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October Home Sales in South Coral Gables

Debra Wellins Snapper Creek Lakes, Gables by the Sea, Old Cutler Bay Estates and Pine Bay Estates were the only luxury communities in South Coral Gables with closed sales in October, 2013.  A total of five homes sold along Old Cutler Road, South of Kendall Drive (SW 88th St). The chart below lists the five properties that sold, the highest in Snapper Creek Lakes and the lowest in Gables by the Sea.  When looking at price per square foot, the house on Balada St.,... Continue Reading >

Luxury Homes for Sale in South Coral Gables

Debra Wellins There are 55 homes for sale in the Southeastern corridor of Coral Gables, thirty five of which are waterfront. Nine homes are currently under contract and eight of these are waterfront. In the last three months, ten homes have sold in South Coral Gables, nine of which are in the luxury waterfront communities of Gables by the Sea and Gables Estates. The graph provides a quick glimpse of active listings in the South Gables subdivisions. South Coral Gables is the area below SW 8oth... Continue Reading >

Price Per Square Foot Surges in Gables by the Sea

Debra Wellins There has been an astounding increase in the average price per square foot of homes for sale in Gables by the Sea for the second quarter of 2013.  Thirteen listings on the market are averaging an asking price of $589/square foot. Compare this number to the seven closed sales averaging only $316/square foot.  That's a whopping 69% difference.  Compare this to the six pending sales (those that are due to close in the next month or two) that are averaging an... Continue Reading >

Action Galore in Gables by the Sea

Debra Wellins Sales are heating up in the luxury waterfront community of Gables by the Sea.  Eighteen single family homes are on the market.  The most expensive home is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath contemporary offered at $8,199,000 .  This property, with phenomenal wide bay views, was recently subdivided allowing for a much better asking price.  The beautiful home in the photos is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath Mediterranean estate with no bridges to the Bay and is offered at $3,199,000.  At... Continue Reading >

Oceanfront Views – For Sale in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne and Palmetto Bay

You'd be surprised to know that true oceanfront single family homes for sale these days are rare.  Hundreds of properties have ocean access and are located off canals of Biscayne Bay, but there are only 17 properties in all of Coral Gables, Coconut Grove,  Key Biscayne and Palmetto Bay with true ocean or wide bay views - the kind you'd want to pay $10 million for. You would think Key Biscayne would come in first for ocean views but there are only three homes for sale that meet the criteria.  Coral Gables has... Continue Reading >

Gables by the Sea Update

Debra Wellins Gables by the Sea, a lovely Coral Gables community on the water, has fifteen homes for sale as of March, 2013.  The most expensive listing is a 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom contemporary beauty that has 7,765 SF with fabulous views of Biscayne Bay, offered at a list price of $8,999,000.00 (a whopping $1,159/SF).  The lowest priced listing is a 3bedroom, 2 bathroom house with 2,929 SF of living space offered at $1,080,000.00 ($286/SF).  The median property of this neighborhood is... Continue Reading >