Gated Communities in Pinecrest – Red Oaks

There are several gated communities in the Village of Pinecrest.  Most of them consist of only a handful of houses.   I will be featuring these communities over the next two months. The first one is Red Oaks.  Located off of  Red Road, Red Oaks is walking distance to Hirni’s Wayside Garden Florist,  Pinecrest Wayside Market, […]

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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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The Impact of Staging An Empty House

I have seen a lot of staged properties and as a result, I am a huge fan of staging homes for sale.  The most dramatic improvement I have ever seen on a house was for this listing at 6395 SW 120 Street in Pinecrest. Look at the before and after pictures and let me know […]

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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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Pinecrest Real Estate: 6960 SW 60 Ave

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6960 SW 92 Street – Open Today 3-5

  This north Pinecrest single family pool home features:   – 5 bedroom 2.5 baths – split floor plan:  3 bed/2 bath on one side 2 bed/1 bath on other – spacious bedrooms with ample closet space – oversized master with French doors overlooking pool – 2 car garage on the side of the house […]

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6960 SW 96 Street

  This wonderfully spacious home with a great floorplan and lots of natural light is available in north Pinecrest.  In addition to being in one of the top locations in Miami-Dade County for both public and private schools, it has convenient access to shops, restaurants, the metro rail and U.S. 1. An abundance of windows […]

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How Walker Friendly is Your Home?

Miami just ranked 8, with a score of 72.5,  in a walkability scoring of  the 50 largest cities in the U.S.  Having moved from San Francisco, ranked 2 with a walkability score of 84.9, I decided to check out my home’s walk score.  I live in Pinecrest, a suburb, so I wasn’t too surprised to […]

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Miami Real Estate: More Signs the Market is Improving

  As I drive around town, I am seeing a lot more new construction.   This new single family home is going up in north Gables.   I have seen other ones being built in South Miami and Pinecrest as well. In addition to the new construction I have been seeing many remodeling projects.  Significant additions are being […]

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