April 29, 2013

Pinecrest Under $500,000

Only six residential homes are for sale in The Village of Pinecrest for under $500,000 and all but one are clustered near Evelyn Greer Park between 81st – 83rd Ave. and 127th – 132nd St..  Four of these are regular sales of homes built between 1955 and 1963 offering 3 – 4 bedrooms and 2 – 3 baths with 1,553 – 2,056 square feet of living space .  Two houses […]
April 27, 2013

Zen is Hot in Pinecrest

Several homes in Pinecrest have sold for more money this year (3 to be exact), but the home that sold for the “highest price per square foot”  is located in NE Pinecrest at 5952 S.W. 102nd St.   Homes in the NE quadrant of Pinecrest typically sell for the highest price and price per square foot and this property is […]
April 26, 2013

Echo Brickell – New Boutique Luxury Condo

Echo Brickell is taking reservations now for its 172 luxury residential units, featuring a cutting edge robotic parking system, a 4,000 square feet state-of-the-art fitness center and spa and a full floor infinity pool suspended over 250′ in the air.  Each residence will be delivered furniture ready, complete with interior design inspired by Carlos Ott, and include Apple […]
April 23, 2013

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 […]
April 21, 2013

Pelican Pepe Has His Eye on You

Pelican Pepe served as official mascot of the Earth Day celebration at The Barnacle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove Sunday.  Volunteers from Pelican Harbor Seabird Station brought Pepe, a rescued bird, to the Park for the day to bring public awareness to their wildlife rehabilitation center.  They rescue, rehabilitate and release sick, injured and orphaned wildlife in the greater […]
April 20, 2013

The Learning Experience: Not Your Run of the Mill Fashion Show

The Learning Experience (TLE) graced us with its 20th Annual Fashion Show this afternoon and there was not a dry eye in the house.  I’ve attended this fundraiser many times over the last twenty years, ever since Alexander Milne, my dear friends’ son, was in his very first show.  Alexander has been a shining star on the runway ever since.   I’ve watched Alexander, […]
April 19, 2013

Hard to Find a House in Pinecrest’s Devonwood

Devonwood is a picturesque tree-lined and walled community in Pinecrest with approximately 77 homes located off 67th Avenue between 131st Street and 136th Street. The homes range from 4 – 8 bedrooms with 2,200 – 7,300 square feet (sf) of living area on sizable lots from a half acre to just under an acre.  Homes for sale in Devonwood generally cost from $600,000 to over $1.5 million. […]
April 15, 2013

Pinecrest Gardens Hosting Carbon Nation

I’m looking forward to seeing the global warming documentary Carbon Nation at Pinecrest Gardens Thursday night.  The film explores recent advances in clean energy and “green” technologies and is followed by what should be an interesting discussion session. The panelists include Mayor Cindy Lerner, Village of Pinecrest, Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami-Dade County, the Honorable Harvey Ruvin, Clerk of the Courts, Patricia […]
April 15, 2013

South Miami Homes for Sale

The City of South Miami has only 29 single family homes for sale between $2,875,000 ($436/SF) and $130,000 ($167/SF).   The median home on the market right now is 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,225 square feet with an asking price of $639,000 ($264/SF). I have quite a few buyers right now that are looking in this neighborhood. Some are investors but most are first […]