The Architecural Diversity of South Florida’s Real Estate

One of the many things I enjoy about living in South Florida is it’s cultural diversity, but I never appreciated the architectural diversity until I started driving around taking pictures for this blog.  Thanks to George Merrick, we have the Old Spanish style that graces Coral Gables and is sprinkled throughout South Florida.  Our proximity […]

Brickell/Downtown Miami, Coral Gables, Miami Beach
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Food Tasting and Entertainment at 7th Annual Taste of Pinecrest at Pinecrest Gardens

The 7th Annual Taste of Pinecrest returns to Pinecrest Gardens on Sunday, March 8, 2009, beginning at 11 a.m. With more area businesses, more food variety and amazing entertainment from our local students, this year promises to be a delicious outdoor adventure for the whole family. All the proceeds from this event will go directly […]

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Key Biscayne, Florida Real Estate Update January 2009

Single Family Homes Total single family sales in January 2009: 0 Pending Sales: 3 total, none of which are water front Active: 140 of which 27 are water front Price Range for Active:  Non-Water: $5,450,000 – $950,000  Water front: $19,900,000 – $2,925,000 Condos – Closed Sales Total condos sales in January 2009: 7 Highest Sales […]

Key Biscayne, Market Summary
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Miami Beach, Florida Real Estate Update January 2009

Single Family Homes Total single family sales in January 2009: 4 Highest Sales Price: $825,000 for a 2,514 square foot home built in 1936 on a 7,700 square foot lot Lowest Sales Price: $413,126 for a 1,776 square foot duplex on a 8,580 square foot lot. 1 of the sales was a water front property […]

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Pinecrest, Florida Real Estate Update January 2009

Single Family Homes Total single family sales in January 2009: 10 Highest price: $1,750,000 Lowest price: $261,000 for a bank owned foreclosure Pending Sales: 23 Active: 294 Highest price: $6,499,000  Lowest price: $299,900 bank owned foreclosure Condos – Closed Sales Total condos sales in January 2009: 0 Pending Sales: 23 Active: 33  Price range: $1,150,000 […]

Market Summary, Pinecrest
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Why Homeownership is Like Drinking Red Wine

Both are good for your health! According to a recent U.S. News & World Report article there are more than just economic benefits in owning your own home. "People have more extensive social support systems, and that has a potential positive impact on health," according to William Rohe, professor of city and regional planning at […]

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Coral Gables, Florida Real Estate – Annual Market Summary 2008

Single Family Homes 2% increase in sales of single family homes from 2007 to 2008. Total sales of single family homes increased from 318 in 2007 to 325 in 2008. If you average the number of homes sold in the last quarter of 2008, there is still a 23 month supply of single family homes […]

Buying, Coral Gables, Neighborhood News
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8 Reasons Why Now is the Perfect Time to Buy Real Estate

Okay, so things are scary out there. You can’t open a paper, turn on the t.v. or listen to the radio without hearing doom and gloom news. Layoffs, no one is shopping, increasing unemployment, the stock market fluctuates wildly. But, since people are scared and aren’t buying much of anything, it is the perfect time […]

Buying, Investment Real Estate
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8 Reasons Why Now is the Perfect Time to Buy Real Estate

Okay, so things are scary out there. You can’t open a paper, turn on the t.v. or listen to the radio without hearing doom and gloom news. Layoffs, no one is shopping, increasing unemployment, the stock market fluctuates wildly. But, since people are scared and aren’t buying much of anything, it is the perfect time […]

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Miami Beach, Florida Annual Real Estate Update for 2008

Single Family Homes Total single family sales in 2008: 116 Highest Sales Price: $13,100,000 for a 10,000 square foot home built in 1936 on a 32,000 square foot waterfront lot Lowest Sales Price: $200,000 for a 1,261 square foot duplex on a 2,499 square foot lot.  Bank-owned foreclosure. 54 of the sales were water front […]

Market Summary, Miami Beach
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