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Two Sales in Snapper Creek Lakes

Two homes were snapped up by buyers this year in Snapper Creek Lakes. 5545 Arbor Lane Sale Price  $4,994,500 $491 per Square Foot Brokerage:  EWM Realty International This home is of superb craftmanship with impeccable woodwork and details throughout.  The spacious 6 bedroom, 8 bath craftsman-inspired residence was custom-built in 2008 and includes his and her offices, playroom, media room and 4-car garage with over 10,000 square feet of living space on over an acre.   [gallery ids="7354,7355,7356"] 10645 Snapper Creek Road Sale Price $3,100,000 $424 per Square Foot Brokerage: Kendall... Continue Reading >

The New Modern in Coconut Grove

Debra Wellins Sleek modern architecture and walls of glass define this new 3,767 square foot home for sale in North Coconut Grove. This four bedroom, four and a half bath home opens up to a covered terrace with a tropical pool and garden, blending the interior seamlessly with the exterior. Even the wine cellar is enclosed in glass. [gallery ids="7297,7295,7294"] [gallery columns="4" ids="7299,7298,7296,7293"] 2275 Overbrook St. is offered at $1,999,000 by Riley Smith, EWM International Realty I am a luxury specialist in Coconut Grove, Coral Gables and Pinecrest.... Continue Reading >

Royal Renovation in Pinecrest’s Queen Anne Estates

Debra Wellins You don't need to be a royal to live in this white, bright modernized home in the Queen Anne Estates section of Pinecrest. This completely remodeled pool home on half an acre has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and 3,135 square feet of living space for under $1 million. It also has a laundry room, impact doors and windows, a two-car garage plus carport and a new flat tile roof. [gallery ids="7184,7182,7183"] [gallery ids="7185,7181,7180"] Listed at $985,000  -  Carole Smith, EWM Realty International Click this link to see What's for sale in Pinecrest I am a luxury residential specialist in... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Homes – February Sales

The February 2014 stats are in and the number of single family homes sold in the Village of Pinecrest is identical to February of last year. Twelve homes sold at an average sale price of $1,435,683 or an average price per square foot (SF) of $323. When looking at all sales for the month of February, the average sales price per square foot is up 18% from last year.  However, there is one sale that tremendously skews the data. In the chart you will notice the sale of a 2 bedroom, 2... Continue Reading >

Oceanfront Home in Coconut Grove – The Best Deal

Debra Wellins Is there such a thing as a great buy for a home with direct oceanfront views?  I'm not talking about a canal where you have to crane your neck to see the bay. If $4,395,000 is in your price range, then this is truly the best deal on the market for a home with wide open, unobstructed waterfront views in Coconut Grove.  It is selling for $526 a square foot. 3528 Bayshore Villas Dr. - 4 bedroom, 5.5 bath, with 8,347 square feet of living space on... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Homes – Rosy Sales in January 2014

Debra Wellins Single family home sales in the Village of Pinecrest are rosy this year compared to last.  Seventeen homes closed this January with an average sales price per square foot of $290.00 and an average sale price of $1,435,338. In 2013, only 10 homes closed during the same month with an average sale price per square foot of $ 238 and an average sale price of $784,500. That's an 18% increase in sale price per square foot and a 45% increase in average sales... Continue Reading >

What’s For Sale in Pinecrest?

Debra Wellins As of January 31, 2014, there are 95 single family homes for sale in The Village of Pinecrest. The hot price ranges are between $1 - 2 million with 33 active listings and $500,000 - $999,999 with 26 active listings. In the ultra luxury market, 19 homes are for sale between $2 - 3 million, 12 homes are for sale between $3 - 4 million and four homes are for sale above $4 million.  Only 1 home is for sale under $500,000. In January, Pinecrest had 25 new homes come on the... Continue Reading >

The Village of Pinecrest 2013 Market Report – The Year in Review

In The Village of Pinecrest, 228 homes single family homes sold in 2013 with a total sales volume of $254,928,575.  Sales ranged from $305,000 to $3,800,000.00 with an average sale price of $1,118,108 and an average price per square foot (SF) of $256.  The average sale price increased 13% and the average price per SF increased by 9% over 2012 values. In the exhibit below, Pinecrest is divided into approximate quadrants to evaluate the statistical differences within the community. North and south is divided by 112th... Continue Reading >

Luxury Defined – Miami – New York – London

Debra Wellins Christie's International Real Estate just came out with their report on the state of luxury real estate in three world class cities, Miami, New York and London, all of which are experiencing significant growth. Buyers with high net worth, wishing to spend $1 million or more on residential property, can afford to acquire homes anywhere in the world, and often do so in multiple locations.  They view real estate as a safe investment. While 2012 was a rebound year for increasing home prices in... Continue Reading >

De Garmo Estate for Sale in Coconut Grove

Debra Wellins An exquisite 1929 Walter De Garmo estate just came on the market in The Moorings, overlooking the bay in Coconut Grove. This beautifully restored 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath Mediterranean Revival home exemplifies classic De Garmo grandeur and old world charm with its enchanting courtyard, garden and open air loggia.   The home, with 6,856 square feet of living space, is on less than 3/4 of an acre and is walled and gated. [gallery columns="2" ids="6642,6639,6638,6637"] The Moorings features a private marina with Riparian Rights. Click this link for a brief history on  architect Walter... Continue Reading >