$50,000 For Schools Remains in Village of Pinecrest Budget

At the first public hearing on the budget for 2007-2008, the Village of Pinecrest City Council voted to reinstate the $50,000 that they allocate in the form of $10,000 to each of the schools withing the Village limits. In the past, this money has been used for landscaping the front of the schools, increasing or […]

Pinecrest
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So Much To Do, So Little Time!

No, this blog does not pertain to the hundred and one things we all must do on a daily basis to empty our honey do lists, work lists or any other lists. This has to do with all of the fun things there are to do in South Florida, but many of us never get […]

Miami Beach
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Local Effects of Property Tax Reform

Well, I received my property tax notice last week and surprise! my property tax bills are not going down significantly (neither did my insurance by the way). I can’t complain as I am one of the lucky homesteaded property owners who defied the “average-time -in-a-house-is 5-7 years-rule” and have been in mine for over 16, […]

Pinecrest
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4 Reasons Buyer's Aren't Rejoicing Over High Inventory Levels

All we have been hearing for the past several months is how bad the housing market is. High inventory, high foreclosure rate, slow sales. All of that is true, especially in Florida, California, and Nevada where speculation ran high. In 2006, Business Week did a story on absorption rates and came up with the following […]

Coral Gables, Pinecrest
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4 Reasons Buyer’s Aren’t Rejoicing Over High Inventory Levels

All we have been hearing for the past several months is how bad the housing market is. High inventory, high foreclosure rate, slow sales. All of that is true, especially in Florida, California, and Nevada where speculation ran high. In 2006, Business Week did a story on absorption rates and came up with the following […]

Coral Gables, Pinecrest
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Looking for Something to Do? Head to Pinecrest!

The Village of Pinecrest has long been know for its excellent schools, but there are a lot of other attributes that makes this community a favorite among long-time residents as well as families relocating to Miami-Dade County. Once home to the famous Parrot Jungle, Pinecrest has upgraded its parks, including the old Parrot Jungle site […]

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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 […]

Selling
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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 […]

Selling
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Reasons Why Inventory Isn't As High As It Seems

Yes, the amount of single family homes and condos for sale in Miami-Dade County is high. 38,672 were listed on the MLS as of July 2007. That being said, people are still buying homes and condos and when they start looking, they realize the inventory isn’t as high as it seems. Why? Because real estate, […]

Coral Gables
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Reasons Why Inventory Isn’t As High As It Seems

Yes, the amount of single family homes and condos for sale in Miami-Dade County is high. 38,672 were listed on the MLS as of July 2007. That being said, people are still buying homes and condos and when they start looking, they realize the inventory isn’t as high as it seems. Why? Because real estate, […]

Coral Gables
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