St. Patrick's Day Celebration in Coral Gables, FL

Head over to the John Martin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant for the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, a huge block party with live bands and several food stations. The fun starts at 5 p.m. until midnight at Salzedo Street between Miracle Mile and Giralda Avenue.  REMEMBER to wear green!

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Food Tasting and Entertainment at 7th Annual Taste of Pinecrest at Pinecrest Gardens

The 7th Annual Taste of Pinecrest returns to Pinecrest Gardens on Sunday, March 8, 2009, beginning at 11 a.m. With more area businesses, more food variety and amazing entertainment from our local students, this year promises to be a delicious outdoor adventure for the whole family. All the proceeds from this event will go directly […]

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Pinecrest, Florida Annual Real Estate Summary 2008

Single Family Homes Total single family sales in 2008: 136 Highest Sales Price: $4,150,000 for a 8,445 square foot home built in 2007 on a 51,056 square foot water front lot on 92 Street Lowest Sales Price: $260,000 for a 1,092 square foot 13,644square foot lot.  Bank-owned foreclosure on 136 Street. Condos Total condos sales […]

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Real Estate Has Gone to the Dogs!

Surprise! This is not going to be a negative blog about how depressing the real estate market is. Instead, this is literally about real estate going to the dogs! There are doggie bars, doggie parks, doggie spas, doggie accessory stores and doggie day cares. This is in addition to the standard groomers, vets, boarders and […]

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3 Ways the Alternative Minimum Tax Affects Real Estate

The Alternative Minimum Tax is basically a parallel tax system that runs in conjunction with the regular tax system. You may not have heard of it before now because it was originally only directed at individuals with extremely high incomes. However, since it was never indexed to inflation it will be affecting the middle class […]

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You Thought Property Taxes Were Bad? What about the Alternative Minimum Tax?

First, a disclaimer. I am not a CPA nor accountant and I don’t play one on t.v. To find out whether you are subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) contact your accountant or CPA. The AMT was originally enacted in 1969 in order to make sure that high income individuals paid income tax. Over […]

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6 Ways to Make Your Listing Stand Out in Today’s Market

As you drive around town, you notice all of the colorful “For Sale” signs. You were contemplating a move because you found another house you really like that is in your price range but you are nervous about trying to sell in today’s market. Here are some tips for making sure your house will be […]

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6 Ways to Make Your Listing Stand Out in Today's Market

As you drive around town, you notice all of the colorful “For Sale” signs. You were contemplating a move because you found another house you really like that is in your price range but you are nervous about trying to sell in today’s market. Here are some tips for making sure your house will be […]

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