September 25, 2013

Save Money on Pinecrest Homes! Village Launches Clean Energy Green Corridor

The Village of Pinecrest  is making it easier for homeowners to obtain 100% financing to protect their homes from hurricanes, save energy, lower utility cost and make their homes safer and healthier.  The Clean Energy Green Corridor  program offers homeowners an opportunity to finance home improvement projects that include: Impact Windows or Storm Shutters New […]
September 20, 2013

Residential Land Sales in Pinecrest

The Village of Pinecrest has been active in land sales this year with nine lots between .65 acres to 1.5 acres selling for an average of $18 a square foot.  The most expensive land,  a 6,438 square foot lot  lot on 78th Ave and 111th St., sold for $1,100,000 or $23 per square foot.  The […]
September 19, 2013

Valuing Land – Buy a Tear Down or Vacant Lot?

A buyer recently inquired about the value difference in buying undeveloped residential land vs a tear down.  When you purchase land, the major considerations are location, size and shape of the property, size of the home you wish to build and limitations due to protected trees.  There are also impact fees associated with new construction. […]
September 8, 2013

Residents SPEAK Out for Pinecrest Dog Park

What a huge turnout today at the Pinecrest Dog Park booth at Pinecrest Gardens Farmer’s Market. Hundreds of people signed the petition SPEAKING out in support of a dog park at Veterans Wayside Park on SW 112th St and South Dixie Hwy. Folks were lined up to sign, many with their beloved dogs and many without. […]
September 3, 2013

Pinecrest Modern Home for Sale

An eye appealing and spacious modern home just hit the market in Southeast Pinecrest. This gated 1990 residence was recently remodeled with a new addition by Hollub Homes. Consisting of 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths and 7,225 square feet of living space, it has all impact doors and windows and a two car garage and pool […]
August 28, 2013

Key West Style in the Village of Pinecrest

Hemmingway would approve of this beautiful Key West style home under construction in North Pinecrest.  The two-story luxury home, on over an acre, will have 10,519 square feet of living space with 6 bedrooms, 8.5 baths, a media room, a gourmet kitchen, a staff or in-laws quarters, a full size gym,  an elevator, a pool […]
August 26, 2013

Rock Lake in Pinecrest – Two Homes for Sale

Very little real estate in the Village of Pinecrest is waterfront with the exception of homes along canals and on small lakes that do not have ocean access.  Rock Lake, nestled between 67th and 69th Ave and 124th St and 130th Terr, is one such community where residents can canoe and paddle boat while enjoying the serenity, […]
August 20, 2013

Distressed Sales of Single Family Homes – Southeast Miami Dade Corridor – 2013

Distressed single family home sales as a percentage of total annual sales are down since the first quarter in homes along the Southeast Miami-Dade corridor.  Distressed sales include foreclosures and short sales. I analyzed distressed sales in six cities: Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, South Miami and Key Biscayne.  In the chart  to […]
August 17, 2013

Pinecrest People Mover is Back in Service

Starting August 19, 2013, the Pinecrest People Mover resumes service.  This is a FREE transit bus service connecting neighborhoods and schools.  Middle and high school students who do not qualify for school district bus service can use it, as well as anyone who wishes to travel around the Village. Click herer for 2013-2014 Route Map and […]