May 6, 2013

Pinecrest Homes Under a Million

There are some good buys in Pinecrest right now, particularly if you don’t mind updating.  Out of 50 homes for sale under $1,000,000, eight are less than $600,000,  21 are between $600,000 and $799,000 and 28 are between $800,000 and $999,000 . Sixteen homes are reduced price listings and may be a good opportunity for buyers to negotiate a great deal. Single […]
May 3, 2013

Dog Park Needed in Pinecrest

I just joined Mayor Lerner’s Dog Park Committee to explore the development of a dog park in The Village of Pinecrest.  I don’t know about you other puppy owners, but our Hungarian Vizsla has made a daily snack out of the family room sofa and needs play dates in the neighborhood  to burn up some […]
April 30, 2013

Journey’s End is the Beginning for Some

Tucked away off Old Cutler Road in Coral Gables is the exclusive gated community of Journey’s End.   This neighborhood, with its towering oaks and palms, features 18 estates with tennis courts, 24-hour security and a marina with boat slips. Four residential homes are for sale in this lush Coral Gables community, once privately owned by industrialist Arthur […]
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, […]