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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How Will The New Flood Insurance Reform Changes Affect You

Several changes to the previously government subsidized flood insurance program will affect you.  If you are staying in your home: If your flood zone is in any A or V zone, including AE, AB, AH, your flood insurance premiums will be increasing 25% per year until the premiums come in line with the actual flood […]

Buying, Selling
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Celebrate Seafood Festival Weekend This Weekend

South Florida has an abundance of seafood, so why not celebrate by attending both the SoBe Seafood Festival on Miami Beach on Saturday October 19 and Coconut Grove Seafood Festival at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove on Sunday, the 20th.

Coconut Grove, Florida Life, Miami Beach, Neighborhood News, Restaurants, Things To Do
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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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So The Topic Of The Day Seems To Be Taxes!

Going through my Google Alerts this morning, I came across so many articles that mentioned Florida and taxes that I decided I needed to blog about it.  Although it is not the only consideration to take when making a move, either as a business or an individual, taxes appear to be taking on a great […]

Commercial Real Estate, Investment Real Estate
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Columbus Day Regatta Is This Weekend

Miami is all about boating and this weekend both sail and motor boats come out in full force for the Columbus Day Regatta.  

Florida Life, Things To Do
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Running Season In Florida Starts Now!

Okay, it is always running season in South Florida, but many of us prefer running in less muggy conditions so October is when a lot of the more popular runs kick off.  No matter what cause you support, you are bound to find a run.  Here are some of them. October 12, The Color Run […]

Florida Life, Things To Do
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Going Green In Your New Construction? First Step Should Be Protecting Existing Trees

Well, it finally happened.  My neighbor has sold his home on a beautiful, tree-lined, deep lot in north Pinecrest.  It is not quite an acre, but I am guessing a huge home will be going up on the site.  I hope I am wrong and that our soon-to-be-new-neighbor will appreciate all of the wildlife their […]

Buying, Environmental, Home Improvement, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest
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Pinecrest Real Estate Market Update

These numbers include all of the listings posted in the MLS through August.  A search of the MLS for September shows 24 new listings in Pinecrest ranging from $599,000 up to $3.9 million, no closed sales, and 8 pending sales.

Buying, Market Summary, Selling
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New Insurance Factors To Consider When Buying Your Home

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about how cheap flood insurance is if you don’t live in a flood zone.  After last Wednesday’s heavy rains, even many of us who do not live in flood zones witnessed flooded streets and front yards.  Before you go out and buy  flood insurance, you need to be […]

Buying, Florida Life, Hurricanes
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