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Debra Wellins


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October Home Sales in Pinecrest

Debra Wellins October has been a sluggish month for single family home sales in the Village of Pinecrest.  Only seven homes closed. The average sale was a 5 bedroom, 4 bath home, with 5,020 square feet of living space, that sold for an average price of  $1,126,071.00 or $222 per square foot. On the bright side, however, there are 41 homes that are pending sale, a strong market indicator leading up to the holiday season. As of Nov. 1, there are 116 homes listed for sale in Pinecrest. Check out the chart... Continue Reading >

Cool Contemporary Beach House

Debra Wellins Rick and I just spent a fabulous weekend with great friends in their crisp, contemporary and chic South Vero Beach - ten steps from the sand - beach house. It was built in the eighties and completely renovated to perfection. I'll let the pictures do the talking. Inside [gallery ids="5183,5184,5180"] [gallery ids="5185,5202,5186"] Outside [gallery columns="4" ids="5190,5209,5177,5188"] [gallery columns="4" ids="5179,5189,5181,5182"] Want to build a dream home on little piece of paradise?  Cllick this link to view oceanfront property for sale in Vero Beach. I am a luxury estate specialist.  If you would like to schedule a buyer... Continue Reading >

Oceanfront Property for Sale in Vero Beach

Debra Wellins Vero Beach, located along the Treasure Coast of Florida on the Atlantic Ocean, is about 139 miles north of Miami. It only takes about 2.5 hours to drive there, which makes for a phenomenal vacation home away from the hustle bustle of Miami life. [gallery ids="5206,5205,5207"] I am a residential estate specialist.  If you would like more information on oceanfront property in Vero Beach, give me a call directly at 305-898-1852 or drop me a note at Wellins.D@ewm.com. Click here to check out my post on an inside glimpse into one of Vero... Continue Reading >

New Home for Sale in the Moorings

Debra Wellins The Moorings is an exclusive waterfront guard gated community along The Commodore Bike Trail in South Coconut Grove.  There are 41 homes in this community, poised around a large cul-de-sac with two main roads, North Moorings Way and South Moorings Way. 3485 N. Moorings Way just came on the market, completely renovated and updated with 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and 5,128 square feet of living area.  It has huge closets, a home generator, in-laws or guest quarters with a private entrance,  a 2 car garage, and  a... Continue Reading >

Miami Heat’s Chris “Birdman” Anderson Buys Home in Pinecrest

Debra Wellins The Birdman is roosting in Pinecrest.  Gossip Extra is reporting that Chris Anderson just bought a five bedroom, five bath home for $1.89 million in the Collins Acres area of Pinecrest. The main house, 7,505 square feet with marble floors throughout, includes a large living room, enormous family room with a fireplace, a fully equipped party-sized kitchen, and a master-suite with enough room for a gym.  Birdman can put in a b-ball court on the one acre property that includes a lighted tennis court, heated pool and guest... Continue Reading >

Al Capone’s Hideaway – Old Spanish Meets Modern Luxury

Debra Wellins Glamorous, romantic, spectacular and steeped in history, this Miami Beach home on Palm Island, formerly belonging to Al Capone, sold this year for $7,431,750. No Gangster House Anymore Originally built in 1922, this 6,103 square foot Spanish estate, with fabulous guest cottage, luxuriates on a 30,000 square foot lot along 100 feet of waterfront.  It is now the quintessential blend of modern luxury, contemporary style and Great Gatsby elegance.  The estate features 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 2 half baths.   [gallery ids="5020,5019,5018"] If and when it comes back on the market, I'll be sure... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest 3rd Quarter Report 2013

Debra Wellins In the Village of Pinecrest, 72 single family homes sold in the third quarter of the year (July 1 - September 30) with a total sales volume of $77,819,500 .  Of these, 46 homes were under $1,000,000 and 26 homes were over $1,000,000. The pie chart depicts sales in increments of $500,000. Fifty six percent of homes sold between $500,000 and $999,999, followed by 15 percent of homes sold between $1,000,000 and 1,499,999 and 12 percent between $1,500,000 and 1,999,999. The hottest price... Continue Reading >

New Semi-Custom Home for Sale in Pinecrest

Debra Wellins This home for sale in the Village of Pinecrest is a great price per square foot for a new semi-custom home.  It is offered at $1,599,000 or $264 per square foot. Why is it so reasonable?  It's located across from Evelyn Greer Park on SW 82nd Ave and SW 124th St. on just under half an acre. The trade-off is clearly location for price.  The buyer gets a new home in Pinecrest that can be semi-customized, it's located less than a mile... Continue Reading >

Pinecrest Homes for Sale

Debra Wellins There are 115 single family residential homes for sale in the Village of Pinecrest. Take a look at he graph which represents price range intervals of $200,000 up to $2,000,000, where the price range interval shifts to $500,000.   Sixty nine percent or 79 of these homes are over $1,000,000.  The most active price range, however, is between $800,000 and $999,000 with 18 homes currently listed. Highs, Lows and Averages At the top end, there are two two luxury homes for sale in Pinecrest... Continue Reading >

EWM Realty Dominates High-End Residential Sales

Debra Wellins EWM is the #1 brokerage in total sales of million dollar-plus residential apartments and homes in Miami-Dade County for the past year.  The Southeast Florida Regional Multiple Listing Servie (MLS) reported this data as of August 30, 2013. During the month of August, EWM reported 41 transactions in excess of one million dollars compared to our closest competitor with 31 transactions, followed by the third ranked brokerage with 18 transactions. Annual numbers, from September 2012 through August 2013, EWM was number one... Continue Reading >