September 29, 2014

The Best Real Estate Market Indicator – Number of Months Supply

The number of months supply of housing inventory is the most important metric in the real estate business and the key to understanding housing market value trends. The optimum number of months supply ranges between six and nine months.  Once the number of months supply falls below six months, the value of homes and condos increase. […]
September 27, 2014

Pinecrest Open House Sunday From 1-3

Please join me this Sunday, September 28 at my open house located at 10900 SW 68 Avenue from 1 – 3 pm. You must come see this phenomenal oak laden acre in one of the hottest neighborhoods in the Village of Pinecrest. I am not kidding when I say this street is beyond quiet with little to no traffic, […]
September 18, 2014

Just Listed – Fabulous Acre for Sale in Pinecrest

Affordable acres in the Village of Pinecrest are increasingly rare these days, especially on a quiet, low-traffic street in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Pinecrest. My new listing at 10900 SW 68 Ave is just that, an oak laden .91 acre lot with a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath home, architecturally in the vernacular of an Alfred Browning Parker design.  It’s 1,524 […]
September 10, 2014

Cool New Futuristic Building Materials

At the top of the cool building material chart is a company called uBeam who is leading the charge, so to speak, in wireless smartphone charging techniques.  uBeam is developing an ultrasonic sound transmitter that will fill a room with inaudible energy.  A receiver in your wireless device will be able to pick up the sound and […]
September 7, 2014

Steven Sotloff’s Call to Action

I was having dinner with friends the evening after Steven Sotloff’s memorial at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest.  Feeling drained and exhausted after a deeply sad week and a most heartbreaking service, we were discussing the death of Steven and the escalating crisis in Syria and Iraq. One friend suggested that journalists, with all due respect, who place themselves […]
September 5, 2014

The Lake at Pinecrest Gardens Gets a Facelift

Pinecrest Gardens, the spectacular botanical garden in The Village of Pinecrest, has just completed the installation of a gorgeous rock border around the lake thanks to funding provided by The Garden Fund and the support of Craig Morell, Horticulturist at Pinecrest Gardens. The oolitic rock was also placed between the grass and the dessert garden to delineate these two areas. You […]
August 31, 2014

The Courts Did Right by this Disabled Veteran

A disabled veteran prevailed in the federal appeals courts this week on a discrimination lawsuit against a Central Florida condominium association. Ajit Bhogaita, an Air Force veteran, suffers from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).  In 2008, he acquired a support dog named Kane to help him in his recovery. The dog exceeded the condo association’s allowed weight limit of 25 pounds so the condo […]
August 30, 2014

Just Closed on Another Townhouse

Its been a great run for Wellins Dwellings this year.  I’ve had four closings in three months, all smooth as silk, happy buyers and sellers and personally, a most satisfied feeling. My clients and I work closely through the process of buying and selling their homes and we get to know each other quite well, becoming extended family, so […]
August 28, 2014

Pinecrest Homes For Sale Under $700,000

The Village of Pinecrest has 11 single family homes for sale under $700,000. They range from $496,500 for a 4 bedroom, 2 bath house with 1,578 square feet of living space to $699,000 for a 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with 2,071 square feet of living space. All 11 of the homes for sale have 3 or 4 […]