Calling All Orchid Lovers: International Orchid Festival At Fairchild Garden Is This Weekend

The 12th annual international orchid festival takes place at Fairchild Garden from March 7-9. Stroll through the gardens and browse the 10,000 plants that will be on sale from international vendors, stop by and have lunch at the Orchid Tea Room, Glasshouse Cafe, or Lakesaide Cafe, then continue enjoying all the garden has to offer […]

Restaurants, Things To Do
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5995 SW 91 Street Located in North Pinecrest On Deep Builder’s Acre

Situated in the front portion of a deep, corner lot in Pinecrest, Florida, 5995 SW 91 Street is a 4 bedroom 3 and a half bath home with plenty of space both inside and out. The rooms are spacious and the pool and back yard are absolutely gorgeous for spending afternoons and weekends. Take a […]

Buying, Pinecrest
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March Madness Miami Style

Okay, so you survived February’s packed art, boat and food calendar and now it is time for March Madness Miami Style. There is so much to do that you will not have time to do everything, so I am picking some of my favorite March activities to highlight here. Whether you are into sports, dancing, […]

Florida Life, Things To Do
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Delicious Indian Food At Imlee Restaurant In Pinecrest

We had a delicious meal at this tiny little jewel, in a strip center in the Village of Pinecrest. They have an extensive menu that includes many vegetarian options, which is a must when eating out with my daughter. We started with two different lentil dishes Daal Waada and Daal Maakni, both delicious. My daughter […]

Pinecrest, Restaurants
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How’s The Pinecrest Real Estate Market?

I usually save my market updates until the end of the quarter, but with so much activity going on I figured I should write a quick snapshot in case you are thinking of buying or selling a home in the next couple of months. Since January first of this year, there have been 58 new […]

Buying, Foreclosures, Luxury Real Estate, Neighborhood News, Pinecrest, Selling
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Coral Gables Old Spanish Has 2014's Color Trend Throughout

In early January, I posted Interior Design Color Trends For 2014. This adorable bathroom in a 1928 Old Spanish in Coral Gables is purple with white accents. Other accents, such as a chandelier and Cuban tile, also contained the trendy purple color.

Coral Gables, Home Improvement, Luxury Real Estate, Neighborhood News
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Want To Buy A Home In North Coral Gables? These New Listings Are Sure To Please

Today during our open house tour, I was pleasantly surprised with a series of new single family homes for sale in North Coral Gables. With the exception of 1220 Capri, which is beautifully updated, these are all Old Spanish homes that have been modernized without losing the character that buyers of Old Spanish homes look […]

Buying, Coral Gables, Luxury Real Estate, Neighborhood News
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South Beach Wine And Food Festival Is This Weekend

Wow! I barely survived President’s Day Weekend, between Art Miami, the Miami International Boat Show, and Coconut Grove Art Festival, and it is time for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, which starts on Thursday.

Miami Beach, Things To Do
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Is Miami's Real Estate Market Starting To Shift?

Based on EWM’s activity this week, it appears we may be starting to get into a more neutral market. EWM’s Coral Gables’/South Miami office did over $22.5 million worth of transactions this week, with an almost even split between sales (26), and leases (24). Seven of the sales were over $1,000,000. Eight out of the […]

Buying, Selling
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Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Passes Senate

The U.S. Senate passed legislation that would delay flood insurance increases on properties whose rates were set to increase once they were sold, that had their flood zones changed when the maps were updated, or that were previously grandfathered in. Although the House is unlikely to approve the four year delay, they are working on […]

Buying, Selling
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