May 28, 2014

Living Italian Style on the Green

Live elegantly and entertain in style in this Ramon Pacheco designed Italian Villa tucked away in a private enclave directly on the Biltmore Golf Course. This grand two-story Coral Gables home has a central courtyard that allows for a wonderful flow for parties and family living. It includes six bedrooms, six and a half baths, 5,392 square feet of living space and a formal dining […]
May 20, 2014

Home Flipping is Down

The business of home flipping, a purchase and resale in less than six months, is down.  According to RealtyTrac’s First Quarter U.S. Home Flipping Report, 3.7 percent of all U.S. single family home sales from January through March of 2014 were flips. This is a small drop from the previous quarter when 4.1 percent were […]
May 19, 2014

South Miami Charmer for Sale

This three bedroom, two bath South Miami home is completely updated with 1,676 square feet of beautiful hardwood floors and 24 x 24 porcelain tiles. In addition to new cabinets and granite counters in the kitchen, it has updated bathrooms, an  indoor laundry room, hurricane impact windows and new French doors opening onto a wood deck overlooking the spacious back yard.   […]
May 5, 2014

Cozy Cottage for Rent in South Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove cottages rarely come on the market. Are you looking for a sanctuary with absolute privacy, peace and quiet and the Grove lifestyle? This cottage is on a fabulous street surrounded by lush landscaping and tucked away next to the main house. It has one bedroom, one bath, a screened-in porch, terracotta floors and a kitchen with a dishwasher, gas stove and […]
May 3, 2014

250 Wynwood – Going Up

Wynwood is going condo with a live/work building in the Arts District just a hop away from Wynwood Walls.   The project is designed by New York City-based architect Laith Sayigh and is being developed by Fortis Developments co-founders, Bradley R. Carlson and David Polinsky. The mixed-use project consists of two ground floor retail units […]
April 22, 2014

Modern Home under $500,000 in Pinecrest

Check out this fully renovated modern home in the Tree House subdivision of Pinecrest. It’s a 3 bedroom, 3 bath, two-story home with 1,500 square feet of living space. In addition to marble floors, wood built-ins and apple-martini quartz counter tops and stainless appliances in the kitchen, this home has smart lighting, and sky lights in the upstairs […]
April 21, 2014

Exquisite Waterfront Home in Coconut Grove’s Entrada Estates

When I think of Coconut Grove, back in the 1920’s, this is the house I picture… Romantic Spanish architecture with coral rock pathways leading to an arched entrance  flourishing with bougainvillea… Vaulted wood beamed ceilings, wood burning fireplace and rooms with individual character…                   Lush tropical old growth […]
April 6, 2014

New Listing in Pinecrest’s Devonwood

Devonwood is a beloved neighborhood in The Village of  Pinecrest and houses like this do not come along very often.  The 4,844 square foot home is set on 1/2 acre of native hardwood hammock. Large windows and doors in this 5 bedroom, 4 bath home reveal a private and lush tropical garden with decks, winding paths, pool and outdoor entertainment areas.   This home has […]
April 1, 2014

Are Zillow Zestimates Accurate in Home Valuation?

When citing a home’s value, I personally have not had a problem with my sellers and buyers believing a Zillow “zestimate” over my Comparable Market Analysis (CMA).  The value generated by a well researched and analyzed Professional CMA is persuasive and clear. Zillow is very upfront about their limitations.  They generate a range for their estimate rather than a specific sales […]