Green Corridor Extends From Cutler Bay to Miami Shores

A green corridor comprised of Cutler Bay, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, Coral Gables, Miami and Miami Shores has been formed to assist in financing energy related improvements to property.  Formaly named The Property Assessed Clean Energy District (PACE), this new corridor will enable businesses and residents to finance energy related improvements to their properties […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Neighborhood News, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami
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Do You Know Who Your Realtor Is? Make Sure You Aren’t Dealing With A Highjacker

I want to preface this blog with the statement that I did not wake up on the wrong side of the bed this morning.   As a matter of fact, I had a perfect morning.  Woke up before the sun was up, had coffee, read the paper,  had a nice long walk with the dog,  chatted […]

Buying, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Selling
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Museum Day Equals Free Admission To Local Museums

The Smithsonian is sponsoring Museum Day Live on Saturday, September 29.  You can get two free tickets to participating local museums.

Freebies, Things To Do
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Are We On The Edge Of Another Building Boom?

With real estate sales increasing and decreasing inventories, many developers are starting to launch new condominium projects.  Many, such as the Porsche Tower in Sunny Isles, are aimed at the uber luxury market.  This building is going to have special elevators to bring the resident and their cars up to the actual condo unit. The […]

Buying, Selling
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Miami’s Cultural Arts Season Is Just Around The Corner

Okay, Miami’s art scene has grown up a lot since I moved here from San Francisco over 21 years ago.  Now there are concerts, monthly art walks, symphonies and a variety of art programs year round.  However, with the cool weather teasers that usually start in October, so does Miami’s main season of the arts.  […]

Florida Life, Things To Do
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Will East Coast Railway Finally Kick Off A Public Transportation Boom in So Fla?

Last week I wrote a blog about Miami Metrorail’s link to MIA and how much farther we have to go to have a great rail system in Miami.  Well, it looks like we may be another step closer towards making that a reality.  Florida East Coast Railway is proposing building a station, modeled after London’s […]

Florida Life
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100 Edgewater Dr. – Waters Edge Condo On Coral Gables Waterway

Unit 208 is an updated 1 bedroom 1.5 bath that would be great for an investor. Rented until April of 2013.

Buying, Investment Real Estate, Selling
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Two Coconut Grove Homes Both Listed For $1,699,000

I saw two great homes during a Coconut Grove open house.  The one above, listed by Carole Smith and Ken Tate of EWM, is a two-story Old Spanish built in 1924.  It is beautifully restored with a spacious, modern kitchen. The one below is a modern home,  built in 2008 with wonderful open spaces.  It […]

Buying, Coconut Grove
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Miami Metrorail’s Link To Miami International: Great Addition, But Need Many More Routes

Like most Floridians, I headed north for a portion of the summer.  I ended up spending some time with my brother in Pembroke, Massachusetts and traveling into Boston.  I love the public transportation system via the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, but found their method of paying for parking a bit old fashioned and not very […]

Florida Life
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