December 17, 2013

The Condo Construction Craze

Been downtown lately?  It’s a mass of construction cranes.  Condo towers are going up all over the place from Miami Beach to Hollywood. I’ve been tracking the 35 condo projects currently under construction in Miami-Dade County.  Three of them are now completed towers*. Most of these are available for pre-sale, meaning you can place a […]
December 13, 2013

Palm Island Home Sells for $7,500,000

It’s been six months since there has been a sale on Palm Island in Miami Beach.  One Twenty Palm Ave. recently sold for $7,500,000 or an impressive $1,161 a square foot. Built in the 1930’s, this 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath waterfront estate , with  6,461 square feet of living space, retains its old world charm with modern updates. Magical Palm Island Palm […]
December 4, 2013

The Artification of Condo Sales in South Florida

Exceptional and valuable art is being paired, not with fine wine, but with luxury condominiums in South Florida.  Paintings, sculptures, public art and video installations, art furniture, rugs and murals are adorning lobbies, pool decks and other common areas of high-end condos to attract wealthy buyers. And the art is not just for the 12th Art Basel Miami Beach, December 5-8.   It’s permanent. The […]
November 27, 2013

Pinecrest Contemporary Home For Sale

Featured in Florida Design Magazine, this Southeast Pinecrest contemporary home is 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath plus an office, with 4,163 square feet of living space. It is situated on a deep, gated acre and has a tennis court and screened-in pool. Built in 1969, the house was gutted and totally renovated in 1992 with high end finishes. […]
November 19, 2013

New Listing in North Coconut Grove

Nothing not to like about this North Coconut Grove luxury home steps from the bay with Riparian Rights. There are 4 bedrooms upstairs, 1 bedroom or office downstairs, 4.5 baths , 4,768 square feet of living space and wood and marble floors. It has all the bells and whistles including a large open kitchen, fireplace, three car garage, elevator, […]
November 7, 2013

October Home Sales in South Coral Gables

Snapper Creek Lakes, Gables by the Sea, Old Cutler Bay Estates and Pine Bay Estates were the only luxury communities in South Coral Gables with closed sales in October, 2013.  A total of five homes sold along Old Cutler Road, South of Kendall Drive (SW 88th St). The chart below lists the five properties that sold, […]
November 4, 2013

October Home Sales in Pinecrest

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 […]
October 29, 2013

Cool Contemporary Beach House

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 Outside Want to build a dream home on little piece […]
October 28, 2013

Oceanfront Property for Sale in Vero Beach

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. I am a residential estate specialist.  If you would like more information on oceanfront property in Vero […]