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Village of Pinecrest – April 2015 Home Sales

Sixteen single family homes sold in the Village of Pinecrest in April.  Take a look at the chart for details on location, bedrooms, baths, sale price and sale price per square foot (SF). The top seller was in Northwest Pinecrest selling for $2,040,000 or $361 per square foot (SF).  This was not the sale with highest price per square foot however. In the Northeast sector, the home that sold for  $1,400,000 commanded the most per SF at $428. The lowest priced sale was in Southwest Pinecrest at $490,000 or $288/SF. ... Continue Reading >

Guide to Brunch and Adventure on Mother’s Day

Brunching is definitely in order on Mother's Day. But after champagne and Eggs Sardou, what will you do? The Brunch Mother's Day at the Deering Estate at Cutler's annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10, 2015 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Enjoy a variety of appetizing dishes and desserts provided by Chef David Schwadron Catering and Event Design, tour the grand Stone House and historic Richmond Cottage, and take in the natural beauty and grandeur of the Estate. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden knows what your... Continue Reading >

Sleek Contemporary Home For Sale in Pinecrest

  Take a look at this a new Italian style contemporary home, designed and built by Eurohabitat in the Village of Pinecrest. Sophitsticated and Smart This one story home on a builders acre has dramatic 24 foot ceilings that take advantage of the natural light via an abundance of windows. Besides having a gorgeous state of the art kitchen with quartz counters, induction cooktop and Thermador applicances, the home has a media room, temperature controlled wine room, magnetic door locks, solid teak shower floors, a 53-foot lap and kids pool and an outdoor... Continue Reading >

STOP RUNNING – Red Light Cameras in Pinecrest

They're coming!  Time for some driver behavior modification in Pinecrest along US1 and 104th Street 112th Street 124th Street 128th Street The cameras will monitor the northbound traffic and are expected to be operational in May.  The Village of Pinecrest will offer a 30-day warining period for drivers to adjust to the system.  After that, expect a $158 fine if you get snapped.  At least no points will be assessed. I am an estate specialist in the Village of Pinecrest and your best source for news and... Continue Reading >

Village of Pinecrest – Sales Down in 1st Quarter 2015

First quarter sales in the Village of Pinecrest has seen a bit of a decline when compared to single family home sales from the same period in 2014. Forty five homes sold through March 31, 2015, only four less than last year. Luxury Market In the luxury market, with 22 sales over $1 million, the hot market continued to be between $1 - 1.4 million.  The biggest drop off was seen at the top end with only one sale between $3 -5 million. The luxury market realized a 24% decrease in... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Luxury Market – Homes for Sale Over $1 Million

Luxury homes in the Village of Pinecrest are selllng from $1 million to $10 million. One hundred properties are currently listed over $1 million out of 141 total single family homes for sale. At the low end, with an asking price of $1,060,000 ($261/SF) is a 1967 home with 5 bedroom, 4 baths and 4,056 square feet (SF) of living space.  This home is on 3/4 of an acre in SW Pinecrest. The top priced home, built in 2013, is offered at $9,800,000 ($624/SF).  Set on 1.25 acres in SE Pinecrest,... Continue Reading >

What’s for Sale Under $1 Million in the Village of Pinecrest?

Debra Wellins It's getting to be slim pickings for single family homes under $1 million in Pinecrest.  As of today, 141 homes are on the market, only 41 of them under $1 million. The breakdown is in the chart on the right.  The $700,000 - $799,000 price range is the hottest market under $1 million with 15 homes for sale. Almost all of these homes are west of 72nd Ave and south of 104 St. They average 3-4 bedrooms, 2,000 -3,000 square feet and are on lots from 1/4 to 1/2 acre.  Four of... Continue Reading >

A Modern Pinecrest Family Home – True Green

The Haper home in Pinecrest is a modern masterpiece in environmental design and lifestyle. It is not simply that they use green materials in their home but that sustainability is their way of life. I met the Harpers while representing them in real estate transactions. David Harper is an innovative environmental architect; his wife Jennifer is experienced in LEED certification. What struck me the most about this couple was their dedication to sustainable living through architecture, energy efficiency and a healthy lifestyle. We have all been raised on the precepts of... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Home Sales January 2015

January was a slow month for single family home sales in The Village of Pinecrest. There were only 13 closings, with a top sale of $2,275,000 and a bottom sale of $540,000. The average sale was $994,000 or $270 per square foot. In reviewing the luxury segment of this market, properties that sold for over $1 million, the average price was $1,351,000 or $313 per square foot for January. One property sold for land value at $1,100,000.  The buyers plan to build a spectacular contemporary LEED home, using the latest and greatest energy... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Acre for Sale

I've got the inside track on a NE Pinecrest acre that is not yet listed for sale but available for $1.2 million.  This is a fantastic opportunity to buy this property while it's off-market. It's deep interior acre -  great for privacy - shaded by lovely oaks and palms on a quiet street with little traffic.  The lot is .93 acres or 40,712 square feet (SF). Although the property is being sold for land value, there is a comfortable 4 bedroom, 3 bath family home, with 2,312 SF of living space, including a renovated kitchen... Continue Reading >