Twelve Homes In Pinecrest Go Under Contract In One Week!

Wow!  If all of the articles in the newspaper haven’t convinced you that the market is changing maybe this will:  12 listings went pending between 6/13 and today, 6/21.  Seven of them had been listed for less than 3 months.  The list prices ranged from a high of $1,695,000 for the home pictured below to […]

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Pinecrest Homes For Sale Under $500,000

At the height of the typical summer selling season, there are only 10 homes, out of 147 currently listed, for less than $500,000 in the Village of Pinecrest.  None are foreclosures, two are short sales. Pinecrest, long coveted by families because of great schools, large lots, and plenty of parks and family activities, has an […]

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School's Out For Summer! Now What?

Most schools in Miami Dade County have been out for over a week.  Now that cleaning out book bags, desks and drawers of last year’s school stuff is done and sleeping in and laying around the pool is becoming old hat, what is there to do in the hot, humid Miami summer?  Lots! Aside from […]

Florida Life, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Things To Do
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School’s Out For Summer! Now What?

Most schools in Miami Dade County have been out for over a week.  Now that cleaning out book bags, desks and drawers of last year’s school stuff is done and sleeping in and laying around the pool is becoming old hat, what is there to do in the hot, humid Miami summer?  Lots! Aside from […]

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Pinecrest Recognized As A 2012 Playful City By KaBoom

KaBoom, a national non-profit whose “mission is to create great playspaces through the participation and leadership of communities”, will be awarding Pinecrest its Playful City USA Recognition at the Village Council’s June 12 meeting. Other cities in Miami-Dade County that were recognized include Coral Gables, Palmetto Bay, Doral and Miami Lakes.  KaBoom’s recognition makes these […]

Coral Gables, Neighborhood News, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest
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Pinecrest Real Estate: 6342 SW 109 Street

This beautiful bar is one of the many fine details in this 11,533 square foot home by Portoundo Perotti.  The home is currently listed for $5.3 million by Lourdes Alatriste with Engel & Voelkers.  

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MDX Considering Express Lanes on US 1 from Datran to Florida City

Yesterday I attended a Tier 1 workshop put on by MDX to explain the US 1 express lane project development and environment study.  Considering how large this proposed project is and how many residents and businesses it will have an effect on if it goes through, there were not a lot of people in attendance. […]

Neighborhood News, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, The Falls
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Village of Pinecrest Passes Resolution To Protect Matheson Hammock

At a special Village council meeting this evening, a resolution was passed stating opposition to the proposed boat storage facility at Matheson Hammock Park. Council members felt that the county’s Parks Department did not provide the public and surrounding municipalities with opportunity to provide input to their Request For Proposals for dry boat storage at […]

Coral Gables, Environmental, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and other Boating Information, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest
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Things To Do In Miami: Visit A Farmers’ Market

Well, normally the weather has cooled down enough by mid-December for to thoroughly enjoy the local Farmers’ Market that pop up in the fall and last through spring.  Even though temperatures are still in the 80’s, head over to one of the markets for a fun day out and a chance to purchase produce straight […]

Coconut Grove, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, South Miami
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Things To Do In Miami: Visit A Farmers' Market

Well, normally the weather has cooled down enough by mid-December for to thoroughly enjoy the local Farmers’ Market that pop up in the fall and last through spring.  Even though temperatures are still in the 80’s, head over to one of the markets for a fun day out and a chance to purchase produce straight […]

Coconut Grove, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, South Miami
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