June 24, 2013

Snapper Creek Lakes is Trending Up

Finally there have been some closings in Snapper Creek Lakes after a first quarter lull.  Four properties sold in the second quarter of the year averaging 5 bedrooms and 5 baths, with 5, 206 square feet of living space, for an average sale price of  $2,590,000 or $498 per square foot. But, the trend is […]
June 18, 2013

Key Biscayne Luxury Condo Sales

Condos with a waterfront view are selling on Key Biscayne.  Twenty seven properties have closed in the last 105 days at or above $1 million and 24 of these were waterfront. The Grand Bay had the highest sale at $5,750,000 ($1,195/square foot) for a 5 bedroom 3.5 bath condo, with 4,810 square feet of living […]
June 16, 2013

Just Listed in Pinecrest

Need space – here it is! Northeast Pinecrest gated manse with all the bells and whistles:  7 bedroom, 8.5 bath,  8,712 square feet, enormous family and great room, rotunda foyer, mahoghany library, large cook’s kitchen with Viking appliances and two pantries, fireplace, custom closets, pool, spa and patio with covered  bbq area, balconies, three car […]
June 10, 2013

Problems with Buying and Selling Smart Homes…Get the CODE!

I’m not talking The Davinci Code here folks.  However, if you don’t have it, you’re dead in the water.  This is probably the most important piece of advice I can give the buyer who is making an offer on a luxury property with sophisticated home automation. You must have the Source Code or you can’t […]
June 7, 2013

Chic and Modern in Pinecrest

New on the market, this stylish house is perfect for the modernist who loves cooking and entertaining. Located in Southwest Pinecrest, this renovated 3 bedroom, 3 bath home on just under half an acre, with 3,192 sq feet of living space, is offered for $1,490,000. This home has a beautiful pool area including a tiki […]
June 2, 2013

Ultra Luxury Smart Home Technology

This is how it works!  You’re having a party and want to set the mood.  With one touch,  the lights turn on to a preset softness and color, the thermostat reduces the temperature, the fountains flow, the motorized shades retract, the music begins, the front gates open and the fireplace ignites.  Bing-bang-boom. Home automation is […]
June 1, 2013

Spanish Hacienda Sells in Pinecrest

It took about four months, but the Spanish Hacienda home in NW Pinecrest sold this week for $2,500,000 or $326 a square foot. This 6 bedroom, 7.5 baths, 7,657 square foot casa, built in 2003 on over an acre, was bound to lure the right buyer with its top notch interior formal finishes, expansive rooms with fantastic natural lighting, Old Chicago brick surrounding the house, climate-controlled […]
May 27, 2013

Just Listed in Pinecrest

This spacious home located at 7650 S.W. 122nd St.,  in S.W.  Pinecrest,  is 5 bedrooms and 4 baths with  5,599 square feet of living space on just under an acre. It has a large open kitchen, an oversized master bedroom and a long  covered terrace overlooking the private pool and backyard. As you can see […]
May 25, 2013

Luxury Sales in Pinecrest, Coral Gables and Coconut Grove

The luxury residential market is healthy with 38 homes selling at $2 million and up.  Since January,  11 homes in  Pinecrest, 10 homes in Coral Gables and 17 homes in Coconut Grove have closed, 21 of which are waterfront. *Some Nice Features* Most of these high-end homes have what you would expect: gourmet kitchens, luxurious […]