May 10, 2013

Action Galore in Gables by the Sea

Sales are heating up in the luxury waterfront community of Gables by the Sea.  Eighteen single family homes are on the market.  The most expensive home is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath contemporary offered at $8,199,000 .  This property, with phenomenal wide bay views, was recently subdivided allowing for a much better asking price.  The […]
April 30, 2013

Journey’s End is the Beginning for Some

Tucked away off Old Cutler Road in Coral Gables is the exclusive gated community of Journey’s End.   This neighborhood, with its towering oaks and palms, features 18 estates with tennis courts, 24-hour security and a marina with boat slips. Four residential homes are for sale in this lush Coral Gables community, once privately owned by industrialist Arthur […]
April 27, 2013

Zen is Hot in Pinecrest

Several homes in Pinecrest have sold for more money this year (3 to be exact), but the home that sold for the “highest price per square foot”  is located in NE Pinecrest at 5952 S.W. 102nd St.   Homes in the NE quadrant of Pinecrest typically sell for the highest price and price per square foot and this property is […]
April 26, 2013

Echo Brickell – New Boutique Luxury Condo

Echo Brickell is taking reservations now for its 172 luxury residential units, featuring a cutting edge robotic parking system, a 4,000 square feet state-of-the-art fitness center and spa and a full floor infinity pool suspended over 250′ in the air.  Each residence will be delivered furniture ready, complete with interior design inspired by Carlos Ott, and include Apple […]
April 23, 2013

Oceanfront Views – For Sale in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne and Palmetto Bay

You’d be surprised to know that true oceanfront single family homes for sale these days are rare.  Hundreds of properties have ocean access and are located off canals of Biscayne Bay, but there are only 17 properties in all of Coral Gables, Coconut Grove,  Key Biscayne and Palmetto Bay with true ocean or wide bay views – the kind you’d want to pay $10 million for. You […]
April 19, 2013

Hard to Find a House in Pinecrest’s Devonwood

Devonwood is a picturesque tree-lined and walled community in Pinecrest with approximately 77 homes located off 67th Avenue between 131st Street and 136th Street. The homes range from 4 – 8 bedrooms with 2,200 – 7,300 square feet (sf) of living area on sizable lots from a half acre to just under an acre.  Homes for sale in Devonwood generally cost from $600,000 to over $1.5 million. […]
April 14, 2013

Luxury Real Estate – Everything You Should Know

Christie’s International Real Estate  published a superb compendium titled LUXURY DEFINED: AN INSIGHT INTO THE LUXURY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET.  This is a must read for anyone in the luxury real estate business or interested in buying or selling luxury properties.  Christie’s is the world’s leading network of independent real estate companies dedicated to the sale and marketing of luxury […]
March 28, 2013

Devonwood Contemporary Home Sold

A Pinecrest tri-level contemporary home just closed in Devonwood for $1,200,000.  Comtemporary architecture is red hot right now and this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath, 1974 total renovation is no exception.  It sold in just under two months for 97% of list price at $269/sq ft. Want to learn the difference between Modern and Contemporary architecture? Check out my blog here. I am […]
March 26, 2013

No Sales in Snapper Creek Lakes for Six Months

Three months ago, I reported that sales in the Coral Gables community of Snapper Creek Lakes have stalled.   This is a very desirable gated community yet, it has been six months now since there has been a sale.  There are currently two properties under contract and eight homes for sale.  Also on the market since last October is an oak laden lot around three quarters of an acre listed […]