important to keep in mind, especially when reading news headlines.  Headlines reporting on the national real estate market read “Home prices post broad-based slowdown in September”  or something similar.  While there is nothing untrue about the statement, if you are a buyer interested in Miami and don’t […]

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Uvaggio In Coral Gables Offers Tasty Happy Hour

  Looking for a new happy hour?  Last Thursday, thanks to an overcrowded bar at Tarpon Bend, some friends and I discovered the charming Uvaggio restaurant and wine bar.  Although they don’t have a full bar, they have a wonderful selection of wine and beer at very reasonable prices.  We had a cheese plate, which […]

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