Beautiful Water Views From 1331 Brickell Bay Drive Unit 9

Unobstructed water views from this spectacular unit, which has been professionally designed by Adriana Hoyos.  Enter your private foyer directly from the elevator, open your front door and water views greet you.  The spacious unit includes two bedrooms, a den, 3 full baths, large kitchen with built-in Miele coffee maker, wine refrigerator, Subzero, and laundry […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Buying, Luxury Real Estate
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Pinecrest Homes For Sale: Market Update

We are already half way through October and almost at the end of the year.  2013 will probably break another record in terms of the number of real estate sales we have had in Miami-Dade County.  A quick snapshot of the Pinecrest real estate market shows the following: 205 single family homes have closed since […]

Buying, Luxury Real Estate, Market Summary, Pinecrest, Selling
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$20 Million In Sales In One Week From EWM Coral Gables Office

Even though this close to the start  of the school year sales should be slowing down, nothing could be further from reality.  Our EWM office had over $20 million worth of sales this week, which represents a total of 31 sales.   5 of the sales went for the asking price and 3 went above asking. […]

Buying, Luxury Real Estate, Pinecrest, Selling
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Preservation vs Private Property Rights

Several recent  articles have highlighted the issue of preservation vs private property rights.  I want to clarify that I am for historic preservation of relevant buildings but I think if it is done retroactively, it infringes on private property rights. Both the Miami Herald building, sold to Genting Malaysia, and a Robert Browning Parker home […]

Buying, Coral Gables, Luxury Real Estate, Miami Beach
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Congratulations EWM! Record Breaking Week

EWM’s Coral Gables office broke a record sales number…over $50 million in one week!  Imagine what a week we would have had if we had more inventory!

Luxury Real Estate, Market Summary
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South Florida Real Estate Continues To Gain Steam

A quick snapshot of the overall market for 2012: Single Family home sales increased 21% in 2012.  Those listed between $300,000 to under $1 million increased 50%.  Home sales for those over $1 million increased 64%. Condo sales increased by 6%.  Condos between $300,000 to under $1 million increased 45% and those listed over $1 […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Market Summary
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Miami Real Estate: Another New Construction Project Coming

I just received yet another e-mail on a new construction project; this one is coming to Coral Gables.  It seems hard to believe that we went through a MAJOR real estate crash, with many of our prominent developers themselves involved in foreclosures of their projects, just a few years ago.  It also seems hard to […]

Buying, Luxury Real Estate, Selling
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Are You An Art Collector With A Home To Sell? If So, Now Is A Great Time To List

    Art Week, which kicks off on December 4 with Art Miami, is a great time to list your luxury home.  EWM will prominently promote our luxury listings to the patrons of Art Miami, Art Basel, and Art Wynwood.  Christie International Real Estate and it’s local affiliate, EWM, are sponsoring Art Miami  and will be heavily […]

Luxury Real Estate
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Miami Real Estate: Foreigners Continue To Invest In South Florida

In case you think that the investment in Miami is starting to ebb, there is an article in today’s Business Monday about Fort Capital Management, a private equity firm, buying up prime South Florida real estate.  Their most recent purchase it the Surf Club in Surfside. Miami-Dade’s strong rebound in the tourism industry is driving […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate, Selling
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For Florida Real Estate, Homeowners Insurance May Be A More Important Issue Than Taxes

I attended a very informative windstorm insurance session at the Miami Realtors Association this afternoon.  The presentation by Lee Gorodetsky, The Home Insurance Guru and President of L & S Insurance, was my third insurance update of the year because that is how much of a moving target Florida insurance has become. So why is […]

Buying, Florida Life, Hurricanes, Investment Real Estate, Luxury Real Estate
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